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Freezer trawler
Freezer trawler
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Characteristics
Vesseltype ClassLength40 Length  (Registeredmetres) Power Class1140  (BHP) Tonnage370  (Gross in register tons) Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentFrozenEquipmentDeck EquipmentThese vessels are fitted with trawl winches and equipment necessary to haul the net on board and lift the cod-end over the deck.Fish Detection EquipmentTypical fish detection equipment consists of a sonar and an echosounder.Fishing Gear Trawl nets.Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentFreezer trawlers are outfitted with refrigerating plant and freezing equipment. RSW tanks ensure that peaks in the catches can be used. The holds are insulated and refrigerated.Vesseltype ClassLength40 Length  (Registeredmetres) Power Class1140  (BHP) Tonnage370  (Gross in register tons) Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentFrozenVesseltype ClassLength36 Length36 Length  (Registeredmetres) Power Class1000  (BHP) Tonnage290  (GRT in register tons) Vesseltype ClassLength30 Length30 Length  (Registeredmetres) Power Class900  (BHP) Tonnage240  (GRT in register tons) Deck TypeDecked vesselsOverviewThese are trawlers on which the fish is preserved by freezing. The majority of trawlers operating on high sea waters are freezer trawlers.Vessel ClassLength45 m and over  (LOA) PowerallTonnageall  (GRT in register tons) Additional informationThese vessels are medium or large sized trawlers, with the same general arrangement as the stern trawler or side trawler.Deck ArrangementThe deck arrangement is similar to that of other trawlers.Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentFrozen fish blocks.
 
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