The Viola Trust, set up to manage the return and restoration of the steam trawler Viola from South Georgia, now has the necessary permissions to remove the abandoned trawler from its position at the former whaling station at Grytviken. The venture is feasible, but this would have to happen soon.
Thyborøn skipper Tamme Bolt has taken his twin-rigger/fly-shooter Aaltje Postma L-757 to the Karstensen yard in Skagen for an extensive refit that includes adding six metres to its length.
A turbocharger retrofit by MAN Diesel & Turbo in Frederikshavn took just five weeks from enquiry to execution
Urk-based Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has signed new contracts for fishing vessels and a ferry conversion.
Dutch fishing company Quotter, based in Urk, sent the latest addition to its fleet to sea this week after its extensive refit in Poland, carried out by van Slooten Shipbuilding.
Síldarvinnslan’s re-structuring of its fleet is ongoing, with several of its older vessels already sold out of the country this year.
Síldarvinnslan’s trawler Barði sailed at the weekend for Akureyri where it is due to be refitted at the Slippstödinn yard.
A German-flagged Eurocutter has undergone a refit in Urk, carried out by TCD, the technical division of Visserij Coöperatie Urk (VCU), with a group of local sub-contractors.
The striking new addition to the Global Seas’ fleet has arrived in Dutch Harbor and is ready to start on the Alaska pollock B season following its conversion at the Patti Marine Enterprises yard in Florida.
Síldarvinnslan’s factory trawler Blængur has returned to its home port of Neskaupstaður after an extensive refit carried out in Poland.