Longliner crew hit by Covid-19
The whole crew of Grindavík longliner Valdimar GK-195 are now isolating after being infected with Covid-19. Image: Thorfish

Longliner crew hit by Covid-19

The whole crew of Icelandic longliner Valdimar GK-195 are now isolating following the entire crew of 14 contracting the virus. Valdimar was fishing off southern Iceland last week when the…

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Royal Greenland’s Avataq sets new record
Royal Greenland’s trawler Avataq has set a record with a 903 tonne landing. Image: Royal Greenland

Royal Greenland’s Avataq sets new record

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With 903 tonnes discharged in Sisimiut, the landing by shrimp trawler Avataq is the largest on record in Greenland. ‘It isn’t a surprise that we fished more than the usual…

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Avataq welcomed home to Greenland
Avataq made a brief call in Nuuk before heading out for a shakedown trip. Image: Royal Greenland

Avataq welcomed home to Greenland

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Greenland's newest and largest fishing vessel, Royal Greenland's trawler Avataq, arrived in Nuuk a few days ago and has already sailed for a short shakedown trip. Avataq was delivered by…

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Royal Greenland takes delivery of Avataq
Avataq is expected to dock in Nuuk in early January. Image: Jogvan Trondarson

Royal Greenland takes delivery of Avataq

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The Astilleros Murueta yard in Bilbao has delivered the second of two Skipsteknisk-designed trawlers for Royal Greenland. Avataq follows Sisimiut, which was handed over earlier this year. ‘We have taken…

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