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.

Icelandic Seamen’s Union SSÍ has criticised the owners of freezer trawler Júlíus Geirmundsson ÍS-270 for their treatment of crewmen when it became apparent that there was an outbreak of Covid-19 on board. According to Sjómannasamband Íslands (SSÍ), the Westfjords regional health authority requested that the trawler be recalled once it was suspected that there was […] [...]

At this time of the year with the price of cod falling, increased landings of live cod mean better earnings for both fishermen and Royal Greenland. Demand for cod is strong and the excellent quality of the cod landed alive means that it fetches better prices. ‘As of 1st October 2020, more than a third […] [...]

Marport has appointed Francisco J. Barros as its new general manager of Marport Spain, based in Vigo. Francisco brings with him fifteen years of experience in the naval electronics sector and holds a degree in business administration as well as a degree in special technical services with an emphasis on electronics. He and Marport go […] [...]

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract to deliver a substantial winch package for Faroese fishing company JFK. The package includes four EasyDRIVE electric trawl winches with SmartPΩWER Permanent Magnet (PM) motors. This innovative use of direct drive PM motors, instead of the gearbox arrangements customarily used for trawl winches, improves reliability considerably. This will be […] [...]

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.