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  • New Shetland Whitefish Trawler Nearing Completion

    New Shetland Whitefish Trawler Nearing Completion

    8th May 2015

    A new 26m whitefish vessel currently being built by Parkol Marine Engineering at Whitby is nearing an advanced stage of fit-out and machinery installation under cover at Whitby, reports David Linkie. Built for skipper Michael Henderson, together with partners Mark…

  • Boy Alan moves to Scarborough from Scrabster

    Boy Alan moves to Scarborough from Scrabster

    7th May 2015

    Filey skipper Tony Plant recently starting potting from Scarborough with Boy Alan after buying the Kingfisher 33 from Scrabster, reports David Linkie. Now re-registered FY 295, Boy Alan is a replacement for skipper Tony Plant’s previous potting boat, the Cougar…

  • Two years to adapt to discards ban

    Two years to adapt to discards ban

    6th May 2015

    Fishermen will be given two years to adjust to the discards ban without heavy-handed enforcement after a vote in the European Parliament last week, reports Tim Oliver. The Parliament was voting on various aspects of the landings obligation including issues…

  • Ebonniê Re-Engining At Whitby

    6th May 2015

    The Brixham vivier-crabber Ebonniê BM 176 is currently berthed at Whitby, where after being slipped on the yard’s floating dry-dock for a full hull repaint, Parkol Marine Engineering are now installing new engineroom machinery, reports David Linkie. A Scania DI13…

  • New Brixham vivier crabber started

    New Brixham vivier crabber started

    5th May 2015

    Parkol Marine Engineering has started to fabricate the first hull modules for a new 14.95m vivier crabber for Brown and Bright Shellfish Ltd of Brixham, reports David Linkie. Ordered by Brixham potting skippers Paul Brown and Nick Bright, the new…

  • Good Progress On Kiloran Rebuilding

    Good Progress On Kiloran Rebuilding

    5th May 2015

    The large-scale modernisation of the Campbeltown 85 seine netter Kiloran N 908 is progressing well at Kilkeel, reports David Linkie. All the frames for the seiner’s new shelterdeck were in place towards the end of last month ready for plating…