Astrid designed for long-distance operation
Swedish fishing company Rederiet Astrid Fiskeri is looking ahead to changing operating patterns with its new vessel. Image: Karstensens Skibsværft

Astrid designed for long-distance operation

It was only a few years ago that Rederiet Astrid Fiskeri took delivery of pelagic vessel Astrid, but a new vessel is already on the way and its design anticipates…

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Cleopatra pair for Norway
Emmy being put through its paces before being shipped to Norway. Image: Trefjar

Cleopatra pair for Norway

Trefjar in Hafnarfjörður has completed a pair of almost identical Cleopatra 31 fishing boats for owners in Norway. Emmy has been built for Alsvåg fisherman Trygve  Magnus Johnsen and I…

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First new coastal trawler for Russia
Vympel is the first coastal trawler built under Russia’s investment quotas programme. Image: Vympel Shipyard

First new coastal trawler for Russia

Following successful sea trials, Murmansk company Karelryba PTF has taken delivery of a new coastal fishing trawler built in Nizhny Novgorod. Vympel is a 36.18 metre trawler with a 9…

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Pingtan sends ten new jiggers to international waters
Ten new jiggers owned by Pingtan Marine Enterprise are heading for international waters. Image: Pingtan Marine Enterprise

Pingtan sends ten new jiggers to international waters

Chinese fishing company Pingtan Marine Enterprise has announced that its ten new squid jigging vessels have left the port of Shidao in Weihai and are heading for fishing areas in…

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Versatile whitefish/shrimp catcher ordered from Skagen yard
Stødig is scheduled to be delivered to Asbjørn Selsbane AS in June 2022. Image: Karstensens Skibsværft

Versatile whitefish/shrimp catcher ordered from Skagen yard

The owners of Norwegian fishing company Asbjørn Selsbane AS have placed an order with Karstensen for a 39.30 metre combination seine netter/trawler, expected to be delivered in June 2022. The…

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First of new generation Russian fleet delivered
Barents Sea is the first in a series of trawlers for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet. Image: USC

First of new generation Russian fleet delivered

The first new groundfish trawler built at a Russian shipyard for more than thirty years has been handed over to its owners. Built at the Vyborg Shipyard, part of the…

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The choice goes to hull-integrated seawater cooling
 Hydroniq Coolers have been chosen for Rimfrost’s new krill catcher. Image: Kongsberg Maritime

The choice goes to hull-integrated seawater cooling

Some of the most sophisticated new fishing vessels currently under construction are to be fitted with Hydroniq’s hull-integrated seawater cooling systems. ‘The trend towards more sustainable shipping and fishing is…

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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

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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First sea trials for Arkhangelsk trawler
Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet’s Barents Sea is undertaking its first sea trials. Image: USC

First sea trials for Arkhangelsk trawler

The first trawler in a series being built at the Vyborg Shipyard for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet, part of the NorthWest Fishing Consortium, has begun its first sea trials. Barents Sea…

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Cleopatra 33 for French Atlantic coast
Lauralex II on sea trials before delivery to La Turballe. Image: Trefjar

Cleopatra 33 for French Atlantic coast

Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a new Cleopatra 33 to a fishermen working from La Turballe in the west of France. Lauralex II has begun fishing, skippered by owner Alexis…

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