Agreement on Channel fly-shooter management
Agreement has been reached on limiting fishing activity for fly-shooters in the Channel, starting with Area VIId

Agreement on Channel fly-shooter management

An accord on the activities of fly-shooters in some English Channel waters comes into effect today, following an agreement having been reached between representatives of French, Dutch, Belgian and UK…

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Sulehav’s focus on fly-shooting
The Seacon-designed Sulehav

Sulehav’s focus on fly-shooting

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Unlike their previous vessel, the multi-purpose Sulebas which was built seven years ago, Linne and Magnar Lending have opted this time for a dedicated seine netter with the new Sulehav.…

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New seiner design challenge

Stadyard is to build a new Naval Consult-designed Arnøytind. Image: Måløy Maritime Group

New seiner design challenge

When the owners of Skjervøy fishing company Arnøytind AS started looking at the options for a new vessel to replace their 20-year old boat with a hybrid newbuild, they handed…

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Frøystad focuses on seine netting
Roy Arnfinn Olsen, general manager of new fishing gear company Frøystad Finnsnes AS, with Per Frøystad and reels of Frøystad seine rope. Image: Frøystad AS

Frøystad focuses on seine netting

Norwegian fishing gear supplier Frøystad AS is dividing its activities, establishing a separate company in Finnsnes which will focus on seine net gear while also supplying a range of items…

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Nanna Cecilie makes a strong start
Owners Hans Jørgen Jensen and Jens Peter Langer are satisfied with Nanna Cecilie's performance since starting fishing in May

Nanna Cecilie makes a strong start

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Despite the pandemic and lockdown that paralysed much of Denmark’s economic activity earlier this year, Thyborøn Skibs & Motor have the new Nanna Cecilie ready in May for local fishermen…

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Seine nets don’t come smarter than this
Egill ÍS-77 is one of the seine netter that have struck it lucky with new gear from Hampiðjan

Seine nets don’t come smarter than this

‘These seine nets are pure genius, plus there has been heavy fishing all summer,’ said Stefán Egilsson, skipper of Thingeyri seine netter Egill ÍS-77. He is one of a number…

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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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