Norsk Pelagic ships. 1.1 million tons

Generic image

It has been hard to keep a list of Norway's pelagic vessels,. There are also a lot of ships that are fishing in Norway. Herring. mackerel. Kolmuna, Capelin and more,. Now I have 414 boats in my list of all sizes and types,. Now these 414 boats have landed a total of 1.1 million tons of all kinds,. ...

Almost 18000 tons from 3 small trawlers in Iceland

Generic image

In Iceland there is a new quota year that starts 1.september and is all the way to 31.agust. the last season from 1.september 2017 to 31.agust 2018 there was relay good fishing in Iceland and mostly for the trawlers. Most of the trawlers in Iceland fish in ice. in Iceland trawlers are in 3 ...

Kaptian Dolgikh in Norway

Generic image

There are many trawlers from Russia that come to Norway with fish. One of the that came to Norway some days ago is Kapitan Dolgikh. Kaptain Dolgikh was in Norway before and had the name Prestfjord . The trawler is build in the year 1987 and is 57 meters long and 13,2 meter wide. Trawler is 1693 tons ...

Photos from Grindavík in Iceland,

Generic image

Aflafrettir where in Grindavík in the beginning of Mai and the fishing was relay good . Here are some pics and under them is also a text about each boat. Ragnar Alfreðs GK boat that is almost 40 years old, and on the pic with 10 tons, fishing with line. Small boat Daddi GK with handline with 725 ...

Katrín GK with full load of cod

Generic image

Now in Iceland the fishing of the Lineboats has been relay good  in the last days in april and now 1.of mai,. In Grindavík  many lineboats that goes out with autoline have been fishing well.  they have been fishing mostly cod,. Katrín GK that is 27 tons boat and 14,6 meters long is the only boat ...

Trawler from Spain with over 1000 tons in one trip

Generic image

There are quite a large number of freezer trawlers fishing north of the Barnet Sea, including several trawlers registered in Spain,. One of those who was fishing there and landed recently in Tromso is the trawler Nuevo Barca. This trawler  was constructed in 1987 in Norway and measures 2114 tonnes.  ...

Huge shrimp fishing for Nordtind

Generic image

One of the largest fishing companies in Norway if not the largest is Havfisk.  They now have 3 recently newely  freeze-trawlers  all of which are called Gadus. Gadus Njord, Gadus Neptune and Gadus Posedion. . The newest trawler for Havfisk has not the name Gadus, but the name Nordtind.  . Nordtind  ...

Kristinn SH in huge catfish fishing. over 30 tons in one trip

Generic image

Now in Iceland the catfish season is almost started, and  the boats that have going with line to fish catfish have been coming with full load back to land,. 2 days ago at least 4 small boats went from Ólafsvík and sail for 4 hours to the cliff Látrabjarg and went fishing catfish there,. and they did ...

Norsk trawlers year 2018

Generic image

List number . Now on this list Gadus Neptun was with 700 tons in one trip. Rypefjord 472 tons in one trip. And new trawler ore what ever this is  Antarctic Sea  was 2287 tons in one trip.  landed in Uruguy. Antartic Sea Pic Frank Grebstad.

Trawlers in The Faroe Islands

Generic image

List number 1. Here is a list of the icefishtrawlers in the faroe islands.  . most of the are fishing saithe and about 80% of each trawler has saithe . Fálkor and Heykur start number 1 and 2, and this is similar trawlers around 37 meters long and 10 meter wide. Heykur Pic Gunnar Olsen.

Sleipnir ÁR small boat with full load

Generic image

28.february was finaly good weather and many boats that went out to sea where fisihing big. for example Kári SH that is 11 tons boat came tin 9.9 tons in one trip.  Guðrún Petrína GK that is 11 tons boat  came with 9,9 tons in one trip and later same day with 4,5 tons . But Sleipnir ÁR from ...

Huge gilnet fishing for small boat Björn EA

Generic image

Gilnet fishing in Iceland in February was relay good . the boat that was the higest was with around 490 tons . But much smaller boat from island Grímsey Björn EA did well.  Björn EA is 15 tons in size and in the middle of february the crew went out with only 40 nets. In the first trip and after only ...

Ísbjörn H-89-O in good fishing

Generic image

The weather in Iceland in February was terrible and the small boats did not make it often to see.  . but in Norway the fishing was good. One of the boats that fished well was ÍSbjörn H-89O that Hlynur Freyr Vigfússon owns and is the captein of the boat. Last days in  February, they went very well ...

Molinergutt 15 meters long boat with full load of herring

Generic image

In Norway are many boats that fish herring, capelin and mackerel and they are not all big ones.  like over 60 meters long. quite a lot of boats are on these fishes that are under 15 meters long. one of them is Molinergutt R-20-K. This boat is 14.99 meters long. 5.9 meter wide and will be built in ...

