VESSEL REVIEW | Kapitan Egorov – Russian crab boat designed for Far East waters

Kapitan Egorov, the Russian Crab Group of Companies' newest crab catching vessel

The Russian Crab Group of Companies recently took delivery of a new crab fishing vessel built locally by Onega Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Plant. Kapitan Egorov was designed for operation in unrestricted navigation areas, allowing it to haul up to 120 tonnes of live crab over long distances. Long...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing/potting/vessel-review-kapitan-egorov-russian-crab-boat-designed-for-far-east-waters/

VESSEL REVIEW | Frøyanes – Ice-capable trawler/crabber for Norwegian Barents Sea fishing company

Frøyanes, Ervik Havfiske's new Barents Sea trawler/crabber

Norwegian fishing company Ervik Havfiske recently took delivery of a new shrimp trawler built to a design by naval architecture firm Marin Teknikk. The steel-hulled Frøyanes is outfitted as a triple-rig trawler that can also be utilised for catching snow crab in the Norwegian and Barents Seas....

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing/trawling/vessel-review-froyanes-ice-capable-trawler-crabber-for-norwegian-barents-sea-fishing-company/

VESSEL REVIEW | Polarbris – Hybrid seiner/trawler delivered to Norway’s Atlantic Seafish

Polarbris, a new seiner/trawler built for Atlantic Seafish subsidiary Polarbris

Norwegian seafood company Atlantic Seafish, via subsidiary Polarbris, recently took delivery of a new seiner/trawler designed and built by Danish shipbuilder Karstensens Skibsværft. The vessel, which is also named Polarbris (“Polar Breeze”), will be homeported in Alesund and will be used as a Danish seiner and netter for groundfish in addition to catching snow crab. […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Charlie Knight – Compact hybrid workboat for Scottish fish farm support duties

Charlie Knight, a new aquaculture workboat built by Norway's Salthammer Båtbyggeri

Norwegian shipbuilder Salthammer Båtbyggeri (SHB) has completed construction of a new workboat optimised for supporting operations at offshore fish farms in Scottish waters. Built to a design by Norwegian naval architecture firm Tomra Engineering, the 18.5-metre (60.7-foot) Charlie Knight was developed in response to its owner’s need for a “Norwegian-style” vessel capable of environment-friendly operations. […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Havsnurp – Versatile herring trawler delivered to Norwegian pelagic fishing company

Havsnurp, a new trawler built for a Norwegian owner by Karstensens Skibsværft

Norwegian family-owned pelagic fishing company Havsnurp has expanded its fleet with the recent acquisition of a new trawler built by Karstensens Skibsværft of Denmark. The third vessel to be acquired by the company has also been named Havsnurp, and it replaces a similarly named Karstensens-built...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing/trawling/vessel-review-havsnurp-versatile-herring-trawler-delivered-to-norwegian-pelagic-fishing-company/

VESSEL REVIEW | Hengyi No 1 – Large semi-submersible fish cage deployed off China’s Guangdong province

Hengyi No 1, a new semi-submersible aquaculture cage deployed off China's Guangdong province

Chinese manufacturer Guangdong Blue Water Deep Sea Equipment Technology recently completed construction of one of the largest semi-submersible, offshore fish breeding cages ever to be operated in Guangdong province. Operated by Guangdong Hengyi Marine Industry Development, Hengyi No 1 (恒燚一号) has an LOA of 101 metres (331 feet), a beam of 47.5 metres (155 feet), […]

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REMINISCENCES | Frank Goto and the United Fishing Agency

Tuna being auctioned at a fish market in Honolulu, Hawaii

The United Fishing Agency is one of the best things that has ever happened to Hawaii’s seafood industry. It is also one of the best things that ever happened to me. Without doubt it completed my education in ichthyology and marine biology. Not only that, it was indirectly responsible insert for me...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/specialised-fields/marine-research-and-training/reminiscences-frank-goto-and-the-united-fishing-agency/

OPINION | China’s grey-zone provocations: time to reciprocate

It’s time to send a signal to Beijing that a crisis is approaching. China’s use of grey zone tactics is intensifying. This worsening trend line has been evident for several years and seems headed towards an unintended violent incident, a crisis, and possibly armed conflict. Attempts need to be made...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/non-naval/opinion-chinas-grey-zone-provocations-time-to-reciprocate/

VESSEL REVIEW | AQS Trym – Hybrid catamaran workboat for Norwegian aquaculture support company

Norwegian aquaculture services company AQS has taken delivery of a new hybrid catamaran workboat optimised for supporting fish farm operations. AQS Trym was designed and built by Norway’s Skagen Ship Consulting in cooperation with UK naval architecture firm Macduff Ship Design and Turkish shipbuilder TRX Marine, though construction took place entirely at TRX Marine’s Yalova […]

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