New longliner arrives in Iceland
Páll Jónsson has been designed by Navís and built at Alkor in Poland for Vísir. Image: Vísir/Jón Steinar Sæmundsson

New longliner arrives in Iceland

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The first new vessel of its size for Icelandic fishing company Vísir has docked in its home port of Grindavík after steaming for six days from the Alkor yard in…

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Icelandic companies halt merger talks
One of Vísir’s longliners docked in Grindavík alongside two Thorbjörn vessels

Icelandic companies halt merger talks

The owners of Icelandic fishing companies Vísir and Thorbjörn have brought to an end negotiations towards a merger. The two companies are based in Grindavík and already co-operate extensively, jointly…

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Longliner for Iceland close to completion in Gdansk
Páll Jónsson almost complete at the Alkor yard in Gdansk. Image: Kjartan Viðarson/Vísir

Longliner for Iceland close to completion in Gdansk

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A new 45 metre longliner under construction for Icelandic company Vísir is approaching completion at the Alkor yard in Gdansk. The Navís-designed Páll Jónsson is the first newbuild of this…

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Grindavík companies look at merger options
Vísir and Thorbjörn longline vessels at the quayside in Grindavík

Grindavík companies look at merger options

The owners of Icelandic fishing companies Vísir and Thorbjörn, both based in the south coast fishing port of Grindavík, have announced that they are looking into the possibility of merging…

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