First Russia-built crab-processing vessel floated out
Russia’s national crab fishing and shipbuilding industries have hit an important milestone as the country’s first crab-processing vessel was floated out.
The crab vessel Vaigach was launched at the Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia-based Krasnoe Sormovo shipyard in July 2022. The vessel is being built under the crab investment-quota program for the North Western Fishery Consortium, a Russian seafood conglomerate specializing in fishing a variety of species and the manufacturing of semi-finished and finished products …
Photo courtesy of United Shipbuilding Corporation