New crabber sails for home
62 metre crabber Zenit has been built for JSC Arcticservice. Image: Skipsteknisk

New crabber sails for home

Delivered by the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey, new crabber Zenit is now in its delivery trip from Istanbul to Kirkenes in northern Norway. The 62 metre LOA by 15 metre…

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First crabber for Russian company
Zenit has been built for JSC Arktikservis. Image: Marine Engineering Bureau

First crabber for Russian company

Russian fishing company JSC Arktikservis has taken delivery of crabbing vessel Zenit, built in Turkey to an ST-184 AS design and documentation developed by Skipsteknisk and the Marine Engineering Bureau.…

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Five crabber contract for Russian yard
The series of 62 metre crabbers has been ordered from the Krasnoe Sormovo shipyard. Image: USC

Five crabber contract for Russian yard

A contract for five 62 metre crabbing vessels to be built for fishing in Atlantic waters has been signed by the Krasnoye Sormovo Plant (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation)…

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Pella builds crabber pair
The Pella Shipyard is building two crabbing vessels for Far East fishing company Ostrovnoy-Krab. Image: Pella Shipyard

Pella builds crabber pair

Following the outcome of auctions for crab quotas in Russia, the Pella shipyard in St Petersburg has contracted with fishing company Ostrovnoy-Crab to build a pair of 50.45 metre LOA,…

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Coast Guard searching for crab boat survivors
Crabber Scandies Rose transmitted a distress signal on New Year’s Eve. Two crew have been rescued. Image: Coast Guard Alaska

Coast Guard searching for crab boat survivors

US Coast Guard crews are searching for five crew of a crabbing vessel reported to have sunk near Sutwik Island, Alaska. Scandies Rose, a 130-foot crab fishing vessel registered in Dutch…

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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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