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Ultraguard Antifouling – Master Series

Ultraguard Antifouling – Master Series

Ultraguard Antifouling are pleased to announce the launch of their new Master Series antifouling system. The Master Series unit uses the same high powered and advanced signal generator and control circuits as Ultraguard’s full size UG series but...

Sustainability is Critical to Withstanding the Tests of Time

Sustainability is Critical to Withstanding the Tests of Time

The fishing industry was impacted greatly by the global pandemic due to disruptions in export markets, the loss of restaurant sales, and a decline in seafood prices. No strangers to challenges, fishermen pivoted to weather the storm head on. Most...

Calling for Help

Calling for Help

Frankie Horne RNLI Fishing Safety Manager Fishermen all over the UK and Ireland have an unwritten rule to help each other in times of need or distress. They tend only to call for help from others as a last resort. I am sure this will continue for...

Finding the Sweet Spot For Nephrops

Finding the Sweet Spot For Nephrops

Nephrops (aka Norwegian Lobster, Prawns) are some of the most valuable species in European fisheries. One of the overwhelming issues in the fishery is  Skippers have no idea where they are catching Nephrops on a trawl tow.  A Captain cannot see...

Onwards and upwards for Barry Electronics Ltd.

Onwards and upwards for Barry Electronics Ltd.

Ireland’s premier Marine Electronics Company, Barry Electronics Ltd, is looking forward to another busy year, according to one of its owners, John Cormack. Since the company’s foundation in 1979, it has been the driving force in Irish Marine...

New Design Prawn Gear A “Great Success”

New Design Prawn Gear A “Great Success”

Innovation is at the core of the Swan Net Gundry (SNG) net design and manufacturing company, with ongoing new designs benefiting fishermen everywhere. Last year SNG set about developing new and improved prawn gear with trawls that would be more...

PFD Crotch Straps

PFD Crotch Straps

Why are crotch straps a benefit when using a PFD?. Frankie Horne. RNLI Commercial Fishing Safety Manager is asking fishermen to ensure they are using their PFD's properly by ensuring that the crotch strap is correctly attached and will give maximum...

Learning more about the new Return Link distress beacons

Learning more about the new Return Link distress beacons

Learning more about the new Return Link distress beacons.   Orolia Maritime (better known as McMurdo or Kannad Marine) is now able to supply its long-awaited upgrade of their highly successful and widely adopted Kannad Solo and FastFind 220 PLBs,...

NIFPO Serving the Commercial Fishing Industry

NIFPO Serving the Commercial Fishing Industry

Northern Ireland Fish Producers Organisation Stores(NIFPO) is  a co-op owned fishing chandlery / hardware shops based in N.I with stores in Kilkeel, Portavogie and Ardglass. Servicing the commercial fishing industry with their needs for all types...

Marine Gears. Turning horsepower into profit!

Marine Gears. Turning horsepower into profit!

How preventative and predictive maintenance can ensure uptime, maintain productivity and reduce costs With vessel owners looking to keep operating costs to a minimum and with repower or upgrade plans on hold, gearbox maintenance should be a...

KT Nets carrying a range of products for the inshore sector

KT Nets carrying a range of products for the inshore sector

KT Nets inshore division supply a wide range of top-quality equipment such as OLIVEIRA Delphin Line Pot rope in leaded and unleaded, as well as Danfender buoys, and foam-filled fenders. KT Nets also supply a complete range of oilskins including...