There’s no shortage of activity at the Bredgaard Bådeværft yard at Sakskøbing in Denmark, which yesterday craned its latest newbuilding into the water.
A flow of second-hand French trawlers to Ireland has boosted business for French winch manufacturer Bopp as it finds itself with a new market on its doorstep.
The MEST Shipyard in the Faroe Islands has contracted to build catamarans for aquaculture company Bakkafrost, with the first to be delivered in January 2017.
For a nation with just 2040 square kilometres of land across several islands, Mauritius has a huge Exclusive Economic Zone of more than 2.30 million square kilometres. The challenge of patrolling this vast area of the Indian Ocean has been made more manageable with the delivery of the final five of ten Fast Interceptor Boats designed and built by the Indian Government-owned M/s Goa Shipyard Ltd.
The need to be able to work more weather, plus a confidence in the future of the fishing industry are behind the decision by Skagen skipper Christian Pilegaard to order a new shrimp trawler.
The Nauta Shipyard in Poland has launched the partly outfitted hull of a new 78 metre LOA, 15 metre beam pelagic vessel to be completed in Denmark for Scottish owners.
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.