Trawler Avataq launched to the water
The building process of two new factory trawlers is progressing according to plan, and on November 23, the combination trawler Avataq was launched to the water for the first time.
"It is a moving moment every time" says Brian Thrysøe, Technical Manager in trawler division who was attending the launch and following ceremony together with representatives for the future crew, trawler division, sales and the management.
Royal Greenland has two trawlers under construction at the yard Murueta de Astilleros in Bilbao, Spain. Both vessels are joining the fishery in 2019. First will be Trawler Sisimiut in May and then Trawler Avataq in November.