Stern trawler for Nergård Havfiske.

Sørkapp 702

Sørkapp is of 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.

Vard Interiors has delivered a comprehensive interior package for Sørkapp, offering turnkey solutions encompassing furniture, piping in the accommodation areas, provision systems, and HVAC.

The stern trawler is outfitted with VARD Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System. This innovative battery system will be charged from permanent magnet el. motors on the trawl winches while shooting mode and also contribute with power in heaving mode on 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.

The hull is ice strengthened according to Ice-1A*. The vessel with its propulsion system is compliant with the stringent DNV Silent F notation.

To ensure a premium quality catch Sørkapp 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.

Build specifications

Nergård Havfiske

ship owner

Vard Brattvaag

outfitting yard

Vard Braila

hull yard

December 2023


Vard Design

ship designer

VARD 8 02 Stern Trawler


Stern trawler

type of vessel



Technical specifications

80.4 m

length overall

73.3 m

length between p.p

16.7 m

breadth moulded

6.9 m

depth main deck

25 pers