Too big and too many
Dutch-owned seine netters under Dutch, French and UK flags alongside in Boulogne

Too big and too many

Boulogne trawler skipper Olivier Leprêtre has sounded a warning over the continuing fishing activity of the Dutch-owned seine netting fleet operating in the Eastern Channel and southern North Sea. ‘They…

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Annalijdia LT-43: against the odds
Annalijdia LT-43 has been built at TB Shipyards for the van Duijn family in Katwijk. Image: TB Shipyards

Annalijdia LT-43: against the odds

The latest trawler to emerge from a Dutch shipyard hasn’t had an easy ride, but after setbacks that could have been disastrous, the new twin-rigger/seine netter has been handed over…

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Electric winches for twin-rigger/fly-shooters
The winches for Neeltje were tested at Naust Marine in Vigo before delivery to the Nodosa yard. Image: Naust Marine

Electric winches for twin-rigger/fly-shooters

Naust Marine has delivered a package of electric winches and a control system for a new twin-rigger/seine netter under construction at Nodosa for Dutch owners, and is working on a…

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