The third trawler built to a Skipstekisk design for Canadian company MV Osprey Ltd is due to be named at the Tersan shipyard tomorrow.
NAFO’s advice for 2018 is for a 105,000 tonne shrimp fishery off West Greenland, while the recommendation for East Greenland shrimp remains unchanged at 2000 tonnes.
The Norwegian government is clearing the way for dispensations for fishroom capacity restrictions for shrimpers.
A new seine netter/trawler built in Poland for Norwegian owners is the latest development for a family-run fishing company in the north of Norway.
A deck load of shrimp is not something you are generally prepared for. Just ask Buddy King of the 78-foot Pacific Hooker fishing from Brookings, Oregon, who has been using Wesmar’s new dual stabilised beam HD860-60kHz sonar in the shrimp fishery off the California, Oregon, and Washington coasts.
Baffin Fisheries has announced its intention to build a new trawler to fish halibut and shrimp in Arctic waters close to Nunavut. The planned 75m LOA by 17 metre beam trawler will have a 1200 tonne hold capacity and will be double the size of the largest vessel currently operating from Nunavut.
A Norwegian shrimp is currently at anchor in Murmansk after being escorted there by Russian Coastguards following a routine inspection at sea last week.
Niisa Trawl’s new trawler, under construction at the Metalships & Docks yard at Vigo in Spain is due to start fishing by the end of 2018 and will be sailing with a Carsoe factory deck.
An order for a pair of 82 metre factory trawlers has been placed with the Astilleros de Murueta yard in Spain by Royal Greenland. The two are not identical, with one to be built for shrimping and the other to target groundfish.
The Tersan Shipyard at Yalova in Turkey has delivered a new shrimp factory trawler to owners Sikuaq Trawl in Greenland.