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SNG opens major Shetland division
Killybegs-based Swan Net Gundry (SNG) fishing gear manufacturers have officially opened a new state-of-the-art net loft and stores premises in Lerwick on the Shetland Islands which will enhance their current facilities and allow the company to extend its area of operations. 27 Sep 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marin Teknikk secures longliner contracts
Marin Teknikk has entered into contracts with Ervik Havfiske two new longliner vessels. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Nets on display at Nor-Fishing
Richan Netting MFG Co, Ltd is a professional net maker for nylon twisted and braided net, Nylon monofilament and multifilament net, PE and Polyester net, Raschel net, purse seine, safety net, rope, twine, and other fishing accessories. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vónin branches out into trawl design
Vónin has branched out to design and develop its own range of trawl doors, in cooperation with a leading specialist in fluid and aerodynamics. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Why didn’t we do that before?
Like so many bright ideas, it´s the one that has been staring us in the face for…well, for ever, almost. 05 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Taking trawl doors to a new level
There has been plenty of development of trawl doors since the days when they were just that; arrays of heavy oak planks bound up in an iron frames, hence the name. WF&A's new columnist, Quentin Bates, reports. 09 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Morgère appointment will spearhead trawl door development
Trawl systems manufacturer, Morgère, has appointed François Charrayre as its new design engineer. 07 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Precision Seafood Harvesting wins Hi-Tech Award
Precision Seafood Harvesting has won the inaugural Maori Innovation Award at the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards for its revolutionary fishing technology. 02 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New bycatch reduction device to be trialled
A new industry-designed bycatch reduction device (BRD) will be trialled in the Northern Prawn Fishery over the next two weeks. 02 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Major milestone achieved for controllable trawl doors
Notus Electronics Ltd of Canada and Polar Trawl Doors of Iceland have partnered to develop controllable trawl doors that are wirelessly controlled from the ship. 19 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
FISA launches new website and unveils new logo
Fibras Industriales S.A. (FISA), a global company active in net, aquaculture manufacturing and fabrication, has launched its new webpage and logo. 16 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New app simplifies trawl monitoring configuration
A new Windows® app has been designed to support distributors, dealers and end-users in creating a cost-effective Simrad PX MultiSensor package that delivers optimal performance for single or double trawls. 12 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Green light stops sea turtle deaths
Conservation biologists have found that illuminating fishing nets is a cost-effective means of dramatically reducing the number of sea turtles getting caught and dying unnecessarily. 14 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
$20,000 prize for bycatch reduction solutions
The NPF Industry Pty Ltd (NPFI) is offering $20,000 in prize money for skippers, owners or crew who can develop strategies to help reduce bycatch in the Commonwealth Northern Prawn Fishery by 30% within three years. 03 Mar 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Building tomorrow’s fishing
Fishing net manufacturer Le Drezen has recently supplied a purse seine net to Gevred, Compagnie Française du Thon Océanique (CFTO)’s new 77m freezer tuna seiner. 10 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Cyclops system from Morgère
Morgère has launched an innovative new monitoring system called Cyclops that enables pair trawlers to optimise trawl performance. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EMS systems trialled on tuna vessels in Fiji and Ghana
The monitoring of fishing activities at sea is on the verge of making an important step forward with the development and deployment of Electronic Monitoring Systems (EMS). 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Cap Kersaint’ delivered
Shipyard Piriou has recently delivered a new 60m deepfreezer longliner, ‘Cap Kersaint’, to shipowner Cap Bourbon. 28 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Bridon agrees £3m of major vessel supply deals
Wire and fibre rope manufacturer, Bridon, has agreed a number of major new vessel supply deals in Asia and the North Atlantic totalling more than £3m over the last 18-24 months. 12 Nov 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
UK trawl gear technology courses 2016
UK authority Seafish will be running a series of trawl gear training courses at the Sintef Flume Tank in Hirtshals in 2016. 10 Nov 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture