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    Re: World's FISHING BOATS

    She had the former Owners Logo on the bow:


    Even present name was hard to spot.
    Nothing on the front of the Bridge as is common on most Fishing boats:


    But on top of the Wheel House in small letters:


    She is the "Wuhan N4".
    No flag hoisted and no Home port or IMO No. painted on the hull.
    The callsign is JYAY9, which indicate that she is Jordanian registered. (Not a major fishing nation)

    PS> Wuhan is a town in China
    Last edited by ombugge; October 23rd, 2012, 11:26. Reason: Add PS

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      No IMO, no flag, no ID, no searchable name......, hmmmmm...

      I can't see from your picture what letter nr. 5 is, looks like a U, but let's say that this is former norwegian trawler VESTERVON.
      If so, and I don't know how this trawler looked like, it is reported a being broken up in Stokksund, Norway in 2008.
      Why is it then in Singapore 2012?

      If you are in the area and have time, is it possible for you to focus a bit mor on the letters only, specially the nr. 5, 7 and 8?

      It pretty much look like the others are: VEST_R__N (the nr. 8 looks like an E to me, so I doubt it is the old Vestervon from 1969).
      "IF GOD COULD MAKE ANGELS...., WHY IN HELL MAKE MAN?"

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        Absolutely loving all this detective work... watching this space!

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          I got her, Arctic Ranger:


          Built in Norway in 1969 as Vesturvon for Faroes
          1986 Sold to Hull R/N Arctic Ranger
          1998 Sold to Russia R/N Rubin

          As Vesturvon Reg.No. VA 200:


          Her replacement:

          Built at Aukra, Norway 1987
          2003 R/N Typhoon I

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            Re: World's FISHING BOATS

            Thank you!
            Now I can go to bed and sleep tight
            "IF GOD COULD MAKE ANGELS...., WHY IN HELL MAKE MAN?"

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              "Gullstein" ex.Harmoni on Tromsø strait this morning.

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                From my stay in Poland two years ago, I also shared the image on marinetraffic.com (I think)....

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                  Re: World's FISHING BOATS

                  Odd Lundberg arrived today:


                  Walking in the shadow of the blues

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                    Re: World's FISHING BOATS

                    Odd Lundberg, should we call the design "progressive"? Seems to be a nice ship.

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                      "Eros"

                      It is brand new







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                        Any more?? Maybe from the inside of the new EROS???
                        These large fishing vessels are among the most complex and well equipped there is.

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                          Re: World's FISHING BOATS

                          More from "Eros"









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                            Re: World's FISHING BOATS

                            Originally posted by Fjordtroll View Post
                            More from "Eros"

                            12 Flat Screens, a Gamer's dream console??

                            PS> I notice everybody is wearing "Swedish Safety Shoes" when visiting the Bridge.

                            PPS> Anything from below in Machinery spaces and the Factory Deck?
                            Last edited by ombugge; November 18th, 2012, 04:23.

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                              Re: World's FISHING BOATS

                              Beautiful ELISABETH moored alongside Storkaia in Kristiansund this Saturday morning


                              Thursday we were visited by an Airbus A-319 from Kuban Airways here, coming in from Arkangelsk in Russia. The reason we see here; crew change of to huge russian trawlers,
                              KAPITAN GORBACHEV and KAPITAN KRAVCHENKO




                              "IF GOD COULD MAKE ANGELS...., WHY IN HELL MAKE MAN?"

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                                Re: World's FISHING BOATS

                                the ''sch 118'' or ''johanna maria'' unloading fish in Vlissingen.



                                best regards Thijs

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