With close to 50 years of experience in the fishing industry, a substantial reference list of equipment deliveries and in excess of 250 fishing vessels built to its designs, Wärtsilä has a unique know-how and expertise, backed by a truly global footprint. Our extensive offering for fishing vessels allow us to enhance the business of our customers by providing solutions that are environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible, and economically sound.
There are approximately 32,000 different kinds of fish in the world today, which is more than all the other kinds of vertebrates combined.
A unique aft ship design, the combination of an optimized hull and a propulsion system incorporating the world's most efficient engine, makes this Stern Trawler different from anything ever seen before in this market segment.
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The oldest fishhook ever found dates back to about 42,000 years ago.
About 1 billion people rely on fish as their primary protein source.
35% of total world fish is exported from its original country.
“Wärtsilä’s design and hydrodynamic expertise, together with its high quality manufacturing, was an important factor in optimising the vessel’s propulsion performance. Especially valuable was Wärtsilä’s flexibility in enabling the fitting of a triple rudder.”
Roy Morrison, MacDuff Shipyards Group based in U.K.
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Globally there are estimated to be around 2,5 million motorized fishing vessels.
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Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
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