Full load for Björgúlfur EA

Generic image

In Iceland year 2017  came 7 new trawlers.  3 of them went to HB Grandi in Reykjavík.  1.  to Sauðárkrókur, and 3 to Samherji in Akureyri,. the trawlers that went to Samherji have all room in the fish cargo for more than 200 tons of fish,. Björgúlfur EA is 58,5 meters long and he came with his first ...

Big fishing for Doggi F-17-H

Generic image

Trawlers in Norway have been fishing relay well now this year and in February  they have been with up to 50 til 60 tons per day.  . One of the trawlers who have fished well is Doggi F-17-H. This trawler is 39.8 meters long and 10.5 meters wide. built in 2001 and has a 2,500 horsepower engine on ...

Gullhólmi SH in huge fishing. over 30 tons in one trip

Generic image

In Iceland the weather has been relay bad in February.  . but finally when the weather got better the fishing also did well. Autoline boat Gullhólmi SH that is similar boat as Saga K in Norway did relay well in newest trip. They put out 45.000 hooks  and on that they com 30,6 tons uncutt, ore rund ...

Norsk ships in good capelin fishing in Iceland

Generic image

Now in February, the Icelandic pelagic ships that are fishing capelin have have almost nothing been fishing. Meanwhile, the Norwegian ships have been fishing for capelin in Iceland and mostly landing their catch in ports in the eastern part in Iceland.  . Nowadays, the Norwegian shipping has been ...

Kingfisher HM-555 in good fishing

Generic image

There are a lot of foreign trawlers  and lineboats coming to Norway to land catches,. Now in February, a lot of Russian trawlers have landed in Trömsö. in Norway has also landed a tugboat made from Hanstholm in Denmark,. This boat is called Kingfish HM-555. This boat is built in 2007 and is 31.25 ...

New boat to Norway

Generic image

Boat builder Trefjar in Hafnarfjörður in Iceland has delivered new boat to Norway. Odd-Cato Larsen has this new boat and he will also be the captein of the boat.   to Ombo close to Stavanger in Norway. The boat has the name Prince R-7-HM and is the type Cleopatre 36. in the boat is a 650 hp engine ...

46 Norsk pelagic fishing in Iceland now

Generic image

Now in Iceland there are many pelagic ships from Norway what are fishing capelin. Aflafrettir counted that now there where 46  pelagic ships from Norway in ICeland. Total of sailors on these ships is about 500 men. All of the ships have landed some capelin in Iceland.  . but the biggest landing was ...

4 Norwegian Pelagic ships in Akureyri Iceland

Generic image

Now i  ICeland are many Pelagic ships from Norway that have come to Iceland to fish Capelin,. and now in the biggest town in the North ICeland.  Akureyri are now 4 ships from Norway,. Gísli Reynisson the owner of Aflafrettir.com is also in AKureyri and he went to the harbours and took pics of them . ...

Huge fishing for Stamsundværing N-72-VV

Generic image

It is well known through the history of fisheries both in Iceland and Norway that boats often come with considerable large landings. full load  and does not matter how big the boat is. For example, in January there are two 15 tonnes of boats. Tryggvi Eðvarður SH and Dögg SU both brought over 18.7 ...

Norsk 15 meters boats in januar.nr.4

Generic image

List number 4. Good fishing on this list. Skriegrunn  still on top and had 28.6 tons 4. Ingvaldson had a 44 tonne tonnage in just 2 rows, of which 24.4 tonnes in one landing. Aldís Lind 31 tonní 2. and a new boat Odden comes in place number 4. Saga K 28.5 tonní 2. Akom 15 tonnes 1. Stamsundværing ...

Valdimar H in good fishing in Norway

Generic image

Thr brothers Hrafn and Helgi Sigvaldasynir from Iceland started some years ago company name Esköy,  they have had a good fishing with the boat Saga K, that was build in Iceland and is about 15 metrers long auto line boat made of plastic. Winter 2017 they bought a much bigger boat in Iceland, that ...

Pelagic ship Nyborg TG-773 got huge sea on the brigde

Generic image

Working on fishing boats is hard and dangerous work,. The pelagic ship Nyborg TG-773 from the Faroe Islands where on the they way to fish mackerel and where sailing between the Faroe Islands and  Shetland islands . when big sea came on the bridge on the ship.  the sea was so powerful that is broke 2 ...

