A new Cleopatra 31 from Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar, rigged for gill netting, has been delivered to fishing company West Atlantic in Tromsø.
Hvide Sande shipyard Vestværft has signed a contract with Norwegian company Knut Olav AS of Sørvågen for a new purse seiner/seine netter.
The latest delivery from the Vestværft yard in Hvide Sande has been handed over to owners Gitte Henning and is ready to start fishing sandeel for human consumption. It has been designed to operate on herring, sandeel and sprat fisheries.
The Sumber Samudra Sdn. Bhd. yard at Perak in Malaysia recently delivered a 37.80 metre fisheries research and survey vessel. Built for the Bangladesh Department of Fisheries, the new vessel completed official sea trials and additional trials for the fishing gear have also been completed.
Audacious Marine in Ramsgate has had a busy year, with an even busier one to come. Paul Cannon who runs the company said that the yard’s orderbook is a healthy one, and all of the work they have lined up is for fishing vessels.
An agreement between the Vyborg Shipyard and Murmansk operator was signed at a recent forum held in the city to discuss option for renewing Russia’s fishing fleet.
A group of Icelandic companies have applied to the Icelandic Centre for Research for support to develop a hybrid-engined longliner.
In an unusual reversal, a Norwegian yard is to build a trawler for owners in Spain. Kleven has signed a contract with Spanish fishing company Pesquera Ancora for an 80 metre factory trawler to be delivered in February 2018.
The Armon shipyard at Gijon in Spain yesterday launched a new factory stern trawler for Norwegian fishing company Ramoen. Fitting out is now in progress with the ship at the quayside, and it is expected to be delivered this summer.
Fishing company West Atlantic, based in Tromsø in northern Norway, has taken delivery of a new Cleopatra 36B longliner from Trefjar in Iceland.