A Murmansk trawler has switched to using a pair of Polar Fishing Gear’s Hercules trawl doors with good results.
The Icelandic Ministry of Industry and Innovation with responsibility for fisheries has mirrored Norway’s herring quota hike in setting this year’s quotas for Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting.
Galicia’s minister of maritime affairs Rosa Quintana has presided over the inauguration ceremony of the new director general of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Technological Innovation.
HB Grandi’s new fresher trawler is about to be delivered this week by the Celiktrans yard in Turkey.
One of the UK-flagged pelagic vessels operated by Dutch fishing company Vrolijk is switching from the UK to the French flag.
Norwegian naval architect Skipsteknisk AS has secured the design contract for a new arctic factory freezer trawler for owners in Greenland, with the new trawler to be built at the Metalships & Docks yard in Spain.
The Stadyard shipyard at Måløy in Norway has signed a contract with Averøy company Kenfish II to build a combination freezer gillnetter/longliner for delivery in June 2018.
The Black Sea Sunrise fishermen’s association which represents fishermen in Bulgaria has delivered stinging criticism directed at the country’s authorities responsible for managing fisheries.
We’ve had a very busy 2016, ever since we launched our English-language news pages almost exactly a year ago. Since then we’ve seen a fishing industry that has gone through a few crises (not least with the ongoing discard ban controversy), a few triumphs, good times and some not-so-good times.