New boat to Norway, Varde VL-94-AV

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The shipping company Tøkje Båt AS in Austevoll in Norway recently received a new Cleopatra 36 boat from the Trefjum shipyard in Hafnarfjörður. Ole Tøkje is in charge of the production. Ole will also be the captain of the boat.  . The new boat is called Varde. The boat is 10.99 meters long and weighs ...

Vigur SF from Iceland in huge fishing, over40 tons

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Now in February in Iceland.  This month. started badly because of bad weather. but after the weather got down, the boats could go out fishing. and they have been fishing huge. 30 tons autoline boat name Vigur SF from Hornafjörður in the Eastfjords. they went out with 18000 hooks.  and put the line ...

2 crewmembers missing after Kambur sank

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Fortunately, there have been very few sea accidents in Iceland and also in the Faroe Islands for at least 10 years or so. but sadly today 6.february a autoline boat.  Kampur from the Faroe Islands was fishing south of Akrabergi in the Faroe Islands. when a big sea came on the boats and kambur went ...

Freezer trawlers in Iceland 2023, 262 million euros value

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The year 2023, was good for the freezer trawlers in Iceland. they are not many, are only 12. but these 12 trawlers did caught total of 88.000 tons. Total value of these 88.000 tons. was 262 million euros. ore 2998 million norsk kronas. two trawlers did caught over 10.000 tons each. Vigri RE that was ...

Boats from 9 to 9,99 meters in Norway 2023. list number 11

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List number 11. from 1-1-2023 to 12-27-2023. on this list have now 4 boats caught over 100 tons. and Falken was with 46,6 tons in 25 trips with kamskell like it is in norsk. Orsvag II 13,1 tons in 7 trips. Botind 8,4 tons in 5 trips and jumps up 23 seats. Falken Pic Geir Vinnes.

Geir M-123-A caught over 4000 tons

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This year in Norway have well over 200 boats been fishing with line. the biggest boats are all fishing with autoline, and of them six boats have caught over 3000 tons. and this is just what they have caught using autoline.  some boats have also been fishing with . gilnet and seine. Geir M-123-A is ...

New Svanaug Elise TR-119-F

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Yesterday here on Aflafrettir.com,  was a news about Svanaug Elise that had been sold. You can read that . news HERE. But the owner of Svanaug Elise are not quit, because they bought Ligrunn H-2-F. and now Ligrunn has the name Svanaug Elise. The new Svanaug Elise is similar size as the old boat, but ...

Svanaug Elise TR-19-F sold to Chile

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In Norway are many pelagic ship that are over 60 meters long. One of these ships is pelagic ship Svanaug Elise TR-19-F. This ship was build in 2001 and has been in Norway since then. now Svanaug Elise has been sold to Chile and the new owner have taken over the boat. and did sail to Holland with the ...

Olavjenta new boat to Norway

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New Cleopatra 36 to Båtsfjord in Norway.  . The shipping company 2Fisk AS in Båtsfjord, Norway recently received a new Cleopatra 36 boat from Bátasmiðin Trefjum in Hafnarfjörður. The company is run by father and son Tor Øyvind and Øyvind Bolle. Tor Øyvind will be the captain of the boat.  . The new ...

Sólberg ÓF from Iceland has caught over 10.000 this year

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Freezer trawlers in Iceland in the year 2023 have been fishing good this year. And now have 2 trawlers caught over 8000 tons of the freezer trawlers in ICeland. in total they have caught now around 70.000 tons. and on the top is the trawler Sólberg ÓF . Sólberg ÓF has now caught over 10.000 tons ...

Simen Ohr and his boat Solveig M-15-GS

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 Here on Aflafrettir.com has been all this year list of all the boats in Norway,.  and because there are so many boats that are fishing in Norway, . Aflafrettir.com has to make many lists after how long the boats are. . One of the list is for the boats from 7 to 7.99 meters long. . Many ...

Isafold sold to Norway,Now Ola Ryggefjord

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In Denmark there have been some big pelagic ship. and some of them have been sold outside, for newer ships. like Gitte Henning was sold to The Faroe Island and has the name Götunes. Ruth from Denmark was sold to Norway and has the name Slaateröy, and is now number 1 in Norway. of the pelagic ships ...

