Giant deal confirmed for Carsoe

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A deal for Danish company Carsoe, reported last year, has been confirmed. The contract is for seven complete factory decks for a series of trawlers being built for the Russian Fishery Company (RFC), one of the largest operators in the Russian Far East. The Skipsteknisk-designed vessels are expected to replace older tonnage as they are delivered over the next seven years.

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Practise makes perfect

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René Hagelskær’s story is almost a fairy tale; once upon a time there was a boy of fifteen who started as a junior at Danish fish processing equipment manufacturer Intech International a/s. Through snow, slush, rain and storms, René travelled to work on his moped, and he worked hard and long hours.

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Groundfish production provides employment lifeline

Setting up production for groundfish in the north-eastern port of Vopnafjörður has provided a lifeline for employment in the region. HB Grandi is the remote port’s largest employer and Vopnafjörður with its proximity to the grounds where much of the pelagic fisheries take place was chosen as the focus for the company’s pelagic processing and fishmeal production. But these fisheries are highly seasonal, resulting in fluctuations in earnings. Adding groundfish processing to the profile has taken out the peaks and troughs, providing steady employment year-round.

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