Marco supplies Philippines purser
Purple Beauty 888 is getting a Marco PB-56 power block

Marco supplies Philippines purser

Marco has supplied a new PB- 56 power block to Frabelle Fishing Corp, one of the leading Philippines fishing operators. The new unit will replace the existing power block on…

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New seiner for Norwegian owners
Larsnes Mek. Verkste is to build the new Nord-Fugløy to a Skipskompetanse design. Image: Skipskompetanse

New seiner for Norwegian owners

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Skipskompetanse has announced a contract for the design of a new fishing vessel to be built by Larsnes Mek. Verksted as the yard’s newbuild no 69. Seine netter/purse seiner Nord-Fugløy is to…

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Saving the season for Norwegian purser
Rav alongside at Hampiðjan Neskaupstaður. Image: Hampiðjan

Saving the season for Norwegian purser

When Norwegian pelagic vessel Rav docked with a badly damaged purse seine, the rest of its capelin season was looking dubious. The gear had been fouled in the net bin…

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New seiner design challenge

Stadyard is to build a new Naval Consult-designed Arnøytind. Image: Måløy Maritime Group

New seiner design challenge

When the owners of Skjervøy fishing company Arnøytind AS started looking at the options for a new vessel to replace their 20-year old boat with a hybrid newbuild, they handed…

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Marco power block for Marpesca Group
Marco is supplying a PB-64 power block to Marpesca Group’s Pescatún-1. Image: Marco

Marco power block for Marpesca Group

Marco is to supply a new PB-64 power block to the Marpesca Group, one of Panama's fishing largest companies. This power block, to be installed on board tuna purse seiner…

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Fishing nets become fashion
The Saretu initiative aims to recycle and make use of lost, abandoned or worn out fishing gear. Image: Bermeo Tuna World Capital Association

Fishing nets become fashion

An initiative to make use of lost, abandoned or end-of-life fishing gear brings together the Bermeo Tuna World Capital Association in collaboration with fishing company Echebastar, the AZTI technology centre…

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Pacifical honours Kiribati tuna observer Eritara Aati Kaierua
Observer Eritara Aati Kaierua from Kiribati lost his life while working on board of Taiwanese purse seiner Win Far No. 636. Image: Facebook/Taiwan Ships Watchers

Pacifical honours Kiribati tuna observer Eritara Aati Kaierua

Tuna company Pacifical PNA has announced the death of observer Eritara Aati Kaierua from Kiribati, while working on board of Taiwanese purse seiner Win Far No. 636. ‘On news of…

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Marco supplies Far East fishing vessels
Marco’s Powerdavit SK-230 purse seine davit minimises wear on purse wires. Image: Marco

Marco supplies Far East fishing vessels

Marco has supplied new equipment for fishing vessels in Taiwan and China as the company continues to expand into the Asian market. A Powerdavit SK-230 purse seine davit has been…

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Marco deck gear for Dongwon purse seiner
New Dongwon purse seiner Bonami has been fitted with the latest Marco deck equipment technology. Image: Marco

Marco deck gear for Dongwon purse seiner

Marco has supplied a full package of deck equipment for Dongwon’s new purse seiner Bonami, delivered by the Daesun yard at Busan in Korea. As in previous installations carried out…

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