Fishing Gear – Page 7

  • News

    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.

  • Adjustments in the wings had a direct impact on the trawl

    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.

  • FISA’s polyethylene anti predator netting

    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.

  • The PX InSight sensor selecting tool generates a 3D image of the trawl

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    $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.

  • Gevred

    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.

  • Morgère’s new Cyclops monitoring system

    New Cyclops system from Morgère


    Morgère has launched an innovative new monitoring system called Cyclops that enables pair trawlers to optimise trawl performance.

  • EMS Camera on board a Ghanaian purse seiner. © J. Million

    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).

  • ‘Cap Kersaint’

    ‘Cap Kersaint’ delivered


    Shipyard Piriou has recently delivered a new 60m deepfreezer longliner, ‘Cap Kersaint’, to shipowner Cap Bourbon.

  • News

    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.

  • Seafish will be running a series of trawl gear training courses in 2016. Image supplied by Seafish:

    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.

  • News

    Hawaii's $100m fishery reopens


    Hawaii''s longline vessels can fish again for bigeye tuna in the waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands.

  • The new ‘Jumper’ trawl door

    New trawl door significantly reduces seabed contact


    The new ‘Jumper’ trawl door from Morgére has been designed to minimise contact with the seabed.

  • News

    ‘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.

  • President Michel was accompanied on the visit by the Minister for Fisheries and Agriculture, Wallace Cosgrow; the Principal Secretary for Fisheries and Agriculture, Michel Nalletamby; and Special Adviser for Fisheries to the Minister for Fisheri...

    Three new longliners for Seychelles


    Three new longline vessels have been added to the Seychelles’ longliner fleet.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    Morocco orders Morgère trawl doors


    Moroccan fishing company, Omnium Marocain de Pêche, has ordered 10 sets of VO08 trawl doors from Morgère.

  • News

    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%.

  • 'Cap Horn 1'

    Cap Bourbon and Sapmer sign charter agreement


    Toothfish companies Cap Bourbon and Sapmer have signed a bareboat charter agreement for the longliner ‘Cap Horn 1’ for two years with a purchase option.