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Linking the North Atlantic for 32 Years

Click here to view PDF… With the re-launch of Smyril Line Cargo, the owners of RoPax ferry M/S Norröna have brought the freight service associated with the ferry back under Faroese control, reintroducing the seafood-friendly ‘rolling cargo’ advantage. Much water has passed under the bridge since 2003 when the Faroese received the magnificent roll-on/roll-off passenger [...]

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Up & Coming Port of Call Boosts Capacity

Click here to view PDF… The Port of Tvøroyri is ready for the next level, offering its services as a growing container port backed by a worldwide infrastructure — with a new port director, vastly improved facilities, and an eye on increasing international trade. Socioeconomic progress experienced in and around the town of Tvøroyri since [...]

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Port of Fuglafjørður Reinvents Itself

Click here to view PDF… Home to a thriving industry and more jobs than working-age residents, Fuglafjørður during 2014 received 850 ship calls — with 220,000 tonnes of pelagic catch landed for local processing and thousands of tonnes for cold storage. With the country’s highest concentration of business activities related to pelagic fisheries, including the [...]

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Adding Attractions to Busiest Port

Click here to view PDF… The Port of Tórshavn remains the top import and export hub of the Faroe Islands even as container traffic increases and cruise tourism inches upward in the country’s largest passenger gateway — while a new business center opens. The Port of Tórshavn continues to experience growth in container traffic as [...]

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World-Class Support Vessels Take Thor to New Level

Click here to view PDF… As four of the world’s most advanced seismic support vessels are being added to Thor’s fleet, all on long-term contracts, the company’s success in the offshore business becomes evident with promising prospects — and some optimism, too. After almost two decades of serving the offshore energy industry, in particular the [...]

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Skansi Offshore: Shaping a Competitive Shipping Business

Click here to view PDF… While at home receiving the Company of the Year 2014 Award, not least for its level of employee satisfaction, Skansi Offshore gains increased recognition abroad with business contracts secured in the North Sea and off East Africa. With its impressive fleet of highly modern platform supply vessels, Skansi Offshore has [...]

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Decades of Experience in Fresh Come in Handy

Click here to view PDF… Through a well-oiled supply chain, seafood veteran Landshandilin continues to ship premium products of salmon and saithe to hungry markets — making good business in Eurasia, the Far East, and North America. Seafood trader Landshandilin, one of the most experienced Faroese companies in the fresh fish business, continues to make [...]

2017-04-20T22:46:46+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Archive 2015|0 Comments

Underwater Optics: Slowly But Surely

Click here to view PDF… Based in one of the world’s toughest testing environments for marine equipment, JT Electric sees soaring overseas demand for its underwater applications, notably video recorders for trawl fishing, lights and cameras for fish farming. If you’re in the business of developing marine equipment or related products and solutions, chances are [...]

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Making Trawling Smooth

Click here to view PDF… Pelagic trawls from Vónin made with newly-developed Capto net twine are catching on among skippers looking for smoother operations; meanwhile the new Fortis netting promises to increase performance of benthic trawls. While Vónin’s Fortis netting is increasing the performance of trawl nets used by a range of trawlers including Greenland [...]

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Origin Expands Saithe Business by Adding Salted Cod

Click here to view PDF… Faroe Origin saw exports of fresh fillets and loins of saithe to Germany double in 2014 following MSC certification for fishery and chain of custody — now extending its range of fresh and frozen seafood to include salted whitefish. Saithe major Faroe Origin is experiencing significant growth in Germany with [...]

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