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The galleries bring you an overview of posts from across community sites for seamless access to what’s going on in the fishing industry right now, alongside our continuous newsfeed. Trawlerphotos covers the entire North Atlantic region with daily updates.

Researchers Norway’s Institute of Marine Research have advised a hefty increase of 2500 tonnes to the snow crab quota, with quota advice of 10,300 tonnes. The quota for this year was 7790 tonnes and next year’s quota will be set by the Ministry of Trade and Fisheries later this month. Since 2018, the Institute has carried out annual surveys to map the distribution of snow crab on the Norwegian continental shelf. The stock is largest in the areas around the Central Bank, in the middle of the Barents Sea, where commercial fishing on the Norwegian continental shelf also takes place. ‘It… [...]

A New Zealand fisherman who deliberately disabled the Geospatial Position Reporting (GPR) device from his fishing vessel has been landed with a heavy fine by the Nelson District Court in a unique case. Fishing vessel Jeanette, its solar VMS and other equipment were forfeited to the Crown – and a $20,000 fine was imposed by the court after Tony Peter Phillipson pleaded guilty to three charges under the Fisheries Act and Fisheries (Geospatial Position Reporting) Regulations 2017. In April this year he sailed from Port Tarakohe in Golden Bay with one crew member, heading for the Cook Strait. When he… [...]

An agreement reached between the Faroe Islands and Russia will see some quotas on both sides reduced in 2024. The Faroese fleet’s quota for cod in the Russian zone of the Barents Sea is reduced by 20% and haddock by 18%, while Russia’s quotas for Atlanto-Scandian herring in Faroese waters is cut by 23.7% too 6485 tonnes and mackerel by 5.5% to 12,291 tonnes – in line with ICES advice for these species, and Russia’s blue whiting allocation in the Faroese zone is increased by 3000 tonnes to 75,000 tonnes. The Russian fleet can also take 55,618 tonnes of its… [...]

The latest pelagic trawler to join the Fraserburgh fleet has got off to a fine start since it was delivered in September, with a series of high-value landings to kick off the new Christina S’s career. There’s no mistaking the distinctive Karstensen lines of the 77-metre by 15.60-metre breadth Christina S, the latest in a series of pelagic vessels built in Skagen for fishing companies around the North Atlantic. The yard’s own design, fine-tuned in collaboration with the customer, this is a dedicated pelagic trawler with a 2350 cubic metre carrying capacity in its eleven RSW tanks, built to chase… [...]

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New Vessels

We keep track of new fishing vessels from all over Europe and around the world, in line with the major optimisation of fisheries that has taken place in recent years. We follow shipyards and designers around the world to keep you updated on newbuilds in the fishing industry.