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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Strong showing of north coast cod
Akurey and sister trawler Viðey have been fishing off the north of Iceland

Strong showing of north coast cod

With cod showing off the north of Iceland instead off the west coast where they would normally be seen at this time of year, HB Grandi’s fresher trawlers have been…

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Síldarvinnslan’s mackerel season gets underway
Síldarvinnslan is expecting the first mackerel landing of the year at its Neskaupstaður factory today

Síldarvinnslan’s mackerel season gets underway

This year’s mackerel season is getting underway for Icelandic east coast company Síldarvinnslan, with the first landing of the year due today. Preparations have been in progress at the company’s…

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Gitte Henning stands in for Tróndur í Gøtu
Pelagic vessel Tróndur í Gøtu is laid up following a breakdown in April. Image: Varðin

Gitte Henning stands in for Tróndur í Gøtu

Earlier this year Faroese pelagic vessel Tróndur í Gøtu suffered a gearbox breakdown, and with it clear that a new reduction gear is needed, it appears that it will be…

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