Built in 1969, the “Grand Old Lady” of the fishingfleet. The vessel has had the same name since it was built, but only the name and the hull remain from the 1969. The most important components (mechanical and electric) has been changed and renewed. The crew of approximately 24, including 3 apprentices. Mainly produces headed and gutted whitefish, round Silver Smelt, J-cutted redfish, and prawn. All fresh frozen onboard.
Nordstar is the first oceangoing fishing vessel which takes care of all the by-products from the production, such as heads and gut. This is done by making the by-products into silage.
This product is processed and used for fishoil and proteinconsentrate, and is then later used as an ingredient in feed for salmon.
The vessel is rigged for single-and double rigged bottom trawl, pelagic trawl and semi-pelagic trawl.
Nordbas was delievered by Nye Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, december 2020. Read more about the groundbreaking prosject here (link).
The vessel went through a total reconstruction in 2019/20, and has become one of the worlds most modern and visionary fishingvessels, with electric winches, big batterypack, ect.
The crew of 14, including 3 apprentices. The factory onboard can produce a variety of products, such as headed and gutted whitefish, j-cutted redfish and a assortment of cooked and raw shrimp.
The vessel is rigged for almost any kind of trawl, as well as net and danish seine.
Here are some pictures from the project:
Hull built in 1995, the rest of the ship new in 2015. Equipped for a crew of 4 under normal fishing, and up till 12 for trips lasting under 24 hours. Factory onboard made for producing fresh whitefish, in addition to raw and cooked prawn. All stored fresh on ice.