Zero-contact delivery for Calvert at Turkish yard
Calvert has been delivered to its Ocean Choice International crew under strict Covid-19 precautions. Image: Tersan

Zero-contact delivery for Calvert at Turkish yard

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With freezer trawler Calvert ready to be delivered to Canadian owner Ocean Choice International, a series of extraordinary measures had to be taken to comply with Covid-19 restrictions. The 74…

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Combined longliner-potter-trawler takes shape at Måløy yard
Cape Arkona taking shape at the Båtbygg yard in Måløy

Combined longliner-potter-trawler takes shape at Måløy yard

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Despite the challenges presented by Covid-19, steady progress is being made at the Båtbygg yard in Norway on the new multi-purpose fishing vessel being built for Australian fishing company Austral…

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Argentina arrests Portuguese trawler
Portuguese trawler Calvao was intercepted inside the Argentinian EEZ. Image: Prefectura Naval Argentina

Argentina arrests Portuguese trawler

Just a few days after Argentinian Coast Guards were forced to allow a Chinese jigging vessel to escape pursuit after being identified fishing inside Argentina’s EEZ, a Portuguese trawler was…

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Haddock everywhere
Brim’s fresher trawler Helga María landing in Reykjavík

Haddock everywhere

Brim’s fresher trawler Helga María docked in Reykjavík yesterday with roughly 180 tonnes of fish on board, and with fishing effort being carefully managed during the Covid-19 crisis, will now…

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Le Guilvinec skipper looks to the future
Coprexma is designing a 22 metre trawler for a Le Guilvinec skipper. Image: Coprexma

Le Guilvinec skipper looks to the future

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A trawler design adapted to meet the specific needs of a coastal fisherman working from Le Guilvinec is in development by naval architect Coprexma. The 35-year old skipper fishing from…

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Vyborg yard cuts steel for new trawler
Vyborg Shipyard has begun cutting steel for the third of four KMT02 trawlers on order for Russian companies. Image: USC

Vyborg yard cuts steel for new trawler

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The Vyborg Shipyard, part of Russia’s largest shipbuilder United Shipbuilding Corporation, has begun cutting steel for another in its series of KMT02 trawlers. The yard is building four trawlers to…

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Haddock everywhere
Saithe are elusive, but haddock are everywhere, according to Viðey’s skipper Jóhannes Ellert Eiríksson. Image: Brim

Haddock everywhere

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‘Catches have been acceptable. Saithe is as elusive as ever. We’ve done well avoiding cod, but we can’t say the same about haddock. It shows up everywhere as by-catch,’ said…

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Third new trawler for Nueva Pescanova launched
Nueva Pescanova Group’s new NovaNam One has been launched, with delivery scheduled for mid-2020. Image: Nueva Pescanova

Third new trawler for Nueva Pescanova launched

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With two series of trawlers under construction for its subsidiaries in Namibia and Mozambique, Spanish fishing giant Nueva Pescanova Group has just seen the second of its three new 50-metre…

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First Russian Fishery Company trawler launched
Russian Fishery Company’s new trawler Kapitan Vdovichenko ready for launching at the Admiralty Shipyard. Image: United Shipbuilding Corporation

First Russian Fishery Company trawler launched

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The first of a series of ten ST-192 trawlers for the Russian Fishery Company has been launched at the Admiralty Shipyard in St Petersburg. The launch of the 108 metre,…

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Fishing family looks to the future
Jonge Johannes LT-295 heading in to Scheveningen after the first fishing trials. Image: Willem den Heijer

Fishing family looks to the future

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There’s a learning process ahead for the crew of new trawler/seiner Jonge Johannes LT-295, delivered by Maaskant Shipyards to brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. ‘We’re not fly-shooting fishermen. We’re…

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