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.
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.
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.
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.
Magne Fure is taking on the role of managing director at AS Fiskevegn.
Ibercisa Deck Machinery is supplying the deck hardware for JSC Okeanrybflot’s new trawler under construction at Tersan.
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.
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.
When Ocean Space Acoustics (OSAC), based in Norway, set about looking for a solution to the increasingly high profile issue of lost fishing gear, they collaborated with research institute SINTEF.
A mobile near-infrared spectroscopy system developed by German company trinamiX supports the reliable differentiation between polyamide 6 (PA6) and polyamide 6.6 (PA66).
Norwegian pelagic vessel Rav docked in Norðfjörður on Monday last week, with a badly damaged capelin purse seine. The gear had been damaged while shooting away, catching on a walkway above the net bin. The skipper and crew immediately saw that this would be a major repair job and that ...
Trawl door producer Polar Fishing Gear is taking a step to one side from the conventional steel doors to produce both demersal and pelagic trawl doors using recycled plastic.