Zamakona Hands Over ‘Izaro’ Tuna-Freezer to Echebastar

Zamakona delivered a new Tuna-Freezer vessel to Echebastar Group, the ‘Izaro’ last Saturday.

The newbuild has a length of almost 90 meters and a capacity of 1900 m3 of fish in its 20 freezers with accommodation for 42 crew aboard and a top speed of 18.2 knots.

The ceremony was presided over by Mr. Kepa Echebarría (Executive Representative of the Echebastar Group) and Mr, Pedro Garaygordóbil (President of Zamakona) and the “Madrina” of this Tuna Vessel will be Mrs. M Asunción Munitiz Torres, shareholder of the proprietor company of the vessel.

”Izaro” (Yard No. 720) is a project of a new design with the latest and most modern technology, built to the specifications of the owner. Some of the innovations in the superstructure and bridge of aluminum, the quick freezing tunnels at -60º and an innovative system of fish separation which returns non targeted fish alive to the ocean with little human intervention.

The vessel is also equipped with safe zones and anti piracy measures.

Zamakona, January 21, 2014

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