Clearwater Debuts New Vessel For Catching Arctic Surf Clams Off N.L And N.S.
by The Packet
Posted: 2017-12-05 17:42:24 EST

HALIFAX – Clearwater Seafoods officially unveiled the Anne Risley, its newest clam vessel, during a ceremony in Halifax on Friday morning, Dec. 1.

The 73.4-metre ship, which is named after Clearwater co-founder John Risley’s late mother, will harvest Arctic surf clams year-round off the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia.

"The Anne Risley represents a $70 million investment to replace an existing 31-year-old clam vessel with a state-of-the-art factory ship that will deliver significant productivity and efficiency improvements to Clearwater’s clam fleet," Clearwater CEO Ian Smith said in a news release.

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