Stern trawler Breidtind delivered

Breidtind is a state-of-the-art stern trawler developed by VARD in close cooperation with the customer Nergård Havfiske, with a common objective to create an advanced trawler with all latest available technology on board. The vessel has excellent fuel economy, outfitted for semi-pelagic and bottom-trawling operations with gentle handling.

17. October 2023

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Naming ceremony June 2022

January 2022 Breidtind was delivered to Nergård Havfiske and the naming ceremony took place in Tromsø in June the same year. It was an amazing day marking the delivery of the second of a total of three stern trawlers from VARD to Nergård Havfiske.

A technologically advanced trawler

Breidtind has a VARD 8 02 design and is a technologically advanced trawler with high focus on product quality, crew safety and sustainable operations. It minimizes its environmental footprint by maintaining high efficiency in all modes of operation.

Outfitted with VARD Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System.

Breidtind is also one of the first stern trawlers outfitted with VARD Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System. This innovative battery system can be re-charged through the permanent-magnet regenerative trawl winches. All operating in harmony with the SeaQ Power Management System for seamless integration with the hybrid diesel-electric propulsion system, which in turn minimizes fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. An innovative heat-recovery system increases overall efficiency even further. With its ice-strengthened hull and propulsion system the vessel is compliant with the stringent DNV-GL Silent F notation.

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The latest in fish handling technology.

To ensure a premium quality catch Breidtind is outfitted with the latest in fish handling technology. Featuring live fish tanks to ensure a healthy catch before processing, in the advanced processing factory, into high-quality products. The spacious cargo space holds both refrigerated and frozen products, plus ensilage tanks for processing of biomass ashore, further maximizing resource utilization and profit.

The modern living quarters have been developed with a high focus on crew welfare with; architect-designed public spaces, day and mess rooms, a gymnasium and cabins with low noise and an appealing interior.

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Roy Arne Stavik

SVP Sales & Marketing

Vard Group AS, Headquarters


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