vessels

  • Training charity launches sustainable fishing boat

    Training charity launches sustainable fishing boat

    17th September 2021

    Plymouth charity Greenhook Fishing has launched the first of its sustainable fishing vessels from its boatyard. Greenhook Fishing has been established to provide training and full-time employment in the boatbuilding, fishing and related industries. It works primarily, but not exclusively,…

  • MCA safety bulletin on lifting equipment issued

    MCA safety bulletin on lifting equipment issued

    2nd September 2021

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has issued a safety bulletin, following a number of near misses, accidents and a fatality, to remind owners, employers, skippers and crew of UK fishing vessels of their responsibilities during lifting operations. This bulletin…

  • Making Sure Of Vessel Stability And Safety

    Making Sure Of Vessel Stability And Safety

    25th June 2021

    John Periam gets advice from RNLI fishing safety manager Frankie Horne on the issues that can threaten vessel stability and the safety of those onboard… RNLI analysis of commercial fishing fatalities between 2007 and 2018 shows that a high number…

  • Four new Parkol builds

    Four new Parkol builds

    6th July 2017

    Whitby boatbuilder Parkol Marine Engineering currently has four new fishing vessels in varying stages of build, marking a significant first, reports David Linkie. Above: Framing the engineroom section of a 26m pair-seiner, similar to Victory Rose. Fabrication work in progress for…

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