The vessels designed by National Maritime SME Working Group members Macduff Ship Design will be used for harvesting mussels from their rope-grown mussel farms and will be built by Skagen Ship Consulting AS at Etkin Marin, Turkey. Delivery is planned for Q4 2021.
BLUESHELL MUSSELS LIMITED is a family run business who have grown to become the largest rope-grown mussel producer in the UK. They produced their first harvest in 2000 and since then they have continued to grow – attracting many awards and accolades along the way.
From their base in Macduff in Scotland, UK – at the heart of the UK aquaculture and fishing sectors Macduff Ship Design has designed more than 200 vessels that are currently in operation. Vessels from 6m to 50m are seen globally in numerous forms: work boats, tugs, fishing vessels, ferries, pilot boats, patrol boats, dredgers, research vessels and multipurpose vessels.