Read more about the article Shrimper design focuses on low fuel consumption
Damen Maaskant has developed a tropical shrimp trawler design that focuses on reduced fuel consumption. Images: Damen

Shrimper design focuses on low fuel consumption

Damen Maaskant has developed a new design intended to support operators in tropical shrimp fisheries in staying profitable. The Damen Shrimp Trawler 2607 is a brand-new design, developed as a…

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Read more about the article Supreme court rules on Svalbard crab fishery
Norway’s Supreme Court has ruled that only Norwegian nationals and vessels have an entitlement to catch snow crab on the Norwegian continental shelf. Images: Odd-Børre Humborstad / Institute of Marine Research

Supreme court rules on Svalbard crab fishery

Norway’s supreme court has upheld a decision that denied a Latvian fishing company the right to fish for snow crab on the Svalbard continental shelf. Latvian fishing company SIA North…

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Read more about the article Demersal ban dialogue continues
EBFA states that the Commission’s Action Plan places a disproportionate burden on the fleet, which is still struggling with the consequences of Brexit, the Covid pandemic, inflation, and the energy crisis

Demersal ban dialogue continues

More than a month since the European Commission unveiled its plans to severely curtail demersal fisheries with its proposed Action Plan, industry figures came together in Brussels to meet representatives…

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