Mackerel moving fast
Síldarvinnslan's pelagic vessel Börkur. Image: Síldarvinnslan

Mackerel moving fast

Icelandic fishing company Síldarvinnslan’s Börkur landed 1200 tonnes of mackerel to the production plant this week, while the other company’s other vessels Beitir and Bjarni Ólafsson are and sea and…

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Good fishing, fine mackerel
HB Grandi's pelagic vessel Víkingur

Good fishing, fine mackerel

HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur is in port in Vopnafjörður after completing its trip with 770 tonnes on board. According to skipper Albert Sveinsson, fishing has been mainly good over…

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Síldarvinnslan’s mackerel season gets underway
Síldarvinnslan is expecting the first mackerel landing of the year at its Neskaupstaður factory today

Síldarvinnslan’s mackerel season gets underway

This year’s mackerel season is getting underway for Icelandic east coast company Síldarvinnslan, with the first landing of the year due today. Preparations have been in progress at the company’s…

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First mackerel of the season
Huginn VE-55 landed 220 tonnes of mackerel, kicking off this year’s mackerel season

First mackerel of the season

Icelandic pelagic vessel Huginn VE-55 this week landed the first mackerel of the season to Vinnslustöðin (VSV) in the Westman Islands. ‘The fish is fine, although there’s some feed in…

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