New Akraberg to The Faroe Islands

Here on Aflafrettir was a news about freezers trawlers in The Faroe Islands


and they are only 3 in total.  Enniberg,  Gadus and Akraberg

Akraberg is own by company Framherji that Samherji in Iceland owns.

The Akraberg that is now fishing was build 1994 and is 85,8 meters long and 14 meters wide

Now Framherji that owns Akraberg have sign a contract with Vard shipyard to build a new freezer trawler for Akraberg

The new Akraberg will be build in Vard Braila in Romania and completed in Norway

The new Akraberg will be 84 meters long and 16,7 meters wide and has a accommodation for a crew of 25 in single cabins

The catch handling layout includes live fish tanks to keep fish in peak condition prior to processing and freezing in a sophisticated factory deck. 

The new trawler will have 2000 cubic metres of refrigerated fishroom capacity on two deck levels, as well as 550 cubic metres of 

ensilage tank capacity for factory waste, ensuring full utilisation of catches.

the cost of the new trawler is about 500 million norsk krona

that is 46,7 million euors

42,5 million pounds

The trawler will be delivered in 2022

Íslenska,

Útgerðarfyrirtækið Framherji í Færeyjum sem gerir út Akraberg hefur undirritað samning um smíði á nýjum frystitogara í staðinn fyrir Akraberg

Nýi togarinn verður smíðaður í Vard í Rúmeníu og síðan kláraður í Noregi.  

Skipið verður 84 metra langt og 16,7 metra breidd og með klefa fyrir 25 manna áhöfn, í 25 klefum

áæltlað er að skipið komi árið 2022 og kostar um 7,5 mlljarða króna íslenskar

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New Akraberg pic from Vard