The order for Serene Fishing Co, placed at the Skipper Expo Aberdeen, marks a milestone for Karstensen Shipyard, as this represents the yard’s first newbuilding for Shetland owners.
Bobby Polson and the owners of the Shetland pelagic vessel Serene have placed an order for a new vessel.
Three pelagic vessels sailed from the Westmann Islands last week on a research venture to seek out opportunities in the Irminger Sea.
Norway and the European Union have signed an agreement that allows some Norwegian products free access to EU markets.
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.
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.