Fishing Gear – Page 13

  • News

    Euronete acquires Le Drezen


    Royal Lankhorst Euronete Group and the Le Brun brothers have come to an agreement for the former to acquire the brother’s company – Group Le Drezen in Guilvinec, France.

  • Today’s E349 Cattleya - delivered in 2006

    MAN L27/38 for new Cattleya


    Esbjerg-based Danish owner Flemming Pedersen has ordered a replacement for his 2006-trawler, scheduled for delivery in 2012.

  • News

    MAQ sonar’s story


    In the early 1970’s the fishing industry was first introduced to Omni directional fishing sonars, designed to detect and track large schools of herring.

  • News

    Pair-trawling for monkfish


    Late last year Vónin supplied monkfish trawls to an undisclosed foreign fishing company.

  • Artist’s perspective of CIFT SPTS

    Eco-friendly alternative to bottom trawling for India


    The trawling industry in India tends to be shrimp-oriented, due to its economic importance and export value.

  • Illustration of Liegruppen’s new VS 6106 purse seiner/trawler

    Wärtsilä to design and equip new vessel for Liegruppen


    Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Liegruppen AS for the delivery of design and propulsion equipment for a new combined purse seiner/trawler.

  • Longliner Avro Chieftain in the southern ocean

    Longlining success


    Press coverage mentioning longlining does tend to focus on the negatives – mainly on the issue of bycatch. However, a couple of recent stories are showing longlining in a more positive light.

  • Notus’ Seinemaster

    Purse seine alignment from Notus


    Notus’ Seinemaster has been providing critical information on depth, sink rate and temperature for many years, and now major improvements in the system have been made to provide additional, critical information to purse seiners.

  • The Hercules doors on Vestmannaey

    Orders coming in for Polar Fishing Gear


    Polar Fishing Gear of Iceland has recently introduced its new ‘Hercules’ trawl doors - a low aspect version of it semi-pelagic ‘Mercury’ trawl doors suitable for bottom and ‘off the seabed’ fishing.

  • News

    WASSP on display at Irish Skipper 2011


    Furuno UK will be displaying the innovative Wide Angle Sonar Seafloor Profiler (WASSP) at the upcoming Irish Skipper Expo 2011, March 4-5, Galway, Ireland.

  • The BS – 210 SB uses both a static and revolving brush

    New brushing system from Beitir


    The BS – 210 SB is the latest innovation from Beitir - a powered revolving brush designed to remove even the toughest residue left on the hooks by the packaging from artificial bait.

  • Plans showing the new net handling system and built-in net bin.

    Pelagic pair fitted out with new Triplex net bins


    Triplex AS has announced a contract with Larsnes Mek Verksted AS for the delivery of a newly-developed Triplex Net Handling System for a built-in net bin to the new vessels Eros and Kings Bay.

  • News

    West Coast Seafood Processors Association – looking to the future


    The US west coast trawl groundfish industry – fishermen and processors – will experience a fundamental change in management in 2011. The change to catch shares or an individual quota system will likely create some temporary confusion but may lead to innovation and increased value-adding options for processors in subsequent ...

  • Fluid Controls has acquired a new CNC lathe.

    Fluid pumps to Scandinavia and beyond


    This year is proving to be yet another busy year for Fluid Controls, with significant sales of fish pumps to Chile, Norway, Iceland and Denmark.

  • News

    New Puffin hook from Beko-Dimon


    The new Puffin brand of stainless steel fishing hooks and accessories has both surprised and challenged many people in the commercial fishing industry, the manufacturer Beko-Dimon told WF.

  • Funz San’s 60-tonne trawl winch.

    Large order book for Taiwan winch manufacturer


    Funz San Industry is currently working on a project that includes two slipway winches with a capability of 150T@5m/min and two slipway winches with capability of 60T@5m/min. These winches are for a shipyard in the Philippines.

  • Vladivostok docked in the Port of Vladivostok, Russia. Built in 1992 in the shipbuilding plant in Nikolaev, Ukraine, it is today one of the most modern and highest producers in the Russian catcher processor fleet thanks in part to the Wesmar trawl sonar.

    Wesmar trawl increases Vladivostok catch by 70%


    The installation of the Wesmar TCS780 trawl system on board the 105m catcher/processor Vladivostok has been hailed a big success.

  • Dyrkorn has taken on Jens Nergaard to manage the new Båtsfjord depot.

    Dyrkorn opens Båtsfjord depot


    Dyrkorn has opened a new depot in the north Norway port of Båtsfjord to bring its services closer to the area where most of the country’s longlining activity takes place.

  • Mustad’s new senior project manager, Arne Tennøy.

    New senior project manager for Mustad Longline


    After a period of organisational changes and downsizing Mustad Longline has hired a new senior project manager. The appointee, Arne Tennøy will join the company’s sales office in Aalesund, Norway.

  • News

    Trawl camera to optimise sustainable fishing


    JT Electric’s new underwater HD digital camera is an effective tool in reducing the capture of prohibited species in harsh environments, the Faroe Islands-based manufacturer has said.