Snow crab season extension
Minister of Fisheries Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen. Image: Nærings- og fiskeridepartementet

Snow crab season extension

Norwegian fishermen get an additional nine days to fish for snow crab as Minister of Fisheries Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen announced that the season will close on 10th July, instead of…

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New crabber sails for home
62 metre crabber Zenit has been built for JSC Arcticservice. Image: Skipsteknisk

New crabber sails for home

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Delivered by the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey, new crabber Zenit is now in its delivery trip from Istanbul to Kirkenes in northern Norway. The 62 metre LOA by 15 metre…

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1200 snow crab traps retrieved from the Barents Sea
1200 lost snow crab traps have been retrieved this week, along with 50,000 metres of pot rope. Image: Directorate of Fisheries

1200 snow crab traps retrieved from the Barents Sea

Over the last week the clean-up programme run by the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries with leased clean-up vessel Liafjord has lifted 1200 snow crab traps and around 50,000 metres of…

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Industry asks for increased snow crab quota
Fiskebåt has requested a 1000 tonne increase to this year’s 4000 tonne snow crab quota. Image: Wikipedia/Totti

Industry asks for increased snow crab quota

Norwegian vessel owners’ organisation Fiskebåt has requested that the authorities increase this year’s snow crab quota by an addition 1000 tonnes. According to Fiskebåt, fishing has been good this year…

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