new builds

  • New builds October/November 2017

    New builds October/November 2017

    1st November 2017

    Shetland owners order new 75m midwater trawler Zephyr Whalsay skipper Allister Irvine and partners of the Zephyr Fishing Company Ltd have signed a contract with Larsnes Mekaniske Verksted AS to build a new 75.4m midwater trawler for delivery in the…

  • Four new Parkol builds

    Four new Parkol builds

    6th July 2017

    Whitby boatbuilder Parkol Marine Engineering currently has four new fishing vessels in varying stages of build, marking a significant first, reports David Linkie. Above: Framing the engineroom section of a 26m pair-seiner, similar to Victory Rose. Fabrication work in progress for…

  • New boat: Audacious DA 14

    New boat: Audacious DA 14

    29th January 2016

    Mooney Boats complete Danish-designed 25.6m twin-rig prawn freezer trawler for Clogherhead. The custom-designed 25.6m multi-rig prawn freezer trawler Audacious DA 14 berthed at her home port of Clogherhead on 22 December, after being completed ahead of schedule for brothers David and…

  • New whitefish trawler for Westray

    27th January 2016

    Westray skipper Tommy Tulloch is scheduled to take delivery of a new 28m single-rig whitefish trawler in September 2017. To be built by Vestværftet ApS at Hvide Sande, Denmark, skipper Tommy Tulloch’s new command will be the first new whitefish…

  • William of Ladram latest addition to Brixham beamer fleet

    William of Ladram latest addition to Brixham beamer fleet

    22nd January 2016

    The latest addition to the Brixham fleet, William of Ladram E 33, started fishing from the South Devon port last month. Now owned by Waterdance, the beam trawler is skippered by Jake Grantham, who was putting the finishing touches to…

  • Polruan boatyard, C Toms & Son Ltd,  seeks ‘new builds’

    Polruan boatyard, C Toms & Son Ltd, seeks ‘new builds’

    16th September 2015

    Picture above: A typically busy scene at Toms boatyard in Polruan, with the Newlyn netter Ocean Pride on the main slip for a full repaint and shaft repair, and the yard’s latest build Our Dylan Ben, for North Devon skipper Scott Wharton.…


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