News Release

5x YANMAR EY marine engines and SCR for new wellboat MS Kristoffer Tronds

June 30, 2021
Yanmar Europe B.V.

On 31st March, the new wellboat MS "Kristoffer Tronds", came home to her owners in Norway: Alsaker FjordBruk AS. The vessel was built at the Spanish shipyard Astilleros de Murueta. The latest addition to the Alsaker fleet is a large life fish carrier. The 90 meter long wellboat was designed by Salt Ship Design from Norway and has a well capacity of more than 5,000 m3.

YANMAR engines and SCR

MS "Kristoffer Tronds" has been equipped with 5 YANMAR marine engines. The 6-cylinder 6EY22ALWS engines are well known for their low fuel consumption and easy maintenance. YANMAR also delivered the SCR system, developed and manufactured by YANMAR with a design and functionality that is optimized for marine vessels. Engines and SCR fully complies with IMO TIER III emission regulations.

COVID-19 measures

The installation and commissioning of the engines and SCR system was more challenging than usual due to the COVID-19 measures in place. YANMAR and distributor SKV did a great job despite the restrictions. SKV was present on-site, while YANMAR's Service Department supported the SCR start-up remotely with success.

Leading fish farming company

Alsaker FjordBruk AS is a family-owned company and one of the leading Atlantic salmon farming companies in Norway, from salmon eggs, hatcheries to rearing farms, operating mainly in the area from Bergen to Stavanger. Alsaker is also among the 15 largest producers in the world.

Main data

Name: «Kristoffer Tronds»
Shipyard: Astilleros de Murueta
Building number: 320
Design: Salt Ship Design
Length: 90.7 meters
Width: 18.6 meters
Tonnage: 5919
IMO number: 9862011
Shipping company: Alsaker Fjordbruk
Engine: YANMR 6EY22ALWS (5x) 1,370 Kw + IMO TIER III SCR unit


Yanmar Europe B.V., Marketing Dept.
Dana van Kammen

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