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

Haddock everywhere

‘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

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

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

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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New trawler delivered by Piriou
Piriou has delivered the 22.75 metre Anthemis to owners in St Brieuc. Image: Piriou

New trawler delivered by Piriou

Piriou has delivered new 23 metre trawler Anthémis to owners in St Brieuc. The new trawler is built to fish in the Celtic Sea and the Channel. According to Piriou’s…

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Newlyn’s new Crystal Sea
Newlyn twin-rigger Crystal Sea has been built at Macduff for the Stevens family. Image: Macduff Shipyards

Newlyn’s new Crystal Sea

The new Crystal Sea SS-118, built for David Stevens and his sons David and Alec, is an all-Macduff build; developed by Macduff Ship Design from the yard’s 24 metre model,…

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Fifty storm warnings so far this year
Brim's factory trawler Örfirisey docks today after a month of fishing n heavy weather

Fifty storm warnings so far this year

‘We can’t complain over the fishing, when the weather has allowed us to work. The problem is there’s non-stop terrible weather. The most experienced guys on board don’t remember anything…

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New Pescanova trawler sails for Mozambique
Ponta Matirre has been built by Astilleros Armon for Nueva Pescanova subsidiary Pescamar. Image Nueva Pescanova

New Pescanova trawler sails for Mozambique

Nueva Pescanova’s €43.50 million fleet renewal programme continues with the delivery of the first of four new freezer vessels for the company’s subsidiary in Mozambique. Astilleros Armon has delivered the…

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