Skipsteknisk secures new design contract in challenging market

It is Owner Havborg at Faroe Island that is investing in a new Factory Freezer Trawler. The newbuilding is of ST-119 design and will be completed in 2022. The trawler to be built by Tersan Shipyard in Turkey, a shipyard that through many years now has built high quality factory trawlers based on Skipsteknisk design.

On the picture we see from left Kaj Johannessen, Niels Johannessen, Mortan Johannessen og Helga á Borg, all representing the Owber.  Onwards we see Engin Oktay from Tersan Shipyard, Lidvard Liaset from Skipsteknisk and Sakir Erdogan also from Tersan Shipyard.

The new design is unique and developed in close cooperation with the Owner.   High attention has been given to develop safe and efficient operations in all areas onboard.  Optimal energy utilization and minimal emissions to water and air have also been key factors in the development as well as high safety and comfort for the crew. 

The vessel has an overall length of 87.5 m, a beam of 18 m.  It will be arranged for operation with three trawls but with preparations for later installation of a 5th trawlwinch allowing operation with four trawls.  The factory trawler will be outfitted with a shrimp factory, an advanced fillet factory and a fishmeal factory.  In addition there will be arrangement for freezing of pelagic species.  The freezer hold capacity will be 2250 m3.  The vessel will be arranged with a spacious and comfortable accommodation for 40 persons.  

This is not the first time Skipsteknisk is designing a new factory trawler for owner Mortan Johannesson.  In 1990 shipbuilder Mjellem & Karlsen in Bergen delivered “Enniberg” to Mr. Johannesson, a ship that has passed 30 years but still is in full operation in he company.  At an age of above 80, Mortan is moving on and is contracting a factory trawler that will range at the top of the factory trawler fleet in the North Atlantic.   


For further information please contact;

Lidvard Liaset

Area Sales Manager Fishery

Email           : ll@skipsteknisk.no

Cellular        : +47 90 59 19 30