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Marine Harvest successfully launches new catamaran from Tórshavn-based shipyard

Marine Harvest has launched Mjølnir, the first catamaran to be made by the Norwegian seafood company from Mest, reports Salmonbusiness.com.

The catamaran, built at the Mest shipyard in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, is to operate in Sundalagið, the strait which runs between the of two largest islands in the Faroe Islands – Eysturoy and Streymoy.

Mjølnir» is 15 meters long and seven meters wide. It has been equipped with a 15 tonnes deck winch.

Salmonbusiness writes that ”this is the fifth catamaran to be built in the yard in one and a half years”. The first four were made for the Faroese salmon farming company, Bakkafrost.

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