Swe-Dan Seafood, with reception facilities for pelagic landings and shore-based processing, is now Sweden Pelagic.
Denmark’s newest pelagic vessel, the Hirtshals-registered Ruth, has made a good start on blue whiting grounds west of the Hebrides.
France Pélagique, the fishing company established thirty years ago by Concarneau fishing operator Antoine Dhelemmes and Dutch trawler owner Cornelis Vrolijk, has moved from its Paris base.
French fishing company Scapêche has boosted the activities of its coastal fleet with the addition of a 17 metre ring netter.
The government of Greenland has set this year’s mackerel quota for East Greenland at 85,000 tonnes, along with a 20,000 tonne herring quota and a 15,000 tonne blue whiting quota.
While much work still remains to be done, Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group (SPSG) chairman John Goodlad says the Group should take considerable pride in its achievements so far and the Scottish pelagic sector can look to the future with confidence.
While much work still remains to be done, Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group (SPSG) chairman John Goodlad says the Group should take considerable pride in its achievements so far and the Scottish pelagic sector can look to the future with confidence. SPSG, which represents those involved in the catching, processing and marketing of herring, mackerel and blue whiting, says it is committed to a sustainable future by continuing to develop its programme of responsible fishing initiatives.
The newest fishing vessel to join the Danish fleet has been delivered to its owners at the Karstensens yard in Skagen. Pelagic vessel Ruth combines a host of new ideas into its 87 metre hull and it has a 3430 cubic metre RSW capacity in its thirteen tanks
Fishing and processing company Eskja, based in the Icelandic east coast port of Eskifjörður, has contracted Skaginn and a group of partner companies to build a new pelagic processing plant. With a construction time of only six months, the new factory is scheduled to be ready for production in September this year.
Plans by the Nergård group in Norway to invest in a processing factory in the Shetland Islands now appear doubtful as the request for additional harbour facilities to be built on Whalsay have been refused, reports Shetland News.