24.7m Prawn Trawler – Modern Drivetrain and Excellent Fuel Efficiency

Price: POA

This vessel is regarded as one of the top vessels in the NPF and is well equipped to handle the demands of high volume banana fishing. The vessel is fuel efficient utilising approx. 1700 – 1800 L per night (on average) during the tiger prawn season. This is extremely efficient for a vessel of this size and capability. The vessel has a streamlined and efficient packing and processing system integrated into the vessel to assist with handling high volumes of prawn and maintaining product quality. The vessel has a full maintenance history and presents in A1 condition.

Please call Christian Pyke to arrange an inspection on 0428 233 200

Vessel Information

Year Built1986
Location BuiltEMS Shipyard - Western Australia
Rebuild (if applicable)
Class / Survey3B - Shaft Survey (Full) due March 2022
Gross Tonnage200 Tonne
Displacement Tonnes
DimensionsLength 24.7m x Beam 7.4m x Draft 3.6m


Main EngineCAT 3508 TA
Horse Power550 HP at 1330 RPM
Engine Hours85,000 Hrs
RebuildHeads - Injectors, Valve Rollers and Turbos reconditioned in 2017 at 78,000 Hrs
Fuel Capacity52,000L
Freshwater Capacity18,000L
GearboxTwin Disc MG530 Omega (fully reconditioned 5 years ago)
Reduction Gear6.06:1
Speed10 Knots
Bollard Pull11 Tonne
Aux Engine/Generator2 x C-Series Cummins (1 x WEG 190 Kva / 1 x Stanford 150 Kva)
Propulsion2.13 Metre Mikado 4-Blade Propeller (84 Inches)
Steering GearPower Hydraulic
Steering stations (number of)1



2 x Furuno


2 x Suzuki - ES Sounders 50 and 200 kHz (new transducers in stalled in the last 12 months)


VHF / HF / UHF - fully equipped


C-Plot Navigation System - 32 inch screens throughout the wheelhouse


2 x GPS Units


Interfaced Autopilot System (AP System by TMQ)


Yes (2 x VMS Units Onboard)



Unloading Crane/Boom (if applicable)
Deck Equipment

FishQuip Hopper (holds 1.5 tonne when product is level) / Sorting Tables / 2 x brines (2 tonne each) / Jadan No. 12 winches (inside covered with 3mm 316 S/steel) / Custom Stainless Steel Try winches / Stainless Steel (316) Lazy Line Winches / 5 x Aluminium bin storage on top deck holds 12,000 x 5 Kg Cartons

Factory / Processing Plant (if applicable)
RSW PlantRefrigerated Brine - Port and Starboard tanks on main deck (S/Steel Coils and Pipe Work througout refrigeration system)
Freezer PlantVessel holds a total of 4.7 tonne in snap system - Horizontal Plates (hydraulic compression plates in deck snap) / System capable of 3 cycles per day / Product frozen down to -18 degrees (6 to 8 hours per cycle ) - System handles 10 Tonnes of Banana Prawn per day with relative ease
Fish Hold30 Tonne
Cooling System3 x Bitzer Screw Compressors - 60 / 50 / 30 HP / configured on a manual change over system (438A Refrigeration Gas)
Accomodation3 Rooms x 2 bunks / Double Bunk in Skippers Cabin (W/House)

Additional Information:

Engine & Propulsion:
Fwd Auxiliary Reconditioned July 2018
Aft Auxiliary new from 2015
Aft Auxiliary Generator new from 2016
Heads - Injectors, Valve Rollers and Turbos reconditioned in 2017 at 78,000 Hrs
Main hydraulic hoses from pump replaced June 2018
Hydraulic valves, boxes, hoses new from Feb 2015 (S/Steel)
2.13m Propeller new from 2014 (Make: Mikado)
Nozzle / Rudder / Shaft / Stern Tube Seals (installed same time as new propeller - 2014)
S/Steel Hi-Tensile Shaft
Steering Rams new from 2016
Port and Stbd engine room fans replaced in 2019
Oil Transfer Pump new from 2018
All hydraulic controls in S/Steel (316) box - refer to photos
Hydraulic console cable controlled

New computer navigation system July 2017
Transducers replaced and new from 2018
X/Large Battery Charger installed in 2017
12V power supply to wheelhouse new from 2017
Furuno Radar new from 2018
VMS System (back-up) installed in 2016
VHF antenna's new from 2017
240V Switchboard re-wired and gauges replaced 2016

Vessel, Deck & Processing Equipment:
Marel Electronic Scales (1 x set)
30 HP Screw Compressor new from July 2017
50 HP Screw Compressor new from March 2017
S/Steel coils in refrigerated brine tanks installed in 2017/18
S/Steel refrigeration compressor lines in engine room new from 2009
Condenser Pump new from 2016
Refrigeration Hoses on deck snap new from 2018
Starboard Winch new from 2013
Main winches lined with 3mm S/Steel (316)
Archimedes Winders on winches
Custom S/Steel Try Winch new from 2012
Stainless Steel Lazy Line Winches
Lazy Line Block with nylon roller new from 2017
Anchor Winch replaced in 2013
Anchor Chain new from 2018
2 x 200 Kg Anchors
Knuckles fully maintained in 2017
Day Tanks Cleaned in 2012
Port Side Belly Tanks cleaned in 2018
Water Tanks cleaned, sandblasted and painted in 2012
Dynema (35mm) in front stays new from 2015
Anchor Locker sandblasted and framework replaced with S/Steel
Deck Pump aft replaced in 2017 and fwd pump replaced 2016
Bilge Pump new from 2016
Timber Finishing in the wheelhouse refurbished 12 months ago
Hull sandblasted (below waterline) in 2016
Deck Store sandblasted and painted in 2016
Vent on Port Side to Deck Store replaced in 2019 (316 S/Steel)
LED Lighting throughout main deck and navigation lighting, installed in 2018
S/Steel Xmas Tree installed in 2018
Maintenance of Cofferdam undertaken in 2016
Port Side Fuel Tanks cleaned in 2018
Tool Bench with drill press / grinder / vice / fully equipped work space in the engine room
Aluminium Bin on top deck holds 12,000 x 5 Kg Cartons

Galley & Accommodation:
A/C Compressor and Evaporator new from June 2017
Fully Equipped Galley with quality cooking and white goods
Walk in Cool Room / stand-up vertical freezer
Galley Cool Room Compressor Unit replaced in May 2018
Shower / Toilet refurbished with full s/steel amenities
Washing Machine new from DEC 2017

NOTE: Vessel Sale does not include boards / nets / Sat. TV


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