Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries has signed off regulations covering this year’s coastal fishery, open only to inshore boats within certain restrictions, and has increased and adjusted the quotas available.
In its first trip after a month-long refit, one of HB Grandi’s fresher trawlers hit a patch of saithe off the west of Iceland and other trawlers quickly arrived on the scene for as long as the fishing lasted.
Síldarvinnslan is bridging the gap between now and the beginning of the summer herring and mackerel seasons by switching its production to groundfish.
It’s about the simplest piece of kit that any fishing vessel can have on board, but there’s more to a gaff than just a length of wood with a nail through it, as Erling Brim is happy to explain.
Factory trawler Molnes is back at sea after an extensive refit at the Vard Søviknes shipyard, where it has been fitted with some pioneering technology technology to maximise the value of what would otherwise be factory deck waste.
The decision announced earlier this week by French fishing company Scapêche to phase out its deep water activities has not been universally welcomed by industry figures.
More than fifty fishing vessels yesterday made a mass appearance across the Gulf of Gdansk, protesting at new regulations that could severely reduce their fishing opportunities.
French fishing company Scapêche is set to end its deep water fishing operations. Agromousquetaires, the food division of Groupement des Mousquetaires and the parent company of French fishing group Scapêche, has announced that it will gradually cease its deep water fishing operations between now and 2025.
Marel is using this year’s Seafood Processing Global, taking place as part of the Seafood Global Expo in Brussels next month, to present a range of innovative additions to proven applications, with the focus on high product quality and improved processing performance. Marel will exhibit advanced equipment and software solutions that enable whitefish and salmon processors to optimise yield, throughput and product quality.
Newlyn beamers Elisabeth N, Louise N and Karen N are all fishing with gear that has been lightened and streamlined to be easier to tow as well as reducing discards.