Russian Crab put more than 40 million rubles into Covid-19 prevention
The Russian Crab Company has successfully prevented the spread of Covid-19 on board its vessels. Image: Russian Crab Company

Russian Crab put more than 40 million rubles into Covid-19 prevention

Funds were allocated during 2020 for Covid tests for employees, observation facilities for ship crews, providing face masks, medical gloves, protective equipment, disinfectants, thermometers and air disinfection, as well as disinfection of…

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Covid trawler’s skipper pleads guilty
Covid-19 affected the majority of the crew of Júlíus Geirmundsson ÍS-270

Covid trawler’s skipper pleads guilty

The case against the skipper of Icelandic trawler Júlíus Geirmundsson ÍS-270 came to court this week, during which he pleaded guilty to the charges brought against him. During the controversial…

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Covid cripples freezer crew
The majority of the crew of freezer trawler Júlíus Geirmundsson ÍS-270 have tested positive for Covid-19

Covid cripples freezer crew

Icelandic Seamen’s Union SSÍ has criticised the owners of freezer trawler Júlíus Geirmundsson ÍS-270 for their treatment of crewmen when it became apparent that there was an outbreak of Covid-19…

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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

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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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Covid outbreak hits American Triumph
American Triumph is the latest American Seafoods vessel to be hit by a Covid-19 outbreak on board. Image: American Seafoods

Covid outbreak hits American Triumph

After two weeks at sea, several crew on board American Seafoods trawler American Triumph developed Covid symptoms, and the factory trawler docked in Unalaska for tests to be carried out.…

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Queensland Government’s recovery grant for tuna industry
Tuna Australia is among the recipients of grants from Government of Queensland to support export businesses hit by the pandemic. Image: Tuna Australia

Queensland Government’s recovery grant for tuna industry

A not-for-profit fisheries industry group will receive a $50,000 economic recovery grant to help tuna Queensland’s fisheries to rebound from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister for Agricultural Industry…

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