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  • IceFish 2020: One year to go

    IceFish 2020: One year to go

    23/09/2019

    The 2020 Icelandic Fisheries exhibition will return from the 23-25 September 2020. READ more

  • Hampiðjan’s fibre-optic breakthrough

    Hampiðjan’s fibre-optic breakthrough

    20/09/2019

    A new fibre-optic data cable developed by Hampiðjan represents a breakthrough in the speed at which data can be channelled from trawl sensors to a trawler’s wheelhouse. READ more

  • Herring season ahead

    Herring season ahead

    20/09/2019

    Iceland’s mackerel season for the year looks to be coming to a close as pelagic vessels are looking for catches in international waters, while the first landings of herring have been made to east coast factories. READ more

  • Vestmannaey heads new trawler series

    Vestmannaey heads new trawler series

    07/08/2019

    The first of a series of seven new trawlers for Icelandic owners, Vestmannaey VE-54, has docked in its home port for the first time, ahead of the remaining six trawlers for four different companies. READ more

  • Everything in one place at IceFish

    Everything in one place at IceFish

    07/08/2019

    Naust Marine has also long been one of the Icelandic tech companies with a strong customer base overseas for its pioneering winch and electrical systems. READ more

  • Egersund Ísland – back to IceFish in 2020

    Egersund Ísland – back to IceFish in 2020

    07/08/2019

    “We won the prize for the best stand in the exhibition in 2017, so we’ll certainly be back next time,” said the company’s sales manager Benedikt Ernir Stefánsson. READ more

  • Turnkey deck installations from Slippurinn

    Turnkey deck installations from Slippurinn

    02/07/2019

    The Slippurinn Akureyri shipyard has contracted to deliver turnkey catch handling deck systems for fresher trawlers Kaldbakur and Björgúlfur. READ more

  • International pedigree

    International pedigree

    02/07/2019

    There aren’t many IceFish exhibitions that Thórir Matthíasson hasn’t been present at. After graduating from navigation college in the early 1980s and some years at sea, he sidestepped into a job as sales manager for Sæplast and took part in READ more

  • Curio: matching the machine to the fish

    Curio: matching the machine to the fish

    02/07/2019

    Based in an industrial district overlooking Hafnarfjörður harbour, Curio’s managing director Elliði Hreinsson took a break from the design desk to explain Curio has had a few busy years – with new skinning machines ready for launch, growing READ more

  • 2020 IceFish

    2020 IceFish

    15/05/2019

    The planning and bookings for the 2020 Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition is well underway. The exhibition will return from 23 - 25 September in the Smárinn, Fifan Halls Kópavogur, Iceland. READ more