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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.

Norway’s Minister for Fisheries and Oceans wants to see more women in the seafood industry. Now Minister Cecilie Myrseth is distributing NoK2 million for equality support. ‘It’s important for girls to have female role models who show that this is a profession for them too,‘ Cecilie Myrseth said. Hun fisker is one of the organisations promoting gender equality in Norway’s fishing industry. Image: Hun fisker Last year, the government put out a call for projects seeking support for gender equality in the fishing industry. 19 applications were received, and of these, 12 different projects have received a total of NoK1,943,000. These projects are… [...]

Research vessels Luis Flores Portugal and IMARPE IV are currently carrying out a survey of the state of the anchovy stock in Peru’s north-central region, gathering data that forms the basis of decisions on coming quotas for the world’s largest volume fishery. Minister of Production Ana María Choquehuanca was present to watch the research vessels depart for the anchovy survey ‘The acoustic assessment survey will allow us to collect accurate and updated data, based on rigorous scientific evidence, which will help us better understand the dynamics of these species and make informed decisions to promote responsible fishing and the conservation… [...]

Reflecting changes in the landscape around fisheries and ocean governance, the International Coalition of Fisheries Associations (ICFA) is making its resources and voice more public, by launching an internet presence for the first time. ICFA maintains Special Consultative Status with FAO and meets regularly in Rome for policy discussions ICFA has been in existence for almost four decades as a collective of national fish and seafood industry associations from the world’s major fishing nations, providing decision makers with a unified voice on global issues. ‘While ICFA has been around for almost 40 years, it has always been a deliberative industry… [...]

With a record number of applications from fishing vessel operators to participate in the Barents Sea capelin fishery, Norwegian vessel owners’ federation Fiskebåt is raising questions about the suitability of much of the fleet. Fiskebåt has previously pointed out to the Directorate of Fisheries that a number of vessels have been signed up to the list, while there is no intention on the part of their owners to participate in the fishery. The thinking is that they are positioning themselves to be ready for furure closures of the fishery. In its letter to the Ministry of Trade and Fisheries, Fiskebåt… [...]

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.