Canada announces gear retrieval initiative
Canada’s Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Support Contribution Program will provide up to $8.3 million towards retrieving and disposing of harmful ghost gear

Canada announces gear retrieval initiative

In a concrete effort to address the challenge of plastic pollution, Darren Fisher, MP for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour and Andy Fillmore, MP for Halifax, have announced a new gear retrieval contribution…

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Fisherman and trawl reunited
Tor Inge Larsen’s lost shrimp trawl being brought aboard clean-up vessel Liafjord. Image: Fiskeridirektoratet

Fisherman and trawl reunited

A shrimp trawl worth NoK200,000 (€20,150) retrieved during the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries’ latest clean-up cruise has been reunited with its owner, Brønnøysund fisherman Tor Inge Larsen. He trawls for…

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Egersund Ísland – back to IceFish in 2020
Egersund Ísland’s is one of Iceland’s main suppliers of pelagic trawls and purse seines, and has been increasingly expanding into serving the growing aquaculture sector in Iceland. Image: Egersund Ísland

Egersund Ísland – back to IceFish in 2020

‘We won the prize for the best stand in the exhibition in 2017, so we’ll certainly be back next time,’ said Egersund Ísland’s sales manager Benedikt Ernir Stefánsson. Closely linked…

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