Archive for the ‘Fisheries’ Category

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...
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

Fisheries Reform: Time to Draw in the Net

Fisheries Reform: Time to Draw in the Net
Fisheries Reform: Time to Draw in the Net Wed , Jul 10, 2013 – By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director The agreement promises to reverse decades of excessive overfishing by European fleets Achieving healthy fish stocks globally was...
July 12th, 2013 | Fisheries, Oceanology | Read More

Zamakona Yards signs a contract to build a Tuna Fisher

Zamakona Yards signs a contract to build a Tuna Fisher
An artist’s impression of the Ljubica Bilbao 17th of April, 2013  = Spanish shipyard Zamakona Yards has just been awarded a new contract for the construction of a tuna fishing and freezing vessel for the company Pesquera Miriam SA worth $ 35 million.         The ship “LJUBICA”,...
April 17th, 2013 | Fisheries | Read More

CORY provides solution for weighty transport problem

CORY provides solution for weighty transport problem
Loading arm transportation International logistics expert Cory Logistics solved a weighty problem when it transported four 36 tonne, 20m long loading arms and ancillary equipment from UK fishing town Whitstable in Kent to Antwerp, Belgium, bound for Indonesia. Cory provided a 100 ton mobile crane in...
April 11th, 2013 | Fisheries, LNG, Logistics | Read More

International Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations

International Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations
Session of the Sub-Committee on Stability focus was on international safety regulations At the session of the Sub-Committee on Stability, Load Lines and Fishing Vessels’ Safety held in February this year, focus was on international safety regulations. At the meeting, agreement was reached about the...
April 4th, 2013 | Fisheries, Politics and Government | Read More

Fisheries union leaders plan to drive up industry standards

Fisheries union leaders plan to drive up industry standards
Discussions during the fisheries conference  12 March 2013 – European and Latin American fisheries union leaders gathered in Argentina after the ITF fisheries section committee (FSC) for the first bilateral meeting since forming the joint ITF/IUF Cooperation.  In addition, the inaugural meeting...
March 12th, 2013 | Fisheries, ITF, Oceanology | Read More

Orolia awarded contract worth over 1M euro for the supply of tuna Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) tracking buoys

Orolia awarded contract worth over 1M euro for the supply of tuna Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) tracking buoys
Solution enabling fishermen to more constantly and accurately monitor fish activity Les Ulis, March 5th 2013 – Orolia (NYSE Alternext Paris – FR0010501015 – ALORO), global specialist in critical GPS applications, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Thalos SAS worth over one...
March 5th, 2013 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

The high seas are too precious to be left to plunderers and polluters

The high seas are too precious to be left to plunderers and polluters
The ‘endangered’ bluefin tuna: ‘Many high seas fisheries have little or no protection.’ Photograph: Brian J. Skerry/Getty Images/National Geographic Only now with the launch of the Global Ocean Commission are we finally addressing the ravages of the oceans written by Callum Roberts...
February 23rd, 2013 | Fisheries, Oceanology | Read More

Union urges New Zealand government to fix “broken” fishing industry

Union urges New Zealand government to fix “broken” fishing industry
 21 February 2013 – A four-year phase-out of foreign-flagged fishing vessels in New Zealand waters introduced in May 2012 may not be enough to fix “a broken industry”, warns the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ).  The Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Bill, which passed...
February 21st, 2013 | Fisheries, ITF | Read More