Huge fishing for Kristinn SH. 60 tons

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In Iceland often in april and mai the boats that are fishing with line and use capelin on the hooks. the fishing for catfish is often good, . the boat Kristinn SH that is a 30 tons boat, and this boat is the only 30 tons boat in Iceland that is not using autoline. in stead the boat is fishing with ...

New Magne Arvesen TF-2-I to Norway

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Company Engenes Fiskeruselskap A/S in Norway has now got delivered a brand new freezer trawler. The name of the trawler is Magne Arvesen and is build by Astilleros Gondán in Spain. The trawler is 69,9 meters long and 16 meters wide. In the ship is a Bergen disel engine that also can use gas.   type ...

Norsk pelagic ship over 50 meters.nr.9

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List number 9. Now have 4 pelagic ship in Norway fish over 10.000 tons. and in total 340.000 tons. Vendla was with 2059 tons in 1. Rav 2178 tons in 1. Sjöbris 1831 tons in 1. Selvag Senior 1825 tons in 1. Eros 3934 tons in 2 . and Gera Marie 2264 tons in 1 all fishing blue whiting.  and Gera Marie ...

New Autoline boat to Sandgerði in Iceland

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In Norway there are many boats that are short but wide.  most of the are around 11,99 meters long and can. be up to 6 to 7 meters wide. In Iceland there are now such boat.  until now. Trefjar in Iceland that make Cleopatra boats has now finish building a new boat for a company in Sandgerði in ...

Gillnet boat up to 20 in april.nr.2

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List number 2. Now have 2 boats fish over 100 tons,. Stamsundværing was with 64,9 tons in 5 trips and most 22,4 tons in one trip. Ragnhilde Kristine 83,9 tons in 3 trips and most 32,2 ton. Stig Harry 43 tons in 4. many new boats are on thelist,  name we have never seen before. Stamsundværing Pic ...

Gillnet Bárður SH in Iceland with over 1000 tons

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Gillnet fishing in iceland now in March was good. in total there where five boats that did fish over 400 tons,  and all of these boats are fishing in ice,  not freezing the fish. Number 5 was Þórsnes SH with 408,5 tons in 5 trips. Erling KE was number 4 with 524,2 tons in 28 trips. Brynjólfur VE was ...

4 trawlers, with total of 4253 tons of fish

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Fishing in Iceland in MArch was good. trawlers where mostly fishing in the south of iceland . and they had huge fishing.  . in total 4 trawlers did fish over 1000 tons each.  and this is all fresh fish,  not frozen. Viðey RE was number 1 with 1181 tons in 6 trips and most 220 tons,. Viðey RE pic ...

Harðbakur EA in huge fishing, over 900 tons

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Now in march in Iceland the fishing for the trawlers has been good.  . most of the have been fishing near the south of iceland and have had up to 70 to 90 tons per day. many trawelrs are 29 meters long and they can fish up to 3 miles from land,. one of them is Harðbakur EA that is a new trawler. now ...

Gillnet boat Bárður SH over 800 tons

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Gillnet fishing now in Iceland has been good in march. now have 3 boats fish over 400 tons in march. and one boat has fish most of all the boat. this is the boat name Bárður SH. Bárður SH is the biggest boat that is made of plastic, and was build in Denmark and started. to fish in january 2020. now ...

Huge fishing for Viðey RE, over 400 tons in 6 days

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In Iceland some trawlers have been trying to fish saithe, but it can be difficult to fish saithe.  . Trawler Viðey RE from Reykjavík has 15 crewmember on the trawler and captein Kristján Einar Gíslason . had huge fishing now in the beginning of mars. He went to Viðey RE with his crew south of Eldey ...

Trawlers in Norway , year 2021. list nr 2

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List number 3,. Now  have 4 trawlers in Norway fish over 2000 tons,. Atlantic Star came with 1156 tons in one trip. Kongsfjord 1025 tons in 1. Remöuy 1698 tons in 2 trips. Sunderöuy 655 tons in 1. Gadus Poseidion 1159 tons in 1. Arctic Swan 293 tons in 1 trip and that was all shrimp. Tenor 29,3 tons ...

Huge fishing trip from Ilivileq, over 2000 tons

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One of the newest freezer trawlers in the North of Atlantic is Ilivileq. This trawler was build and came to Reykjavík in the middle of the year 2020.   The trawler is 81,8 meters long and 17 meters wide. it ias 7344 bhp engine from Bergen disel. the tralwler is from Qaqortog in south Greenland,. Now ...

