Work starts on third Kapitan trawler for Norebo
Work has begun on the third of the ten trawlers being built at the Severnaya shipyard for Norebo. Image: Severnaya Verf

Work starts on third Kapitan trawler for Norebo

The third in the series of Nautic-designed trawlers for Norebo subsidiary Karelian seafood is now under construction at the Severnaya (Northern) shipyard in St Petersburg, with delivery due in 2021.…

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Europêche: Fishing industry losing grounds
Europêche warns that the expansion of windfarms is putting the marine environment and fish as a key food source at significant risk. Image: ©Frans Lemmens via Hollandse Hoogte

Europêche: Fishing industry losing grounds

With governments and emerging industries increasingly looking to the seas as sources of minerals and energy, the result is that the competition for maritime space is becoming increasingly tough. One…

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EMK: North Sea crisis
Dead porpoises are now often picked up in a trawl gear. This one is from the Silver Pit, the southwestern edge of the Dogger Bank and the northern tip of the Dutch part of the North Sea. The wind farm is in the UK part of the North Sea. Image: EMK

EMK: North Sea crisis

‘This is a alarm call for the North Sea. The windmills destroy everything. The piles themselves present a hazard to marine life – and so do the electromagnetic fields around…

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Spanish electronics company ERB becomes part of Satlink
Electrónica Rías Bajas (ERB) has a strong reputation for supplying a range of electronic systems for the marine sector

Spanish electronics company ERB becomes part of Satlink

Engineering company Satlink, which specialises in technological systems and developments based on satellite communications, has acquired the company Electrónica Rías Bajas (ERB), a longstanding provider of services around maritime electronics…

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Golden Dawn working from Fraserburgh
Golden Dawn is the latest Cleopatra to be delivered to Scotland. Image: Trefjar

Golden Dawn working from Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh fisherman Gary Noble has taken delivery of a new Cleopatra 33 potting boat from Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar. Golden Dawn FR-8 has already started fishing and is working on prawns.…

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