A modern longline fishing vessel
NORTHERN LEADER is the largest and most innovative
commercial fishing longliner built in the U.S. in over
20 years. The vessel employs advanced technology
which substantially reduces fuel consumption such as
100% LED lighting and the Diesel Electric Power
Management System that controls the vessel propulsion
units and all other electrical demands onboard.
NORTHERN LEADER employs Mustad Autoline that allows both
maximum utilization of vessel catch and preserves the
quality of the Alaskan whitefish.
longline fishing vessel was commissioned by the curator
of Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
Construction commenced in July and completed in October
2016. It is one of our three models that are
permanently exhibited in a sealed glass chamber at the
you are a museum curator or a philanthropist who would
like to donate a historically significant vessel to a
museum, please feel free to contact us. We love to
build models that are enjoyed and learned by million of
people for many decades to come and will work hard to
achieve your noble wishes.