All Fishing Gear articles

  • GG
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    Recognition of a 50-year career

    2022-07-27T12:04:00Z

    Guðmundur Gunnarsson accepted the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition’s Outstanding Achievement award for his contributions to the development of fishing gear

  • Wärtsilä
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    Wärtsilä leaves Russia

    2022-07-21T09:24:00Z

    Finland-headquartered technology group has completed its exit from the Russian market following the invasion of Ukraine

  • IceFish 2022
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    IceFish 2022 – back to business

    2022-07-13T06:32:00Z

    Thousands of visitors – spanning the entire fisheries sector – were warmly welcomed to 13th edition of the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition in Kópavogur

  • Sealord
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    Sealord cloud decision

    2022-06-27T11:05:00Z

    Seafood giant looks to enhance productivity, improve forecasting and better measure sustainability

  • Mooring Production
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    New life for old rope

    2022-06-16T10:38:00Z

    Gael Force Group has started a partnership with a business that aims to turn waste from its moorings production into recyclable garden products

  • A partnership between the purse seine industries and a Seychelles start-up will recycle fishing nets
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    Recycling end-of-life nets

    2022-06-01T15:00:00Z

    A partnership between the purse seine industries and a Seychelles start-up is recycling fishing nets

  • Scallops on ice
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    Scallop breakthrough

    2022-05-18T11:53:00Z

    A new low-impact method of attracting and catching scallops has been developed

  • Loran
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    Hydrogen for new longliner

    2022-04-11T13:27:00Z

    Plans drawn up for a fishing vessel capable of running with fossil fuel consumption reduced by 40%

  • Selsey9967
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    Maritime Systems equips English fishers with I-VMS

    2021-12-10T07:20:00Z

    Maritime Systems has released a new inshore vessel monitoring system (I-VMS) in response to new regulation coming in next year requiring all English-registered fishing vessels under 12 metres to be fitted with such a device.

  • The Mørenot Austevoll team who made Slaaterøy’s record-breaking purse seine. Photo: Mørenot
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    Purse seine’s record catch

    2021-12-01T11:41:00Z

    A purse seine for Norwegian pelagic vessel Slaaterøy has broken a few records, with trips of as much as 2230 tonnes of herring in just three shots.

  • NFWF.EMR_hero
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    NFWF pledges funding to drive electronic monitoring and data management

    2021-11-26T10:43:00Z

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have granted US$3.7 million to help implement electronic technology solutions and modernise data management systems for fisheries in US waters

  • NOAA.winter-flounder-alex-shure-CC4-0-NEFSC
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    Net survey to increase catch volumes

    2021-10-20T09:30:00Z

    Research conducted by NOAA Fisheries has shown that increasing the wing spread of a net can help increase the volume of catch

  • Vónin introduces smart trawl door technology
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    Vónin introduces smart trawl door technology

    2021-10-05T15:36:00Z

    Pelagic vessels Høgaberg and Tróndur í Gøtu have been putting the new Twister trawl doors developed by Vónin through their paces for the last few months.

  • Morgère’s new facility open for business
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    Morgère’s new facility open for business

    2021-09-29T07:30:00Z

    After having been based at the heart of the port of Saint-Malo in Brittany since 1902, French trawl door manufacturer Morgère has made the move out of the city to a purpose-built manufacturing facility in nearby Miniac-Morvan.

  • Longline hardware goes electric
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    Longline hardware goes electric

    2021-09-15T11:08:00Z

    There has already been plenty of interest in new electric longline systems, even with the new equipment is still in its trial phase on board some of the most successful Norwegian longliners.

  • Thyborøn take door technology to a new level
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    Thyborøn take door technology to a new level

    2021-09-08T11:34:05Z

    The Bluestream Type 22 trawl doors introduced by Thyborøn Trawldoor four years ago have been highly successful, but now the company has pushed development even further, while also preparing for full door control of the doors in the water.

  • Fiskevegn appoints new CEO
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    Fiskevegn appoints new CEO

    2021-09-08T11:19:00Z

    Magne Fure is taking on the role of managing director at AS Fiskevegn.

  • JSC Okeanrybflot chooses Ibercisa deck setup
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    JSC Okeanrybflot chooses Ibercisa deck setup

    2021-05-19T07:30:00Z

    Ibercisa Deck Machinery is supplying the deck hardware for JSC Okeanrybflot’s new trawler under construction at Tersan.

  • Pelagic catcher’s long-life synthetic warps
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    Pelagic catcher’s long-life synthetic warps

    2021-05-12T11:47:00Z

    The owners of Faroese pelagic vessel Finnur Friði, Gøta-based fishing and processing company Varðin, were early adopters when it came to synthetic trawl warps.

  • Seabird saver contender for Inventor Award
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    Seabird saver contender for Inventor Award

    2021-05-04T21:02:00Z

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that British brothers Ben and Pete Kibel have been nominated as finalists in the SMEs category of the European Inventor Award 2021 for their invention of a simple, low-cost device that prevents the accidental deaths of seabirds during longline fishing.