Akureyri shipyard Slippurinn has struck a deal to fit two of Samherji’s fresher trawlers with catch handing decks, with one full deck to be fitted this summer and the second…
Icelandic companies Skaginn 3X and Frost have struck an agreement to supply a processing and refrigeration package to a supertrawler being built by the Yantar Shipyard to the VI Lenin…
Seattle company Arctic Storm Management Group last year signed a contract for the largest fishing vessel to be built in the US, with the 100 metre factory ship designed by…
Icelandic company Slippurinn, based in Akureyri, has signed a contract to design, manufacture and install a processing deck for both whitefish and shrimps on board the new trawler being built for Nergård Havfiske, with the hull constructed at Vard Braila in Romania and taken to Vard Brattvaag for completion by early 2020.
Norwegian company Havfront AS has revolutionised the gutting and deheading of fish on board fishing vessels with the world's smallest gutting and heading machine, the Loppa. Now the company has secured its first international contract in Greenland.
Changes have taken place in the ownership of Icelandic high-tech processing specialist Valka, with a Samherji subsidiary acquiring a 20% stake in the company in a move that has been welcomed by Valka’s managament.
Last year the Cap Blanc Pélagique SARL has started to operate its fish processing plant and coldstore in the port of Nouadhibou, in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. This is a joint venture between Cornelis Vrolijk Holding BV and Société Mauritanienne d’Armement Pélagique SARL (SMAP), which has been CV’s local agent for over 20 years.
The Federal Fisheries Agency has approved agreements under the investment quotas initiative for three new processing plants in the Russian Far East, with a fourth due to be signed early in 2019.
Norwegian salmon producer Sotra Fiskeindustri has invested in a Skaginn 3X Sub-Chilling system which cools fish to -1.5°C, which has the advantages of extending shelf-life, improving processing yield and significantly reducing carbon footprint.
The Russian Fishery Company (RRPK) has completed the preparatory stage for the construction of the Russian Mintai fish processing plant in the Nadezhdinskaya Tor region in Primorsky Krai.