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Enabling Long-term Cold Storage

Click here to view PDF… Bergfrost doubles its cold storage capacity from 8,000 to 15,000 tonnes — promising savings for clients looking to avoid the cost of transferring frozen goods to mainland Europe for long-term storage. In response to the pressure from hundreds of thousands of tonnes of pelagic fish for human consumption expected to [...]

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Flag of Attraction

Click here to view PDF… Since 2008 the Faroe Islands International Ship Register (FAS) has seen significant development with the number of vessels in the registry rising by 172 percent — and with progress expected to continue at steady pace in the years ahead. It should come as no surprise that the Faroe Islands is [...]

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All At the Doorstep

The Atlantic Frontier heats up with Statoil securing acreage from Norway to northern Canada, ExxonMobil committing to prospects in Atlantic Ireland, Chevron pouring new money into West of Shetland — while in the Faroes, Marjun attracts renewed interest. The European Atlantic Frontier has been very slow to develop as an oil & gas province of [...]

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More Is the Word

From ship registrations to container transport and cold storage capacity, from export volumes and maritime services to harbor development — pushed by increasing quantities of fish to handle, the Faroese are upping the ante. Yes, the Faroese are aware of the ongoing recession and yes, it’s hurting some businesses. Overall, nonetheless, the economic situation looks [...]

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Framherji Diversifies into Whole Frozen

Click here to view PDF… Complementing its business in pelagic fishing and sea-frozen fillets through adding northern shrimp and whole round frozen fish — Framherji replaces filleter-freezer Vesturvón with newer, larger and more versatile Akraberg. As part of the replacement of filleter/freezer Vesturvón by the Akraberg — a larger and more modern and versatile vessel [...]

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Faroese Take on Herring

Click here to view PDF… With Atlanto-Scandian herring increasingly abundant in Faroese waters, the Faroese — blocked from renegotiating their catch share — set their own quota for very good reason, according to Minister of Fisheries Jacob Vestergaard. In the wake of this year’s international negotiations on the joint management of the Atlanto-Scandian herring fishery [...]

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Adding Clout through Trade Council

Click here to view PDF… According to business development agency Vinnuframi, the Faroese have one ally they could work closer with to build international contacts and promote their exports—Denmark’s Trade Council, with 90 offices around the world. Say you consider Denmark a very small country in a global context. What then to make of the [...]

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‘Beats Any Urban Hotel’

Click here to view PDF… Mild winters and improved air travel connections make the Faroe Islands a year-round destination, as the country makes headlines for its stunning natural beauty, rising culinary status and excellent conference facilities. Since the general upgrade of Hotel Føroyar a few years ago, a steady stream of positive developments have taken [...]

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Vagar Airport: Major Upgrade Adds New Edge

Click here to view PDF… As the newly expanded Vagar Airport looks more commercially attractive than ever for airlines and charter operators, the number of passengers traveling through the airport reached a record 225,532 in 2012.The runway extension that was completed in late 2011 upgraded Vagar Airport FAE significantly while increasing its potential market reach [...]

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