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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.

A new factory freezer trawler has been delivered to German fishing company DFFU by Norwegian shipbuilder Vard, and the new Berlin NC-107 will be starting its first trip in a few days following the handover at Brattvaag. The delivery of the 84.40-metre Berlin is the culmination of a two-year design and construction process, with the steelwork completed at Vard’s Braila facility in Romania and brought to Brattvaag for outfitting. Berlin is built to a VARD 8 03 design and has a highly sophisticated factory deck supplied by Optimar for processing both whitefish and shrimp. Skippers Sigurður Óli Kristjánsson and Teitur… [...]

A photo-led exhibition depicting the challenges, pride and responsibility felt by those working in Scotland’s fishing industry is to debut within the Scottish Parliament. Running from 19th to 21st March, Pride in the Seas profiles vessel owners, skippers, deckhands, scientists and analysts from Berwickshire to Shetland, with all involved intent on ensuring a sustainable and prosperous future for the industry. Sponsored by Rachael Hamilton MSP and created by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation in partnership with renowned photographer Ian Georgeson, it’s hoped that the exhibition will provide the sector with an invaluable opportunity to engage with the country’s leading political figures. ‘There is… [...]

Following the success of a previous Fisheries Resource Education Programme (F-REP) event in November 2023, Fishing into the Future is reprising its industry-driven residential event this week. This time it’s in Yorkshire, centred on shellfish species and their relevant Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs), and bringing together more than 60 delegates from across the worlds of fishing, science and policy. FITF’s F-REP sessions are designed to build the architecture for successful co-management of fisheries in the UK, and to foster conditions for different fisheries stakeholders to work together effectively while drawing on each individual’s perspective and expertise, The Yorkshire F-REP is taking place at… [...]

When Whitehills skipper David Lovie took delivery in 2020 of the 34-metre Endeavour V from Macduff, one of the largest and most innovative of the latest generation of Scottish whitefish trawlers, he opted for a pair of Vónin’s Storm trawl doors. The choice of Endeavour V’s 4.5 square metre Storm doors had a lot to do with the clear success his uncle Mark Lovie, skipper of Venture, has had with these robust doors from Vónin. Endeavour V is now on its second set of Vónin Storm trawl doors These doors have worked well enough for Endeavour V, fishing in UK… [...]

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.