Ligrunn with most value in Norway 2020

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Aflafrettir have arrived with catch value figures for the boats in Norway,. The vessel with the highest catch value in 2020 in Norway was not a freezer trawler but a pelagic vessel. the vessel Ligrunn H-2-F caught a total of 42048 tonnes in 2020, of which 13750 tonnes were tobis and 10844 tonnes ...

Pelagic ship from 20 to 50 m in Norway.nr.2

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List number 2,. Knut Olav with 768 tons in 2 trips and has now stop fishing herring and is fishing cod now. Jökull 354 tons in 1. Sille Marie 1000 tons in 3. Sander Andre 693 tons in 2. Arnöyutind 759 tons in 3. Sulebas 623 tons in 2. Brusöyskjær 688 tons in 3. Brattskjjær 823 tons in 3. Johan Berg ...

Gillnet boats over 20m.february.list nr.1

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List number 1. Fanöyvag starts number 1 here,  but he is freezing the fish and came with 141 tons in one trips. other than that, the fishing is good for the boats. . Fanöyvag Pic Leif M Andersen.

8500 tons of capelin from Norsk ships

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Now, finally for 2 years, a fairly efficient capelin quota has been issued, or about 127 thousand tons,. some of it or about 60 thousand tons go to Norwegian ships.  Quite a number of Norwegian vessels have been fishing for capelin in the east of Iceland and have done quite well. vessels all use ...

Beta GK 12 meter boat with full boat of fish

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fishing in Iceland in January was pretty good. from the town of Sandgerði many smaller lineboats that are from 11 to 14 meters long where fishing and many of them. did come with over 10 tons of fish per day. autoline boats Beta GK that is 15 tons boats, did fish well the last days in January. in 3 ...

Huge trip for Geir M-123-A, first trip of the year

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In Norway there is a company name H.P.Holmeset and this company has had total of 8 boats all that have the . same name .  Geir.  This name Geir has been in this family business H.P.Holmeset for over 100 year. In The eyar 2010 the company got the boat number 7 that had the name Geir. and that boat ...

Covid in giant ship Annelies Ilena

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There are several giant freezer ships in Europe and one of them is Annelies Ilena which was built in 2000, and this ship is pretty big. the ship is 145.6 meters long, 24 meters wide and has 3 engines on board. a total of 19300 horsepower. the largest engine is 9700 horsepower. The fish cargo  in ...

Pelagic fishing in Iceland 2020. 530.000 tons

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Here is final list for the pelagic ship in Iceland for the year 2020. total fishing for this ships was 532,000 tons,  and 3 ships did fish over 40.000 tons per ship. Börkur NK was number 1 in ICeland with 46,307 tons. Margrét EA was number 1 in of fishing herring with 12662 tons. Venus NS was number ...

Iceland . 5, small trawlers with 22,000 tons

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In Iceland there are around 50 trawlers. around 20 of them are trawlers that are under 29 meters long. they all have around 1050 bhp engine . and can fish up to 3 miles from land. the year 2020 was pretty good for this 29 meters boats. 13, 29 meters trawler did fish over 3000 tons each. and 5 ships ...

New Altaire LK 429

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In the UK are many pelagic ships and most of the are not old ships. Company name Altaire Fishing Co Ltd has since the year 2004 own a pelagic ship name . Altaire LK 429 and homeport is Collafirth in Shetland. that ship was build 2004 and is 76,43 meters long and 15 meters wide.  has 10728 bhp engie ...

Kristinn SH with over 3,5 million euros

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In Iceland there are about 40 boats that are about 30 tons in size and they are fishing with line. most all of them are fishing with autoline. but one boat is fishing with stamps. This boats name is Kristinn SH.  . The year 2020 was a record year for this boat.  . in total the boat did fish 1769 ...

1,6 million tons in Norway 2020

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Happy new year 2021 jahú hehehhehe. now when the year 2020 is over, then we can look at the pelagic fishing in Iceland, Norway and The Faroe Islands. Start with Norway which is that biggest fishing country in Europe. The year 2020 was good for the pelagic fishing and total fishing was 1,6 million ...

Huge month for Kristinn HU in Iceland,

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Now is the last day of the year 2020.  and here in Iceland December was difficult for boats to go fishing. in the beginning of December a big storms where over Iceland and boats could not go out for fishing . for many days. but one boat kept going even if others boats did not make it out to sea.  . ...

Huge fishing last days of year 2020 in Iceland

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The weather in Iceland this last days of the year 2020, has been good,. now wind and the sea almost like a mirror. In Sandgerði the lineboats there went out to fish today 30.des and also yesterday. . and they did fish well. . Smallest lineboat that went out to fish was Nýi Víkingur NS.  This boat is ...

