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  • Seeking more volume

    A fishing vessel owner has two options for increasing the volume of his vessel’s hull and its money-making fishhold - one can add more length or add more beam, reports Alan Haig-Brown. 22 Jul 2014

  • More boats but crew shortages in Thailand

    After a bit of a lull in construction, Thailand’s Mahachai Dockyard had six trawlers in various stages of completion in mid-April of 2014, reports Alan Haig-Brown. 01 May 2014

  • New Cummins appointment

    Cummins Inc. has named Jim Schacht as General Manager for the Commercial Marine Business. 25 Feb 2014

  • SAPMER’s seventh advanced tuna seiner

    In December 2013 the 90m ‘Belle Isle’ was delivered to SAPMER by the South East Asia Shipyard (SEAS). 23 Jan 2014

  • Cerulean ready to fish

    Alan Haig-Brown caught up with Captain Josh Trosvig at the beginning of October as he was onboard his new longliner ‘Cerulean’, after leaving Alaska for fishing grounds in the Aleutian Island chain to the west of Dutch Harbor. 03 Oct 2013

  • Cummins Power for Peruvian purse seiner

    Peruvian anchovy fishing company Hayduk Corporation has recently repowered one of its anchovy purse seiners, the Ana Lucia. 18 Jul 2013

  • Longliner/pot boat prepares for sea trials

    Alaskan fisherman Josh Trosvig’s new longliner/pot boat is preparing for sea trials in June. 02 May 2013

  • Repower for ‘Deadliest Catch’ vessel

    The Time Bandit, featured in the Discovery Channel series ‘The Deadliest Catch’, was repowered towards the end of last year. 04 Apr 2013

  • Jemison scalloper to be launched this year

    In mid-April Jemison Marine of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama, is looking to launch its latest vessel – a 86x24ft scalloper. 13 Jan 2013

  • Cummins engines Tier 3 certified

    Cummins Inc. has launched its US EPA Tier 3 certified QSK19 and QSK60 marine engines. 08 Jan 2013

  • Cummins engine for ‘Patriot’

    Oregon fisherman Mike Pettis will be adding another boat to his fishing fleet when it is delivered in the early spring of 2013. 03 Oct 2012

  • New ‘Afognak Strait’ longliner for Alaska

    Kevin O’Leary and his vessel partner, Walter Sargent, have taken delivery of their new longliner. 27 Sep 2012

  • Tuna longliners for Fiji

    In December four identical longliners set sail from Shandong Province in China to Fiji. 20 Dec 2011

  • Cummins names new commercial marine general manager

    Cummins Inc. has named Jenny Bush General Manager for the Commercial Marine Business. 15 Dec 2011

  • Cummins engines for Chinese patrol vessel

    A recently launched patrol vessel, Zhong Guo Yu Zheng, for the Chinese Fisheries Department employs the proven technology of two engines turning into a gear with a single output to a single propeller. 15 Dec 2011

  • Designing to the limit

    Just as America’s Cup racers spent decades tuning the near perfect design formula of the 12-meter boats required by that event, so too have fishermen fine tuned the 58ft Alaskan Limit seiner. 22 Jun 2011

  • Trawling for scrap metal

    A new, unnamed vessel will be trawling for scrap metal, old tires and any other scrap at the site of a decommissioned oil rig. 22 Jun 2011

  • Research vessel BIOS 2

    The Brodarski Institute, a Croatian institute of maritime technologies, has recently designed BIOS 2 - a new research ship for the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries in Split. 10 Feb 2011

  • Millennium Marine delivers new crabber

    Millennium Marine has recently delivered crabber Pacific Rival to Chad Dahlberg from Half Moon Bay, California. 19 Jan 2011

  • World’s largest farm fish boat

    The world's largest well-boat has joined the fleet of Norwegian company Rostein AS. 01 Jul 2010

  • Cummins QSK60 HPI certified to IMO Tier II

    Cummins Inc. has received a statement of compliance from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) certifying the QSK60 HPI auxiliary engine to IMO Tier II emissions standards. 23 Apr 2010

  • Seigla delivers Heidi to Norway

    S-66 Heidi was recently delivered to Ditlefsen Fiskeriselskap AS from Brønnøysund in Norway by Seigla Ehf. 01 Dec 2009

  • Cummins' new QSK50

    At Nor-Shipping 2009, held in Oslo, Norway, Cummins Inc. showcased its EPA Tier 2 certified and IMO Tier II compliant Quantum System 50l engine - the first time a QSK50 has been publicly exhibited in Scandinavia. 01 Aug 2009

  • Royal Star: New era same reliability

    The reliable Cummins six-cyliner in-line marine diesel is among the most popular engine on commercial fishing boats from Seattle’s classic long line halibut schooners to Gulf of Mexico Shrimpers. 13 Apr 2009

  • Cummins introduces QSK60 Tier 2 marine engine

    Cummins Inc. has upgraded the QSK60 marine engine for propulsion and auxiliary applications to meet US EPA Tier 2 and European Union Stage IIIA emissions regulations. 01 Feb 2009

  • Macduff Shipyards completes Rebecca

    The latest completion by Macduff Shipyards Limited is the Rebecca for skipper Adam Tait, who operates through Westward Fishing Company in the UK. 01 Feb 2009

  • Integrated processing plant for pelagic harvests

    IceBits from Iceland is currently developing a 'total fish plant' for a company in the Sultanate of Oman. 01 Oct 2008

  • More Cummins engines for Argentina

    At the end of May, the shipyard Astillero Naval Federico Contessi y Cia. S.A. christened and launched a new coastal fishing vessel. 01 Aug 2008

  • EPA Tier 2 Engine for EPA Vessel

    The R/V "Lake Guardian" (ex "Marsea XIV") is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's largest research and monitoring vessel, and is operated by EPA's Chicago-based Great Lakes National Program Office. 01 May 2008

  • New trawler for argentine owner

    The port of Mar del Plata, located about 400 km south of Buenos Aires, has a long history as a centre for commercial fishing. 01 Apr 2008

  • Freezer barge contract for P.S.P. Marine

    P.S.P. Marine of Samutsakhon, just west of Bangkok, has recently signed a contract to build the first of what may become a series of freezer barges to be stationed in the Maldives. 01 May 2007

  • New agent for Trefjar

    Iceland’s Trefjar Ltd, builder of the Cleopatra Range of fast fishing, charter angling, harbour launches, survey vessels and general workboats, has signed an exclusive agreement with Devon-based WaterMota Ltd to look after its interests in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. 10 Apr 2006

  • WaterMota and Morrison report promising start to the new year

    WaterMota Ltd, with their main Scottish dealer, Morrison Engineering of Skye and Marine Mechanical Services from Co Down in Northern Ireland will be exhibiting on stand A1 at Fishing 2002 in Glasgow in April. 24 Mar 2002

  • Alfa's new integral system

    Alfa Laval has thought about the environment with its latest two machines. 01 Feb 2002

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