Severnaya Verf Shipyard Launches Project MT1112XL Main Freezer Longliner, Gandvik-1

Photo by Aleksandr Chizhenok

As part of the contract with Virma, Severnaya Verf must build three longliners of the MT1112XL project

Severnaya Verf shipyard (corporate member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) launched today, September 29, 2022, the main freezer longliner of the MT1112XL project, Gandvik-1, according to IAA correspondent PortNews. The vessel was commissioned by the fishing company Virma (Karelia Fishing Fleet group of companies, KFF group).

The Gandvik-1 longliner has the following characteristics: displacement – 2200 t, length – 59 m, width – 13 m, endurance – 45, performance – 25 t of fish products per day, freezing capacity – about 500 t.

As part of the contract with Virma, Severnaya Verf is to build three longliners of the MT1112XL project. The vessels are intended for fishing in the North, Norwegian and Barents seas. The shipyard is also building an MT1112XL design longliner for Globus LLC.

Severnaya Verf Shipyard (a corporate member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) is one of the leading shipbuilding enterprises in the Russian defense industry. The company was founded on November 14, 1912 as Putilovskaya Shipyard. Since then, the shipbuilding company has built more than 600 warships and commercial vessels, including cruisers, destroyers, minesweepers, patrol vessels and submarine destroyers, research vessels and ships, timber transporters, trawlers, container ships and ro-ro ships, tugs and floating boats. docks. The shipyard’s order book currently includes the series of frigates, corvettes and other vessels.

Photos of Alexander Chizhenok

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