First fish of the season landed in Neskaupstaður
Margrét landing the first herring and mackerel of the year to Síldarvinnslan’s Neskaupstaður factory. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Hákon Ernuson

First fish of the season landed in Neskaupstaður

The first landing of 250 tonnes of mixed herring and mackerel of the summer season has been landed to Síldarvinnslan’s processing plant in Neskaupstaður. Pelagic vessel Margrét landed this fish…

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Crews wait for corona screening results
Pelagic vessels alongside in Norðfjörður as the crews’ resulted are awaited. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Smári Geirsson

Crews wait for corona screening results

Síldarvinnslan’s pelagic vessels are alongside at Norðfjörður in eastern Iceland and are staying there while the crews wait for the results of their Covid-19 screening tests. The three pelagic vessels…

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Heavy weather hits Iceland
Smáey heading in to the Westman Islands. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

Heavy weather hits Iceland

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After a tough January with an apparently endless string of low-pressure systems making their way across the Atlantic, Iceland is again set to be battered by a few more days…

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First trip for Bergey
Bergur-Huginn’s Bergey is now in its first trip. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

First trip for Bergey

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The second of two new trawlers built for Westman Islands fishing company Bergur-Huginn has arrived in its home port for the first time, and didn't stay long at the quayside.…

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Record catch, record values
The new Vestmannaey landed a full fishroom in the Westman Islands before tying up for the rest of the year. Image: Guðmundur Alfreðsson

Record catch, record values

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It has been a great year for the trawlers operated by Síldarvinnslan subsidiary Bergur-Huginn, with 10,300 tonnes of fish landed and catch values of ISK2,76 billion. These are the biggest…

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