Nueva Pescanova’s new trawler for Mozambique
Ponta Macalonga has been built for Nueva Pescanova subsidiary Pescamar

Nueva Pescanova’s new trawler for Mozambique

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Nueva Pescanova Group has taken delivery of the new 32 metre Ponta Macalonga, the latest newbuild in the company’s extensive fleet renewal programme taking place in both Mozambique and Namibia.…

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Nueva Pescanova’s Ponta Timbué launched
Ponta Timbué is the second in a series of four new vessels for Nueva Pescanova’s Mozambique subsidiary. Image: Nueva Pescanova

Nueva Pescanova’s Ponta Timbué launched

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The latest in a series of new fishing vessels for Nueva Pescanova’s African operations has been launched by its Spanish builder. Ponta Timbué is part of the company’s programme of…

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Versatile whitefish/shrimp catcher ordered from Skagen yard
Stødig is scheduled to be delivered to Asbjørn Selsbane AS in June 2022. Image: Karstensens Skibsværft

Versatile whitefish/shrimp catcher ordered from Skagen yard

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The owners of Norwegian fishing company Asbjørn Selsbane AS have placed an order with Karstensen for a 39.30 metre combination seine netter/trawler, expected to be delivered in June 2022. The…

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Pandalus trawl and T90 codend prove their worth
Klakkur ÍS-903 is towing Pandalus shrimp trawls with four-panel codends. Image: Bergthór Gunnlaugsson

Pandalus trawl and T90 codend prove their worth

New Pandalus shrimp trawls with four-panel codends rigged on QuickLines have been a success story for offshore shrimper Klakkur ÍS-903 this summer. ‘Let’s say that catches have been pretty good…

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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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China lifts Santa Priscila suspension
China has lifted its suspension of shrimp imports from Ecuadorian company Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila

China lifts Santa Priscila suspension

Following recent inspections carried out by General Administration of Customs of China (GACC), China has informed Ecuador’s Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries of the lifting of the…

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New trawler for shrimper partnership
Skagerak S-107 at the quayside in Skagen

New trawler for shrimper partnership

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Danish fishing company S107 Skagerak ApS has taken delivery of a new shrimp trawler built at the Karstensen yard in Skagen. The order was placed in late 2018 and sees…

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Quality pays off
Vónin has developed its own roller clumps. Image: Vónin

Quality pays off

Vónin has seen quite some growth in the Barents Sea fleet that trusts its shrimp gear to deliver the right results. While the company has a long-established reputation for shrimp…

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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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