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New Prawn Trawler “Celtic Oriel” For Clogherhead – July 2019

New Prawn Trawler “Celtic Oriel” For Clogherhead – July 2019

After being twin-rigged and fitted out for freezing prawns at sea, Barry Faulkner’s new Celtic Oriel is busy fishing out of Clogherhead and is is the latest addition to the Irish prawn freezer fleet. With 35 years at sea behind him, she’s his 9th vessel!

Fruitful Bough PD109 Launched At Peterhead – May 2019

Fruitful Bough PD109 Launched At Peterhead – May 2019

Designed by SC McAllister & Co Ltd. and built by Parkol Marine Engineering Ltd., after being launched and trialled at sea last month Peterhead skipper Robert West’s new 22m twin-rig trawler will soon commence fishing trials.