Brixham

  • Brixham’s 2021 sales beat port record

    Brixham’s 2021 sales beat port record

    19th January 2022

    A record-breaking figure of £43.6m-worth of fish was auctioned by Brixham Trawler Agents (BTA) at Brixham fishmarket in 2021, reports Phil Lockley. “For some time now, plans have been in place for the market and its adjoining facilities to be…

  • Brixham Boats Trial Electric Outboards And Eco Gear

    Brixham Boats Trial Electric Outboards And Eco Gear

    15th December 2021

    With the launch of a third call for applications, Fishing News is taking a closer look at some of the projects already supported by the UK Seafood Innovation Fund (SIF). This week’s featured project is a South Devon trial aiming…

  • Waterdance beamer trials the Sumwing

    Waterdance beamer trials the Sumwing

    9th November 2021

    The Waterdance beam trawler Margaret of Ladram, skippered by Adam Cowan-Dickie, has just completed trials of the Sumwing beam trawl, to better understand the potential fuel savings and catches compared to traditional gears. The Margaret of Ladram operates from Brixham…

  • Fisheries minister makes ‘fact-finding’ visit to Brixham

    Fisheries minister makes ‘fact-finding’ visit to Brixham

    22nd June 2021

    On 15 and 16 June, fisheries minister Victoria Prentis visited Brixham to witness the work carried out by the local industry. Meeting with traders, processors and fishing industry representatives, she had the opportunity to discuss some of the issues facing…

  • Boat Of The Week: Georgina of Ladram BM 100

    Boat Of The Week: Georgina of Ladram BM 100

    28th April 2021

    Boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Georgina of Ladram BM 100 LOA: 35.25m Built: Luyt BV, Den Oever, Holland, 2020 Type: Beam trawler Home port: Brixham Got some pictures of your own to share? It can be an…

  • Boat of the Week: Kelly of Ladram BM 800

    Boat of the Week: Kelly of Ladram BM 800

    17th March 2021

    Boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Kelly of Ladram BM 800 LOA: 19m Built: Parkol Marine Engineering, Whitby, 2009 Type: Whelker Home port: Brixham Got some pictures of your own to share? It can be an image…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 10.12.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 10.12.20

    8th December 2020

      – Fight for fair North Sea cod TAC – Triple-rigging from Rye – Brexit talks shift to EU vessels’ access – Irish and French clash over Brexit compensation – Eustice warned of exports ‘chaos’ – Poots welcomes provisions of…

  • Georgina of Ladram

    Georgina of Ladram

    10th July 2020

    Innovation and clean lines on biggest new Brixham beam trawler Delivered by the Luyt Group, based at Den Oever in Holland, Georgina of Ladram BM 100 is a 35.25m beam trawler with an 8.70m moulded breadth, a moulded depth of…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 28.05.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 28.05.20

    26th May 2020

      – Prawn market oversupplied – No progress in latest Brexit talks – UK sets out its Brexit fisheries stall – French warning on Dutch fishing effort – Call for campaign to boost domestic demand – Brixham beamer broken up…

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