Product News – Page 8

  • Up to date with the digital revolution
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    Up to date with the digital revolution

    2020-02-03T09:11:00Z

    Icelandic software specialist Wise focuses on business solutions for all industry sectors and has gained a solid position as a leader in the development of software systems – not least for the seafood sector.

  • Finnøy production
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    Future-focused tech keep production at home

    2020-01-07T11:04:00Z

    At a time when increasingly more Norwegian industrial companies are moving production to low-cost countries, Finnøy Gear & Propeller is choosing to focus on robotisation and automation in order to keep its propulsion systems production in the country and reduce costs.

  • ?Inmarsat’s RescueNET as the future of SAR
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    ?Inmarsat’s RescueNET as the future of SAR

    2020-01-01T07:30:00Z

    While geopolitical tensions highlighted risks to shipping during 2019, quiet but profound change was being brought to the emergency services that keep around 1.6 million seafarers safe day in, day out.

  • FLIR cameras increase safety margins
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    FLIR cameras increase safety margins

    2019-12-31T07:30:00Z

    When Vigo-based marine electronics specialists Nautical were asked to supply a fleet of trawlers with thermal cameras, they had no hesitation in recommending FLIR products.

  • Osprey doors’ success in Scotland
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    Osprey doors’ success in Scotland

    2019-12-17T16:31:00Z

    The Lovie family, who fish out of Kinlochbervie with their two demersal trawlers Endeavour IV and Venture II, have been seeing excellent results with their new trawl doors since switching to the new Ospreys from Morgére.

  • Serving Russia’s Norwegian-based fleet
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    Serving Russia’s Norwegian-based fleet

    2019-12-17T16:28:00Z

    Through mutually beneficial agreements between Russia and Norway, the Russian whitefish fleet has enjoyed access to the fishing grounds in the western Barents Sea and inside the Norwegian zone.

  • Why sustainable fisheries need VMS
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    Why sustainable fisheries need VMS

    2019-12-17T16:23:00Z

    There has been discussion across the industry about adapting AIS for fisheries monitoring. Increasingly AIS is seen as a transparent and freely available tool and as a result fishermen and companies are questioning why they should have a separate VMS, writes Jean-Pierre Cauzac, Head of Strategic Projects at the ...

  • Energy efficient slurry ice from Thor Ice
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    Energy efficient slurry ice from Thor Ice

    2019-12-03T14:43:00Z

    With a background in specialised slurry ice machines for the fishing industry, Icelandic company Thor Ice sidestepped into the meat business, coming up with some highly innovative systems to meet an extremely demanding industry’s needs – and is now bringing these advanced machines to fishing and aquaculture for the first ...

  • Kleifaberg’s Hemmer a hit for every fishery
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    Kleifaberg’s Hemmer a hit for every fishery

    2019-12-03T14:32:00Z

    “It’s an all-round, low-maintenance trawl that catches well,” said Kleifaberg’s Víðir Jónsson, describing the T90 Hemmer trawl used on board for fishery they take part in.

  • Broodstock Capital has acquired 80% of Therma Industri Photo: Broodstock Capital
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    Broodstock acquires 80% of Therma Industri

    2019-11-27T12:41:00Z

    Seafood investor Broodstock Capital has acquired four fifths of the shares in Therma Industri, the Norwegian supplier of refrigerant and energy systems for industry, including aquaculture.

  • Ekkó doors make a splash
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    Ekkó doors make a splash

    2019-11-27T10:13:00Z

    With pelagic and semi-pelagic trawl door designs available, Icelandic trawl door manufacturer EKKÓ is seeing a growing interest in the advantages its gear offers, according to Smári Jósafatsson.

  • Ibercisa at work on the fishing grounds
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    Ibercisa at work on the fishing grounds

    2019-11-27T10:09:00Z

    Earlier this year three technicians from Ibercisa Deck Machinery went to sea with America’s Finest to optimise and adjust the trawl winches supplied to the new trawler owned by Fishermen’s Finest.

  • Baader: a century of technology
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    Baader: a century of technology

    2019-11-27T10:05:00Z

    One of the industry’s famous names has just celebrated a hundred years in business that has seen the company weather enormous changes to remain firmly among the top tier of suppliers to the fish processing industry.

  • Tucal responds to F-Gas regulations
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    Tucal responds to F-Gas regulations

    2019-11-26T15:13:00Z

    In answer to the requirements of the F-Gas regulations, Tucal launched a compact horizontal plate freezer with secondary refrigerant (Temper 55, Glycol, Tyfoxit) in 2018.

  • Wärtsilä is supplying a new engine, NOX reducer and shaft generator for the 'Brenholm' Photo: Gunnar Larsen
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    Wärtsilä upgrades Norwegian fishing vessel

    2019-11-25T10:14:00Z

    Technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a 12-year old fishing vessel with a Wärtsilä 32 engine, a NOx reducer selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system, and a shaft generator.

  • Margaret Katie’s new lease of life
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    Margaret Katie’s new lease of life

    2019-11-19T16:16:00Z

    Built in 1988, the French-built, Baudouin-powered Margaret Katie has been in Ireland for some years and was acquired just last autumn by skipper/owner Noel ‘Owenie’ O’Sullivan, who immediately set about a major upgrade project of renewal and refurbishment of the trawler/seiner.

  • Does sustainability depend on technology?
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    Does sustainability depend on technology?

    2019-11-19T16:12:00Z

    You don’t tend to hear the ‘plenty more fish in the sea’ phrase quite so often these days. Apart from this expression being a bland platitude, it’s more significant that the phrase is in danger of becoming a literal falsehood.

  • Downtime costs money
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    Downtime costs money

    2019-11-19T16:08:00Z

    James O’Mahony’s background is in agriculture, and a quick repair gadget he invented initially for farming machinery is what brought him make an acquaintance with the fishing industry.

  • Hook Marine’s southern England distributor
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    Hook Marine’s southern England distributor

    2019-11-19T16:00:00Z

    Engineering specialist Hook Marine has appointed Brixham company Tecmarine as its distributor for the south of England.

  • Commercial fisheries are helping fund the new K-Sim Fishery simulator at the Greenland Maritime Centre Photo: Kongsberg Digital
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    New simulator for Greenland Maritime Centre

    2019-11-18T12:29:00Z

    Nine commercial fishery companies have donated DKK3.2 million to Danish training institute, the Greenland Maritime Centre, for investment in a K-Sim Fishery simulator from Kongsberg Digital.