36-hour trips
Landing catches from Vestmannaey and Bergey. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

36-hour trips

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With heavy fishing off the south of Iceland, Bergur-Huginn’s fresher trawlers have both made capacity landings twice in a row. Vestmannaey and Bergey docked in the Westman Islands with full…

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Good year for Síldarvinnslan’s groundfish trawlers
A bag of fish on Vestmannaey’s deck. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Egill Guðni Guðnason

Good year for Síldarvinnslan’s groundfish trawlers

Over the 2019-2020 quota year (1st Sept-31st Aug) the trawlers operated by Síldarvinnslan and its Bergur-Huginn subsidiary landed a total of 20,800 tonnes of groundfish. It has been a tough…

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Better and safer fishing with QuickLines
Vestmannaey is one of the newest trawlers in the Icelandic groundfish fleet

Better and safer fishing with QuickLines

‘I’m very satisfied, and if anything, the results are beyond anything I had expected. Catch quality is better and the crew are quicker hauling and shooting than before,’ said Birgir…

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Record catch, record values
The new Vestmannaey landed a full fishroom in the Westman Islands before tying up for the rest of the year. Image: Guðmundur Alfreðsson

Record catch, record values

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It has been a great year for the trawlers operated by Síldarvinnslan subsidiary Bergur-Huginn, with 10,300 tonnes of fish landed and catch values of ISK2,76 billion. These are the biggest…

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New Vestmannaey – Something to look forward to
The new Vestmannaey is the first in a series of innovative new trawlers for Icelandic owners. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

New Vestmannaey – Something to look forward to

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The first of a new series of innovative trawlers for Icelandic owners docked yesterday in the Westman Islands for the first time. Built for Westman Islands company Bergur-Huginn, a subsidiary…

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