Bakker Sliedrecht sees business from fishing industry increase again

Bakker Sliedrecht sees business from fishing industry increase again

By upgrading the fishing winch installation of four fishing vessels, Bakker Sliedrecht is re-establishing its name as an electrical drive specialist in the fishing industry. After replacing the outdated and often …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
Shell Marine launches new engine oil for use in high-speed diesel engines in the fishing and tug boat segments

Shell Marine launches new engine oil for use in high-speed diesel engines in the fishing and tug boat segments

Shell Marine is launching Shell Marine 40, an engine oil for use in high-speed diesel engines in the fishing and tug boat segments, to support and help enhance the performance of engines on board some of the hardest …
Jun 7, 2018 /  Curious
Vyborg Shipyard signed contracts for construction of a series of crab-fishing vessels

Vyborg Shipyard signed contracts for construction of a series of crab-fishing vessels

Vyborg Shipyard (part of United Shipbuilding Corporation) and a group of companies members, along with Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet, of the Non-profit Partnership North-West Fishery Consortium, has signed contracts for …
Jun 6, 2017 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä optimises the performance of Albacora’s fishing fleet

Wärtsilä optimises the performance of Albacora’s fishing fleet

Wärtsilä has signed a long-term Technical Management Agreement to optimise the performance of ten of the Spanish company Albacora S.A.’s fishing vessels. The 5-year agreement was tailored to meet the …
Dec 12, 2016 /  Vessels
Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012

Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012

The Hostage Support Partners announced on Saturday the release of the 26 remaining hostages of the FV Naham 3. The Omani flagged fishing vessel was hijacked on 26 March 2012 roughly 65 nautical miles south of the …
Oct 24, 2016 /  Piracy
Maritime Surveillance Operation Ika Moana gathers navies in the South Pacific

Maritime Surveillance Operation Ika Moana gathers navies in the South Pacific

Now in its fourth year the joint maritime surveillance operation, Operation IKA MOANA, has been successful in both terms of its achievements and as a demonstration of the value regional partnerships. Involving more than …
Sep 29, 2016 /  Naval
Indonesia prepares for mass ship sinking

Indonesia prepares for mass ship sinking

More than 70 fishing ships, including Chinese vessels, will be sent to the bottom of the ocean by Indonesia this month, in a public display of sovereignty over its waters. Following months of tensions in the region over …
Aug 2, 2016 /  Curious
Australian Navy arrests two foreign fishing vessels in territorial waters

Australian Navy arrests two foreign fishing vessels in territorial waters

Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has assisted in the apprehension of two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing on …
Jun 28, 2016 /  Naval
Royal Australian Navy HMAS Wollongong Intercepts Illegal Fishermen

Royal Australian Navy HMAS Wollongong Intercepts Illegal Fishermen

Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has combined with Maritime Border Command personnel and surveillance aircraft to intercept two foreign fishing vessels recently. Two foreign fishing vessels believed to …
Jun 8, 2016 /  Naval
VIDEO: Sea Shepherd’s Operation Driftnet Wrap Up

VIDEO: Sea Shepherd’s Operation Driftnet Wrap Up

Fresh off the back of the successful Operation Icefish, the Sea Shepherd vessel MV Steve Irwin​ encountered another fleet of illegal fishing vessels, this time in the Indian ocean. Watch the video to see how Captain …
May 3, 2016 /  Curious