Good crab season for Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory
Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory has seen a great crab season this year. Image: Mona Lisa Isaksen

Good crab season for Royal Greenland’s Qeqertarsuaq factory

Royal Greenland’s factory in Qeqertarsuaq has this season beaten last year’s crab season by 200 tonnes, making this a fine season for fishermen and the local economy, according to factory…

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Better quality and better prices with live cod
In 2019, Royal Greenland's procurement of live cod from the coastal quota was below 20%, while this year it is around 35%. Image: Royal Greenland

Better quality and better prices with live cod

At this time of the year with the price of cod falling, increased landings of live cod mean better earnings for both fishermen and Royal Greenland. Demand for cod is…

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Avataq sets a record – again
Royal Greenland’s trawler Avataq landed a 927 tonne trip in Sisimuit. Image: Royal Greenland

Avataq sets a record – again

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It has only taken two and a half months for Royal Greenland’s Avataq to break its own record. At the beginning of August Avataq landed 927 tonnes of shrimp, beating…

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Greenland’s successful live cod season
Factory trawler Sisimiut has been brought in to cope with the volumes of live cod from coastal fisheries. Image: Royal Greenland/Inuuteq Kriegel

Greenland’s successful live cod season

Supplies of live cod from coastal fishermen have been so abundant that Royal Greenland’s factory and the wellboat used for live fish collection have struggled to keep up. The live…

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Royal Greenland’s Avataq sets new record
Royal Greenland’s trawler Avataq has set a record with a 903 tonne landing. Image: Royal Greenland

Royal Greenland’s Avataq sets new record

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With 903 tonnes discharged in Sisimiut, the landing by shrimp trawler Avataq is the largest on record in Greenland. ‘It isn’t a surprise that we fished more than the usual…

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Greenland’s live cod season
Royal Greenland hopes to buy 5000 tonnes of live cod from coastal fishermen this year. Image: Inga Egede/Royal Greenland

Greenland’s live cod season

Royal Greenland is ready to start buying live cod from fishermen along the coast of Greenland. ‘We are allowed to fetch fish from Paamiut in the south to Disko Bay…

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Royal Greenland halibut initiative means year-round employment
Royal Greenland’s Paamiut factory can now provide year-round employment for its staff. Image: Royal Greenland/Jan Jørgensen

Royal Greenland halibut initiative means year-round employment

A new initiative at Royal Greenland’s plant in Paamiut to produce fillets from Greenland halibut provides 35 year-round jobs. The Paamiut factory was rebuilt last autumn, when a production line…

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Avataq welcomed home to Greenland
Avataq made a brief call in Nuuk before heading out for a shakedown trip. Image: Royal Greenland

Avataq welcomed home to Greenland

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Greenland's newest and largest fishing vessel, Royal Greenland's trawler Avataq, arrived in Nuuk a few days ago and has already sailed for a short shakedown trip. Avataq was delivered by…

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Vónin supplies Avataq’s shrimp gear
Avataq is the second of two new Skipsteknisk-designed trawlers built at Astilleros de Murueta for Royal Greenland. Image: Vónin

Vónin supplies Avataq’s shrimp gear

Royal Greenland’s brand new trawler Avataq, designed by Skipsteknisk and built at the Murueta shipyard in Spain, stopped in the Faroe Islands before heading for Greenland. Designed to focus on…

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Royal Greenland takes delivery of Avataq
Avataq is expected to dock in Nuuk in early January. Image: Jogvan Trondarson

Royal Greenland takes delivery of Avataq

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The Astilleros Murueta yard in Bilbao has delivered the second of two Skipsteknisk-designed trawlers for Royal Greenland. Avataq follows Sisimiut, which was handed over earlier this year. ‘We have taken…

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