Zamakona Yards delivers tuna freezer vessel “Jai Alai” to the Echebastar Group

This Saturday the 7th, Zamakona Shipyards in Santurce that belong to the group Zamakona Yards, will deliver its construction number 737, the tuna freezer vessel “Jai Alai” to bermeo Group Echebastar.


At the ceremony will be present Mr. Kepa Echevarría (Deputy Director of the Echebastar Group), and Mr. Pedro Garaygordobil (Zamakona Yards´ President) to preside over the ceremony and act as godmother Mrs. María Felicidad Madariaga Arenaza, member of the owning company of the tuna vessel. More than two hundred fifty people will attend the ceremony among which representatives of the Basque Government and Central Government of Seychelles, Port of Bilbao, Zamakona Shipyards staff, suppliers and customers of the group, as well as partners and staff of the ship-owner company.


The ship with the most modern and sophisticated technology has superstructure and aluminum bridge, tunnels of ultra tuna freezing at -60 degrees calcium and safe areas with anti piracy means. Also, it brings the innovation with a sustainable fishing, returning to the sea the non-target fish alive with little human presence. The ship is the brother of “Izaro” and will join it in fishing works in the Indian Ocean.


We would like to take the opportunity to thank the Echebastar Group for their confidence in our group for the renewal of its fleet.

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