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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.

Things have been busy at Vélfag’s factory in Akureyri, as staff have been preparing the first of the three innovative UNO processing systems for export. The UNO concept incorporates all of the elements of conventional processing into a single cohesive unit, and this initial version of the UNO machine is designed to process headed and gutted whitefish into skinless and boneless fillets. The first two systems are on their way to Norway to be installed on board BlueWild’s new factory trawler EcoFive, which is expected to be ready for its first trial trip in June. A third system is being… [...]

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council joined scientists and policymakers from across Ghana, United Kingdom, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Nigeria at the One Health Aquaculture workshop held in Accra, Ghana to discuss the potential and benefits of developing responsible aquaculture across the region. ASC Head of Improver Programme, Roy van Daatselaar joined the event to talk about how responsible aquaculture can drive and support the blue food initiative in the region. ASC Improver Programme Global Lead Roy van Daatselaar spoke about the role of responsible aquaculture in a workshop conducted and organised by ASC and Ghana Chamber of Aquaculture ‘We are proud… [...]

Due for delivery later this year and an official launch at the end of the long delivery trip in Timaru in New Zealand, Sanford’s new scampi trawler San Koura Rangi has been floated off in Gdansk. San Koura Rangi’s next stop is the Damen Maaskant yard in Stellendam. Images: Sanford Its next destination is the Damen Maaskant yard in Holland, where the new diesel-electric trawler will be outfitted, including with a set of electric winches as part of a package designed to minimise fuel consumption and emissions. San Koura Rangi is expected to contribute to Sanford’s target of reducing the… [...]

The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) has launched an exchange programme to enhance cooperation and to promote sharing of expertise and best practices in the fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.  The exchange programme is targeted at fisheries inspectors and Fisheries Monitoring Centres (FMC) operators of the five e-FishMed Beneficiary Countries: Algeria, Libya, Morocco Mauritania and Tunisia. The programme is technically supported by the e-FishMed Project Partners, France, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain. The first part of the exchange programme is organised in cooperation with the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food that last week hosted participants… [...]

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.
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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.