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No fatalities four years in a row

No fatalities four years in a row

No Icelander lost his or her life at sea in 2020. This is the fourth year in a row with no fatalities occurring in the Icelandic fleet and the seventh year since the turn of the century. Accidents at sea reported to the Icelandic Health Insurance have also decreased...
Iceland’s top catchers in 2020

Iceland’s top catchers in 2020

In 2020, freezer trawler Sólberg ÓF 1 from Fjallabyggd in North Iceland delivered a catch valued at over 5.2 billion Icelandic kronas (ISK), the equivalent of 33 million Euros. That is an all-time record for an Icelandic fishing ship in any given year. The catch...