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7 new small trawlers to Iceland

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Renewal of the fishing fleet in Iceland is going on  and recently a construction contract was signed by four companies at the Norwegian shipbuilding station VARD in Norway. A total of 7 similar small trawlers  will be constructed, all of which are about 29 meters long, which means that they can fish ...

New troll makes big difference in fishing

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In recent years, there has been a lot of changes in the Icelandic fisheries industry, especially during the extensive renovation of the trawlers here in Iceland. This may be said to have started when the freeze trawlers Helga Maria AK and Málmey SK were converted to icefishtrawlers. Fishing of ...

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Komarno MK-188 from Russia in Norway

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In Norway there are quite a lot of fishing vessels that come to Norway with fish.  . These ships are from many nations, because in addition to Norwegian ships themselves, Norwegian ships come from Iceland. Denmark and Russia for landing for exsample. Most Russian ships coming to Norway are trawlers. ...

Holmen new boat on the 15 meters list

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Here on aflafrettir has been the list of Norsk 15 meters boat for long time.  first the list was just with boats that had ICelandic sailors and also if the boat was build in Iceland .  but this year it has increased that Norsk sailors want there boat to be on this list.  . and the latest boat that ...

Big fire in netboat Sólrún EA

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In Iceland the biggest town outside Reykjavik is Akureyri, there lives about 24000 people.  close to Akureyri is a much smaller town name Árskógssandur and there live about 250 people,. In that town is a company that was formed 1973 and name is Sólrún hf.  since 1973 the company has own many boats, ...

Icelandic trawler in trouble in Norway

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The freezer trawler Örfirsey RE from Iceland,  went to the north of Barnetsoceanfor fishing in September. they where fishing pretty well until a failure occurred in the ship's screw assembly,. The failure was serious that it could not be sail for its own power and took the oil ship Norsel,  Örfirsey ...

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Biggest fishing ship in Ireland

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Aflafrettir is always finding new things to write about. came across the ship register over all boats and ships in Ireland and it is quite remarkable to compare it to Iceland,. in Iceland there are about 1,500 to 1700 boats still registered in Ireland last year, 1997 boats were on record,. Despite ...

Boat number one in Ireland

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Iceland compare to Ireland is a big fishing nation.   in the year 2015 total of 1,3 million tonns where landed in Iceland of fish.  and in Ireland there was only 235 thousand tonns landed. That is not so much fishing per boat.  because in Ireland there is 1997 boats in total of all sise.    In ...

Irish boat Felucca SO-108

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Now when this is written the newest fishing trawler in Iceland is sailing past Ireland and not far from that trawler that name in BJörg EA 7, is a boat from Ireland that name is Felucca SO-108. just take a look at him,. This boat was constructed in 1995 and is 58 meters long and 10 meters wide. The ...

netboat Kamöyfjord F-175-NK

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I have told you dear readers that Aflafrettir has the best readers available. you have been diligent to hear me about the other and this and if I have missed pictures of boats they have come. It is certain that Aflafrettir not only has good readers in Iceland. Norwegians and English are also a huge ...

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One Click per day...

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Hello dear readers. as you know this page www.aflafrettir.com is from Iceland and there is only one men how write everything on it.   thats me Gísli Reynisson.  . there are many readers that read aflafrettir page, even if the page is in icelandic.  . the english version of Aflafrettir name is ...

Little fishing from Hull trawler Norma Mary

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Here on Aflafrettir was a news about huge fishing for trawler Norma Mary that is from Hull í Uk, when then trawler was fishing in Greenland  in summer and the the fishing was up to 130 tonns per day. Here you can read the news about that fishing. After this huge fishing the trawler went to Norway ...

Almost 1700 tonns from Russians trawlers

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It is always just a little fun to take a look to Norway and see what ships and trawlers are coming there with fish. in Tromsö are many freezer trawlers from Russia that come with with, and here are two big trawlers that came to Tromsö with full load og greenland halibut.  ( ore blakveite as it is in ...

HUGE month for Björgvin EA in Iceland

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In Iceland this september was realy good fishing for the ice fish trawlers . many trawlers where fishing up to 60 tonns per one day.  and the trawlers from Dalvík and Akureyri came with total of 3356 tonns in land.  most of that was cod. 3356 tonns from 4 trawlers.  Kaldbakur EA.  Hjalteyrin EA. ...

