Archive for the ‘Fisheries’ Category

Regional maritime piracy agreement broadened to cover other illicit maritime activity

Regional maritime piracy agreement broadened to cover other illicit maritime activity
An international agreement that has been instrumental in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden has seen its scope significantly broadened to cover other illicit maritime activities, including human trafficking and illegal, unreported and...
January 13th, 2017 | Fisheries, IMO, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Wärtsilä optimises the performance of Albacora’s fishing fleet

Wärtsilä optimises the performance of Albacora’s fishing fleet
Wärtsilä optimises the performance of ten of Albacora S.A.’s fishing vessels around the world Wärtsilä Corporation, 12 December 2016 at 12.30 EET – Wärtsilä has signed a long-term Technical Management Agreement to optimise the performance of ten of the Spanish company Albacora S.A.’s...
December 12th, 2016 | Fisheries, Fishing Trawlers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä 31 engine to power new fishing vessel

Wärtsilä 31 engine to power new fishing vessel
Wärtsilä Corporation,  8 September 2016 at 10 am EET – The Wärtsilä 31 engine, which has been recognised by Guinness World Records as being the world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine, has been chosen as the main engine for a new purse seiner/trawler being built by the Danish shipbuilder...
September 8th, 2016 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Meercat sells new workboat to Scottish aquaculture firm Dawnfresh

Meercat sells new workboat to Scottish aquaculture firm Dawnfresh
MEERCAT Workboats have successfully supported the Scottish aquaculture sector by selling a third vessel to Dawnfresh. MC26, named ‘Venetia, is an aquaculture specific workboat which will be delivered to Scotland later this month. (AUGUST) It is a 15m x 6m monohull workboat designed and principally...
August 19th, 2016 | Associations, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Angola orders state-of-the-art Damen Fishery Research Vessel

Angola orders state-of-the-art Damen Fishery Research Vessel
The FRV-7417 The Damen Shipyards Group has received an order for a state-of-the-art, 74 m Fishery Research Vessel from the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries. This special vessel, which has Silent-A/F/R Class notation and features a basic design from Skipsteknisk. The Angolan Ministry of Fisheries has been...
July 26th, 2016 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMHR Unites Fisheries over Human Rights

IMHR Unites Fisheries over Human Rights
Ment van der Zwan – Advisory Board The International Maritime Human Rights Conference (IMHR) is delighted to announce its latest sponsors: The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO), the Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association (PFA) and the Sociaal fonds voor de trawlvisserij (SFT). The...
July 18th, 2016 | Fisheries, Food and Drink, HR | Read More

First Commission of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Bering waters

First Commission of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Bering waters
The “Alaskan Leader” First Commission of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Bering waters with Alaskan Leader Fisheries 12 July 2016: Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its partner Network Innovations (NI), together with Fusion Marine...
July 12th, 2016 | Fisheries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO – Cape Town agreement accession

IMO – Cape Town agreement accession
H.E. Dr. Peter Ammon, Germany’s Ambassador to the UK and Permanent Representative of Germany to IMO, met IMO Secretary-General Lim today Germany accedes to treaty covering fishing vessel safety 05/07/2016  – IMO’s work to enhance fishing vessel safety received a boost today when Germany...
July 5th, 2016 | Fisheries, IMO, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

Corvus Energy’s Next Generation Orca Energy ESS to power fish farm support vessel

Corvus Energy’s Next Generation Orca Energy ESS to power fish farm support vessel
The all-electric fish farm support vessel Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected by GMV to power an all-electric fish farm support vessel designed to operate with zero emissions Richmond, B.C – June 23, 2016 - Grovfjord Mek. Verksted AS (GMV) has selected Corvus Energy...
June 23rd, 2016 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

New tradable seafood index

New tradable seafood index
14/04/2016 - The new OBSFX seafood index will enable investors to buy and sell exchange traded products that track the shares of sea food companies.  The new Oslo Børs Seafood Index (OBSFX) is being calculated and distributed in real time from today, Thursday 14 April. In addition, exchange traded...
April 14th, 2016 | Fisheries, Food and Drink, Markets, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Assembly 29 – IMO urges fishing vessel treaty acceptance

Assembly 29 – IMO urges fishing vessel treaty acceptance
2012 fishing vessel safety agreement needs to be ratified to stop deaths The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has called on its Member States to accept a 2012 international fishing vessel safety agreement, in order to bring it into force and address the heavy casualty rate in...
December 7th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, IMO, Organisations, Regulatory, Shipping Centers | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion solution for new Norwegian fishing vessel

Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion solution for new Norwegian fishing vessel
The new fishing vessel for Halstensen Granit AS will feature a complete Wärtsilä propulsion solution for efficient and reliable operation Wärtsilä Corporation,  7 September 2015 at 10 am EET – A new factory trawler fishing vessel being built for Norwegian marine trawling operator Halstensen...
September 7th, 2015 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solution chosen for new Scottish fishing vessel

Wärtsilä propulsion solution chosen for new Scottish fishing vessel
The new fishing vessel will feature an integrated Wärtsilä propulsion solution including main engine, controllable pitch propeller and gearbox. Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 July 2015 at 10.00 am EET -A new modern fishing vessel being built by Simek AS in Norway on behalf of the U.K. operator Antares (Whalsay)...
July 7th, 2015 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HRAS: Launch of Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme

