Icelandic fishing company Samherji is reported to have sold its pelagic factory vessel, which will be delivered to its new owners in Russia at the end of the year.
Icelandic fishing company Brim has accepted an offer for one of its trawlers from a Russian buyer.
At the end of last year the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) added a trawler to its fleet and put it through a refit before sending it to sea for the first time for its new owners.
Danish trawler Bolette has changed hands and gone to Sweden where it will be fishing for langoustine off the Danish and Swedish coasts. Thorsminde owner John Christensen said that he had not planned to sell the boat right away, as it is a year until the new Pia Glanz will be delivered by Vestværftet, but he did not want to miss the opportunity when an offer came from Swedish company Gifico Fiskeri.
Westmann Islands fishing company Ísfélag Vestmannaeyja has bought one of HB Grandi’s now surplus to requirements fresher trawlers, replaced by the company’s recent series of newbuilds.
After 25 years, one of Samherji’s most successful trawlers is set to leave the company and with it the Baldvin name that has certainly brought no shortage of good luck.
Samherji’s factory trawler Kristina has been sold to Russia and will be delivered to its new owners next week. The trawler has been in Samherji’s ownership for more than ten years.
Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi has sold one of its freezer trawlers, which will be delivered to new owners Sea Harvest Corporation in South Africa on 15th November.
Westmann Islands fishing and processing company Vinnslustöðin (VSV) has acquired all of the shares in another island company, Glófaxi ehf, and takes over the company on the 1st of September.
After forty-four years of fishing from Ísafjörður in north-western Iceland, a veteran trawler has been sold to new owners in the Westmann Islands.