End of the line for abandoned trawler
Orlik has been a feature of the harbour at Njarðvík in Iceland for the last five years, and has twice been stopped from sinking at its berth

End of the line for abandoned trawler

Russian trawler Orlik has been a not entirely welcome feature of the harbour at Njarðvík in south-west Iceland for a number of years. Now work is in progress to deal…

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An electric future
Moen Marine’s first electric newbuild for the aquaculture sector will be on display at Aqua-Nor. Image: Moen Marine

An electric future

Having already delivered hybrid fishing vessel Angelsen Senior earlier this year, Norwegian yard Moen Marine is set to build an all-electric aquaculture support vessel for a Norwegian customer. The 13.50…

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Busy summer at Akureyri shipyard
Greenlandic trawler Svend C is one of the largest fishing vessels to be dry-docked in Iceland. Image: Slippurinn

Busy summer at Akureyri shipyard

Greenlandic freezer trawler Svend C has been in dry dock at the Slippurinn yard in Akureyri, and sailed last week after work had been carried out on board. HB Grandi’s…

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Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab
Southern Star has been rebuilt at the Omega Protein Shipyard to fish for red crab in the Southern Ocean. Image: Omega Protein

Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab

The Omega Shipyard has completed the refit of former offshore support vessel Southern Star, now heading for the South Atlantic to fish on red crab, operating from Montevideo in Uruguay.…

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Icelandic pair lengthened and refitted
Sister vessels Skinney and Thórir have returned to Iceland following extensive refits in Poland. Image: Skipasýn

Icelandic pair lengthened and refitted

A pair of trawlers owned by Icelandic fishing company Skinney-Thinganes have returned from extensive refits carried out in Poland. Originally designed by Icelandic naval architect Skipasýn and delivered by Ching…

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Bristol Bay Innovation
Bryan Mcmahan’s Esa Ruth is the first of their latest pair of Bristol Bay boats that will be turning some heads on the Bay during this Summer’s sockeye season. Image: Peregrine Falcon

Bristol Bay Innovation

Peregrine Falcon boat builders, of Eagle River near Anchorage Alaska, have a history of innovation in everything from aluminium landing craft to Bristol Bay gillnetters. They recently sea trialled Bryan…

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