Zamakona Yards delivers the Live Fish Carrier Ronja Plaris to Sølvtrans AS at the shipyard in Bilbao – Spain to the satisfaction to the Owners and the Norwegian Regulatory bodies for food transportation. This ship is the first of the two sister vessels.
The ship is specialized to transport live fish such as salmon, trout, smolts and other farmed species. The design has been made by Rolls Royce Marine with the collaboration with the Owner and the Shipyard and she incorporates the new technologies in the in the transport of live fish.
The cargo tanks has been designed in close cooperation with Sølvtrans and MMC so that the water circulation is ensured throughout the interior of the tank for which the system has been validated by rigorous CFD studies attesting adequate water circulation inside the wells in any navigation condition. This has a direct impact on reducing mortality of live fish and the quality end. The ship complies with the new requirements about the environmental regulations to be in force in 2016.
The Ronja Polaris has an overall length of 75.8 m and a cargo capacity of 3,200 cubic meters in three wells. The propulsion is diesel electric with two electric motors of 1,500 ekW each.