The shipbuilding group VARD has placed a contract with Hydroniq Coolers to deliver a hull-integrated seawater cooling system to a newbuild stern trawler currently under construction.
Under the contract, Hydroniq Coolers will deliver its hull-Integrated Rack seawater cooler to the vessel. The marine cooling systems primary purpose is to reduce temperatures in the ships engines and other auxiliary systems through the use of seawater.
Hydroniq Coolers will manufacture and assemble the equipment at its headquarter in Aalesund, Norway, and deliver it to Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam.
The stern trawler is of VARD 8 02 design and feature a range of innovations to ensure optimal productivity, sustainability and operational efficiency, delivering high performance in demanding environmental conditions. VARD has incorporated the latest, most efficient technology to ensure the catch can be brought ashore with the minimal environmental footprint. The vessel hull has been designed for optimal efficiency during both trawling and transit, and an environmentally friendly propulsion and power solution optimizes energy consumption for all operational needs.
The stern trawler is scheduled for delivery in Q2 of 2021.