Besiktas Shipyard

Live Fish Carrier / 16.12.2013

We are pleased to announce that Besiktas Shipyard has signed 1 + 1 live fish carrier newbuilding contracts with Norwegian shipping company Intership.

The first ship will be delivered in the second quarter of 2015 and the optional ship will be delivered in the last quarter of 2015.

The ships will be designed by Skipsteknisk of Aalesund Norway.

MWe thank to owners and the designers of the project for cooperating with Besiktas Shipyard.

We will build the ships with the highest shipbuilding quality of the industry and continue to increase the specialised shipbuilding reputation of Besiktas Shipyard.

    The vessel is a single screw diesel-electric propelled vessel, designed with low resistance hull to achieve low fuel oil consumption during transport. ST-550 is a new well boat concept featuring:
  • Two separately arranged fish tanks, enabling high fish density and prime quality
  • Individual forced water circulation
  • Closed loop circulation
  • Open circulation
  • Syphon loading and unloading
  • Large free deck area

ST-550 will be equipped with fish handling system from Cflow Fish Handling AS. The vessel contains water treatment systems.

  • Carrying of live fish like salmon, trout, cod
  • Cooling by RSW
  • General fish farming support

Ship's Particulars

LOA: 69.8m
LBP: 66.0m
Beam: 17.0m
Depth to Main D.: 7.0m
Depth to Shelter D: 9.6m
Depth to Forecastle D.: 12.1m
Accommodation: 13 Person
Net Fish Hold Tanks: 2x ~1000m3
Fish Hold Tanks: 2x~1125m3
Class: DNV X1A1