New Boat a Show of Optimism for Future Fishery
Drovers of Upper Island Cove Bring Home Newly Built $2-Million Fishing Vessel
There’s nothing that fills a fisherman with pride more than a good boat and knowing that the vessel under your feet provides a sense of security and the efficiency to carry out your work on the often dicy North Atlantic.
It’s the kind of pride that lifelong fisherman Walter Drover of Upper Island Cove experienced recently when he took possession of the $2-million Arctic Falcon 1, his new 71-foot by 26-foot ...
Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises Launches New Vessel Design
The Nellie C is now plying the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The new 39 X 22-foot fibreglass fishing vessel was launched July 28 by its builders, Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises (HGOE).
The Nellie C is the first vessel built by HGOE or its predecessor company, Dawe’s Welding, since 2005.
The 39-footer, designed by TriNav Marine Design, incorporates an innovative new design and can be rigged for crab, groundfish and lobster.
The hull is built of hand-laid fibreglass with ...
La Collectivité Territoriale de St. Pierre et Miquelon Selects Damen for Two Fast Ferries
In 2015 Collectivité de Saint Pierre et Miquelon launched a tender for two new Mixt Ferries to operate between the two Islands and Fortune (Canada).
The same year the contract was awarded to the Damen Shipyards Group and, in January 2016, the Loan agreement with Rabobank was signed. The project was launched on 11 March at an event in Paris and the vessels will be delivered at the end of 2017.
In close cooperation with the client, Damen designed the Fast RoPax 5510, 55 m long, 11 m wide, ...