Crab catcher’s keel laying takes place
The keel of processor crabber Kapitan Manzholin has been laid at the Okskaya Shipyard. Image: Russian Crab Company

Crab catcher’s keel laying takes place

The keel-laying ceremony for the first of three processor vessels for the Russian Crab Company has been held at the Okskaya Shipyard. The first of the processor trio is expected…

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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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Norway increases 2021 snow crab quota
Image: Odd Kristian Dahle/Fiskebåt

Norway increases 2021 snow crab quota

Norway’s Ministry of fisheries has set a total quota of 6500 tonnes of snow crab for the Norwegian continental shelf in 2021, representing a 2000 tonne increase over the 2020…

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Cleopatra potter for Bridlington
Dylhàris has been delivered by Trefjar to Bridlington fisherman Ben Woolford

Cleopatra potter for Bridlington

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Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a new Cleopatra 50 to Bridlington fisherman Ben Woolford. Built to fish for crab and lobster, the new Dylhàris has already started fishing and is…

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Good crab season for Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory
Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory has seen a great crab season this year. Image: Mona Lisa Isaksen

Good crab season for Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory

Royal Greenland’s factory in Qeqertarsuaq has this season beaten last year’s crab season by 200 tonnes, making this a fine season for fishermen and the local economy, according to factory…

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Cleopatra 33 for French Atlantic coast
Lauralex II on sea trials before delivery to La Turballe. Image: Trefjar

Cleopatra 33 for French Atlantic coast

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Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a new Cleopatra 33 to a fishermen working from La Turballe in the west of France. Lauralex II has begun fishing, skippered by owner Alexis…

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Nuuk’s new longliner/crabber
Mille Kuka is Nuuk’s latest new fishing vessel. Image: Royal Greenland

Nuuk’s new longliner/crabber

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A new GRP fishing vessel built for Nuuk fisherman Anthon Egede has steamed home to Greenland from its Danish builder. The fully shelterdecked 14.99 metre LOA, 6.67 metre beam, Mille…

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Scottish crabber lands in Denmark
Scottish crabber Amberlisa UL-30 has been fishing North Sea grounds and landing in Hvide Sande. Image: FiskerForum.dk

Scottish crabber lands in Denmark

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Scottish crabber Amberlisa is back fishing after four months at a shipyard in Donegal, and made a start in the North Sea, landing into a truck for the catch to…

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Russian yard starts crabber series
The Krasnoe Sormovo yard will start with this week on a series of five 62 metre crabbers for North-West Fisheries Consortium companies. Image: USC

Russian yard starts crabber series

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This week the Krasnoe Sormovo shipyard, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, will start production of a series of five crabbing vessels for member companies of the North-West Fisheries Consortium.…

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