NFFO elects next chairman
Andrew Locker is the NFFO’s chairman-elect and steps up to take Andrew Pascoe’s place in 2020. Image: NFFO

NFFO elects next chairman

Andrew Locker, skipper and member of the well-known Locker fishing family from Whitby, will take over from Cornish skipper Andrew Pascoe after the Federation’s AGM in 2020. In the meantime,…

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Irish concern at latest Brexit developments
Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has voiced its concern at ‘the latest shambles in Westminster.’ Image: Andreas F. Borchert

Irish concern at latest Brexit developments

Responding to developments in the House of Commons, Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation CEO Seán O’Donoghue said his members and the wider fishing industry is in a heightened state of anxiety about…

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Ocean Farm Services orders net cleaning units
Service vessel Apollo will be delivered by Stamas Yard Services this summer. Image: Marine Design

Ocean Farm Services orders net cleaning units

Shetland-based Ocean Farm Services went to Norwegian technology company MPI (Multi Pump innovation) to supply net cleaning units for the new joint venture company’s first service vessel. Ocean Farm Services…

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Electric longliner sold to Canada
Stormur’s buyers are reported to be a Canadian company planning to fish for Greenland halibut

Electric longliner sold to Canada

Longliner Stormur, which has been tied up in Reykjavík for more than a year, appears to be on the move as a buyer has been reported to have been found…

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Personnel changes at Samherji’s European division
 Turning sixty, Samherji’s EU fleet manager Óskar Ævarsson has stepped down after a thirty-year career with the company. Image: Samherji

Personnel changes at Samherji’s European division

With a thirty-year career with the Samherji cousins Thorsteinn Már Baldvinsson and Kristján Vilhelmsson behind him, the company’s manager in charge of its EU fleet operations has stepped down, fulfilling…

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Investment firm acquires Spanish fishing operator
Iberconsa’s 72 metre Pescaberbés Dos has recently been refitted as a factory vessel

Investment firm acquires Spanish fishing operator

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Vigo seafood producer and fishing company Iberconsa has been acquired by Platinum Equity from Spanish equity manager Portobello Capital and affiliates of the company’s founders in a deal due to…

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Fine fishing for saithe on home grounds
Viðey RE-50. Image: HB Grandi: Kristján Maack.

Fine fishing for saithe on home grounds

The seasonal fishing off the south-west of Iceland has been excellent and HB Grandi’s fresher trawlers have been making good landings. The emphasis has been on fishing good-quality spring season…

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