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MARCO will supply a new PB-78E power block to the Ecuadorian main tuna vessel owner Grupo NIRSA. The equipment will replace MARCO will replace Maria Eulogia vessel´s existing power block by a PB-78E model to improve its performance. The Maria Eulogia, previous named as Andrea C, was built in 1981 becoming JM Martinac shipyard 225 construction. The purse seiner is 68 meters long with a 12.8 meters beam and a fish hold volume of 1200 m2.
Grupo NIRSA is renewing and upgrading Maria Eulogia vessel´s equipment and MARCO has been actively collaborating with the Ecuadorian company on this project. The company has already supplied different deck equipment, like the new purse seine winch MARCO WS-487 which will provide a higher versatility in manoeuvres and help to improve vessel´s tuna catches.
The new Powerblock PB-72E is one of MARCO´s Puretic Power Blocks biggest models with a sheave diameter of 72” and higher pull capacity. The equipment includes the exclusive MARCO “Power Grip”, which reduces net slippage during hauling.
NIRSA is Ecuador's largest tuna ship owner and operates thirteen tuna vessels, six sardine vessels and eight smaller boats fleet, as well as a tuna processing plant. NIRSA owns Alimentos Real, a well-known brand of frozen food, tinned products, beverages and other products which has graced Ecuadorian tables and international markets for over 60 years.
This is the 5th contract awarded by NIRSA to MARCO in the past 2 years, which highlights the Ecuadorian ship owner´s trust on MARCO technology as well as reinforces company´s market leadership in Latam, region where over the past years TH COMPANY has inaugurated different offices in Mexico, Ecuador, and Peru to provide a closer and a better service to its customers.
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