Who’s Who: Maritime Movements for March/April 2024

WORK BOAT WORLD: Dennis Tetzlaff will take over as the new Chief Operating Officer Fleet of Stena Line in addition to becoming part of the group’s management team. Tetzlaff worked in various professions within the shipping and cruise industry over the past two decades. Most recently, he comes from...


AWARDS 2023 | Best Multi-Purpose Fishing Vessel – Stødig – Karstensens Skibsværft

Best Multi-Purpose Fishing Vessel – Stødig – Karstensens Skibsværft Another magnificent, multi-purpose fishing vessel built by leading Danish shipyard Karstensens for a very experienced Norwegian ship owner. She is a very versatile ship that will be used to catch crabs as well as for seine netting...


Three killed after missile hits fishing vessel in Baltic Sea off Russia

Three people were killed while four others suffered varying degrees of injury after a fishing vessel was accidentally struck by a missile fired from a Russian Navy ship in the Baltic Sea off Russia’s Kaliningrad region on Tuesday, March 19. The crew of the locally-owned trawler Kapitan Lobanov said...


AWARDS 2023 | Best Prawn Trawler – Zenith – Macduff Ship Design

Best Prawn Trawler – Zenith – Macduff Ship Design Macduff Ship Design fishing boats have charms and attractions all of their own. They are rugged, safe and very economical and long-lasting (as they have to be in Scotland). Built to highly refined designs, they operate in often-terrible weather. In...


Russian Fishery Company’s newest trawler enters service

Russian Fishery company has taken delivery of a new freezer trawler built by compatriot Admiralty Shipyards. Kapitan Martynov is the fourth in a series being built to a design by Norwegian naval architecture firm Skipsteknisk. It has a length of 108.2 metres, a beam of 21 metres, a total cargo hold...


AWARDS 2023 | Best Small Trawler – Copious – Macduff Ship Design

Best Small Trawler – Copious – Macduff Ship Design This fine little ship will work for its experienced owners in the bleak, windy and cold waters to the north of Scotland. Macduff Ship Design knows those waters well and this very imaginative new trawler will work very safely, efficiently and...


Fishing Vessel News Roundup | February 15 – Norwegian fish farm dive boat, UK scalloper and more

Deliveries include a gillnetter and a fish farm workboat to operators in Norway and a factory trawler to a German seafood company. Sea trials have meanwhile been completed on a scallop boat for use in UK waters. Gillnetter delivered to Austevoll owner Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a...


VESSEL REVIEW | Arctic Fjord – Alaska pollock trawler to be deployed in Bering Sea

Seattle-based seafood company the Arctic Storm Management Group has taken delivery of a new trawler-processor optimised for catching Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea. The Jones Act-compliant Arctic Fjord was designed by Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime and built at the Houma, Louisiana facilities of Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors. The newbuild, which replaces a similarly named vessel originally […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Van Eyck – Beam and stern trawler for Belgian fishing family

In 2022, when the Savels family of the Belgian port city of Zeebrugge was looking for a new vessel to replace their 1981-built beam trawler, they selected Dutch shipbuilder Padmos to fulfill the requirement. The newbuild trawler has been named Van Eyck, and it has since replaced a similarly named...


VESSEL REVIEW | Liafjord – Norwegian seiner/trawler capable of reduced-emission operations

A new hybrid-powered seiner/trawler has been handed over to Norwegian family-owned fishing company Liegruppen. Designed by compatriot naval architecture firm Salt Ship Design in compliance to Bureau Veritas class rules, Liafjord replaces a 2013-built trawler in the owner’s fleet. Like the slightly larger, 2021-built Libas, which was also designed by Salt Ship, Liafjord has a […]

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