Westfjords shallows full of fish
Brim's fresher trawler Akurey AK-10

Westfjords shallows full of fish

‘The last few trips have been like an adventure. There’s been a change on the Westfjords grounds in that, compared to previous summers, there’s a lot of large, good-quality fish…

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Good fishing and fine weather

Two of Brim’s factory trawlers are alongside in Reykjavík after completing long Barents Sea trips. ‘Fishing has been good and we were fortunate that we had fine weather practically the…

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Brim supports literature
Brim managing director Guðmundur Kristjánsson and the Icelandic Literary Society’s director Jón Sigurðsson shake on the agreement

Brim supports literature

Fishing company Brim has pledged to support Icelandic literature for the coming four years with funding for the Icelandic Literary Society. Brim managing director Guðmundur Kristjánsson commented that it is…

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Where does all this haddock come from?

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Brim’s fresher trawler Viðey is back at sea after making a 200 tonne landing in Reykjavík last weekend. Skipper Jóhannes Ellert Eiríksson – best known as Elli – said that…

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Haddock everywhere – and quota short
Höfrungur III AK-250

Haddock everywhere – and quota short

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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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