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.

Seafarers UK has release landmark research into the plight of fishing communities’ financial health – highlighting the lack of a safety net for those working as share fishermen, and exploring the impacts of a lack of financial planning on fishing families’ financial security and wellbeing. New research conducted by the charity Seafarers UK, in partnership […] [...]

Frank Bakke-Jensen has been appointed to head Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries, taking over from Liv Holmefjord, although no date has been set for the handover to take place. His appointment is for a six-year term, and official sources only state that he will take up his post when the ministry decides the time is right. […] [...]

The Zamakona Shipyard in Bilbao is making steady progress on its NB-799, otherwise known as the innovative Salt-designed pelagic vessel Gitte Henning. ‘We started cutting steel on 8th May and laid the keel as scheduled on 14th July,’ a spokesman for the yard said, commenting that by the end of this year, 80% of the […] [...]

The whole crew of Icelandic longliner Valdimar GK-195 are now isolating following the entire crew of 14 contracting the virus. Valdimar was fishing off southern Iceland last week when the first indications of infection were suspected, initially thought to be nothing more than an ordinary autumn flu. But when more of the crew fell ill, […] [...]

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.