More than 30 Icelandic companies participate

Promote Iceland (Íslandsstofa) organises participation of twenty eight  Icelandic companies and associations in the two Icelandic pavilions at the Seafood Expo Global (in hall 6) and Seafood Processing Global (in hall 4). In addition, at least six other...

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The biggest year class of cod since 1985

The cod is going to be more abundant in Icelandic waters in coming years than ever since 1985. The 2014 year class is among the biggest since then according to preliminary stock assessment of the Marine Research Institute of Iceland, the MRI. This is the ...

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Oven baked haddock

Haddock is very popular fish in Iceland and has been for a very long time. A possible explanation of that is that in older times the cod was for export, either dried or salted. The haddock was not fit for exporting and hence ok to eat it. Another explanat...

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Finest quality saithe from Selvogur

Freezer trawler Höfrungur III AK docked in Reykjavík last week after a 24-day trip. Skipper Haraldur Árnason is satisfied with the results and said that he is particularly pleased with the excellent fishing on saithe on the Selvogur Bank. ‘We sailed ...

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Kirkella takes fish processing machines from Velfag

The Icelandic company Velfag  welcomes a new factory vessel Kirkella to its fleet of customers using Velfag´s Marin fish processing machines. The vessel was built in Turkey and is on it´s way to Norwegian seas for catching. The vessel has a line of Mar...

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Vísir buys two FleXicut Machines from Marel

Marel has just released its FleXicut free for sale at the Seafood Processing Europe exhibition in Brussels today, April 21, and Icelandic company Vísir hf. has signed a contract – investing in two machines. FleXicut is the centerpiece of the next gene...

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Big presence for HB Grandi at Brussels Show

The world’s premier seafood industry trade show, Seafood Expo Global, opened in Brussels this week. As in previous years, HB Grandi staff is on hand to present the company’s products. This will be the eleventh time that HB Grandi takes part at the Bru...

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Rising shrimp price sparks shrimp gear demand

Cosmos Trawl, Hampidjan’s Danish subsidiary, recently delivered six new shrimp trawls,Incl. of floats, grids, bags and sparenetting.The trawls is build in Magnet Compact, and 4 more to be delivered end April to two Norwegian vessel operators. Prices for...

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Marel reveals a new salmon filleter

A steady stream of visitors to Marel’s stand at the Seafood Processing Globalexhibition has been enjoying demonstrations of a wide range of industry-leading equipment and software solutions. Among the highlights, Marel has revealed the first salmon fi...

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Slow start of the blue whiting season

All three of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessels are now fishing on blue whiting deep south of the Faroe Islands along with a number of other vessels. Fishing has started slowly, according to Albert Sveinsson, who is skipper of Ingunn AK for this trip, and by m...

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