Zamakona Yards delivers the “RONJA POLARIS” to Sølvstrans

Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stores and Provisions — By on October 18, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Ronja Polaris_Zamakona YardsZamakona Yards delivers the Live Fish Carrier RONJA POLARIS to Sølvtrans AS at the shipyard in Bilbao – Spain to the satisfaction to the Owners and the Norwegian Regulatory bodies for food transportation.

This ship is the first of the two sister vessels.
Mr Roger CEO of Sølvtrans AS said on delivery of the vessel: “the ship´s construction quality is high and I am satisfied with the shipyard”

The ship is specialized to transport live fish as salmon, trout, smolts and other farmed species. The design has been made by Rolls Royce Marine with the collaboration with the Owner and the Shipyard and she incorporates the new technologies in the in the transport of live fish.

The cargo tanks has been designed in close cooperation with Sølvtrans and MMC so that the water circulation is ensured throughout the interior of the tank for which the system has been validated by rigorous CFD studies attesting adequate water circulation inside the wells in any navigation condition.

This has a direct impact on reducing mortality of live fish and the quality end. The ship comply with the new requirements about the environmental regulations to be in force in 2016.
The RONJA POLARIS has an overall length of 75, 80 m and a cargo capacity of 3200 cu.m. in three well.
The propulsion is diesel electric with two electric motors of 1500 ekW each.

About Zamakona Yards
Zamakona Yards is one of Spain’s main shipbuilding and ship repair groups. With more than 40 years of experience in the industry both in the Cantabrian Sea and in the Canary Islands, our group brings together more than 1.000 professionals who strive to provide our clients with the best service. We has vast experience in the construction of vessels: AHTS, PSV, Standby Vessels, Tugs, Live Fish Carriers, Pelagic Trawlers and Purse Seiner.


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