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  • Four Sons fishing vessel blessed at Brixham

    Four Sons fishing vessel blessed at Brixham

    13th November 2023

    Four Sons BM 68, the latest multi-purpose U10 designed by Ian Paton, is now working from its home port of Brixham. Helen Lovell-Smith, the Fishermen’s Mission area officer for Devon, blessed the new vessel before skipper-owner Derek Meredith and his…

  • 14.99M vivier crabber Genesis H 37 launched at Parkol yard

    14.99M vivier crabber Genesis H 37 launched at Parkol yard

    9th November 2023

    The new 14.99M vivier crabber Genesis H 37 was lowered into the river Esk on Saturday, 28 October. Built by Parkol Marine Engineering for Genesis Fishing Ltd, the new vessel will be skippered by George Robson, who currently takes the…

  • Seraphim twin-rigger fishing boat arrives in Peterhead

    Seraphim twin-rigger fishing boat arrives in Peterhead

    9th November 2023

    The 21.6M twin-rigger Seraphim PD 170 arrived in Peterhead on Saturday, 28 October at the end of a delivery trip from Whitby that put the new boat’s seakeeping abilities to the test. The new vessel, for skipper Andy Buchan and…

  • Prolific LK 986 Boat Review

    Prolific LK 986 Boat Review

    2nd October 2023

    The latest addition to Shetland’s whitefish fleet, the 24.9m stern trawler Prolific LK 986, arrived alongside at Lerwick just before midnight on 6 July, after a 3,500-mile, 17-day delivery trip from Croatia. The new vessel joins her identical sistership Copious…

  • Boat review: Altaire LK 429

    Boat review: Altaire LK 429

    18th September 2023

    State-of-the-art Karstensens build joins Shetland pelagic fleet Karstensens Skibsvaerft handed over yard number 469, the 79.95m Altaire LK 429, to the Altaire Fishing Company on 29 June. The new vessel, which was named in Skagen at the end of May,…

  • New Quantus on order from Westcon

    New Quantus on order from Westcon

    11th September 2023

    MV Quantus Ltd and Peter & J Johnstone Ltd have placed an order for a new 75m pelagic trawler with Westcon Yards AS. The vessel, like its three predecessors, is being designed by Salt Ship Design. All four new-build vessels…

  • State-of-the-art Kingfisher Beryl M blessed at Hayle

    State-of-the-art Kingfisher Beryl M blessed at Hayle

    17th August 2023

    On 3 August over 50 people attended the blessing and official launch of the state-of-the-art Kingfisher K26 Beryl M SS 8 at Hayle in North Cornwall. To celebrate the life of his late grandmother, skipper/owner Ben Eglinton has carried forward…

  • Shetland welcomes new Prolific

    Shetland welcomes new Prolific

    20th July 2023

    The latest addition to Shetland’s fishing fleet – the 24.9m Prolific LK 986 – arrived home to Lerwick just before midnight on Thursday, 6 July, after a 3,000-mile, 17-day delivery trip from Croatia. The new vessel is an identical sistership…

  • New Altaire arrives in Shetland

    New Altaire arrives in Shetland

    13th July 2023

    The new Altaire LK 429 arrived in Lerwick on the morning of Saturday, 1 July, after completion by Karstensens Skibsværft in Skagen. Speaking onboard later in the day, skipper Chris Duncan described his new command as ‘top class’. At 80m,…

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