153.000 tons from 3 ships

Generic image

Now when the year 2017 is over then AFlafrettir look at the pelagic ships in Iceland,  Norway and the Faeroe Islands.  . Here down below  is a list of the ships and they are compared. In Iceland  Venus NS was the highest one with 55604 tons. In The Faroe Islands , Finnur Fridi was the highest one ...

Ruth HG-264 with full load in Norway

Generic image

Mackerel fishing in Iceland has been usually limited to the period from June to September,. with Denmark and southern Norway, there has been a pretty good and great mackerel fishing right now at the beginning of this year 2018. Although Denmark is not a big fishing country, they have a pretty big ...

Korsnes F-39-BD new boat on Aflafrettir

Generic image

In the end of the year 2017 aflafrettir.com ask the readers of aflafrettir if they know about more boats in Norway that fish with line.  autoline and stampline.  In Norway there are many big autoliners that freeze the fish on board and come with few hunders tons in one trip. There are 3 line boats ...

Icefish trawler Málmey SK in huge fishing in just 4 days

Generic image

The days between christmas and new year are not many that trawlers can go to sea.  . in Iceland there where not many trawlers that went out to fish,  but one of them that went out was Málmey SK . Björn Jónasson is captain of Málmey SK and he went out on 26 of December. and the trawler came back to ...

15 tons boat in huge fishing last days of 2017

Generic image

Gylfi is a captain of the boat Tryggvi Eðvarðs SH from Rif in Snæfellsnes in Iceland.  Gylfi is only 27 years old and he and him and the crew of the boat Tryggvi Eðvarðs SH has been fishing relay well now in the autumn . They ended up very well in 2017. because on the 29 desember they came twice to ...

First herring landing in Norway year 2018

Generic image

here in Iceland, the vessels that catch herring, mackerel and capelin are large and so large that they are able to take well over 2000 tonnes and up to 3000 tonnes in one trip. in Norway,  there  are also such a big ship, but there are also many boats that are much smaller but still these giant ...

Pelagic ships in The Faroe Islands.2017

Generic image

Here is a list of the pelagic ship in the Faroe Islands.  . The ships fish alot of Blue whiting because 3 ships went over 40.000 tons of that.  Fagraberg was with most almost 47.000 tons.  Norðborg was with most of herring 17382 tons and Finnur Fríði was with most of mackerel. Christian i Grótinu ...

Freezer trawlers in the Faroe Islands. 2017

Generic image

Here is a list of the fishing for the freezer trawlers in the faroe islands.  . there are not many freezer trawlers there,   on the database that AFlafrettir has they are only 7 . . 4 of them are fishing quite much, and in the list you can see  that they fish alot of cod. Akraberg was the highest ...

Icefish trawlers in the Faroe Islands

Generic image

Aflafrettir has now fishing datas for most of the pelagic , auto liners, freezer trawler and ice fish trawler of the Faeroe islands. Six trawler fish over 2000 tons.   . Polarhav XPVI was with 2000 tons. Skoraberg OW-2100 was with 2334 tons and most of that was cod. Eysturbugvin 2505 tons. ...

Norma Mary from Hull in huge fishing

Generic image

December is not a big month for the fishing of the trawlers, because most of the big trawlers stop fishing just before Christmas,. In Norway, there was rely good fishing of cod now in December even if December is short month. for example, Gadus Neptune was 778 tonnes in 3 trips and Havtind with 777 ...

The Faroe Islands are now on Aflafrettir.com

Generic image

Here on Aflafrettir.is and Aflafrettir.com last 10 years have been watching fishing in Iceland, and 4 years ago Aflafrettir started to watch fishing in Norway. Many readers have been asking about the Faroe Islands, if aflafrettir can have them also on the page. And now i can say that this wishes ...

Huge fishing for Havtind. over 80 tons per day

Generic image

Now in December there has been a very good fishing in Norway, and it can be said that fishing has been huge,  like for the trawlers. One of those who have been fishing well in December is Havtind N-10-H. Havtind is usually coming with  frozen catch yet now he is fishing in Ice. Havtind  is almost 60 ...

Brand new Longliner to Iceland year 2019

Generic image

Yes  Stormur HF the first new longliner in Iceland is now sailing to Iceland. You can read that here. but in Iceland.  Company Vísir hf is the biggest company that own longliners.  They own 5 boats now.  Pál Jónsson GK.  Jóhanna Gísladóttir GK.  Sighvatur GK.  Kristín GK and Fjölnir GK.  . Alls this ...

New longliner to Iceland

Generic image

In Iceland there are about 20 boats that fish with longline.  up to 45.000 hooks in the ship.  Most all of them are boats that where build in the years 1960 to 1970.  first that boats where fishing capelin and herring , but later on where change to longliners . only 2 boats in Iceland where specally ...