The fishermen of Murmansk has its first krevetkolov

April 10 trawler "Kapitan Varganov" arrived at the port of Murmansk to the first, after a long break, catch shrimp from the area of Svalbard. For 40 days, which had trawler at sea, he caught 170 tonnes of shrimp. According to the fishermen, it’s a good result, given the fact that the crew had never worked on a shrimp. Immediately after unloading the ship will be ready for the new flight. This was April 12, 2013 press-service of the Murmansk Regional Duma.


Note that this bioresource regular fishing in the Barents Sea Russia stopped in 1997, Murmansk fishermen caught shrimp only occasionally. Since 2007, its production was halted.

In 2012, the Murmansk coastal fishing company ZAO "MURMAN-F" announced the resumption of fishing. For this was upgraded ice-class vessel "Captain Varganov", which was previously passed around under the Norwegian flag. The vessel was installed special equipment enables both fishing and processing shrimp. At the project cost more than 360 million rubles.

Recall that the trawler "Kapitan Varganov» («KAPITAN VARGANOV») IMO: 8714530, flag Russia, home port of Murmansk was built by August 1, 1993, building number 637. Shipbuilder: Construcciones Navales Santodomingo, Vigo, Spain. The owner and operator: JSC "MURMAN-F", Murmansk, Russia.

Key Features: Displacement 1,136 tons, 397 tons deadweight. Length of 47.6 m, width 11.92 m, depth 7.33 m, draft 5.65 m. A speed of 13.5 knots.

Prior to September 17, 2012 trawler went under the name of «HEKKTIND», Norway flag.

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