Europe could lose Norwegian quotas
European fishing vessels could permanently lose fishing rights in Norway. Image: Tersan

Europe could lose Norwegian quotas

President of German fishing industry association Deutscher Fischerei-Verband Gero Hocker has warned that if the European Union does bot move to defend the interests of its fishing industry in the…

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Resilience fund supports Scottish fleet
Resilience fund payments have been made to more than 800 fishing vessels across Scotland. Image: Marine Scotland

Resilience fund supports Scottish fleet

More than 850 fishing vessels affected by Coronavirus and Brexit have received resilience funding from the Scottish Government this year. The Seafood Producers Resilience Fund was launched in February to…

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Westfjords shallows full of fish
Brim's fresher trawler Akurey AK-10

Westfjords shallows full of fish

‘The last few trips have been like an adventure. There’s been a change on the Westfjords grounds in that, compared to previous summers, there’s a lot of large, good-quality fish…

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Eventful year for Dalvík factory
Samherji’s Dalvík factory has processed 16,500 tonnes of raw material in the past year. Image: Samherji

Eventful year for Dalvík factory

Production has come to an end for the summer at the Samherji fish processing plant in the port of Dalvík in the north of Iceland, ending an eventful year of…

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Trawler launch gets Presidential approval
Russian President Vladimir Putin watched as Mekanik Sizov slid into the water at the Admiralty Shipyard. Image USC

Trawler launch gets Presidential approval

One of the series of new trawlers under construction for the Russian Fishery Company hit the water with Russian President Vladimir Putin watching at the Admiralty yard in St Petersburg.…

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Changes to Síldarvinnslan fleet
Bergur has been sold to Grindavík fishing company Vísir. Images: Síldarvinnslan/Thorgeir Baldursson

Changes to Síldarvinnslan fleet

Changes are taking place to both demersal and pelagic fishing capacity within fishing companies that are part of Icelandic fishing and processing group Síldarvinnslan. Subsidiary company Bergur ehf, based in…

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