Austral’s newbuild heads south
Cape Arkona leaving Måløy for the long delivery trip to Fremantle on the other side of the world. Image: Austral Fisheries

Austral’s newbuild heads south

The latest addition to the Austral Fisheries fleet, the new Cape Arkona, is heading around the world for Fremantle in Australia after leaving the Båtgygg yard at Måløy in Norway,…

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Norebo orders four longliners
Severnaya Verf in St Petersburg will deliver four new longliners to Norebo subsidiary Yamcy between 2022 and 2025. Image: Severnaya Verf

Norebo orders four longliners

Russian fishing giant Norebo Group has ordered four new 63 metre longliners, to be built at Severnaya Verf in St Petersburg to a design by Nautic Rus. Delivery of the…

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Vyborg yard launches latest factory trawler
Yuri Matochkin has been launched for continuing outfitting at the Vyborg Shipyard. Image: USC

Vyborg yard launches latest factory trawler

The Vyborg Shipyard, part of Russian shipbuilding group United Shipbuilding Corporation, has floated off the latest in a series of new factory trawlers. The 80.40 metre LOA, 15.40 metre Yuri…

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Samherji’s new Vilhelm Thorsteinsson afloat
Craning the wheelhouse into position. Image: Samherji

Samherji’s new Vilhelm Thorsteinsson afloat

A new pelagic vessel ordered by Icelandic fishing and processing company Samherji has been successfully launched at Karstensens in Gdynia. According to the company, the hull was ready for launch…

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New trawler for Faroese owners
Skipsteknisk is designing the new trawler for Faroese company P/F Havborg. Image: Skipsteknisk

New trawler for Faroese owners

A new factory trawler for Faroese company Havborg will be delivered in 2022, built in Turkey to a Skipsteknisk ST-119 design. P/F Havborg is the partner company of P/F Enniberg,…

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Geir: New longliner christened in Ålesund
Geir ready for delivery at Vaagland Båtbyggeri. Image: Vaagland Båtbyggeri

Geir: New longliner christened in Ålesund

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Built by Vaagland Båtbyggeri to a Skipsteknisk ST-156 XL design for owners HP Holmeset, the new 63 metre, 13.50 metre breadth Geir was christened in Ålesund this week. The latest…

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Zero-contact delivery for Calvert at Turkish yard
Calvert has been delivered to its Ocean Choice International crew under strict Covid-19 precautions. Image: Tersan

Zero-contact delivery for Calvert at Turkish yard

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With freezer trawler Calvert ready to be delivered to Canadian owner Ocean Choice International, a series of extraordinary measures had to be taken to comply with Covid-19 restrictions. The 74…

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Three-beamer Alphatron electronics package
Alphatron Marine South is supplying complete navigation and communication packages for three new Belgian beam trawlers

Three-beamer Alphatron electronics package

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Electronics specialist Alphatron Marine South is to supply complete navigation and communications setups for three new beam trawlers under construction for Belgian owners. The last new beamer built to operate…

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Fuel-efficient cray catcher
Dongara Marine has delivered 22.40 metre lobster catcher Force of Nature to skipper Dave Perham in Western Australia

Fuel-efficient cray catcher

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Dave Perham has plenty of experience in Australia’s Western Rock Lobster fishery, and has taken delivery of a new lobster boat from Dongara Marine that’s proven to have much lower…

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Stormhav completed at Stadyard
New netter/longliner Stormhav has been completed at Stadyard in Raudeberg. Image: Seacon

Stormhav completed at Stadyard

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A new Seacon-designed netter/longliner for owners in the north of Norway is about to be delivered by Stadyard, and a number of companies in and around Måløy have been involved…

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