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Canadian fishing company choose Skipsteknisk design

Skipsteknisk is honoured to announce that the fishing company Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation(QFC) operating out of Iqaluit on Baffin Island in Canada has awarded the design contract for their new state-of-the-art freezer trawler to Skipsteknisk.

The new multi-species factory freezer trawler will be named “Saputi II”.  It will have a carrying capacity of 800 tons of shrimps or 1200 tons of turbot. The vessel is of ST-118 design and will have a length of 79 m and a beam of 17 m.

The trawler will be built with heavy ice-class and designed for operation in severe climatic conditions in the Bay of Baffin.  The vessel will be built with a crew capacity of 34 crewmembers.

The fishing company QFC operates today the factory trawler “Saputi” built in Norway in 1987, at that time for a Faroe Island client.  Also this vessel is designed by Skipsteknisk.


For further information reference is made to separate press release from QFC dated 11th October, enclosed to this press release.

QC -QFC provides update on its newbuild - Saputi II to replace Saputi .pdf

Further information may also be obtained from;

Inge Bertil Straume,

Sales Manager Fishing Vessel

Skipsteknisk AS

E-mail; ibs@skipsteknisk.no, phone +47 9166 0011