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MARCO has supplied a new PB-28 power block to Pelagic Fisheries Inc, based in Newport (Oregon – USA). The equipment will replace Widgeon vessel´s existing power block. The Widgeon, a small fishing vessel, is 17 meters long and is dedicated to albacore tuna fishing.
The new Powerblock PB-28 belongs to MARCO´s power block range for small purse seiners. With a sheave diameter of 28”, the equipment ensures a faster and more direct net hauling. It´s exclusive design extends equipment´s life and facilitates equipment´s maintenance.
The MARCO Puretic Power Block revolutionized purse seine fishing and have become an industry´s standard with over 20,000 units in operation in purse seiners across the world. Marco Puretic Power Blocks come in a wide variety of models with sheave diameters from 19" to 90". The company has supplied a wide variety of Power Blocks to different ship owners worldwide during the past months.
After the Theresa Janene caught on fire in 2013 and was extensively burnt while undergoing repairs, the purse seine is close to operate again in the Pacific Ocean. The vessel is being repair...Read more
When the MARCO calendar was first published 8 years ago we had no idea that it would become a must for many vessels and shipyards in the industry. The initiative originated from the boom in tuna...Read more
Once more Via Ocean trusts on MARCO technology to equip one of its purse seiners. The French ship owner has now requested MARCO to supply a new W-0332 brailing winch, which will be installed on Via Avenir purse seiner.Read more