Carsoe factory for RFC trawler
Kapitan Vdovichenko was launched earlier this year and is being outfitted at the Admiralty Shipyard in St Petersburg. Image: USC

Carsoe factory for RFC trawler

Installation is in progress of the factory deck of factory trawler Kapitan Vdovichenko, under construction for the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) at the Admiralty shipyard in St. Petersburg. RFC went…

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Good crab season for Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory
Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory has seen a great crab season this year. Image: Mona Lisa Isaksen

Good crab season for Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory

Royal Greenland’s factory in Qeqertarsuaq has this season beaten last year’s crab season by 200 tonnes, making this a fine season for fishermen and the local economy, according to factory…

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Russian Pollock starts production
RFC’s Russian Pollock factory in the Primorsky Territory has started full production. Image: RFC

Russian Pollock starts production

Russian Fishery Company Far East processing plant has been commissioned and started commercial production, and an agreement to supply with the Far East Samberi retail chain was signed on the…

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High-tech processing plant opens in Murmansk
The Valka portioning system plays a central role in the new Murman Seafood factory. Photo: Valka

High-tech processing plant opens in Murmansk

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A new plant opened in Murmansk represents the latest in fish processing technology, designed to work with either fresh or seafrozen groundfish. The Murman Seafood plant is the latest to…

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Production starts at world-leading new groundfish plant
The new factory is in the northern Icelandic port of Dalvík. Image: Samherji

Production starts at world-leading new groundfish plant

The first fish were processed last week at the new processing plant that is the culmination of a four-year process to design and build one of the most sophisticated facilities…

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Iceland’s mackerel season takes off
Síldarvinnslan’s Mackerel production is in full swing. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Hákon Ernuson

Iceland’s mackerel season takes off

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Fishing for mackerel has improved in the last few days and Síldarvinnslan’s Neskaupstaður factory is buzzing with activity. So far the season has seen mainly larger for of 500+ grammes…

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Russian Pollock plant gears up for September start
The Russian Pollock factory is expected to start production in September. Image: RFC

Russian Pollock plant gears up for September start

Commissioning equipment has begun at the Russian Pollock factory being built by the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) in Primorsky Territory in the Russian Far East, ahead of a 1st September…

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Icewater Seafoods’ leadership on reducing food waste

Icewater Seafoods utilises close to 99% of each cod that comes into the plant at Arnold’s Cove in Newfoundland. Image: Offshore Fishery Association

Icewater Seafoods’ leadership on reducing food waste


Icewater Seafoods, based at Arnold’s Cove in Newfoundland and a member of the Offshore Fishery Association, has been a leader for decades in eliminating food waste. The company sells 99.8%…

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Valka’s batching and robot packing breakthrough
A frozen fillet passing through Valka’s Batching and Packing Robot. Image: Valka

Valka’s batching and robot packing breakthrough

Fishing and processing company FISK Seafood, based in the north of Iceland, has placed an order with high-tech processing equipment supplier Valka for a new batching and automatic packing system…

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Skaginn 3X boosts sales team with new appointments
Ingvar Vilhjálmsson’s field of expertise is in seafood processing and finance, while Ágúst Ágústsson has extensive experience in the wider food processing equipment sector. Image: Skaginn 3X

Skaginn 3X boosts sales team with new appointments

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The addition of Ágúst Ágústsson and Ingvar Vilhjálmsson greatly expands Skaginn 3X’s sales teams’ specialist knowledge and range of experience with two professionals bringing their food processing technology experience to…

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