EK Marine (EKM) - Marine & Industrial Hydraulics Services. Killybegs, Co. Donegal, Ireland. | MFV Audacious BF83
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MFV Audacious BF83

Case Studies

MFV Audacios BF83

The 28m Audacious has been designed and built to pair trawl and purse seign for white fish in the North Sea from its home port of Peterhead

EK Marine Ltd designed, manufactured and installed the landing crane for the vessel working closely with the owner Don Fishing and the Builders McDuff Shipyards.

Project Detail

Landing Crane

Type: EKM Knuckle Boom

Lifting Capacity: 1.2t @ 12.0m

Number of Knuckles: 1

Slewing Type: Marine spec stainless steel slew ring

Slewing Capacity: 360 degree non continuous

Winch: 2 tonne 2 speed Rotzler wire capacity 61m of 10mm

Controls: Radio Remote

Steel: Hardox plate

Pins: Stainless Steel

Piston Rods: Stainless Steel

Hydraulic Piping and Fittings: Stainless steel


Surface Treatment

Shot blasting to Grade SA 2.5 – 3.0 / ISO  Standard

Zinc Metalising – Thickness 80µ

Painting with International  Marine epoxy paint system

Primer – Thickness 20 µ

First Coat – Thickness 80 µ

Top Coat – Thickness 50 µ




Division: Winches & Marine Cranes
Client: Don Fishing
Date: December 2018
Shipyard: McDuff
Location: Macduff Scotland