Archive for the ‘Fisheries’ Category

HRAS News: Fishing, safety and the Human Element

HRAS News: Fishing, safety and the Human Element
… The recent Nautical Institute Seaways article (June 2017) in co-ordination with the New Zealand based FISH Safety Foundation has looked in detail at the growing need and trend to openly discuss the issues of safety in the global fishing industry, including the protection of basic human rights....
August 18th, 2017 | Charity, Fisheries, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology
Falcon is at the leading edge of Huon’s developments in advancing the use of technology in aquaculture. The largest majority privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle. Their newest Falcon is now enhanced...
August 17th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…
The new salmon processing and transportation vessel for Hav Line AS, Norway, is the world’s first vessel of its kind with a hybrid/battery solution. Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design features the world’s first hybrid propulsion solution for fish farming industry The technology group Wärtsilä...
August 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä engines and propulsion solutions to power two new fishing trawlers

Wärtsilä engines and propulsion solutions to power two new fishing trawlers
rendering of the fishing trawler to be built at the PJSC Vyborg shipyard in Russia Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 August 2017  – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the engines and the complete propulsion package, including the propulsion control system for two new fishing...
August 7th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Korean Spain Ocean Forum 2017

The Korean Spain Ocean Forum 2017
l to r: Capt. Rafael Pastor and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, participated in the KOREA SPAIN OCEAN FORUM 2017, acting as Chairman of the expert panel on “Cooperation in Maritime and Fisheries Matters” The event, chaired by Hon. Dr. Chang Ho Yang,...
July 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries | Read More

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security
Following comes from RUSI’s Lieke Bos, Project Officer; a timely event NOT to be missed:  18 July 2017, 1000-1100 RUSI, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is delighted to invite you to the launch of the Occasional Paper ‘Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported...
July 12th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel
The new trawler being built for Reseach Fishing Co will be equipped with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, Wärtsilä propulsion machinery and auxiliary engines. The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide its Wärtsilä 31 main engine, the propulsion machinery, and the auxiliary engines...
June 13th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Leading fishing insurer Sunderland Marine puts safety first at Skipper Expo

Leading fishing insurer Sunderland Marine puts safety first at Skipper Expo
Tom Rutter Chief executive officer of Sunderland Marine Sunderland Marine, the world’s leading international insurer of fishing vessels and aquaculture risks, is putting safety at the top of its agenda during the Skipper Expo International show at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 26-27...
May 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Fisheries, P and I Clubs | Read More

Mainstay Marine Solutions scoop contract for new fisheries patrol vessels

Mainstay Marine Solutions scoop contract for new fisheries patrol vessels
Employees and vessel A Pembrokeshire boat building company has won a £5.8m contract to build two new Welsh Fisheries Patrol vessels for the Welsh Government. Mainstay Marine Solutions was awarded the contract after a competitive international bidding process. The company will deliver a 26m Monohull...
March 14th, 2017 | Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

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...
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