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Trawl Doors

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
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
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
New trawl door significantly reduces seabed contact
The new ‘Jumper’ trawl door from Morgére has been designed to minimise contact with the seabed. 07 Oct 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Flipper’ design moves to Type 14 VF
Last year Thyborøn Trawldoor introduced the ‘Flipper’ doors, as a technical design change to the existing Type 15 VF - this year the company has moved this design change with its adjustable foils to its Type 14 VF. 30 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Morocco orders Morgère trawl doors
Moroccan fishing company, Omnium Marocain de Pêche, has ordered 10 sets of VO08 trawl doors from Morgère. 09 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Flipper’ showcased at DanFish
Thyborøn will be showcasing its new, versatile flying trawl door, ‘Flipper’ at DanFish. 13 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Introducing ‘Flipper’
Thyboron has described its new dual purpose ‘Flipper’ trawl door as the most versatile of all of its doors so far. 06 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Morgère trawl doors for Canadian skippers
Morgère has sold five sets of PV3 trawl doors over the last few months to Canadian east coast skippers, who are finding the equipment ideal for their local fisheries. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Morgère to promote trawl doors at IceFish
Morgère will be promoting its range of trawl doors at the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, which are proving popular with many Icelandic skippers for their versatility and consistently good catch rates. 26 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish skipper praises PV3 trawl doors
A Scottish skipper has praised the performance of Morgère’s PV3 trawl doors for their stability and the consistent spread they provide of the net opening – even when the vessel is engaged in a tight turn. 08 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Super-trawler sets new record
New super-trawler ‘Gitte Henning’ has set a new Danish record by catching 3,281 tonnes of blue whiting in one tour, reports Thyboron Trawldoors. 05 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Trawl door delivers great results
A new type of trawl door developed by Morgère and designed to fish close to the seabed has proved successful for a number of Icelandic skippers since its launch one-and-a-half years ago. 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Trawl door sales take off
Vónin has reported booming sales of trawl doors over the winter months of 2013 and the beginning of 2014. 26 Mar 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Great results from Thyborøn doors
Danish trawler ‘Ceton’ has a new set of 14m2 15 VF midwater doors from Thyborøn Trawldoors. 26 Nov 2013 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Flying trawl doors “working out well”
Skipper Karsten Mølgaard from Hirtshals has reported that getting a new set of 15 VF flying trawl doors from Thyborøn Trawldoors was a “very good experience”. 25 Jul 2013 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Revolutionary doors from Polar
Polar Fishing Gear’s Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl Doors have completed successful sea trials onboard the 70m Icelandic research vessel, Árni Fridriksson. 21 Mar 2013 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Low-flying doors save fuel
The low-flying 15 VFB trawl door from Thyborøn Trawldoor has been thoroughly tested for bottom trawling onboard the Nueve Joven Josefina of Minorca. 19 Jul 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scientific research for sustainable trawl doors
Low water fishing for sand eel in the North Sea has been put in the spotlight by Danish scientists in order to sedure the future of both the fish stock and the fishing industry. 10 May 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Jupiter t4 doors on mackerel
Iceland-based trawl door design and manufacturing company, Polar Fishing Gear, has reported good results with its Jupiter t4 model of pelagic doors, especially on high speed fishing for mackerel and herring. 09 May 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture