Good fishing, fine mackerel
HB Grandi's pelagic vessel Víkingur

Good fishing, fine mackerel

HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur is in port in Vopnafjörður after completing its trip with 770 tonnes on board. According to skipper Albert Sveinsson, fishing has been mainly good over…

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China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
China is looking at the potential of ratifying the 2012 Cape Town Agreement and STCW-F, and a national conference discussed the implementation of the FAO PSMA agreement. Image: IMO

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification

A national workshop has discussed China’s potential ratification and implementation of fisheries-related conventions, including IMO’s 2012 Cape Town Agreement (CTA), aimed at improving safety standards on fishing vessels, and the…

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Compact wrasse catcher
Built by Jemar Norpower, Sigleflu has a 24-knot turn of speed. Image: Jamar Norpower

Compact wrasse catcher

Jemar Norpower has delivered a compact workboat to Fitjar fisherman, who intends to use the 23ft Sigleflu for potting and fishing for wrasse. Wrasse are becoming an increasingly prominent fishery,…

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New seiner/longliner for Østervold
The new Marin Teknikk-designed vessel for Østervold AS is designed to combine capacity for seine netting and longlining. Image: Marin Teknikk

New seiner/longliner for Østervold

Ship design company Marin Teknikk has secured an agreement for a new 67 metre combination longliner.seine netter to be built at the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey for Norwegian operator Østervold…

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Norway’s record-breaking July
Norwegian seafood exports saw a record month of July this year

Norway’s record-breaking July

Down 6% in volume, but up 11% in value terms compared to the same period in 2018, last month Norwegian seafood exports hit the strongest month of July to date.…

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