Vónin supplies Avataq’s shrimp gear
Avataq is the second of two new Skipsteknisk-designed trawlers built at Astilleros de Murueta for Royal Greenland. Image: Vónin

Vónin supplies Avataq’s shrimp gear

Royal Greenland’s brand new trawler Avataq, designed by Skipsteknisk and built at the Murueta shipyard in Spain, stopped in the Faroe Islands before heading for Greenland. Designed to focus on…

Continue Reading
Tank trips a key event for Hampiðjan
Hampiðjan’s longstanding tradition of flume tank sessions with customers remain a key event in the company’s calendar. Image: Hampiðjan

Tank trips a key event for Hampiðjan

Hampiðan’s sessions at the flume tank in Hirtshals, which have become a longstanding December tradition, are becoming increasingly important, said Hampiðjan Iceland managing director Jón Oddur Davíðsson during the latest…

Continue Reading
Flyer provides lift in Channel fishery
Vónin’s Flyer provides headline lift – the faster the tow, the more lift is generated

Flyer provides lift in Channel fishery

Vónin’s Flyer, a headline lift device designed to replace trawl floats, has is becoming increasingly popular, most recently on an English trawler. St Austell trawler Copious FH-145 has been using…

Continue Reading
Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch
The experimental grid has an opening to allow langoustine to pass through into the codend instead of being filtered out with other by-catches. Image: Liz B. Kolstad Kvalvik, Havforskningsinstituttet 

Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch

Norwegian coastal fishermen have since the beginning of this year been required to use a sorting grid when trawling for shrimp, with the disadvantage that they lose a valuable by-catch…

Continue Reading
Tank trip showcases new trawls
More than 55 skippers and fleet managers attended Vónin’s flume tank session. Image: Vónin

Tank trip showcases new trawls

Instead of the usual policy of sending out a small number of selected invitations to one of its flume tank sessions, the Vónin sales team decided to invite everyone. The…

Continue Reading