Canadian processing company Quin-Sea Fisheries has been bought by Royal Greenland in a deal that sees a majority shareholding acquired to begin with, and the entire shareholding will be transferred to Royal Greenland in the coming years.
Danish industrial trawler Lonny Hedwig has been rigged with a pair of Thyborøn Trawldoor’s type 21VF Flipper doors, incorporating slots that can be opened and closed as required to adjust the surface area of the doors
Faroese and Icelandic fisheries ministers, Hogni Høydal and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, have announced an agreement that gives Faroese fishing vessels greater access to Icelandic waters next year as well as increased reciprocal access for both countries to each others’ EEZs.
The Fisheries Council is over. The delegates have left Brussels for another year and the results are a mixed bag, much if which is surprisingly encouraging –not least with the spectre of the landing obligation about to be applied to demersal fisheries across Europe.