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

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MFV Daystar

The 24m Daystar is a  prawn freezing trawler designed to fish and handle its catch using methods developed on the Scottish East Coast..

EK Marine Ltd designed, manufactured and installed the deck equipment and hydraulic control system working closely with the designer, S C McAllister, the owner Stephen West of Fraserburgh and the Builders Parkol Marine Ltd

Project Detail

EK Marine Ltd designed and  manufactured the deck equipment and specified the load sensing hydraulic control system which was installed by Parkol Marine Ltd.

EKM 3 Barrel Trawl Winch, 35t line pull with hydraulic guiding on, manually opertaed clutches and brakes with drum capacities of 750 fathoms of 22mm wire.

2 x EKM Double Split Net Drums 6m3 capacity with 11.5 ton pull

2 x EKM Gilson Winches 5 ton line pull each with drum capacity of 100m of 20mm wire mounted on the aft gantry.

1 x EKM 8 ton Gilson Winch mounted on the fore deck

1 x EKM Knuckle boom power block crane capacity of 1.5t @ 6.7m, 360 degree slewing  with deck mounted controls

1 x EKM Landing Crane 8m fixed boom lifting capacity of 1 ton @ 8m and capable of 360 degree continuous slewing.

Division: Winches & Marine Cranes
Client: Stephen West
Date: November 2016
Shipyard: Parkol Marine Ltd
Location: Whitby, Yorkshire U.K.