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Cean Helmets to open new production base near Limerick

Cean Helmets to open new production base near Limerick

In an exciting new move, Cape Cod Massachusetts-based marine helmet specialist Cean Helmets has announced it will open a new production facility in County Limerick to supply its growing customer base in Europe. Its new production unit will be...

Mar Wear takes centre stage at Scottish Skipper Expo

Mar Wear takes centre stage at Scottish Skipper Expo

Scottish Skipper Expo 2022 exhibitor Mar Wear displayed a comprehensive range of their branded workwear and safety clothing for both fishing operations and fish processing. The Mar Wear range from Iceland is designed according to the strictest...

SNG – prioritising safety at sea

SNG – prioritising safety at sea

Reputable trawl and inshore gear provider Swan Net Gundry (SNG) has recently begun a dedicated drive to increase safety awareness and are, at this time, focusing their efforts towards ensuring that fishermen, both inshore and on deeper waters, are...

Fisheye project to enable fishers to see their gear in action

Fisheye project to enable fishers to see their gear in action

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is funding (via FaSS) SafetyNet Technologies’ project Fisheye. This project will fast-forward development of SNT-Cam, a net mounted underwater camera, and facilitate more trials with fishing crews....

Win XTRATUF Boots For You And Your Crew.

Win XTRATUF Boots For You And Your Crew.

 Giveaway Time! The Skipper has  teamed up with our friends at XTRATUF to give away eight pairs of boots for you and your crew. Simply enter your details at https://www.xtratuf.co.uk/pages/win-xtratuf-2021 to be in with a chance of winning. XTRATUF...

XTRATUF is built for the worst, so you perform your best

XTRATUF is built for the worst, so you perform your best

Deep dive into life on the Bering Sea with Sean Dwyer. Questions series with the Youngest Captain in the Bering Sea ‘Just keep your head down, ears open, mouth shut and embrace the process of becoming a commercial fisherman.’ XTRATUF is built for...

SeaQuest Systems Secure Order For New Christina S

SeaQuest Systems Secure Order For New Christina S

SeaQuest Systems have been awarded the contract to deliver the complete deck machinery package for recently signed Christina S at Karstensens Skibsvaerft, Denmark This will be the second complete package supplied to Karstensens, based on the...

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...

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...

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...