Crabber pair for Two Gulfs Crab
The two new crabbers will replace the company’s current pair of crabbing boats. Image: Calibre Marine

Crabber pair for Two Gulfs Crab

Adelaide-based Calibre Marine has secured an order for a pair of 20 metre fishing vessels for Two Gulfs Crab. The yard’s long-term clients Dennis and Karen Holder who already operate…

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X15-powered lobster fleet
Steve Corkum set up Bayview Marine to build his own boats when no yard could supply the 15 crabbers he was looking for. Image: Cummins Eastern Canada

X15-powered lobster fleet

When Steve Corkum Jr. of Yarmouth Sea Products in Nova Scotia couldn’t find a yard prepared to build 15 lobster boats in a single order, he started his own shipyard.…

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Acoustic technology enables ropeless fishing system
US company Edge Tech has announced the launch of its Ropeless Fishing System which relies on embedded acoustic release technology

Acoustic technology enables ropeless fishing system

EdgeTech, a specialist in high resolution sonar imaging systems, acoustic release systems and underwater technology, has announced the introduction of its new Ropeless Fishing System. EdgeTech’s development team have been…

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Norway’s record-breaking July
Norwegian seafood exports saw a record month of July this year

Norway’s record-breaking July

Down 6% in volume, but up 11% in value terms compared to the same period in 2018, last month Norwegian seafood exports hit the strongest month of July to date.…

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Golden Dawn working from Fraserburgh
Golden Dawn is the latest Cleopatra to be delivered to Scotland. Image: Trefjar

Golden Dawn working from Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh fisherman Gary Noble has taken delivery of a new Cleopatra 33 potting boat from Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar. Golden Dawn FR-8 has already started fishing and is working on prawns.…

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Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab
Southern Star has been rebuilt at the Omega Protein Shipyard to fish for red crab in the Southern Ocean. Image: Omega Protein

Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab

The Omega Shipyard has completed the refit of former offshore support vessel Southern Star, now heading for the South Atlantic to fish on red crab, operating from Montevideo in Uruguay.…

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