Samherji CEO steps aside in bribery scandal
The storm around the allegations made against Akureyri-based fishing company Samherji continues to rage. Image: Samherji

Samherji CEO steps aside in bribery scandal

The activities of fishing company Samherji in Namibia have continued to dominate headlines in Iceland and in Namibia, where there have already been resignations at government level. Namibia’s Fisheries Minister…

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Samherji pre-empts media allegations
Icelandic fishing company Samherji has sought to pre-empt allegations about conduct of its subsidiary in Namibia. Image: Samherji

Samherji pre-empts media allegations

Iceland-based fishing and processing group Samherji yesterday released a statement ahead of media coverage expected to include potentially damaging allegations about the conduct of a subsidiary company in Namibia. According…

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Samherji returns solid 2018 results
Björgúlfur EA-312, one of the new generation of the company’s fresher trawlers. Image: icefresh.is

Samherji returns solid 2018 results

2018 has been a remarkable year for Icelandic fishing and processing group Samherji, not least as this was the first full year that the company did not operate a freezer…

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New Harðbakur floated off at Vard
Harðbakur EA-3 is the latest to carry the name that has been associated with many Útgerðarfélag Akureyringa trawlers over the years. Image: Samherji

New Harðbakur floated off at Vard

The new trawler for Samherji’s subsidiary Útgerðarfélag Akureyringa has been floated at the Vard shipyard at Aukra in Norway. Harðbakur EA-3 is one of a series of new vessels for…

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