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Endeavour V Handover

Endeavour V Handover

FISHING VESSEL  ‘ENDEAVOUR V’ – PRESS RELEASE - 12.02.2021 Macduff Ship Design are pleased to announce the delivery...

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Best Crab Boat 2020

Best Crab Boat 2020

We are thrilled with the news that Work Boat World has selected a recent Macduff Ship Design project as Crab boat of the year 2020. The 15m crabber has been delivered to her owners in Ireland following a successful build in Ha Long Shipyard in Vietnam. This is the...

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Michelle Marie Build

Michelle Marie Build

Macduff Ship Design is delighted to receive a collection of photographs from our client in America of his latest build. Michelle Marie's first bulkhead was laid on the 11th of June 2020 and since then an intense self-build has seen the vessel already launched and...

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Jacqueline Anne Handover

Jacqueline Anne Handover

Macduff Ship Design is pleased to announce the handover of the ‘JACQUELINE ANNE FR 243’, to owner Adam Tait and his two sons Adam and Jonathan. Built by Macduff Ship Yard, this new vessel replaces their previous fishing boat of the same name, which was built by the...

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Incline on Pelagic Trawler

Incline on Pelagic Trawler

A foggy day spent in Peterhead for an incline experiment on the 76.43m 'Altaire'. Despite some strong gusts of wind the procedure was carried out successfully and now back to the office to process the results. Get in touch if you require a survey on any size of...

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Ballast Incline 34m Trawler

Ballast Incline 34m Trawler

Another busy week at Macduff. This week we conducted the final ballasting incline test on a new build 34m Trawler, currently being built by Macduff Shipyards. The results allow the vessel to have final ballast fitted for trim and list correction prior to departure to...

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Build Contract Signed for 24.90m Fishing Vessel

Build Contract Signed for 24.90m Fishing Vessel

We are delighted that the build contract has been signed with Tehnomont Shipyard in Croatia to deliver a 24.90m fishing trawler. The design of the twin rig vessel provides accommodation for a crew of 12 comprised of 2x twin cabins and 2x 4 man cabins on the main...

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Scapa Pathfinder 1 Year Inspection

Scapa Pathfinder 1 Year Inspection

The 'Scapa Pathfinder' was back in Buckie this week for her 1 year warranty inspection. Based in Orkney and owned by the council the vessel was brought down for an inspection to ensure everything is as it should be following a year of service. Delivered to her owner...

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Projects Reaching a Milestone

Projects Reaching a Milestone

In the last week, some of the projects we have been working on have reached a milestone. The design for a 10m fishing vessel was sold to an individual on the west coast of the United States earlier in the year. In the past few months, he has made great progress on the...

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Macduff Ship Design’s Low Carbon Footprint

Macduff Ship Design’s Low Carbon Footprint

​Macduff Ship Design has recently moved to fully renewable gas and electricity provider which supplements the solar panel array installed on the roof of the office. In 2015 we made a substantial investment into a 9.8 kWp solar PV system which covers one half of the...

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