2017 Awards

The 2017 Icelandic Fisheries Awards were presented at a reception on Wednesday 13th September and were hosted by the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture and the City of Kópavogur.



Taking place in the beautiful Gerðarsafn Art Gallery, the Icelandic Fisheries Awards recognise the people and companies, both in Iceland and overseas, who have made an outstanding contribution to the commercial fishing industry.

2017 winners include:

Best New Product launched at show - Fiskevegn AS

Best individual stand up to 50m2 - Cemre Shipyard

Best individual stand over 50m2 - Egersund Islands

Best national, regional or group stand - Danish Fish Tech Group

Outstanding Icelandic Skipper - Guðmundur Th. Jónsson

Outstanding Icelandic Fleet - Rammi hf

Outstanding Icelandic Processor - Samherji

Outstanding Achievement - Arthur Bogason

Catch efficiency at sea large company > 50 staff- Thyborøn Trawldoor

Catch efficiency at sea small company < 50 staff- Skipasýn

Processing sector value creation large company > 50 staff- Skaginn 3X

Processing sector value creation small company < 50 staff- Curio

Smart award - Vónin

Fleet development award - Skipatækni

Overall outstanding supplier - Skipatækni / Bárður Hafsteinsson