Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab
Southern Star has been rebuilt at the Omega Protein Shipyard to fish for red crab in the Southern Ocean. Image: Omega Protein

Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab

The Omega Shipyard has completed the refit of former offshore support vessel Southern Star, now heading for the South Atlantic to fish on red crab, operating from Montevideo in Uruguay.…

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Icelandic pair lengthened and refitted
Sister vessels Skinney and Thórir have returned to Iceland following extensive refits in Poland. Image: Skipasýn

Icelandic pair lengthened and refitted

A pair of trawlers owned by Icelandic fishing company Skinney-Thinganes have returned from extensive refits carried out in Poland. Originally designed by Icelandic naval architect Skipasýn and delivered by Ching…

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Martine, as good as new

30-year old skipper Martin Jørgensen is now in charge on the virtually completely rebuilt Martine L-649, following its major refit at the Karstensens Skibsværft yard in Skagen.

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Nordic Lady: Keeping a good boat up to date

When Trygve Westergard bought the 98 by 28-foot Judi B in the spring of 2016 he was entering a new chapter in a varied marine career. Growing up on a remote island off Ketchikan, Alaska as the third generation of Norwegian-Danish family, he had fishing in his blood and his environment. A stint at the California Maritime Academy earned him an unlimited masters licence and a BS in marine transportation.

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