Type of vessel:  Other
Design:  ST-500

53.8 m Live Fish Carrier for owner Fjordlaks AS


This vessel, designated ST-500, is developed by Skipsteknisk AS for operation along the Norwegian coast or other coastal areas. Delivered in 2006.

ST-500 is a single screw propelled vessel, designed with low resistance hull to achieve low fuel oil consumption during transport.

The vessel is a well boat concept featuring:

  • Two separately arranged circular fish tanks, enabling higher fish density and better quality
  • Individual forced water circulation
  • Prepared for closed loop circulation
  • Vacuum loading
  • Pressure unloading
  • Slip-way in stern (mooring handling)
  • Large free deck area

ST-500 is equipped with fish handling system from Optimar, and is prepared for closed loop circulation for transport of live fish in contaminant areas.

The vessel will be outfitted and prepared for the following services:

  • Carrying of live fish like salmon, trout and cod
  • Carrying H&G fish, cooling by RSW
  • Deck cargo transport
  • Dry feed transport
  • General fish farming support

Main Characteristics

Length over all  53.80 m
Length between p.p.  49.35 m
Breadth moulded  12.80 m
Depth to main deck  6.75 m
Max draught  approx. 6.20 m
Deadweight at 5.20 m  approx. 1200 tons
Gross tonnage  1186 tons
Speed  14 knots
Accommodation  7 pers
IMO  9369849