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…
It was practically love at first sight when a pair of Thyborøn Type 23 Bluestream doors were delivered to Icelandic factory trawler Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson. Now the test set are on…
Faroese trawl door manufacturer Rock is now represented on the Icelandic market by Ísfell. Ísfell has recently taken over as Rock’s Icelandic representative, and the two companies have a long…
Switching to a pair of Type 23 Bluestream semi-pelagic trawl doors has boosted gear spread by an impressive 50 metres, reports Tonni Karlsen, skipper of Norwegian twin-rig trawler Ole-Arvid Nergård.
The Poseidon trawl doors that have been a long-term development project for Polar Trawl Doors have finally had the opportunity to show what they are capable of on a pelagic vessel fishing for blue whiting south-east of the Faroes.
Following the success of its Sea Hunter doors, Faroese trawl door supplier Rock has added a new semi-pelagic trawl door design to its catalogue with the Sea Master doors that have been first tested extensively on board a Faroese coastal trawler.
A new semi-pelagic trawl door design from Danish producer Thyborøn Trawldoor looks promising. The new BlueStream Type 23 doors have been developed based on the company’s experience with its Type 14 doors. These powerful doors are predicted to result in significant fuel savings when demersal fishing, with no drop in catch rates.
Canadian fishermen will have the opportunity to see for themselves the benefits offered by using Exocet trawl doors at the forthcoming North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show (16 to 17th November).
Based on the principles that went into its Sparrow doors, Injector reports that its new Kiwi doors are fishing well.
It’s fifty years since a metalworking company in the Danish west coast port of Thyborøn started making trawl doors, and for half of those years Ole Kjærgaard has been selling Thyborøn Skibssmedie’s distinctive blue trawl doors as its markets around the world have continued to expand.