Bilbao 17th of April, 2013 = Spanish shipyard Zamakona Yards has just been awarded a new contract for the construction of a tuna fishing and freezing vessel for the company Pesquera Miriam SA worth $ 35 million.
The ship “LJUBICA”, 89.8 meters in length, is designed for Cintranaval-Defcar S.L. and will have a storage tank capacity of 2, 000 m3.
The vessel with construction number C-739 from the shipyard is a fine example of the degree of specialization achieved by Zamakona Yards in building ships for the fishery sector. Zamakona Yards is currently building another tuna fisher with similar characteristics for the company HARTSWATER LIMITED LTD. Delivery is scheduled for January 2014.
In addition, Zamakona Yards is developing two projects for SOLVSTRANS to build live fish transport vessels (WELLBOAT) with a load capacity of 3, 000 m3.
This order strengthens Zamakona Yards’position as one of the Spanish leaders in shipbuilding. This latest contract adds to the five vessels currently under construction in our shipyards.
The ship “LJUBICA” is scheduled for delivery during the fourth quarter of 201