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Trawler/Purse seiner
Trawler/Purse seiner
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Deck TypeDecked vesselOverviewThis combination of fishing gear requires that the deck arrangement and equipment be planned in advance for dual use. As the power requirement for trawling is higher the vessel is usually designed as a trawler with a suitable combination winch for both methods.Vessel ClassLengthall  (LOA) PowerallTonnageall  (GRT in register tons) Deck ArrangementIn the vessel illustrated the combined trawl/seiner winch is placed longitudinally behind the wheelhouse which is situated in the forward part of the vessel.Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentAll.EquipmentDeck EquipmentThe lead of warps and pursing lines is assured by rollers, blocks, trawl gallows and purse davit with the layout planned to reduce to a minimum the time needed for conversion from one type of fishing to another.Fish Detection EquipmentAccording to the size of the boat, typical fish detection equipment of Trawler/Purse seiner vessels consists usually of a sonar and an echosounder.Fishing Gear Trawls, Seine nets.
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