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.

The world’s largest producer of canned tuna in the world, Thai Union, working with Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), is taking requirements for workers’ rights on board set out in the Spanish fleet’s Responsible Tuna Fishing standard (APR) as an example to incorporate into their own social certification systems for fishing activities. Both organisations have signed […] [...]

Greenpeace is back to its old tricks once again. A few years ago they tried dropping boulders in the German Bight, and earlier this year they pulled the same stunt in the Baltic off the island of Rügen. Now they’re in the North Sea, heaving boulders over the side to – supposedly – protect vulnerable […] [...]

Westman Islands fishing company Vinnslustöðin (VSV) has received its first landings of herring this autumn, and the mackerel season has come to an close. The Icelandic herring season has been an unusual one this year, although VSV took delivery of a record 19,000 tonnes of mackerel, compared to 15,000 tonnes last year. ‘We’re keeping an […] [...]

A new plant opened in Murmansk represents the latest in fish processing technology, designed to work with either fresh or seafrozen groundfish. The Murman Seafood plant is the latest to be completed under the Russian government’s investment quotas initiative. Icelandic company Valka acted as both the designer of the sophisticated factory and the main contractor, […] [...]

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.