Barent Gadus TF-28-TN- New boat to Piera Gaup in Norway

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Shipowner Piera Gaup recently received a new Cleopatra 36 boat from Bátasmiðin Trefjum in Hafnarfjörður. Piera himself becomes the captain of the boat. The new boat is called Barent Gadus. The boat is 10.99 meters long and weighs 11 gross tons. The new boat replaces the older Cleopatra 36 boat that ...

Solrun B new boat in Norway, instead of Jakob

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Jón Páll Jakobsson, who has been fishing with the boat Jakob in Norway for the past few years, ran into it this winter. that there was a big fire in the boat while he was fishing. and the boat was completely destroyed. there was a rescue, but three people were on the boat when it burned. this was a ...

Ronja SH in Iceland had big fire. Sailor got rescued

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In Iceland for the last 3 weeks. there have been 2 boats that have been on fire. First was fire on boats  . Grímsnes GK that you can read here. ANd 5 days later there was fire on. Þristur ÍS that you can read here. Few days ago there was a fire on the boats Ronja SH, that is 14 meters long boat ...

Big fire on the boat Þristur ÍS in Sandgerði in Iceland

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in the morning of 30.april 2023 it came a big fire on the boats Þristur ÍS that was in Sandgerði in Iceland. Þristur ÍS var að seine boat and was 23 meters long and was build in the year 1979 in Stykkishólmur in ICeland. the boat had new fishing gear to go seine fishing, and the big black smoke is ...

Big fire in Grímsnes GK in Iceland, one man died

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The worst thing that can happen in a boat is when a fire breaks out in a boat. last night there was a big fire in a gilnet boats  that was in Njarðvík in Iceland., Grímsnes GK 555 . or Grímsi as captain Sigvaldi on the boat calls him,. The fire brigade from Suðurnesja fire protection arrived at the ...

Maya TF-94-NK. New boat to Norway

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Shipowner Tom Egil Hansen recently received a new Cleopatra 36 boat from Bátasmiðin Trefjum in Hafnarfjörður. Tom Egil himself will be the captain of the boat. The new boat is called Maya TF-94-NK.  The boat is 10.99 meters long and weighs 11 gross tons.  . The boat's main engine is a Scania D9 ...

Seir M-104-H caught of illegal fishing in Iceland.

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There is not much that foreign fishing vessels are involved in illegal fishing here in Iceland. this was very common at the time when the territorial waters around Iceland were extended to 12 miles, 50 miles and 200 miles. however, this happened now in the middle of April 2023 that the supervisors ...

New Klævtind instead for Klævtind I . Glenn now with Stig Inge

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Glenn Thomas Madsen has been the owner and captain on  a boat called Klævtind I, and that boat caught for example around 1100 tons of fish in 2022,. early this year the boat hit a reef and sank just outside Andenes in Northern Norway. when the boat was fishing with gilnet. Glenn Tomas Madsen, the ...

New Líðhamar to The Faroe Islands. Boat bought from Iceland.

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  The first boat. in the Faroe Islands there are several boats that have been bought from Iceland, including some smaller boats such as Cleopatra boats. Now old Særif SH has been sold to The Faroe Islands.  Særif SH is 14,9 meters long boat and about 30 tons and fish with autoline. the buyer is P/F ...

Two new boats to Norway, Twin boats. Ørsvåg II and Ørsvåg III

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The brothers Tom-Kenneth and Kurth-Anders Slettvoll shipowners from Kabelvåg in Lofoten recently received two new Cleopatra 33 boats from Bátasmiðin Trefjum in Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. These two boats are twin boats, and the brothers will be captains on the boats.  . The new boats are called Ørsvåg ...

Christina S. Sold to Iceland. New ship is coming

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A little while ago, Samherji bought a new pelagic ship from Scotland, which was built there since 2008, and the ship was called. Christina S. and was named Margrét EA 710. The new ship is quite powerful, was built in 2008 in Norway and is 72 meters long and 14.5 meters wide. the ship has a pretty ...

