Austral’s newbuild heads south
Cape Arkona leaving Måløy for the long delivery trip to Fremantle on the other side of the world. Image: Austral Fisheries

Austral’s newbuild heads south

The latest addition to the Austral Fisheries fleet, the new Cape Arkona, is heading around the world for Fremantle in Australia after leaving the Båtgygg yard at Måløy in Norway,…

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Affordable VSAT for fishing vessels
seaVsat’s Fishing Plus package has been introduced for fishing vessels of all sizes

Affordable VSAT for fishing vessels

seaVsat has introduced its Fishing Plus package, designed as an affordable option for fishing vessels and small commercial marine sector, but without compromising on quality. Available throughout Europe and across…

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Holland Fisheries Event is going ahead
The eleventh Holland Fisheries Event will be going ahead in Urk in October. Image: HFE

Holland Fisheries Event is going ahead

It’s not an easy time to be planning an exhibition, but the organisers of the Holland Fisheries Event, the biennial fisheries exhibition that takes place in Urk, are pushing ahead…

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Fisheries APPG examines welfare and wellbeing of coastal communities
Fishermen face a range of challenges to wellbeing, some common to many industries and others felt exclusively by the fishing sector.

Fisheries APPG examines welfare and wellbeing of coastal communities

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries last week held a virtual meeting to discuss the factors that affect the health and wellbeing of coastal communities, and how they are…

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Iceland aims for higher values, lower emissions
Ministers and industry leaders met to sign the accord aiming to reduce the seafood industry’s emissions. Image: Government of Iceland

Iceland aims for higher values, lower emissions

Iceland’s government and industry have pledged to work towards co-operation aimed at increasing demand for Icelandic seafood, while reducing the industry’s emissions footprint, with a new agreement signed by minister…

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42% emissions reduction with new technology
The LNG-powered, Skipsteknisk-designed Selvåg Senior is expected to make significant reductions in emissions compared to a conventional fishing vessel. Image: Skipsteknisk

42% emissions reduction with new technology

A new pelagic vessel for Norwegian owners is predicted to be placed in the lead in minimising emissions when it is delivered to owners Selvåg Senior AS in 2023. The…

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Turning the tide on fishing’s safety record
Brixham skipper Dave Driver is featured in the new Home and Dry campaign aimed at improving safety in the UK fishing industry

Turning the tide on fishing’s safety record

A new safety campaign led by The Fishing Industry Safety Group (FISG), highlights a day at sea and the simple steps a skipper and his crew take every day to…

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Pelagic sector invites Greenpeace collaboration
The PFA has responded to Greenpeace UK’s claims concerning the pelagic fleet’s activities

Pelagic sector invites Greenpeace collaboration

The Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association (PFA) has extended an invitation to Greenpeace UK, pointing out that the NGO has published inaccurate and misleading information as part of its campaign group on…

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Norebo orders four longliners
Severnaya Verf in St Petersburg will deliver four new longliners to Norebo subsidiary Yamcy between 2022 and 2025. Image: Severnaya Verf

Norebo orders four longliners

Russian fishing giant Norebo Group has ordered four new 63 metre longliners, to be built at Severnaya Verf in St Petersburg to a design by Nautic Rus. Delivery of the…

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