MSC suspends pelagic fisheries certification
MSC certification for Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting are suspended from 30th December

MSC suspends pelagic fisheries certification

The lack of effective international quota sharing agreements is cited as the reason for the Marine Stewardship Council’s decision to suspend MSC certification for blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring fisheries…

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No pelagic magic on blue whiting
Síldarvinnslan’s pelagic vessel Beitir steaming home to discharge its catch of blue whiting. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Smári Geirsson

No pelagic magic on blue whiting

Fishing for blue whiting in Faroese waters hasn’t been big hauls and short trips for the Icelandic pelagic fleet in recent weeks. In the last few days Síldarvinnslan’s plant has…

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Refrigeration technology donated to college
Main image: A student uses the new equipment to track down a leak in a refrigeration system. Image: Hafliði Hinriksson

Refrigeration technology donated to college

Fishing company Síldarvinnslan has made a donation of equipment to local technical college Verkmenntaskóli Austurlands to support training in refrigeration technology. The package of includes equipment to identify leaks, a…

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Skipsteknisk-design breaks new ground
Tikhrybcom is the first Magadan company to update its capacity by placing an order for a modern vessel. Image: Skipsteknisk

Skipsteknisk-design breaks new ground

A fishing company in the Russian far east is the first in the Madagan region to order a highly modern factory vessel, placing the order with Tersan yard, and with…

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Resolute delivered to Fraserburgh owners
Resolute has been delivered by Astilleros Balenciaga to Fraserburgh owners Castlehill. Image: Astilleros Balenciaga

Resolute delivered to Fraserburgh owners

Pelagic trawler Resolute BF-50 has been delivered to owners Castlehill in Fraserburgh, calling in its home port for the first time the delivery trip from Spain, before heading for fishing…

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DTU Aqua appoints professor of fishing gear innovation
Ludvig Ahm Krag on Powell Island during a research trip on board a krill trawler at the Antarctic. The krill fishery here is one of the most technologically advanced fisheries in the world. Image: Bjørn Arne Krafft.

DTU Aqua appoints professor of fishing gear innovation

Ludvig Ahm Krag has been appointed Professor at DTU, where he heads the fisheries technology research group, replacing his title of senior researcher with the title of Professor of Fishing…

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