Haddock everywhere – and quota short
Höfrungur III AK-250

Haddock everywhere – and quota short

Brim’s factory trawler Höfrungur III AK-250 has docked after a 27 day trip across grounds south and west of Iceland, and skipper Haraldur Árnason and his crew found themselves on…

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Record trip for Örfirisey
Brim’s factory trawler Örfirisey

Record trip for Örfirisey

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Brim’s factory trawler Örfirisey is steaming home to Reykjavík from a a 40-day trip to the Barents Sea. The catch is a 1576 tonne green weight of fish. This is…

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Capelin roe production underway at Akranes
Brim’s pelagic vessel Venus made the first landing of roe capelin in Akranes

Capelin roe production underway at Akranes

Brim’s production of capelin roe has began in Akranes, the first time for three years that capelin has been landed there. Venus docked late on Monday night with around 500…

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Searching for saithe

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‘Everyone’s looking for saithe and it’s not easy to find. On the other hand, there’s plenty of every other species, such as golden redfish, cod and haddock, but hardly any…

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Fine fishing – for the time of year
Vigri is coming to the end of the first trip of the year. Image: Brim

Fine fishing – for the time of year

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Brim’s freezer trawler Vigri is fishing in the Víkuráll Gully area in some foul weather, according to skipper Árni Gunnólfsson, who said that conditions have been difficult every day since…

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New year starts with good fishing off the Westfjords
Brim’s fresher trawler Akurey. Image: Brim

New year starts with good fishing off the Westfjords

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Brim’s fresher trawler Akurey is fishing on Westfjords grounds after landing a 140-145 tonne first trip this year. The catch was landed in Reykjavík at the end of the week.…

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Last trip of the year to the Skerja Deeps and east coast
Brim’s factory freezer trawler Örfirisey RE-4. Image: Brim

Last trip of the year to the Skerja Deeps and east coast

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Brim’s factory trawler Örfirisey docked a few hours ago after a relatively short trip of just nineteen days at sea. According to this trip’s skipper, Thór Thórarinsson, the catch is…

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Steady fishing on mixed fish
Brim’s freezer trawler Vigri landing in Reykjavík

Steady fishing on mixed fish

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Brim’s freezer trawler Vigri is fishing on the Hali grounds west of Iceland and according to skipper Árni Gunnólfsson, there’s steady fishing there for mixed fish. ‘We’ve been here for…

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Saithe all over
Brim factory trawler Vigri landed a full trip, focusing on saithe

Saithe all over

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Brim’s factory trawler Vigri is now fishing off the Westfjords after landing in Reykjavík on Sunday and Monday this week. According to skipper Eythór Atli Scott, the trip just finished…

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Akurey’s seamless switch to twin-rigging
Brim's fresher trawler Akurey has been fitted with a third trawl winch and extra sweepline winches

Akurey’s seamless switch to twin-rigging

Fresher trawler Akurey has completed its second trip since a refit in which a third trawl winch and an additional set of sweepline winches were installed on board. This enables…

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