A Scottish pelagic vessel is now on its way to Korea to be refitted for crabbing, while retaining its pelagic trawl and purse seine capacity.
Westmann Islands company Vinnslustödinn has agreed to sell fresher trawler Jón Vídalin to Iran.
Síldarvinnslan’s pelagic vessel Birtingur has been sold and this week sailed from its home port of Neskaupstaður for the last time, heading for its new owners in Las Palmas. Birtingur has been bought by Polish company Atlantex and is expected to be renamed Janus once the formal handover has taken place.
Scottish pelagic vessel Pathway has been sold to new owners in Russia.
Danish fishing company Hametner in Thyborøn has sold its trawler Pernille-Kim R-500 to another Thyborøn company, according to owner John-Anker Hametner.
Irish trawler Mark Amay II has been sold to new owners in Iceland. The purchasers are shrimp processing company Dögun hf in Sauðárkrókur who took delivery of the boat last week and it docked in Iceland at the weekend.
Based in eastern Iceland, Hjálmar ehf has purchased longliner Óli á Stað GK-99 from Grindavík company Stakkavík, along with a 1164 tonne quota in the hooked fishing permit system, and in exchange Hjálmar’s parent company Loðnuvinnslan has parted with a 200 tonne quota in the main quota system.
Norwegian pelagic operator Ervik & Sævik has acquired pelagic vessel Inger Hildur.
According to Norðlýsið, Faroese operator Næraberg has bought Danish pelagic vessel Ruth from Hirtshals.