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24.04.2017

Engey RE 91 Reception Ceremony

"The renewal of the fleet is an important step for HB Grandi, it will reduce maintenance cost, increase quality and improve working conditions aboard. It was a good time to renew old vessels,“ said Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson, CEO of HB Grandi.

Engey RE 91, HB Grandi‘s new icefish trawler arrived in Reykjavik on the April 7th. A reception ceremony was held in Norðurgarður to welcome the new trawler, at the same time people were given a chance to see the new vessel. Numerous people used the opportunity to inspect the ship in Reykjavik. 

„The vessel makes us Icelanders proud, this is a good place of work,“ said Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture. „However you look at it, this is a happy day for the Icelandic nation while we welcome the ship home.“

A video of the event can be watched here below.

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