Norway flies seafood flag at Olympics

WITH Norway leading the Winter Olympics medals table, its prime minister, Erna Solberg, has taken the opportunity to strike gold for the country’s seafood industry. She has been in the South Korean capital, Seoul, first for political talks with Pres...

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Örfirisey – back for repairs again

Freezer trawler Örfirisey is in port in Hammerfest in northern Norway where it arrived at the weekend following yet another engine failure. Freezer trawler Kleifaberg towed Örfirisey in. According to HB Grandi’s technical superintendent Herbert Bjarna...

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New Sales Director for Marel Fish

Marel is pleased to announce the appointment of Diego Lages to the position of Sales Director for Marel Fish, effective January 1st, 2018. Diego is based in Iceland and reports to Sigurdur Olason, Managing Director (EVP) Marel Fish. Marel continues to ser...

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Baked Haddock with Parmesan/Reggiano Tomato Sauce

We don‘t know if captain Haddock in the comic books of Tin Tin eats haddock, but we Icelanders surely do. Haddock is the most popular fish in Iceland and has been longer than the oldest men can remember. We have been eating haddock since the country was...

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Ready to start on roe freezing

‘‘We just made it in before the storm hit. Any later and we wouldn’t have been able to get in the harbour,’ said Albert Sveinsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur which docked in Vopnafjörður last week with 900 tonnes of capeli...

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Staff harder to find say processors

MORE than a third of UK seafood companies say they are now experiencing a lower availability of suitable candidates following the EU referendum, a Grimsby Food Careers event in Grimsby has heard.  But so far it is not affecting production according to t...

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The Vikings are coming back to good old Norway!

Skaginn 3x AS opens in Norway. Skaginn 3x AS will officially open its doors on March 5th. The office is based in Bodø and will be run by Magni Veturlidason, a veteran in the industry and Norwegian resident of over 30 years. “Even though we will have a...

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Asian marinade of Icelandic fish

When the east meets the west or the north meets the south, we mix some contrasts into a pleasurable mixture of the best of each corners of the world. Thus it is good to mix fish from the northern hemisphere with spices of the south, or vice versa.  This ...

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The “Saucy Story” to be told in Bergen 

Next week, Grimsby-based Seachill and The Saucy Fish Co. will be lead sponsors at the 13th annual North Atlantic Leader’s Summit (NASF), taking place in Bergen, Norway. NASF, which runs from 6-8 March 2018, is the world’s largest seafood business conf...

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