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Eastern Shipbuilding Group launches North Star

Eastern Shipbuilding Group launches North Star

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Eastern Shipbuilding Group launched their latest vessel Thursday afternoon - Fri 9:33 AM, Apr 20, 2018 The North Star is a freezer stern trawling vessel built for Iquique U.S. The ship is 261 feet and six inches long and was...

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Navy Ship Embarks on New Career in Fishing Fleet

Navy Ship Embarks on New Career in Fishing Fleet

Seafreeze America’s $30 million conversion is the latest investment in the local fleet of catcher processors that work off Alaska.
Seattle’s fishing industry on Thursday feted the latest addition to the fleet, a 233-foot former Navy oceanographic vessel overhauled at a cost of more than $30 million for a new line of work — catching and processing fish off Alaska.

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The F/V Ocean Peace is Modernize and Upgraded

The F/V Ocean Peace is Modernize and Upgraded

The F/V Ocean Peace, a 219-foot factory trawler owned by Ocean Peace Inc., was lifted out at Lake Union Dry Dock in Seattle in December for the installation of a Deflector high-lift rudder, replacement of the controllable-pitch propeller blades, and a re-positioned transducer chest. Numerous upgrades were also completed in the engine room, on the processing deck, and in the galley.

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