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Part III


Buying Norwegian

Photos: (start top, go clockwise): Out for more: The Rolls-Royce designed Holmoy, poster boat of the 300 Series. (Photo: handout); On deck: Rolls-Royce gear hauls the Holmoys nets. (Photo: handout)

Money machine: The “new” Ramoen. (Illustration: Courtesy Rolls-Royce)


A perfect swell of opportunity is driving European Union orders for Norwegian ? shing boats. High prices, health products, Russian-Norwegian white? sh management and new equipment for boat designs that extract great commercial value have the big EU seafood companies buying Norwegian designs. Kleven Shipyard alone has orders for six boats, including “factory” trawlers and seiners for France, Germany and Spain. Other yards, too, are doing ? rst-time EU business, and capacity is sought for the new-builds of Europeans sailing deeper into Norwegian waters in search of a new

Norwegian era of oil — ? sh oil, that is.

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