Research into krill as protein source
Møreforskning and Rimfrost are collaborating on research into krill as a protein source. Image: Rimfrost

Research into krill as protein source

A new collaboration between research organisation Møreforsking and and krill producer Rimfrost AS aims to examine the possibilities of protein from krill. The Research Council of Norway has granted Rimfrost’s…

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New crabber sails for home
62 metre crabber Zenit has been built for JSC Arcticservice. Image: Skipsteknisk

New crabber sails for home

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Delivered by the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey, new crabber Zenit is now in its delivery trip from Istanbul to Kirkenes in northern Norway. The 62 metre LOA by 15 metre…

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Scottish Government’s £10 million seafood support fund

The Scottish Government is putting in place a £10 million support package for the seafood sector. Image: Seafood Scotland

Scottish Government’s £10 million seafood support fund


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Financial support for seafood processors to help them through economic pressures related to COVID-19 will be available through a new £10 million scheme, reports Seafood Scotland. With many seafood businesses…

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Environment Agency threatens Filey fishery shutdown
The fishery, which has been at the heart of Filey for over a thousand years, is at risk of being lost to the local Yorkshire community that has prized it for generations

Environment Agency threatens Filey fishery shutdown

Already struggling with the impacts of Covid-19 – leading the fishery to temporarily close due to lack of access to markets – fishermen in Filey have received a devastating blow…

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September shaping up as exhibition season
September is going to be a busy month for exhibitions, with three major fishing and seafood industry events in a single week

September shaping up as exhibition season

Organisers of the Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, which had been scheduled for February, have set a September date for the postponed Boston event. The expo will now…

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Commission’s proposal to mitigate COVID-19 impacts welcomed
The European Commission has put forward proposals for measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus

Commission’s proposal to mitigate COVID-19 impacts welcomed

The European Commission has published a legislative package in response to the severe economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fishing industry, unlocking existing EU funding and market schemes…

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£1.5 million lifeline for Northern Ireland fishing industry
A support package has been announced by DEARA for Northern Ireland’s fishing industry. Image: trawlerphotos

£1.5 million lifeline for Northern Ireland fishing industry

Northern Ireland’s Fisheries Minister Edwin Poots has announced a £1.5 million support package for Northern Ireland’s fishing industry. The financial scheme has been announced to help support the fishing industry…

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Gothenburg auction takes a cautious approach
‘We eat a lot of shrimps in Sweden,’ said Gothenburg Fish Auction managing director Roger Thilander. Image: Göteborgs Fiskauktion

Gothenburg auction takes a cautious approach

Prices are down by 15-20% at the Gothenburg auction in Sweden, where business continues as usual – with precautions. According to the auction’s managing director Roger Thilander, nothing has changed…

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Wärtsilä designs high efficiency krill catcher
Wärtsilä’s design for CMI’s latest krill trawler will make it the largest and most efficient vessel of its type in the world. Image: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä designs high efficiency krill catcher

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Billed as the most efficient of its kind, a 140 metre vessel for fishing krill is being designed by Wärtsilä for Shanghai Chonghe Marine Industry (CMI). According to Wärtsila, key…

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New factory trawler for Faroese fleet
Faroese company Akraberg’s new trawler will be built at Vard. Image Vard

New factory trawler for Faroese fleet

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Scheduled to be delivered in 2022, a new trawler for Faroese fishing company P/F Akraberg has been ordered from Vard in Norway in a contract worth over NoK500 million. The…

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