A new net fishing vessel, Norcraft 1099-470


Thursday 14 september, 2023

In an exciting development for the fishing industry, a brand-new fishing vessel, specially designed for net fishing, has just been delivered. With a cargo capacity of approximately 20 tonnes, this fishing vessel offers outstanding possibilities. This capacity enables fishermen to target large catches while maintaining efficiency and productivity. The vessel was delivered to Norway last week to Hellnes Fisk, Elnesvågen.

In addition to its cargo capacity, the vessel is also designed to provide comfort for the crew. The wheelhouse contains a comfortable steering position, in addition to a spacious salon with a well-equipped kitchen and a cozy seating area with a table. This focus on crew comfort ensures that long fishing trips remain enjoyable and efficient.

The lower deck houses two spacious cabins, each equipped with two berths. In addition, the vessel has a spacious toilet with a shower. In addition, there is a separate drying room on the deck. These facilities are designed to meet the crew's needs during longer fishing trips. An external steering position is strategically placed on the deck to facilitate efficient fishing operations. This external station simplifies fishing activities and ensures the crew has optimal visibility and control during net hauling.

The vessel is powered by a 400 hp Scania DI13 engine, which guarantees reliable performance in various conditions. Furthermore, it has both bow and stern thrusters, which improve maneuverability and make it well-suited for net fishing. To support longer distances, the vessel has 2,000-liter fuel tanks and a 215-liter freshwater tank. These resources ensure that the vessel can stay at sea for longer periods, which increases fishing efficiency.

The Norcraft 1099-470 has navigation electronics that include a combination of Simrad and Olex systems. This technology provides the crew with precise navigation tools. This fishing vessel is ready for net fishing with its capacity, crew-focused design, and advanced features.

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