36-hour trips
Landing catches from Vestmannaey and Bergey. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

36-hour trips

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With heavy fishing off the south of Iceland, Bergur-Huginn’s fresher trawlers have both made capacity landings twice in a row. Vestmannaey and Bergey docked in the Westman Islands with full…

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Sturla leaves the Westman Islands for its new home
Sturla GK-12 (ex-Vestmannaey) leaving the Westman Islands in its new company colours. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

Sturla leaves the Westman Islands for its new home

One of the most successful trawlers in the Westman Islands has moved on to new owners. Now owned by Grindavík company Thorbjörn, Sturla is the former Vestmannaey, built as one…

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First trip for Bergey
Bergur-Huginn’s Bergey is now in its first trip. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

First trip for Bergey

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The second of two new trawlers built for Westman Islands fishing company Bergur-Huginn has arrived in its home port for the first time, and didn't stay long at the quayside.…

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Record catch, record values
The new Vestmannaey landed a full fishroom in the Westman Islands before tying up for the rest of the year. Image: Guðmundur Alfreðsson

Record catch, record values

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It has been a great year for the trawlers operated by Síldarvinnslan subsidiary Bergur-Huginn, with 10,300 tonnes of fish landed and catch values of ISK2,76 billion. These are the biggest…

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New Vestmannaey – Something to look forward to
The new Vestmannaey is the first in a series of innovative new trawlers for Icelandic owners. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

New Vestmannaey – Something to look forward to

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The first of a new series of innovative trawlers for Icelandic owners docked yesterday in the Westman Islands for the first time. Built for Westman Islands company Bergur-Huginn, a subsidiary…

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