Vónin has brought a new level of sophisticated construction to its trawl doors, bringing together five foils with the company’s patented flow booster, precisely managing and accelerating the flow of water through and past the doors’ surfaces to maximise lift.
On this occasion, we would like to meet colleagues, cooperation partners and suppliers for an informal anniversary reception.
St Malo fishing gear company Morgère has appointed François Charrayre as its new design engineer.
The Slider is a new variant on Thyborøn Trawl Doors’s Flipper doors. While the Flippers have hinged sections that can be folded into place and bolted down to stay there, the Slider’s flaps move on runners.
The first pair of Vónin’s new pelagic trawl doors has been tested at sea with some highly encouraging results.
Launched in January last year, Morgère’s Exocet trawl doors have been just the success Michel Dagorn had expected them to be.
Steerable trawl doors from Icelandic company Polar Fishing Gear look likely to become available later this year as the first full-scale sea trials carried out last month were highly successful.
Polar Fishing Gear has celebrated ten years of its Hydro-wing trawl doors, as in March 2006 a 12 square metre pair of Mars doors went on board Ísfélag’s Snorri Sturluson for fishing redfish and later that same year a pair was supplied to Sjólaskip for its operations off West Africa.
Faroese fishing gear manufacturer Vónin has made an entrance to the trawl door business with pelagic and demersal models that were introduced at the company’s Vónin Day at the Nordic House in Tórshavn with a hundred and fifty vessel owners, skippers, mates and deck bosses present.
Shark Bay Seafoods of South Fremantle in Australia recently installed a Notus Trawlmaster on its deep-water triple rig trawler. The skipper and fleet manager have seen an immediate payback for the system.