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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.

Inspection teams have been honing their skills in high seas boarding and inspection at the Maritime Division Office in Avatiu, expanding the Cook Islands’ maritime surveillance capabilities when patrolling on board Te Kukupa II. Officers from the Cook Islands Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) and Police’s Maritime Division have been upskilling with the help of trainers from New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries, the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, and the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA). This training provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework that establishes the boarding and inspection regime established for high seas areas under the… [...]

With negotiations currently underway in Oslo, there is serious concern with the Irish fishing industry that Norway could be handed a 150,000 tonne blue whiting quota with access to EU waters to catch it. According to industry figures, this would be €42 million gift to the Norwegian fleet, with nothing coming back the other way to the EU or the Irish fishing sector. Aodh O Donnell of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO) stressed that the Irish industry is not opposed to granting Norway access arrangements to fish Irish waters for blue whiting – as they have done so for… [...]

Clinical research leader the Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CATC) has announced a significant step forward in delivering value and drive industry advancement through a strategic partnership with Prelude. This collaboration integrates Prelude’s software solutions into the CATC’s service offerings, underscoring a shared dedication to pioneering developments in the field of aquaculture. CATC has a strong reputation for its exceptional clinical research and laboratory services in the Aquaculture Industry, offering bespoke solutions to the various industries they work in worldwide. With a commitment to excellence over the last ten years, they have successfully managed clinical trials, ensuring the delivery of high-quality… [...]

European fishing industry body Europêche has strongly criticised the adoption by the European Council of a regulation for preferential market access (Autonomous Tariff Quotas), which it states are extended to products of questionable reputation, without any consideration of sustainability criteria. The regulation grants the EU’s fish processing industry opportunities to import seafood products not available in sufficient quantities in the EU at reduced rates or duty-free. ‘The problem is that China’s expanding fishing fleet is depleting the world’s oceans in the very same waters where our vessels operate. Even worse, the unsustainable fish they catch ends up in our market,’… [...]

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.


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.