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Catamaran Ági on its way to iceland

The newly built catamaran workboat, Ági, is a product of KJ’s craftsmanship, intended for service at Arnalax in Iceland. It was hoisted aboard the cargo ship Hvítanes at the harbor of Runavík in the Faroe Islands before setting off for Þorlákshöfn. Ági’s journey will include sailing around Reykjanes, across Faxaflói and Breiðafjørð before settling in its new home at Patreksfjørð.

Ági, the 62nd catamaran built by KJ, measures 15 meters long and 8.5 meters wide. Its mechanical equipments includes two 500 horsepower John Deere engines, a bow propeller, and a Himoinsa 115 KVA generator. The deck is outfitted with a 65 tonsmeter Palfinger crane and other hydraulic equipment, ensuring optimal working conditions for the crew on board.

Ólavur Asafson Olsen, the CEO at KJ, asserts that the construction of the catamaran for Arnalax symbolizes KJ’s important strides towards a more pronounced presence in the international market. “We recently delivered a catamaran to Háafelli in Iceland, and now we’re providing another to Arnalax, marking it as our sixth delivery to the Icelandic aquaculture industry. We fully intend to maintain our role as a reliable and trusted supplier to this industry,” Olsen stated.

The rapid progression of the Icelandic aquaculture industry has KJ providing equipment and installation for two land-based fish farms in Iceland, one for Samherji in Kópaskeri, and the other for Háafelli, located in Nauteyri. Currently, 15 of KJ’s employees are engaged in these ongoing projects in Iceland.



Home port

Patreksfjørður, Ísland

Year built



NB 62


15 m


8,5 m

Gross tonnage

88,4 BT


2x John Deere 500 hk



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