13 februari 2016

A sneak peek at the future of fishing vessels

...While the construction, the launching and the first half year of fishing on MDV-1 can already be called a succes, the goals are bigger. It is expected that this will be the new standard in twin-rig vessels. The Dutch fleet has been reduced from 585 vessels 25 years ago to 275 vessels today. The stock of plaice is now bigger than ever since 1957, showing that the fishing grounds can support the current fleet. However, the fleet is aging, as hardly any new vessels have been build since the last decade. If we wish to continue to eat fish, new vessels will be needed.....

Lees het volledige artikel in Maritime Holland no. 1 - 2016

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