Murueta Shipyard contracts another vessel for Royal Greenland
The vessel is a fishing freezer factory, highly technological and ecological, designed for catching, processing and freezing.
The shipyard Murueta was contracted by the shipowner Qaleralik (of the public group Royal Greenland) the construction of the ship number C-326, the fourth that the shipyard will manufacture for this shipping company. The construction will last 26 months. It is a fishing freezer prepared to sail in polar waters.
Murueta has obtained financing and guarantees from ICO, Bankinter and Pymar, a business group supported by the Naval Guarantee Fund. The Ministry of Industry, the Basque Government and the Galician Regional Government participate in this instrument.
The general secretary of Industry, Raúl Blanco, stressed that the project shows the competitive and technological capacity of the naval sector in Spain. "We will continue to promote the technological leadership of Spanish shipyards in areas as diverse as fishing vessels, offshore wind or hydrogen," he said.
The vessel will be 82.30 metres long and will hold 30 people. It will be one of the largest capacity operating in its area and will have electrical regeneration units and real-time monitoring systems of the fishing equipment, in order to optimize its performance.