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  • 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

  • Valka set to revolutionise salmon production

    Valka set to revolutionise salmon production

    15/05/2019

    With a strong track record in developing and producing processing systems for whitefish, Valka has now moved into the salmon business with a new machine that slashes processing times and boosts efficiency. READ more

  • Skaginn 3X’s efficiency boosting ValuePump

    Skaginn 3X’s efficiency boosting ValuePump

    15/05/2019

    Icelandic high-tech systems supplier Skaginn 3X launched its new ValuePump™ recently, presenting this combination of ideas as a system that offers a wealth of possibilities. READ more

  • First of new trawler series due this summer

    First of new trawler series due this summer

    03/04/2019

    Two new trawlers for Síldarvinnslan and one for Útgerðarfélag Akureyringa are taking shape at the Vard shipyard at Aukra in Norway, part of a series of innovative new fresher trawlers for Icelandic fishing companies. READ more