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FURUNO acquire Danish company EMRI A/S

FURUNO acquire Danish company EMRI A/S

Furuno, the global leader in Maritime Navigation, Communication and Acoustic systems, has announced the acquisition, on July 1, 2020, of the Danish company EMRI A/S, which specialises in autopilots, steering control, joystick dynamic positioning and maneuvering...

Irish Lights Marks World Aids to Navigation Day

Irish Lights Marks World Aids to Navigation Day

Maritime transport is the most important means of connecting Ireland to international markets, according to one of Ireland’s leading maritime authorities. Speaking on IALA World Aids to Navigation Day today, Wednesday, July 1, the CEO of Irish Lights, the organisation...

Work begins at Zamakona on new Gitte Henning

Work begins at Zamakona on new Gitte Henning

Zamakona Yards have begun work on the new Gitte Henning AS, with steel cutting for the new vessel starting as scheduled last Friday (May 8th). The new Gitte Henning will have a number of environmentally friendly features, several of them new in pelagic fishing,...

Palestinian Fisherman Injured in Israeli Naval attack

Palestinian Fisherman Injured in Israeli Naval attack

An attack by Israeli naval forces on fishermen in Gaza last month has led to renewed calls on the international community to intervene and urge Israel to remove the crippling restrictions on Gaza’s fishing community. Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights has reported that...

Big interest in the virtual FishExpo, FishFacts!

Big interest in the virtual FishExpo, FishFacts!

Last week we wrote about FishFacts and the Faroese father and son, Óli and Hanus Samró, who are organizing the world's first virtual FishExpo. FishFacts were meant to have a stand at Havfisk in Bergen and NorFishing in Tromsø, but both FishExpos were cancelled due to...

FishFacts: world’s first virtual FishExpo

FishFacts: world’s first virtual FishExpo

FishFacts is organising the world's first virtual FishExpo on June 9 to 10, 2020. The Faroese company was founded by father and son, Óli and Hanus Samró in April 2018. "We were planning to attend numerous exhibitions in spring, incl. Bruxelles Seafood Show but...

COVID-19: MSC offers six-month extension on assessment

COVID-19: MSC offers six-month extension on assessment

Fisheries are being offered a six-month extension on the usual timelines for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessments and certifications. It is the first time in the MSC’s 22-year history such a step has been taken, reflecting the enormous challenges the COVID-19...

Brussels Seafood Expo postponed due to coronavirus

Brussels Seafood Expo postponed due to coronavirus

This year's Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels has been postponed on account of the ongoing threat of coronavirus. Diversified Communications, organisers of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, announced yesterday (March 10) they were...