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Welcome to the new Trawler Photos

We’re here to provide a comprehensive overview of fishing industry news and key links.

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.

Fishery officers are using digital technology to protect New Zealand’s fishery resources during Auckland’s COVID-19 restrictions. During the first lockdown in 2020, fishery officers were able to work as per normal, but that wasn’t the case during the recent extended lockdown because of the more infectious Delta strain. ‘Delta has certainly changed the way we […] [...]

Westman Islands fishing company Vinnslustöðin (VSV) has this year had its best ever herring season, and this has now come to an end. ‘The 30th November night shift at the factory processed the last of the herring, landed by Ísleifur, to finish the season,’ said Sindri Viðarsson, who heads VSV’s pelagic division. ‘This brings to […] [...]

New factory trawler Baldvin Njálsson GK-400 has been delivered by Astilleros Armón to Nesfiskur, based at Garður in the south of Iceland. Nesfiskur went to Icelandic naval architect Skipasýn for the design of their new trawler, which features the large propeller that has become a hallmark of a the company’s trawler designs. The Astilleros Armón […] [...]

The Slippurin yard in the north of Iceland has been busy recently, and looks to remain that way into the new year. FISK Seafood’s factory trawler Arnar is at the quayside, as is Thorfish’s factory trawler Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson, while Vinnslustöðin’s pelagic vessel Sighvatur Bjarnason has been on the slipway to be prepared for the coming […] [...]

Latest Fishing News

Keep a close eye on the industry with our daily updates. The fishing industry is developing rapidly
all the time, with innovations reaching the market all the time. We track and monitor these developments and bring them to you as they happen to keep you updated. We’re also watching the industry’s steadily evolving politics with the constant demands for fishing to be greener and cleaner – keeping track of the industry landscape as it changes.
FiskerForum is behind Trawlerphotos, and produces around 2500 industry-related articles each year, sourced mainly from the North Atlantic region – with the focus on the Nordic countries, as well as the Netherlands, Belgium, France, the UK and Ireland.

Newbuildings

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.