Bopp builds network around the coast
Bopp continues to expand its network of branches in French ports. Images: Bopp

Bopp builds network around the coast

Deck equipment manufacturer Bopp continues to expand its network of branches around the French coast, with a policy of taking its services closer to the company’s customers. Bopp is based…

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Netfilx to revisit fish documentary

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Following widespread criticism of its Fishspiracy documentary, aired on Netfilx last week, a network executive apologised for what has been seen as an error of judgement, pledging to set the…

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Courageous heads home to Symbister
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Courageous heads home to Symbister

Ian Shearer has been fishing from Symbister on the western side of Whalsay in the Shetland Islands since leaving school. Now he and three others from Whalsay have come together…

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Top quality from Harðbakur
The Slippurinn catch handling deck fitted on board Harðbakur EA-3 has resulted in outstanding catch quality. Image: Slippurinn

Top quality from Harðbakur

Among that last of a series of innovative trawlers built in Norway to be delivered to their Icelandic owners, Harðbakur EA-3 started fishing in May this year. Following completion at…

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The same old tricks
Greenpeace activists offending against the Merchant Shipping Act. Image: Greenpeace

The same old tricks

Greenpeace is back to its old tricks once again. A few years ago they tried dropping boulders in the German Bight, and earlier this year they pulled the same stunt…

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New evidence in Freshwater Five appeal
The crew of crabber Galwad-Y-Mor received sentences ranging from 14 to 24 years. Image: Trawlerphotos

New evidence in Freshwater Five appeal

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It’s nine years since the crew of Isle of Wight crabber Galwad-Y-Mor found themselves caught up in a police operation to track a smuggling ring, with the fishermen identified as…

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Fine fishing for saithe on home grounds

The seasonal fishing off the south-west of Iceland has been excellent and HB Grandi’s fresher trawlers have been making good landings. The emphasis has been on fishing good-quality spring season saithe, and this has been going well this trip, according to Viðey’s skipper Kristján Gíslason.

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Lüderitz: The City Born from the Sea

Spanish-headquartered fishing group Pescanova has showcased its corporate social responsibility work in Namibia with the screening of the documentary film The City Born from the Sea, detailing the growth of the fishing town of Lüderitz and focusing on the career of Nelago Kwedhi, Namibia’s first female trawler skipper.

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