What will happend with Kirkella H 7?

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Over the years, Hull in the UK has been one of the main shipping locations in the UK for trawlers. trawlers have been carried out. The history of trawling in Hull goes back 100 years, and many trawlers from there. were, among other things, fishing in Icelandic waters and took part in the cod war ...

16 crew member missing after Onega sank

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There have been quite a number of vessels fishing in the Barnetssea and one of the vessels that have been fishing there. is the Russian boat Onega. Onega went to sea from Kirkenes in Norway on December 14 and was fishing near Novaya Zemlya. in Arkhangelsk. The weather there had become very bad and ...

Freezer Trawlers in The Faroe Islands 2020

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There are not many freezer trawlers in the Faroe Islands. there are only 4 of them and 3 of them were in full operation all year round. Sjúrðarberg landed 874.4 tons of fish. But it is worth mentioning that this trawler got this name in August 2020, as it was called before. Dorado, before that ...

54 years old boat has fish over 6000 tons this year

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In The Faroe Islands are boats that fish cod , haddock, herring and more. and often this is Pelagic ship.  trawler. line and gillnet boats. But there is only one boat in The Faroe Islands that is fishing sea skeljar, ore sea scallops. And this boat is pretty interesting,. The boat name is Norðheim ...

Merry christmas from Aflafrettir

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Aflafrettir wishes you dear readers a Merry Christmas and thank you very much for the year 2020. I have been very pleased with how well you dear readers have taken good care of what the Aflafrettir  is doing. for example with the lists of Norwegian boats and boats in the Faroe Islands,. Looking ...

Christmas tree in the sea in Iceland..

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It is a true Christmas spirit that floats over the sea in near Ísafjörður in the westfjords in Iceland. , It shows the crew's rather unconventional Christmas greeting on the rescue ship Gísli Jónsson at the Accident Prevention Association Landsbjörg. When Icelandic coats guards  were going to take a ...

New lobster boat to England

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It is not often that a boat is delivered that is mostly used for lobster fishing, and is build in Iceland. But company Trefjar  delivered one in September a boat that went to England,. Aflafrettir  contacted the owner of the boat, Ben Woolford, and he was quite happy with the new boat. Shipping ...

Trawler Pálína Þórunn GK got a big bomb in the trawl

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29 meters long trawler name Pálína Þórunn GK in ICeland had been fishing outside of Sandgerði for the last days. and in one tail the crew saw something that was pretty strange. This was a bomb .  and a pretty big bomb. the bomb was 300 kilos. They immediately contacted the Coast Guard and were ...

Trawler Björg EA in huge fishing in Iceland.

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The weather in Iceland in the beginning of desember was realy bad.  . For almost 5 days is was just storm and no trawlers could be out to fish.  . so company Samherji in Iceland . made the decision to sail. all their trawler fleet in port and let the trawlers wait ashore while the worst of the storm ...

1200 miles for 11 meters long boat to sail

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In Iceland many boats  have so sail from the south to the North and the east of Iceland,. the boats do this mainly in may , and in the autumn every year. this distance is about 350 miles to sail, and can take up to 40 hours to sail. Trawlers from Iceland also go to fish in the Barents sea and that ...

Line boats in Norway under 30 meters.nr.12

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List number 12. Now have 5 lineboats that are under 30 meters long in Norway fish over 1000 tons,. Nordbanken was with 96 tons in 2 trips and is now number 1. Inger victoria 96 tons in 3 trips. Selma dröfn 98,1 tons in 6 trips. Föniks 58,3 tons in 4. Einar 94 tons in 8. Austhavet 61,5 tons in 5. ...

Serene LK 297, 7 trips to Norway

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Many pelagic ship from UK have been coming to Norway this year 2020 with herring and mackerel. Here on Aflafrettir we have been writing about few of them. and here is one . This ship is great looking red ship name Serene LK 297,  . This ship is pretty new.  was build in Karstensens skibsværft and ...

What is this? Aflafrettir?

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Yes what is this, Aflafrettir? this is a icelandic word and if we translate it then it is fishing news. but i could not the use the word fishing news because there is company that owns this name. This page Aflafrettir.is started in the year 2007, and in the year 2011 then this sister page started ...

Lineboats in Norway under 20m in des.nr.1

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List number 1. Not many boats that have started to fish now in Desember. Einar is the only one with over 10 tons. Einar Pic Robert Storvik.