Blue Harvest Fisheries launched the Carrabassett this week, the second of three refitted groundfish vessels the company is launching this year.

The company said its investment in these vessels, which were purchased in February from the family of Carlos Rafael, demonstrates its “continued commitment” to New Bedford’s fishing industry.

The Allagash, an 83-foot trawler previously known as the Southern Crusader II, was the first to enter Blue Harvest’s growing fleet with its launch in July.

The Carrabassett is a 78-foot trawler previously known as the Cowboy.