New Spanish-built trawler for Norwegian owners
Magne Arvesen has been delivered by the Gondán shipyard in Spain

New Spanish-built trawler for Norwegian owners

One of the most advanced freezer trawlers of its kind has been delivered to Norwegian company Engenes Fiskeriselskap A/S, designed to operate in north Atlantic and Arctic waters. Designed by…

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First new coastal trawler for Russia
Vympel is the first coastal trawler built under Russia’s investment quotas programme. Image: Vympel Shipyard

First new coastal trawler for Russia

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Following successful sea trials, Murmansk company Karelryba PTF has taken delivery of a new coastal fishing trawler built in Nizhny Novgorod. Vympel is a 36.18 metre trawler with a 9…

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First trip for freezer trawler Scombrus
Scombrus CC-919999 was delivered early this year, and sailed for its first trip at the beginning of this month. Image: Cornelis Vrolijk

First trip for freezer trawler Scombrus

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The new French pelagic trawler Scombrus CC-919999, built for France Pélagique (part of Cornelis Vrolijk), is now in its first trip, having sailed from IJmuiden at the beginning of August.…

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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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