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Full load for Atlantic Viking M-68-G

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Always good to look at some fishing number in Norway. In Norway there is the freezer trawler Atlantic Viking M-68-G.  the trawler was built 2013 and is 74,7 meters long and 15,7 meters wide.  in the ship is a 5800 hp engine.  trawler is in the own of Giske Havfiske As that is in Alesund,. The ...

Fight of the century

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It appears that Aflafrettir reported  last week that Samherji would sell Baldvin from its fleet. Baldvin had the name  Baldvin Thorsteinsson EA for a long time. and in a news yesterday, it was said verbatim by Samherji's website,. Baldvin Thorsteinsson EA was a very successful fishing vessel and its ...

Kirkella from Hull again with huge fishing

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Here on Aflafrettir was news for about 1 month ago about freezer trawler Kirkella that is from Hull in UK, and in own in some part by Samherji in Iceland about huge fishing from the trawlers,. Here you can read the old news about Kirkella . Now Kirkella has come back to tromsö in Norway and now also ...

First fishing trip for Cuxhaven NC-100

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Here on Aflafrettir have been news about fishing of trawlers that are in own of companys that Samherji in Akureyri in ICeland owns.  That is news about . fishing of Kirkella.  , and . fishing of Norma Mary. . Samherji bought in the year 1998 . Deutsche Fischfang Union (DFFU) and now in this summer ...

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Holmöy with almost 1300 tonn

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In Norway there are many newely trawlers and one of them is Holmöy.  Holmöy is in the group with the newest trawler in Norway and was built in the year 2016. Holmöy was build 2016 and is 69,7 meters long and has 7300 horsepower engine,. The trawler came to Myre that is in North Norway some days ago ...

1800 tonns in just 19 days. Norma Mary from Hull

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In Iceland the biggest company that is in fishing is Samherji. Samherji is in Akureyri in Iceland, and owns many other companys both with others and also just own the full 100%. Here on Aflafrettir was a news about fishing og Kirkella from Hull. And Kirkella is under Samherji,. . . . ...

98 tonns in 5 trips

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Readers of Aflafrettir have been in contact with Aflafrettir and letting the page know about many things, like fishing and sending pictures. yet their efficiency is not limited to Icelandic readers, no because Norwegian readers and fishermen have also contacted and informed about various,. one of ...

Norsk 15 meters boat in agust

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List number 5. Final List. Only one boat went over 100 tonns in agust.  Aldis Lind.  . On this list Aldis Lind was with 24 tonns in 3 trips. Olafur was with 17,6 tonn  in 3. Akom 16,4 tonns in 3. Havsjy 1,3 tonn in 2 trips.  . Vardöjenta 10,4 tonns in 3 trips. Gunnar was fishing well. was with 17,6 ...

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4200 tonns in 2 weeks from 3 boats

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It is often fun to go through the Norwegian fishery. You will always find some goodies,. And here's one thing that's pretty special,. There is not one boat covered by it, but three,. All these boats are not able to fish yet they are reaching Tare and land him not in a port, but in a ship called Bona ...

Icelandic pelagic ships 2017

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List number 12. Now on this list all the icelandic ships have been fishing macrele and fishing is realy good,. Venus NS was with 7325 tonns in 9 trips. BörkurNK 5202 tonns in 8 . Víkingur AK 6102 tonns in 8 trips. Beitir NK 5436 tonns in 8. Boats from the town of Hornafjorður where fishing well. ...

Foreign ships in Iceland year 2017

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Foreign ships that come to Iceland with fish,. here on the list are ships from Norway,  Greenland, Russia and more countries. All the ships on the list that are in seat from 1 to 5 have been fishing mackerel. Polar Princess from Greenland was with 3811 tonn in 5 trips. Polar Princess Pic Eli ...

Huge fishing for Kirkella H7 from Hull

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The company Samherji, which has its headquarters in Akureyri in Iceland  has spread its arms widely. In 2014, Samherji acquired a company in Hull and founded a subsidiary called Uk Fisheries. This company makes out 3 trains. 2 freezer trawlers  and one ice fishing trawler. The trawlers are called ...

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