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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.

The fishing community in Sardinia has joined forces with scientists from Cagliari University and Fisheries Local Action Groups to remove marine waste from Sardinian waters. Recognising the shared threat to marine life and their livelihoods, fishermen on vessels of all sizes participated, with a common aim of achieving cleaner, healthier seas. The FLAGS (Fishing Litter and Abandoned Gears in Sardinia) project has been supported by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. Images: ©University of Cagliari, Department of Life and Environmental Sciences During a seabed survey, scientists from Cagliari University discovered more than they anticipated. Using remotely operated underwater vehicles, they located… [...]

Satlink has been selected as a finalist in the 2024 World Sustainability Awards in the Communications category, and is up against companies from across international sectors, including fellow Spanish company Naturgy, DBS Bank, Eastman, and Grupo Ageas Portugal. Satlink is shortlisted for a World Sustainability Award The awards will be presented in Amsterdam this coming October and are organised by Sustainability Leaders, the global organisation of sustainability executives and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) criteria implementers, to collaborate and accelerate various initiatives in these areas. By shortlisting Satlink, the jury has recognised the company’s communications efforts in promoting responsible and… [...]

Ísfell is set to break into the market in Iceland for pelagic gear with its M1771 trawl, with the first set of this new design already on board and ready to go when the mackerel season gets underway. Ísfell aims to break into the market for pelagic gear with its M1771 trawl Veteran fishing gear technologist Birkir Agnarsson at the company’s Westman Islands branch is behind the development of this trawl, designed with a broad opening, and which promises to push low towing resistance to new levels. ‘This is a four-panel wide-body design and it’s constructed with the forward part… [...]

A research vessel has been launched, specifically to strengthen research into commercial and other stocks in Lake Baikal, the world’s deepest body of fresh water. Research vessel Vikenty Zaitsev will operate on Lake Baikal This comes as part of a Russian government initiative, and Federal Agency for Fisheries head Ilya Shestakov was present to mark the launch of the new research vessel Vikenty Zaitsev in Irkutsk. It is expected to operate as part of the federal Lake Baikal Preservation initiative, which has restoring the stock of omul, a key species for human consumption ‘It is important to have a vessel… [...]

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.