Zamakona to Deliver Tuna Freezer Vessel

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 6, 2015

Jai Alai (Photo courtesy of Zamakona Yards)

Jai Alai (Photo courtesy of Zamakona Yards)

Zamakona Yards to deliver tuna freezer vessel Jai Alai to the Echebastar Group
This Saturday, March 7, Zamakona Shipyards in Santurce will deliver its construction number 737, the tuna freezer vessel Jai Alai, to bermeo Group Echebastar.
Present at the ceremony will be Kepa Echevarría, Deputy Director of the Echebastar Group; and Pedro Garaygordobil, Zamakona Yards’ President; and to preside over the ceremony and act as godmother Mary Arenaza Happiness Madariaga, member of the tuna vessel’s owning company; as well as more than 250 other attendees, among which will be representatives of the Basque Government and Central Government of Seychelles, Port of Bilbao, Zamakona Shipyards staff, suppliers and customers of the group, as well as partners and staff of the shipowner company.
According to the builder, the ship features most modern and sophisticated technology and has superstructure and an aluminum bridge, tunnels of ultra tuna freezing at -60 degrees calcium as well as safe areas with antipiracy means. It also offers innovations for sustainable fishing, returning to the sea the non-target fish alive with little human presence.
The new vessel Jai Alai will join sister ship Izaro in fishing works in the Indian Ocean.
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