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The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in September was 108 thousand tonnes, a 14% decrease from September 2017. Demersal catch was just over 35 thousand tonnes, 7% more than in the same month last year. Pelagic catch was 69 thousand tonnes and declined by 23%. Pelagic catch consisted mostly of mackerel, 54 thousand tonnes. 

On September 24, 2018 Rosselkhoznadzor Deputy Director Konstantin Savenkov and Head of the Directorate for International Cooperation and Veterinary Control of Export/Import and Transportation Artem Daushev held talks with Director of the Veterinary service of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishery of Algeria Hachimi Karim Kaddour in Moscow. 

HB Grandi reports on fine and big mackerel / September 25, 2018 12:18

Production has been going well at HB Grandi’s pelagic plant in Vopnafjörður this summer and the end of this year’s quota is in sight. According to HB Grandi’s Vopnafjörður factory manager Magnús Róbertsson, the mackerel have been large, good quality fish with an average weight over the summer of 450 to 470 grammes.

Total catch in August less than last year / September 14, 2018 12:01

The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in August was 104,5 thousand tonnes, a 13% decrease from August 2017. Demersal catch was just over ....

HB Grandi to buy Ögurvík / September 12, 2018 12:44

HB Grandi hf has agreed to buy the entire shareholding in fishing company Ögurvík ehf from Brim hf. The purchase price is around ISK12.30 billion (€95 million) and a correction is expected to be applied to this once the results of the company’s financial performance to 31st August 2018 is available, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to the company.

Víkingur is now in Vopnafjörður with 900 tonnes of mackerel on board, while Venus sailed at midday Yesterday after landing an 880 tonne payload for processing at HB Grandi’s pelagic factory there. Most of the fishing for mackerel is now in international waters just beyond the 200 mile limit and a heavy migration of herring in the Hvalbakur area has made fishing for mackerel difficult in home waters.

Víkingur is now in Vopnafjörður with 900 tonnes of mackerel on board, while Venus sailed at midday Yesterday after landing an 880 tonne payload for processing at HB Grandi’s pelagic factory there. Most of the fishing for mackerel is now in international waters just beyond the 200 mile limit and a heavy migration of herring in the Hvalbakur area has made fishing for mackerel difficult in home waters.

The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in May 2018 was 11.6 billion ISK, an increase of 4.5% compared with May 2017. 

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The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in July was 93,551 tonnes, a 27% increase from July 2017. Demersal catch was just over ...

Good fishing all summer / August 15, 2018 11:38

HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Höfrungur III is now back fishing off the Westfords after breaking its trip for a half-landing in Reykjavík at the beginning of the week. According to skipper Haraldur Árnason, there has been good fishing all summer, although each trip is managed on the basis of which species are most economic to catch.

HB Grandi: Fine, large mackerel / July 30, 2018 14:56

Pelagic vessel Venus is now in port at Vopnafjörður, having docked earlier this week with 600 tonnes of mackerel on board for production at HB Grandi’s pelagic processing plant. This is all good quality, large fish with an average size of 420-44 grammes.

Videoconference between the Rosselkhoznadzor and representatives of Uruguayan Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries was held on July 13, 2018

‘Fishing has been really slow. We’ve been here for two days. Tows are long and the best we’ve had is a hundred tonnes,’ said Theódór Thórðarson, who is skipper of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Venus for this trip, when we spoke to him Yesterday afternoon.

In the period from April 11 till April 14, 2018 the 28th International Multibranch Exhibition VIETNAMEXPO 2018 is held in Hanoi, Vietnam.

On 19 January 2018 the meeting between Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Konstantin Savenkov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Philippines in the Russian Federation Carlos Sorreta was held in Moscow. 

A fishery cluster will be built in the TAEG “Nadezhdinskaya”. It is planned to create a modern plant for processing pollack and other fish species with a capacity of more than 20 thousand tons of fillets per year.

The companies known as Ocean Trawlers Europe Limited and Ocean Trawlers Hong Kong Limited have been renamed Norebo Europe Limited and Norebo Hong Kong Limited in order to bring them in line with their parent company’s name, Norebo, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to the company.

Saithe chasing capelin / September 29, 2017 08:59

‘Fishing has been good all through the autumn and weather conditions have been fine. There were two deep depressions that passed over the Westfjords during the last trip, but we escaped the worst of it. The first time we were on the south-west grounds and as the second one passed over, we were finishing the trip and were on the Straumnes Bank where things weren’t so rough,” said Heimir Guðbjörnsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s trawler Helga María.

Good fishing on herring / September 29, 2017 08:54

‘We have one more mackerel trip ahead of us, but because of the weather outlook, we decided to go for herring instead. The forecast doesn’t look good for the next few days but we’ll see how it looks when we’ve finished landing,’ said Hjalti Einarsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur, scheduled to dock in Vopnafjörður this evening with 800 tonnes of herring.

Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert participated in the Global Fishery Forum and International exhibition for fishery, seafood and know-how held on September 14-15, 2017 in St. Petersburg. 

Chinese investors are going to create a marine biotechnopark on the island of Popov in Primorye. Wen Lian Aquaculture representatives said this during a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation - Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev today, March 13, in Khabarovsk. The Governor of the Primorsky Territory Vladimir Miklushevsky took part in the negotiations.

Crab fishery progress, fishery outlook for 2017, holders of crab quotas, detailed information on Russian crab exporters and their foreign partners, shipments of crab products by volume and value ...

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HB Grandi: Redfish caught, now for cod / November 29, 2016 11:16

‘Catch rates have been fine right up until today. Fishing is very slow now. We’re half way through the trip and have already taken the redfish we’re allowed for production ashore and now we can concentrate on cod. I’m confident we won’t have any problems, and then we’re due in Reykjavík on Monday,’ said Friðleifur Einarsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s fresher trawler Ásbjörn ....

HB Grandi’s pelagic vessels Venus and Víkingur were in the beginning of the week steaming to grounds off the west of Iceland to search for Icelandic summer-spawning herring in amounts worth fishing on in the next few days. According to Víkingur’s skipper Albert Sveinsson, a third vessel, Skinney-Thinganes pelagic vessel Ásgrímur Halldórsson, is also expected to show up after sailing from Reykjavík, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to the company.

AKUREY AK-10 launched in Turkey / October 3, 2016 10:56

HB Grandi’s newbuilding Akurey AK-10 was launched at the Celiktrans shipyard near Istanbul in Turkey earlier today. Eirikur Jónsson, skipper of Sturlaugur H. Böðvarsson, was present at the launching and he takes over as Akurey’s skipper.

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Víkingur docked at Vopnafjördur Yesterday with approximately 800 tonnes of mackerel on board. Venus was already discharging at the quayside, with landing expected to be complete later in the afternoon. These two landings mean that HB Grandi’s Vopnafjördur factory will be kept busy this Bank Holiday weekend.

Akurey launch set for August / July 25, 2016 09:49

Work on the three new fresher trawlers for HB Grandi is making steady progress at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey now that Ramadan is over. Engey is due to be delivered before the end of the year, Akurey is scheduled to be launched next month and construction is in progress on the blocks for Viðey ...

 

 
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