New Spanish-built trawler for Norwegian owners
Magne Arvesen has been delivered by the Gondán shipyard in Spain

New Spanish-built trawler for Norwegian owners

One of the most advanced freezer trawlers of its kind has been delivered to Norwegian company Engenes Fiskeriselskap A/S, designed to operate in north Atlantic and Arctic waters. Designed by…

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New shipbuilder enters the market
Werft Shipbuilding aims to offer shipbuilding services to customers around the North Sea. Image: Werft Shipbuilding

New shipbuilder enters the market

With concept behind it of sourcing expertise from the maritime community around it, Urk-based Werft Shipbuilding is both new to the market yet has decades of relevant experience at its…

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Traffic at Akureyri shipyard
Icelandic factory trawler Blængur NK-125 and Greenlandic longliner Masilik at the Slippurin yard’s quayside in Akureyri. Image: Slippurinn

Traffic at Akureyri shipyard

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Longliner Masilik, owned by Royal Greenland, has sailed from the Slippurinn yard in Akureyri, one of a series of major repair and maintenance jobs at the yard over recent months.…

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Trawler’s nightmare 19-month refit
Yuzhno-Morskoy’s crew were welcomed as heroes when the trawler returned to its home port. Image: Dobroflot

Trawler’s nightmare 19-month refit

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When Russian Far East fishing company Dobroflot sent its trawler Yuzhno-Morskoy to a Chinese shipyard for what was expected to be a four-month refit, nobody expected the crew to have…

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Stella Polaris – as good as new
Stella Polaris UK-22 has been completely refitted

Stella Polaris – as good as new

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Seine netter Stella Polaris UK-22 has been through a big refit before, when owner Pauw Romkes acquired the former Marliona D-59 back in 2005. Fifteen years on the decision was…

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Resolute delivered to Fraserburgh owners
Resolute has been delivered by Astilleros Balenciaga to Fraserburgh owners Castlehill. Image: Astilleros Balenciaga

Resolute delivered to Fraserburgh owners

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Pelagic trawler Resolute BF-50 has been delivered to owners Castlehill in Fraserburgh, calling in its home port for the first time the delivery trip from Spain, before heading for fishing…

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Parkol secures export deal with UKEF backing
Parkol has an order for a trawler for owners in Ireland, and another export deal is in the works. Image: Parkol Marine Engineering

Parkol secures export deal with UKEF backing

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Parkol Marine Engineering has been a centre of building and repairs for fishing and other vessels for almost fifty years, initially at its Whitby site and more recently at a…

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Gitte Henning makes progress at Zamakona
The new Gitte Henning is being built at Zamakona in Bilbao

Gitte Henning makes progress at Zamakona

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The Zamakona Shipyard in Bilbao is making steady progress on its NB-799, otherwise known as the innovative Salt-designed pelagic vessel Gitte Henning. ‘We started cutting steel on 8th May and…

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Reykjanes region aims to boost marine services
An impression of the projected covered dock in Njarðvík. Image: Reykjanesbær

Reykjanes region aims to boost marine services

As the Njarðvík Shipyard in south-western Iceland prepares to invest in a 100 metre by 20 metre wide covered dock, the company and local authorities have signed a memorandum of…

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Vyborg yard cuts steel for new trawler
Vyborg Shipyard has begun cutting steel for the third of four KMT02 trawlers on order for Russian companies. Image: USC

Vyborg yard cuts steel for new trawler

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The Vyborg Shipyard, part of Russia’s largest shipbuilder United Shipbuilding Corporation, has begun cutting steel for another in its series of KMT02 trawlers. The yard is building four trawlers to…

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