Construction underway on second RFC supertrawler
The keel-laying ceremony for RFC’s second ST-192 factory trawler took place at the Admiralty Shipyard. Image: USC

Construction underway on second RFC supertrawler

The keel of the second of a series of new generation trawlers for the Russian Fishery Company has been laid at the Admiralty Shipyard at St Petersburg. The keel-laying ceremony…

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Ten years and 36% more fish in the sea
Fishing pressure has been declining while fish populations gain strength, according to Europêche's reading of the latest STECF report – but there is still work to be done

Ten years and 36% more fish in the sea

According to European fishing industry body Europêche, the report by the European Commission’s scientific body STECF shows that fish populations in European waters have increased significantly and have been growing…

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Blue whiting on the way
Bjarni Ólafsson is landing its blue whiting to Síldarvinnslan’s factory in Neskaupstaður today. Image: Síldarvinnslan/ Hákon Ernuson

Blue whiting on the way

Landings of blue whiting to Síldarvinnslan in Eastern Iceland are on their way from the Faroese zone. Margrét is about to dock in Seyðisfjörður with 2000 tonnes on board and…

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EU Parliament axes pulse gear
Fishermen from all over Holland travelled to Strasbourg to be present, and to demonstrate outside the Parliament. Image: VisNed

EU Parliament axes pulse gear

The end of pulse fishing came yesterday with a vote in the European Parliament in Strasbourg in which MEPs voted through a raft of measures, including the decision to outlaw…

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