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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 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
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
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
PSH chosen as awards finalist
The new Precision Seafood Harvesting fishing technology being developed in New Zealand has been announced as a finalist in Seaweb’s Seafood Champion Awards at Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong. 09 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seabird sprayer approved
A new seabird mitigation device called a sprayer has been approved by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA), following results showing that it reduces seabird interactions with trawlers by 90%. 27 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Students design seal bycatch solutions
Students from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) have been recognised for their innovative designs for devices to reduce the incidental capture of seals during trawl fishing. 25 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Guide to developing new seabird mitigation devices
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has released a new ‘Guide to developing new seabird mitigation devices in trawl fisheries’, which aims to make it easier for trawl operators to trial new seabird mitigation devices to reduce seabird interactions and improve operational efficiencies and crew safety. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New system designed to catch shrimp
Researchers at Mexico’s National Institute of Fisheries (INAPESCA) have designed a new trawling system for catching shrimp, which will result in fuel savings, less impact on the environment, and reduction of non-target species bycatch. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
LED lights for bycatch reduction
A research study by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission has found that attaching of a series of LED lights to the fishing line of a shrimp trawl can significantly reduce bycatch. 05 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New noise hydrophone from Scanmar
Norwegian company Scanmar is launching its latest innovation - a hydrophone with noise measurement. 25 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Akamalik’ reports great fishing
Royal Greenland vessel Akamalik has reported great fishing using Vónin shrimp trawls. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Dutch companies opt for Dyneema®
Dutch fishing company Cornelis Vrolijk and its subsidiary Jaczon are replacing their nylon trawls with Dyneema®, DSM’s light and strong UHMwPE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) fibre. 23 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Analysing trawl action for optimal efficiency
Years ago, trawler captains began adopting advanced instrumentation to optimise their fishing effort - even with all their modern technology, captains knew that there was a big gap between what they thought was happening deep in the sea and what was actually happening. 02 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New BioLight on display at IceFish
WESMAR’s dealer in Iceland, Sonar ehf, will be showing WESMAR’s trawl sonar sleds at IceFish, including a new BioLight option for attracting fish. 26 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Kite system advantage
According to trawl equipment manufacturer Morgère, kite systems offer some advantages over using floats on the headline of trawls. 29 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sealord unveils smart trawling technology
Sealord has unveiled prototype ‘smart trawling’ technology that is being developed to provide skippers with a real-time view of the ocean floor and equipment while fishing, to reduce the impact of fishing on the seabed. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
'Tummas T' crew happy with Vónin trawl
Faroese trawl producer Vónin has reported that the crew of ‘Tummas T’ are very happy with their Vónin HEX trawl. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Herøyhav’ for Norway
Karstensens Shipyard in Denmark has delivered 69.95m trawler/purse seiner ‘Herøyhav’ to Norwegian company Herøyhav AS. 25 Mar 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture