Austral’s newbuild heads south
Cape Arkona leaving Måløy for the long delivery trip to Fremantle on the other side of the world. Image: Austral Fisheries

Austral’s newbuild heads south

The latest addition to the Austral Fisheries fleet, the new Cape Arkona, is heading around the world for Fremantle in Australia after leaving the Båtgygg yard at Måløy in Norway,…

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Antarctic longliner contract goes to Marin Teknikk
Tersan will deliver the Marin Teknikk-designed longliner to an as yet unnamed customer in September 2021. Image: Marin Teknikk

Antarctic longliner contract goes to Marin Teknikk

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The already successful combination of Norwegian naval architect Marin Teknikk and the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey have been selected to build a freezer longliner for an unnamed international customer. The…

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SIOFA stamps out under-regulated fishing for toothfish
The latest SIOFA agreement closes a loophole that had allowed fishing to take place in an under-regulated zone

SIOFA stamps out under-regulated fishing for toothfish

New measures have been adopted by the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement’s Meeting of Parties (SIOFA MoP) in Mauritius last week, which will effectively eliminate under-regulated toothfish operations within the…

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Austral issues toothfish warning
Austral Fisheries is warning that there has been an increase in fishing activity on toothfish in the SIOFA area since last year, with large catches taken by two Spanish-flagged vessels. Image: COLTO

Austral issues toothfish warning

Concerns are growing for Patagonian toothfish stocks in the Southern Indian Ocean Fishing Agreement (SIOFA) area as Spanish-flagged vessels fish in under-regulated areas without catch limits, bycatch limits or agreed…

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Ecuador co-operates with CCAMLR on toothfish
Ecuador has been accepted by CCAML as a non-contracting party co-operating on toothfish management and research. Image: COLTO

Ecuador co-operates with CCAMLR on toothfish

Ecuador’s recognition as a non-contracting party to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources is the result of two years of discussion and consideration by the Commission,…

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Piriou delivers Southern Ocean longliner to Comata

An ice-class longliner designed for fishing toothfish in the Southern Ocean has been built at Piriou’s Vietnamese shipyard for French fishing company Comata. The new longliner was christened in La Réunion and will start fishing in French Southern and Antartic Territories.

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Argos Froyanes longliners delivered

A pair of 54 metre longliners built at the Tersan yard in Turkey have been delivered and christened at a ceremony in Gibraltar before heading for the Southern Ocean for the start of the April fishing season.

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