Open ship in Hirtshals

If you’re anywhere near Hirtshals, take the opportunity to look over the new Beinur tomorrow. The new pelagic vessel will be open from 1400 to 1700 tomorrow (Sunday 24th July) and the Danish Pelagic PO, which has its offices over the Cosmos Trawl net loft overlooking the quay, will be offering refreshments to visitors.

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HB Grandi’s Akurey ready for August launch

Work on all three of HB Grandi’s new trawlers is proceeding at full speed at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey since Ramadan ended. According to marine superintendent Thórarinn Sigurbjörnsson, there is no firm date for delivery of the first of the trio, but the engine and equipment trials will be taking place shortly, and the gensets will be started up for the first time on Monday.

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