Hirtshals washes all of North Jutland’s fish boxes
All of the fish boxes in use in northern Jutland are now washed at the new facility set up in Hirtshals. Image: Port of Hirtshals

Hirtshals washes all of North Jutland’s fish boxes

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A high-capacity facility for washing fish boxes has been commissioned ahead of schedule by the Hirtshals Fishermen’s Association, and since December has been washing all of the fish boxes in…

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Omani presence at ItechMer 2019
The Omani port of Dqum is growing fast – and there will be an Omani presence at ItechMer as its expaning seafood sector seeks equipment. Image: Port of Dqum

Omani presence at ItechMer 2019

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The Sultanate of Oman is going to be present at ItechMer in October this year. Following a study supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of France,…

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Castletownbere’s €23.5m development project, quay space doubled
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD inspecting harbour works at the official opening of the harbour administration building in Castletownbere with harbourmaster Cormac McGinley, Tony O’Sullivan, engineer and Kelly Guiney, Engineer. Picture. Maxells

Castletownbere’s €23.5m development project, quay space doubled

Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., officially opened the new Harbour Administration building in Castletownbere, and took the opportunity to inspect progress on the €23.5m,…

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Murmansk plans new fishing terminal
The port of Murmansk. Image: Wikipedia/Martin Lie

Murmansk plans new fishing terminal

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Russia's Federal Agency for Fisheries is examining plans for a new fishing terminal in the port of Murrmansk to serve the fishing fleet and for shipping seafood production. The Agency’s…

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Vladivostok takes top spot

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The port of Vladivostok has increased its throughput of seafood products landed by 29% compared to the same period in 2017, taking the position as Russia’s top fish port as 157,700 tonnes of fish have been transshipped across its quays in the first seven months of this year.

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Canadian government invests in Newfoundland and Labrador small craft harbours

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Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon announced that the Government of Canada is investing over C$12 million over two years in small craft harbour improvements and transfer projects in Avalon.

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New market is latest phase in development of Lerwick’s fishing industry hub

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Construction work on Lerwick Harbour’s replacement whitefish market is scheduled to begin this month in a project that will more than double capacity for landings at the UK´s second largest fishing port. Following competitive tendering, Tulloch Developments Ltd A532;has been appointed main contractor by Lerwick Port Authority, with completion set for early 2020.

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Skagen breaks records

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Denmark’s busiest fishing port, Skagen, saw landings worth DKK992 million (€123.80 million) last year, the largest figure since it became an autonomous port back in 2001. The figures firmly cement Skagen’s place as top Danish port.

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New president for top French fishing port

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After 25 years serving the port community, Maurice Benoish, the current president of SEM Lorient-Keroman which manages and operates the fishing port of Lorient and its ship repair facilities, has decided to step down. The twelve directors have elected Jean-Paul Solaro to take over as the port’s new president

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New cold store and processing plant for Makhachkala

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The Russian Caspian Sea port of Makhachkala is about to be developed with infrastructure for receiving, processing and storage of not less than 150,000 tonnes of fish annually. The deal has been struck between FGUP Natrbresurs and LLC Construction and assembly department No 12 (Republic of Dagestan), which bid for the lease agreement for the state-owned port.

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