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Largest Inshore Vessel Built in N.L. Launches from Harbour Grace

After almost three years of labour, Matthew Petten is celebrating the launch of his new 90-foot fishing vessel, Petten’s Legacy. Talks surrounding what would become Petten’s Legacy began in 2016 when Dwight and Matthew Petten approached TriNav Marine Design (TMD) about building a new boat to replace their current vessel, the Joyful Sound. “We started that process in 2016, and then there was a bit of a downturn in crab and shrimp, and they put the project on hold,” said TriNav ...

The Future of Fishing Vessel Hulls – TriNav Marine Design’s First E-FINN Hits the Water and Steams for Nova Scotia

Three years after TriNav Marine Design won the Hull Design Efficiency Challenge from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Impact Canada, its first E-FINN vessel recently launched from Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises, Newfoundland and Labrador. After some delays in the building of the initial vessel, TriNav Marine Design’s Director, Rick Young, said he is pleased to finally see his company’s design steam to its home port. “We’re certainly really happy to get one out ...

The Evolution of the Fishing Vessel

TMD’s E-FINN Hull is the Next Generation of Energy Efficient Boat Design   The Hull Design Efficiency Challenge — a joint initiative of The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Impact Canada — was launched in July 2019 to encourage Atlantic Canadian boatbuilders and designers to come up with innovative fishing boat hull designs less than 15 metres to reduce fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions. ACOA also partnered with the National Research Council of ...

The Evolution of the Fishing Vessel

TMD’s E-FINN Hull is the Next Generation of Energy Efficient Boat Design   The Hull Design Efficiency Challenge — a joint initiative of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Impact Canada — was launched in July 2019 to encourage Atlantic Canadian boatbuilders and designers to come up with innovative fishing boat hull designs less than 15 metres to reduce fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions. ACOA also partnered with the National Research Council of Canada’s ...

TriNav Marine Design Selected as Hull Design Efficiency Challenge Winner

Above: TriNav Marine Design director Rick Young at the company's head office in St. John's.   Local Naval Architecture Firm Unveils Innovative E-FINN Fishing Boat Design For generations, Atlantic Canadians have proven themselves to be some of the most innovative fishing boat designers and builders in the world. Now, another company from this region will be drawing on its decades of naval architecture experience to add a new chapter to the way fishing vessels are designed and ...

Hannah Mae: Built for the North Atlantic

Constructed with advanced composite core material and outfitted with the latest machinery and technology, the Hannah Mae is setting the bar for the 64’11” vessel class. Designed by TriNav Marine Design and constructed by A.F. Theriault Shipyard, Meteghan River, the Hannah Mae was built for the fishing enterprise Nova’s Finest of Digby County, for use in the dragger fishery. “She’s strong, very strong,” said shipyard owner Gilles Theriault in an interview. “There is no wood ...

Appropriate Technical Support is an Essential Part of Vessel Construction

When designing a new vessel or modifying an existing one, the starting point to ensuring safety is to work with competent persons that have the relevant skills, experience and education. There are many experienced and talented boatbuilders throughout Atlantic Canada — we just seem to have a knack for it in this region. Boatbuilders could be individuals that grew up around boatbuilding because of a family history in the industry. Boatbuilders could also be carpenters that became involved ...

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 ...