Sea Harvest purchases HB Grandi vessel for $13.5 million

The fillet freezer trawler will be delivered this fall. 

Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi has sold its fillet freezer trawler Þerney RE 101 to South African fishing giant Sea Harvest, it announced Thursday. 

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Sea Harvest purchased the 25-year-old vessel for $13.5 million (€11.5 million) and it will be delivered to its new home this November. 

Þerney RE 1 was constructed in 1992 in Norway and has been operated by HB Grandi since its arrival to Iceland in 1993.

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