The Severnaya Verf yard in St Petersburg has signed contracts to build four factory longliners for three Russian fishing companies. Two are to be built for LLC Virma and one each for LLC Globus and LLC ArktikrybFlot, with the series to be complete by 2022.
New Caledonia fishing company Navimon has placed an order with the Piriou yard for eight new longliners for delivery over the coming two years.
One of the leading Danish yards specialising in GRP vessels has delivered a new longliner to owners in southern Greenland.
A new crabber/autoliner delivered to Jens Kristian Friis-Salling is the third newbuild for Greenland to be delivered by Vestværft this year.
Stadyard at Måløy I Norway has signed a contract with Kenfish II AS in Averøy for a new combined gillnetter/autoliner. The new vessel is a 20.99m overall, 10m beam Seacon design, the yard’s newbuild no 40, and is due for delivery in June next year.
Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a new Cleopatra Fisherman to owners fishing from Noirmoutier in western France.
A Code of Conduct signed by the South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association (SADSTIA) and the South African Hake Longline Association (SAHLLA) is expected to dramatically reduce conflicts between trawlers and longline fishing vessels that target hake on the same fishing grounds.
The Nodosa shipyard at Marín in Spain has delivered its latest newbuild for Falkland Islands company Consolidated Fisheries Ltd. The largest single investment ever made by with Falklands capital, the new vessel is designed to catch toothfish inside the islands’ EEZ.
Aurelien Dumon who fishes from Royan on France’s Atlantic coast has taken delivery of a new Cleopatra from Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar.
Tromsø fishing company West Atlantic has taken delivery of a new Cleopatra 36B autoliner. The new boat has been built by Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar, designed to comply Norwegian regulations.