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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 European Commission has launched two consultations to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of past and current funding programmes for fisheries and maritime activities.  The first of these aims to gather evidence and different perspectives on the management and use of the funds from various parties involved or interested, such as individuals, the fisheries and the maritime sectors, non-governmental and other organisations, and national administrations from Member States. The Commission expects to publish a summary report of the consultations, including the evidence gathered, by the end of 2024 The second consultation is planned to include a questionnaire. This will be… [...]

Sea trials are in progress for the new coastal seiner netter/purse seiner Jarle Berg, about to be delivered by Larsnes Mek Verksted to fishing company Jarle Bergs Sønner. The Skipskompetanse-designed Jarle Berg is being trialled ahead of delivery by Larsnes Mek Vesksted Designed by Skipskompetanse, the 50.70-metre Jarle Berg is built to a SK-3151 design and has a breadth of 12 metres, laid out so that it has a variety of options in terms of handling the catch, with a fresh fish factory on board, as well as facilities for holding live fish in its 499 cubic metre RSW tanks,… [...]

IUU fishing remains a pressing problem in the Philippines which is a party to international fishing agreements, a major fish producer, and a global marine biodiversity center. Now the Philippines Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have confirmed their commitment to combat IUU fishing, following the launch of a new fishery law enforcement tool and the presentation of the key findings of the national IUU fishing assessment report. BFAR Officer-in-Charge Isidro Velayo, Jr. and USAID Philippines Environment Office deputy director Thomas Kaluzny shook hands in a commitment ceremony between the… [...]

Research vessel vessel Vizconde de Eza is on its way from Vigo across the Atlantic to carry out a fisheries research survey on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Institute of Oceanography. The Platuxa research survey covers waters in the NAFO regulation area, which are of significant commercial importance for the Spanish fleet. The main objective is the collection of data that makes it possible to assess the abundance, biomass and demographic structure of the stocks of interest in the 3NO divisions (international waters adjacent to Canada’s EEZ),… [...]

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.