Storm doors stay steady under extreme conditions
Venture III is fishing with a 4.50 square metre pair of Vónin’s Storm trawl doors

Storm doors stay steady under extreme conditions

Scottish trawler Venture III BF-326 has been fishing with a pair of 4.50 square metre Storm trawl doors from Vónin, and both of the trawler’s skippers are delighted with the…

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New blood at Ekkó
Sigurbjörn Svavarsson has joined Ekkó. Image: Ekkó Toghlerar

New blood at Ekkó

Former fleet manager Sigurbjörn Svavarsson has joined Icelandic trawl door producer Ekkó and steps in as the chairman of the company’s board. ‘I’m joining the company to support this revolutionary…

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New sales manager for Morgère 
Amaury Hervé is joining Morgère as its new sales manager for both French and international markets. Image: Morgère

New sales manager for Morgère 

French trawl door manufacturer Morgère, has taken on a new sales manager as the company seeks to develop new business on both French and international markets. Amaury Hervé brings a depth…

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The future is controllable
The Type 22 controllable doors being lifted into place on board Themis

The future is controllable

Thyborøn Trawldoor is in the final stages of testing control technology for its Type 22 Bluestream doors, with successful initial trials carried out on board Themis S-144 earlier this year…

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More spread and less drag with Type 14VF doors
Zephyr and Zenith have both reduced fuel consumption since switching to Type 14VF doors

More spread and less drag with Type 14VF doors

Mark Robertson doesn’t make a habit of believing everything he hears until he’s seen the evidence with his own eyes, but he’s satisfied that his Thyborøn Type 14VF doors do…

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Quality pays off
Vónin has developed its own roller clumps. Image: Vónin

Quality pays off

Vónin has seen quite some growth in the Barents Sea fleet that trusts its shrimp gear to deliver the right results. While the company has a long-established reputation for shrimp…

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Trawl door producer adapts to meet deadlines
Thyborøn Trawldoor has taken rapid steps to adapt to government restrictions, as is so far keeping to its delivery deadlines

Trawl door producer adapts to meet deadlines

This week Danish trawl door manufacturer Thyborøn Trawldoor is shipping new doors to customers in the USA, Scotland, Canada, the Russian Far East and Spain, after having made some radical…

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Delighted with performance of Morgère’s Osprey doors
Kinlockbervie trawlers Endeavour IV and Venture II have achieved excellent results with the new Morgère Osprey doors

Delighted with performance of Morgère’s Osprey doors

The Lovie family who fish from Kinlochbervie in Scotland with their two demersal trawlers Endeavour IV and Venture II have been achieving good results with their new Osprey trawl doors…

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Rock’s Sea Hunter doors make Icelandic debut
Ifølge Rocks Hans í Liðini, er det første skovl-par af selskabets Sea Hunter-skovle blevet afprøvet i Island af FISK Seafood's »Drangey« SK-2

Rock’s Sea Hunter doors make Icelandic debut

Trawl doors made by Faroese company Rock have been successful in Iceland since the first pair of Super Shark doors were sent there for testing in 2006, and Rock continues…

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