Trawler Photos

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.

One UK fishing vessel has been detained by the French authorities and escorted to Le Havre, and a second has been fined, according to France’s Minister of the Sea, Annick Girardin. According to a statement by the Ministry, the detained vessel was not on the list of licences granted to the UK. A second vessel […] [...]

With a couple of months still to go, 2021 is already a record year for Síldarvinnslan’s Neskaupstaður factory. There has has hardly been a break in production since June, with three shifts working around the clock, to process approximately 60,000 tonnes of mackerel and herring. At the beginning of the year, around 10,000 tonnes of […] [...]


A comprehensive review of existing methods for data collection in Northeast Atlantic small-scale fisheries (SSF) has been released by CABFishMan. This review sheds light on how new tech can make data gathering more efficient and enable collaborative management. The findings of the review, which includes contributions from scientists, managers, and fishermen, will be used to […] [...]

As the Belgian fleet goes through a long overdue process of renewal with a number of new beam trawlers being delivered, the latest is Franson Z-91, built for Rederij Long Ships, a fishing company that goes back to 1934 and the present owner’s grandfather. Designed by Daman Maaskant Shipyards, the 38-metre Franson is tailored to […] [...]

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.