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Baffin Fisheries has opted for a Carose factory deck for its new trawler, under construction at the Tersan shipyard. The new 80-metre Skipsteknisk-designed vessel will be Canada’s largest trawler, built to fish for shrimp and Greenland halibut. It will have a carrying capacity for 1320 tonnes of frozen product when fishing for Greenland halibut (turbot) or 930 tonnes of shrimp. ‘This vessel deserves a first-class factory, and we are very happy to be chosen as the processing partner. The factory is designed to ensure high yield, automated process and easy handling,’ said Carsoe’s sales director Jeppe Christensen Carsoe will be… [...]

A consortium led by Ocean Rainforest comprising 25 international, cross-disciplinary partners has been awarded a prestigious €9 million Horizon Europe grant to upscale seaweed production and market applications across Europe. The project aims to lay the foundations for an entirely new European maritime industry to meet growing demand for seaweed-based products and attract investment from multiple sectors. For the first time, SeaMark (short for Seaweed-Based Market Applications) aims to exploit the full spectrum of products derived from seaweeds on an unprecedented scale – from medicine to cosmetics, human food and animal feed. The SeaMark project aims to exploit the full… [...]

The findings of a major report commissioned by the NFFO and SFF demonstrate that the fishing industry continues to be shoved aside in the race for offshore energy, with more than a third of English and Welsh waters and half of Scottish waters expected to be off-limits by 2050. ‘This paints a frightening picture,’ said SFF chief executive Elspeth Macdonald. The Spatial Squeeze in Fisheries report has been prepared for the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) by independent marine consultancy ABPmer. This is the first time that the cumulative and anticipated effects of increasing… [...]

The covers have come off the new crabber under construction at the Parkol yard in Whitby for Waterdance, and Winter of Ladram is immediately attracting attention. Winter of Ladram is the latest stage in the company’s extensive programme of fleet renewal that has already brought in new capacity, as well as some serious upgrades for older vessels. This includes the recent refit for beamers Elizabeth of Ladram as it joined the Waterdance fleet and Steph of Ladram, the former Sapphire II, with the galley, accommodation, fishroom and hydraulics all overhauled to make it a safer, more comfortable trawler. ‘It’s a… [...]

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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.