Meet our Vessel
Pesantar fishes in some of the most demanding conditions in the world. The company owns a 90 meter catcher-processor vessel called M/V “EchizenMaru”.
The vessel processes and freezes on board the different species in two main presentations: Headed, Gutted and Tail off (HGT) and fillets.>
To ensure the safety of the crew, the company complies with very strict guidelines set by the Argentine authorities. The vessel undergoes significant third-party controls before the start of each fishing trip. Multimillion dollar investments are made on an annual basis to ensure the vessel is in top-notch condition.
It is a a true floating factory, equipped with the latest technology for detecting, catching, processing and packing fish.
The vessel is equipped with a flexible platform for manufacturing of fishblock, surimi, HGT fish, and fishmeal. Starting in September 2008, major structural reforms took place.
BUILDING DATE AND SITE
Main engine 5250 HP. Length: 100 m. Two 55-ton-each Rolls-Royce electrical winches, and two 40-ton-each midwater winches.
18,000 tons a year.
85 tons of surimi or 50 tons of fillet block and 9 tons of fishmeal a day.
1,250 tons of frozen operationss and 300 tons of fishmeal.
Our premises are on the shores of the Beagle Channel. With a total built surface of 6.000 m2 over a land of 25.000 m2 it is the largest of its kind in the area.
This constitutes at present the operational base, with administrative offices, a hotel for crew accommodation, warehouses for input fishing gears and spare parts, classroom for staff training, a repair shop, and two cold storage chambers with a total capacity of 900 Tons.