HRAS: Launch of Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme
David Hammond The ‘Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme’ goes live. www.missingseafarers.org  Globally supporting seafarers, fishermen and their families London. 30 January 2015:  A new and vital public international resource where details can be submitted and recorded concerning missing seafarers...
January 30th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Fisheries, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Safety and Security | Read More

Sales of Seafarers Ale Support Seafarers in Need

Sales of Seafarers Ale Support Seafarers in Need
Simon Emeny, Admiral Lord West of Spithead, Barry Bryant and Richard Fuller Seafarers UK – the charity that supports seafarers in need across the UK Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets, Royal Navy and Royal Marines – has announced that sales of Seafarers Ale have this year resulted in brewer and...
November 13th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Fisheries, Food and Drink, HR, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Wärtsilä fuel efficient propulsion equipment chosen for two new fishing vessels

Wärtsilä fuel efficient propulsion equipment chosen for two new fishing vessels
Illustration of the two new fishing vessels for the Scotland based fishing company Lunar Fishing, which will feature Wärtsilä’s main propulsion and control equipment. Wärtsilä Corporation,  30 October 2014 at 10 am EET – Two new 78 metre purser/trawler fishing vessels being designed...
October 30th, 2014 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MCN Beijing launches fisherman chat application

MCN Beijing launches fisherman chat application
Ronald Spithout Connecting Fishermen to shore: first application for  Inmarsat Fleet One now available MCN Beijing launches fisherman chat application 27 October 2014: Fishermen on board Chinese coastal fishing vessels can now keep in constant contact with friends, family and colleagues thanks to...
October 27th, 2014 | Fisheries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Lilaas engages Imtra for North American distribution

Lilaas engages Imtra for North American distribution
Lilaas Managing Director Øyvind Lilaas (left) and Alex Larsen, Imtra VP Commercial Sales, shake hands on the deal that is expected to open up the North American market to Lilaas controls Strong prospects in the North American marine equipment market have triggered a new importation and distribution...
September 19th, 2014 | Canals, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Philippines tuna workers escalate dispute action with help of international delegation

Philippines tuna workers escalate dispute action with help of international delegation
5 September 2014 – Philippines tuna workers dismissed for forming a union have staged a week of action with the support of an international delegation from the ITF/IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) fisheries programme. Members of the Catcher to counter team...
September 5th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink, HR, IACS, ITF, Oceanology | Read More

ITF president weighs in on multi-million dollar fisheries dispute as New Zealand parliament delays action

ITF president weighs in on multi-million dollar fisheries dispute as New Zealand parliament delays action
The ITF HQ’s in London 28 March 2014 - International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin has met with key stakeholders in Auckland, New Zealand, about the ongoing campaign to secure NZD30 million in unpaid wages for fishers in the region. The ITF has contributed to Slave...
March 28th, 2014 | Fisheries, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

MAN L27/38-Powered Hybrid Package adds Flexibility, Optimisation and Environmental Safety to ‘Herøyhav’

MAN L27/38-Powered Hybrid Package adds Flexibility,  Optimisation and Environmental Safety to ‘Herøyhav’
The Norwegian company, Herøyhav AS, has taken delivery of a 69.95-m  trawler/purse seiner from Karstensens Shipyard, Denmark. The vessel is  hallmarked by its very flexible propulsion package that offers a number  of fuel-saving power modes to accommodate the different fishing  patterns it will...
March 25th, 2014 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Oceanology International 2014 successful Exhibition and Conference

Oceanology International 2014 successful Exhibition and Conference
One of the best ever events of its kind, this biennial conference and exhibition event – celebrating also its 45th anniversary (1969 – 2014) is now the talk of the town and the talk over and …under the oceans! As Conference Chairman Professor Ralph Rayner put it: “at the time of the first...
March 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Fisheries, IMarEST, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Container Finance Session at Intermodal Asia 2014

Container Finance Session at Intermodal Asia 2014
A conference session addressing the current and future economic status for shipping containers will be held during Intermodal Asia 2014, which takes place at the Shanghai World Expo Centre from 1-3 April. Titled ‘Container Financing: options and views from a financier’, the conference session will...
March 11th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Fisheries, Shipfinance | Read More

Zamakona Yards delivered the Tuna-Freezer vessel Ízaro to the Echebastar Group

Zamakona Yards delivered the Tuna-Freezer vessel Ízaro to the Echebastar Group
A view from the ceremony The Echebaster Group received its new Tuna-Freezer vessel last Saturday at 12:00 from the hands of Zamakona Yards after its inauguration at the Maritime Cruise Station at Getxo, Port of Bilbao. This new Tuna vessel has a length of almost 90 meters and a capacity of 1900 m3 of...
January 20th, 2014 | Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Specialised Fishing Vessel Chooses MAN 32/44CR Power Solution

Specialised Fishing Vessel Chooses MAN 32/44CR Power Solution
Graphic rendering of the Kvannøy (courtesy Hansen Dahl) Norwegian shipping company, Nyholmen AS, has chosen MAN main and auxiliary four-stroke engines to power the ‘Kvannøy’, an advanced, 77.25-m purse seiner/trawler. The vessel will be constructed at the Karstensens shipyard in Skagen, Denmark...
December 11th, 2013 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More