Fishing Gear – Page 7

  • News

    Green light stops sea turtle deaths

    2016-04-14T15:51:00Z

    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

    2016-03-03T11:43:00Z

    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
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    Building tomorrow’s fishing

    2016-02-10T17:19:00Z

    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
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    New Cyclops system from Morgère

    2016-02-02T17:00:00Z

    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
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    EMS systems trialled on tuna vessels in Fiji and Ghana

    2016-02-02T16:05:00Z

    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’
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    ‘Cap Kersaint’ delivered

    2016-01-28T13:11:00Z

    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

    2015-11-12T10:20:00Z

    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: www.seafish.org
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    UK trawl gear technology courses 2016

    2015-11-10T10:55:00Z

    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

    2015-10-15T10:53:00Z

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

  • The new ‘Jumper’ trawl door
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    New trawl door significantly reduces seabed contact

    2015-10-07T11:12:00Z

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

  • News

    ‘Flipper’ design moves to Type 14 VF

    2015-09-30T13:59:00Z

    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...
    News

    Three new longliners for Seychelles

    2015-09-28T11:35:00Z

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

  • News

    PSH chosen as awards finalist

    2015-09-09T14:40:00Z

    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

    2015-09-09T10:47:00Z

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

  • News

    Seabird sprayer approved

    2015-08-27T13:27:00Z

    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'
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    Cap Bourbon and Sapmer sign charter agreement

    2015-08-26T16:29:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Students design seal bycatch solutions

    2015-08-25T11:45:00Z

    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.

  • New HookSeparator™ Coastal
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    New HookSeparator™ for smaller boats

    2015-08-18T13:49:00Z

    Mustad Autoline has launched HookSeparator™ Coastal, designed for smaller boats with limited space.

  • The Flipper foil concept has been patented worldwide
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    ‘Flipper’ showcased at DanFish

    2015-08-13T13:14:00Z

    Thyborøn will be showcasing its new, versatile flying trawl door, ‘Flipper’ at DanFish.

  • Eurocross® knotless netting
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    Knotless netting on display

    2015-08-11T10:35:00Z

    WireCo WorldGroup (Euronete/Oliveira) will be exhibiting Eurocross® netting on their joint exhibition stand at DanFish this year.