Strong showing of saithe

‘We started the trip on the Hali grounds off the Westfjords. There has been very good fishing for saithe there for some time, although it drops off for a day now and again. We weren’t disappointed as in the roughly 24 hours we were fishing we had 70 t...

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Quick fish cakes

“The best of British meets Indian spice in this tasty breakfast dish – great at any time of day.” So it says at the Jamie Oliver homepage for fish recipes. This is a delicious fish course, healthy and easy to prepare. Just remember to use only top q...

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Samherji in major processing investment

SAMHERJI, Iceland’s largest fishing company, has announced it is investing more than 20 million euros, modernising its fish processing facilities at two key sites. It is thought to be the largest such processing operation instigated in Iceland according...

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Freezer trawler construction making good progress

HB Grandi’s new freezer trawler is taking shape at the Astilleros Armon Gijon yard in northern Spain. 16 blocks have been completed, and as the design incorporates 51 blocks in total, around a third of the hull has been constructed according to HB Grand...

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Blue whiting production starts at Akranes

HB Grandi’s Akranes fishmeal factory has started production after Víkingur discharged 2600 tonnes of blue whiting there at the weekend. The homepage og HB Grandi spoke to skipper Albert Sveinsson, as Víkingur was on its way back to fishing grounds sou...

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Hudson’s Baked Tilapia with Dill Sauce

Tilapia is a good and rather common fish farmed in Asia but is available all over the word. This recipe is both healthy and simple and easy to prepare. You can choose your favourite white fish for the recipe if the tilapia is not available, for example fr...

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Fish stocks improving

A report on the performance of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has concluded that stocks status has significantly improved although the rate of progress has slowed in the last few years according to worldfishing.net. The report by the European Scientifi...

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Total catch in April was 30% more than previous year

The total catch of Icelandic vessels in April was 146,742 tonnes, a 30% increase from April 2017. Demersal catch was just over 49 thousand tonnes, an increase of 23%, where cod amounted to over 23 thousand tonnes, 30% more than in April 2017. Pelagic catc...

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