Spotted: Live Fish Carrier Taking Shape at Besiktas Shipyard

besiktas shipyardA Live Fish Carrier designed by Skipsteknisk and currently under construction at Turkey’s Besiktas Shipyard is shown in today’s image.

The ship’s construction is part of a deal signed in 2013 between Besiktas Shipyard and Norwegian shipping company Intership for the construction of 2 live fish carriers.

This ST-550 Live Fish Carrier is designed for operation along the Norwegian coast or in other salmon farming coastal areas.

The vessel is a single screw propelled vessel, designed with low resistance hull to achieve low fuel oil consumption during transport.

Main Characteristics
Overall length 74.60 m
Length between p.p. 70.20 m
Breadth moulded 17.00 m
Depth to main deck 74.20 m
Max. draft   approx. 6.30 m

World Maritime News Staff; Image: Besiktas Shipyard