Piriou delivers longliners to Noumea
New longliners Iaai, Nengone and Paici-Cemuhi were shipped to Noumea-New Caledonia. Image: Piriou

Piriou delivers longliners to Noumea

The second stage of a three-part programme of delivering new longliners to New Caledonia fishing company Navimon has been completed by Piriou. The series of eight new vessels replace an…

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Amethyst heads for home
New Banff twin-rigger Amethyst has been delivered by Mooney Boats in Kilybegs. Image: Mooney Boats

Amethyst heads for home

After a minor technical hitch delayed the departure of the new Amethyst BF-19 from its builder in Killybegs skipper/owner Ralston Johnston and his crew were delighted to be finally on…

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Avataq welcomed home to Greenland
Avataq made a brief call in Nuuk before heading out for a shakedown trip. Image: Royal Greenland

Avataq welcomed home to Greenland

Greenland's newest and largest fishing vessel, Royal Greenland's trawler Avataq, arrived in Nuuk a few days ago and has already sailed for a short shakedown trip. Avataq was delivered by…

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La Houle builds in Denmark
La Houle is building its for new vessel for a decade at Vestværftet in Denmark. Image: La Houle

La Houle builds in Denmark

French fishing company La Houle, based at St Guénolé in Brittany, has placed an order for a new trawler to be built at Vestværftet in Denmark. ‘We chose to build…

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Severnaya Verf launches first of longliner series
Gandvik-1 has been launched at Severnaya Verf (Northern Shipyard) in St Petersburg. Image: Severnaya Verf

Severnaya Verf launches first of longliner series

Severnaya Verf (part of Russia’s largest shipbuilding group United Shipbuilding Corporation) has launched Gandvik-1, the first of three processor longliners for fishing company Virma, part of the Karelian Fishing Fleet…

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New 40-footer ordered for Westfjords company
Thórður Emil Sigurvinsson and Óðinn Gestsson of fishing company Norðurey with Trefjar’s Thröstur Auðunsson and Högni Bergthórsson, and the contract for the new Trefjar 40-footer. Image: Trefjar

New 40-footer ordered for Westfjords company

When longliner Einar Guðnason was wrecked on the rocks just outside the fishing village of Suðureyri in north-west Iceland last month, its loss was a severe blow for local processor…

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Belgian beamer order for Maaskant
Belgian fishing company Rederij Long Ships has placed an order with the Damen Maaskant yard in Stellendam for a new 38-metre beam trawler. Image: Damen

Belgian beamer order for Maaskant

Belgian family fishing company Rederij Long Ships has placed an order for an innovative new 38 metre beam trawler with Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam. The beamer is to be built…

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