VSV staff break saltfish records
VSV’s saltfish production has been breaking records. Image: Vinnslustöðin

VSV staff break saltfish records

In spite of restrictions and strict hygiene rules over and above the usual requirements, staff at the Vinnslustöðin (VSV) factory in the Westman Islands have already produced more saltfish this…

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Westman Islands netting season in full swing
Netters Kap II and Brynjólfur have been fishing well for Vinnslustöðin this winter. Image: Vinnslustöðin

Westman Islands netting season in full swing

Netters Kap II and Brynjólfur, owned by Westman Islands company Vinnslustöðin, have been fishing well close to home this winter, with the bulk of catches going for saltfish production. Since…

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Iceland’s winter season gets going
Bergur-Huginn’s trawler Vestmannaey. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

Iceland’s winter season gets going

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Both of the trawlers operated by Westman Islands company Bergur-Huginn docked yesterday with full fishrooms, as Iceland’s south coast winter season looks to be getting underway. According to Vestmannaey’s skipper…

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First trip for Bergey
Bergur-Huginn’s Bergey is now in its first trip. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Guðmundur Alfreðsson

First trip for Bergey

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The second of two new trawlers built for Westman Islands fishing company Bergur-Huginn has arrived in its home port for the first time, and didn't stay long at the quayside.…

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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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