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Faroe-Turkey Free Trade Agreement to Enter into Force on 1 October

2017-09-15T15:49:01+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Geography, News, Seafood, Fisheries, Aquaculture|

A Free Trade Agreement between the Faroe Islands and Turkey will now be implemented, according to the Government of the Faroe Islands, following the ratification of the agreement by the parliaments of both countries. [Bui Tyril] […]

The Andrias Reinert Aids Aquaculture Industry in Fight Against Sea Lice

2017-08-27T22:58:44+00:00 August 27th, 2017|News, Seafood, Fisheries, Aquaculture|

Marine field research including sampling work related to combating parasitic sea lice has received a boost at the Aquaculture Research Station of the Faroes after its research vessel was replaced.  [Bui Tyril] Research vessel Andrias Reinert. […]

One-fifth to One-fourth of East Harbour Land Reclamation Completed

2017-08-27T22:59:13+00:00 August 20th, 2017|News, Ports & Shipping|

Rendition of the completed East Harbour compared with current form as of early 2017. Land reclamation work for the extension of Tórshavn’s East Harbour is expected to move ahead at pace within the next few days after one of contractor J&K Petersen’s bulk vessels suffered an engine failure about a week ago. [Bui [...]

Iceland’s Hoffell Fitted with Tornado Trawl Doors

2017-08-27T23:00:19+00:00 August 12th, 2017|News, Seafood, Fisheries, Aquaculture|

The Icelandic trawler Hoffell SU80 has started using Tornado trawl doors produced by fishing gear manufacturer Vónin — and the feedback received from the trawler after having used the doors since July 2017 amounts to a resounding endorsement, according to Vónin. [Bui Tyril] Launching of Tornado pelagic trawl doors. Click on image to watch [...]

Tvøroyri hopes for quick recovery after fire at freezing plant

2017-08-27T22:56:06+00:00 August 1st, 2017|News, Ports & Shipping|

Workers loading frozen seafood unto a reefer vessel at the Port of Tvøroyri. The Port of Tvøroyri was dealt a blow with a large fire that saw the Varðin Pelagic freezing plant burn to the ground early this summer. [Bui Tyril] With 150 people temporarily out of work and ship traffic dramatically reduced, [...]

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