This year Rapp Marine has introduced its new electric fish pump and is holding live demonstrations on the final day of Nor-Fishing.
Liegruppen and Salt Ship Design have won the Nor-Fishing Innovation Award for 2018 for their innovative high-tech, cost-effective and environmentally-friendly fishing vessel.
Fishing company Liegruppen is one of the three candidates up for the Innovation Award due to be presented next week on the first day of the Nor-Fishing Exhibition.
Greenlandic pelagic vessel Polar Amaroq has a variety of trawls for the various fisheries it pursues through the year, but skipper Geir Zoega is particularly satisfied with the Vónin trawls on board – neither of which came to Polar Amaroq as new gear.
Work on a pioneering self-sampling scheme in which Scottish mackerel and herring fishermen participate in gathering scientific data on fish stocks is gradually gathering pace.
The Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad has launched the third pelagic vessel in a series of three being constructed for the Lenin Fishing Collective Farm in the Russian Far East. The trio are being built to an SK-3101R design by Norwegian company Skipskompetanse.
Rolls-Royce Marine has signed a contract with Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors, L.L.C. in Louisiana, USA, for the development of a highly technologically advanced pelagic trawler. The 100 metre vessel is to be built for Seattle based company Arctic Storm Management Group, LLC.
Swedish pelagic trawler Clipperton was delivered by the Karstensens yard at Skagen in Denmark earlier this month. The new vessel has been built for B-C Pelagic, which brings together two long-established pelagic operators, the Jansson and the Backman/Malmborg families.
Hampiðjan’s fishing gear sales manager Sæmundur Árnason joined Russian trawler Rybak on the Reykjanes Ridge deep south-west of Iceland to help the crew familiarise themselves with the new Gloria pelagic trawl and Thyborøn doors, and dropped right away onto some good fishing.
HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur is steaming home with 2200 tonnes of blue whiting in its tanks after a trip in Faroese waters, and fishing has slowed down in the last few days as the fish are increasingly dispersed.