RFC expands retail sales
RFC’s products under its Nordeco brand are available in retail outlets. Image: RFC

RFC expands retail sales

Russian Fishing Company (RFC) has made available a variety of Alaska pollock products – fillets, minced fish and fish fingers – under its Nordeco brand that are now available to…

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Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch
The experimental grid has an opening to allow langoustine to pass through into the codend instead of being filtered out with other by-catches. Image: Liz B. Kolstad Kvalvik, Havforskningsinstituttet 

Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch

Norwegian coastal fishermen have since the beginning of this year been required to use a sorting grid when trawling for shrimp, with the disadvantage that they lose a valuable by-catch…

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EU-Mercosur agreement opens export opportunities
Argentina’s fishing industry sees the EU-Mercosur agreement as opening export opportunities to Europe. Image: CEPA

EU-Mercosur agreement opens export opportunities

Fishing industry bodies in Argentina see the EU-Mercosur trade agreement as a positive step for their fishing sector, which they expect will make it possible to strengthen and increase exports…

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Síldarvinnslan’s mackerel season gets underway
Síldarvinnslan is expecting the first mackerel landing of the year at its Neskaupstaður factory today

Síldarvinnslan’s mackerel season gets underway

This year’s mackerel season is getting underway for Icelandic east coast company Síldarvinnslan, with the first landing of the year due today. Preparations have been in progress at the company’s…

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Export Credit Norway finances Icelandic trawler series
Export Credit Norway is providing financing for six of the series of seven new trawlers under construction at Vard for Icelandic owners. Image: VARD/Kjell Stian Brunes

Export Credit Norway finances Icelandic trawler series

Icelandic fishing company Bergur-Huginn has today been provided with a loan from Export Credit Norway following the delivery of new trawler Vestmannaey from Vard’s Aukra shipyard. A further five loans,…

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