In Depth: Rose de Cascia

One could easily think that the ‘Ship of the Year award 2017’ for the innovative fishing vessel MDV-1, won together with shipyard Hoekman from Urk, seems to have paid dividend for shipyard Padmos from Stellendam. The yard is constructing a series of three fishing vessels for a French client which bear a strong resemblance to MDV-1, even though they are a size smaller.,, The Rose de Cascia and her sister vessels are specifically developed for the flyshooting fishing method, also called Danish Seine fishing or Snurrevaed. This method has gained in popularity as it is a lot more fuel-efficient than bottom trawling, whereby a heavy net is dragged over the seabed. click here to read the story 11:32