Read more about the article Capelin production starts after three-year break
Norwegian pelagic vessel Fiskebas was the first to land capelin in Neskaupstaður. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Smári Geirsson

Capelin production starts after three-year break

This weekend the Síldarvinnslan factory at Neskaupstaður in eastern Iceland began processing capelin for the first time in three years, working with raw material landed by Norwegian pelagic vessels. The…

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Read more about the article Last blue whiting of the year
Síldarvinnslan’s pelagic vessels Börkur and Beitir docking in Norðfjörður during a downpour. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Smári Geirsson

Last blue whiting of the year

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Síldarvinnslan’s pelagic vessels Börkur and Beitir have finished their last blue whiting trips of the year – and skippers and crews are hoping for positive news of a capelin season…

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Read more about the article Blue whiting until Christmas
Síldarvinnalan’s Börkur is now fishing for Icelandic summer-spawning herring. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Smári Geirsson

Blue whiting until Christmas

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Icelandic processor Síldarvinnslan received landings of 25,357 tonnes of Atlanto-Scandian herring during this year’s season, with the first landing on the 11th of September and the last on 29th October.…

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Read more about the article 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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Read more about the article 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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Read more about the article 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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