Avataq welcomed home to Greenland
Avataq made a brief call in Nuuk before heading out for a shakedown trip. Image: Royal Greenland

Avataq welcomed home to Greenland

Greenland's newest and largest fishing vessel, Royal Greenland's trawler Avataq, arrived in Nuuk a few days ago and has already sailed for a short shakedown trip. Avataq was delivered by…

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New Nataarnaq built in Spain
Construction has begun at the Asterillos de Murueta shipyard in Bilbao of Ice Trawl Greenland’s new Nataarnaq. Image: Royal Greenland

New Nataarnaq built in Spain

Greenland fishing company Ice Trawl Greenland A/S has placed an order for a new shrimp trawler with the Asterillos de Murueta shipyard in Bilbao. According to the chairman of Ice…

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Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch
The experimental grid has an opening to allow langoustine to pass through into the codend instead of being filtered out with other by-catches. Image: Liz B. Kolstad Kvalvik, Havforskningsinstituttet 

Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch

Norwegian coastal fishermen have since the beginning of this year been required to use a sorting grid when trawling for shrimp, with the disadvantage that they lose a valuable by-catch…

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Shrimp trawler order for Karstensen

After fifty years with its current owners, a Danish trawler is soon to be replaced by a new vessel ordered from the Karstensens yard in Skagen for the partnership of Thomas Hjort Samuelsen and Karl Arne Nielsen. The new trawler is scheduled to be delivered in June 2020.

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