Boats from 10 to 10.99 m in Norway.2023,nr.3

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List number 3. from 1-1-2023 to 3-10-2023. good fishing on this list and many boats are fishing with gilnet. 7 boats have now caught over 100 tons. Ludvik was with 53,3 ton sin 6 trips. Nordflu 43,7 tons in 8 trips and jumps up 1 seat. VArbuen 32,9 ton sin 8. Pilar 39,8 tonsin 16 and jumpst up 17 ...

Big fire on Jakob from Norway

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One of the worst things that sailors can experience is when a fire breaks out on board a boat or trawler that is out at sea. Jón Páll Jakobsson, who owns the liner Jakob in Norway, got into a pretty bad situation few days ago. They were at sea and were on their way to Varanger Fjord to lay a line, ...

Ilivileq with full ship,value over 70 million Norsk krona,

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in 2020 there came a brand new freezer trawler to Greenland, . ship, and this ship name is Ilivileq. the year 2022, the ship did came with  11360 tons, that where landed in Reykjavík in Iceland, but 2000 tons of this was. mackerel and herring, that was landed in Eskifjörður in the east of Iceland,  ...

8800 tons of iceland Capelin from Norsk ships

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It can be said that the capelin season in 2023 has started, but not in the sense that the Icelandic ships have arrived to hunt. instead, Greenlandic and Norwegian ships have been fishing. nevertheless, the Norwegian ships have caught a total of almost 8800 tons.  and 17 ships have started fishing ...

Freezer Trawlers in Iceland year 2022, 272 million Euros value

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The year 2022, was good for the freezer trawlers in Iceland. they did caught total of 91326 tons, and where 11 trawlers. but Samherji started late in the year 2022, to have freezer trawler Snæfell EA , and he started fishing . in august 2022, . The newest freezer trawler in Iceland, Baldvin Njálsson ...

Sunderöy number 1. But what is AF??

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And the Winner is    Sunderöy,  yes Sunderöy trawler was the highest in Norway for the year 2022. But no this small text that i write here is not about Sunderöy. it is about AF.     But what is AF.  well AF is Aflafrettir.com,   and Aflafrettir.is.  . and the main reason for why i write this now is ...

Sandfell SU from Iceland with 2600 tons, year 2022.

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Here is a list of the boats in Iceland that are all max 14,99 meters long and about 30 tons,. most all of these boats are made of plastic. as can been seen, 16 boats did caught over 1000 tons, . and three boats did caught over 2000 tons,. SAndfell SU and Hafrafell SU are in the own of the same ...

6 crew members rescued when Klævtind I from Norway sank

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Here at Aflafrettir, we have been following the gilnet boats in Norway, of which there are quite a few. and the boats there have been classified by length and one of those categories is the category of boats from 15 to 19.99 meters long. in that category, the owner and captain Glenn-Thomas Madsen ...

Pelagic ships in Norway 2022. about 1,4 million tons.

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Here at Aflafrettir.is, the catches of the Icelandic and Faroese pelagic ships have been looked at. the total catch for the Icelandic ones was about 1 million tons. in the Faroe Islands, the catch was about 600 thousand tons. and then it's time for Norway. Norway is quite special when it comes to ...

Harengus H-130-B is number 1 in Norway. year 2023.

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well now we have the year 2023 started, and in Norway the boats have started fishing,. and the first boat in Norway to come to land with fish was. Harengus H-130-B. Harengus came to Savag in Norhten Norway in the evening of 1.january 2023 at 20:46, with total of 10 tons of mackerel . In the year ...

New Ventura, and he is not blue!

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Trefjar in Iceland has been pretty good at building new boats, and mostly for Norwegians. Their latest boat is attracting some attention, and mainly for the boat that the new boat is replacing. The new boat is for Martin boatowner in Norway but he has had  a boat called Ventura and that boat has ...

Greetings from Aflafrettir in Iceland

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Dear readers in Norway , Europe and the rest of the world. Happy Christmas and thanks for all the message you sended me this year 2022. hope you will have a great year 2023 ahead, and me the owner of Aflafrettir.com send you all great wishes for new year. regards from Iceland. Gísli Reynisson . ...

Pelagic ships in Iceland. One million tons this year 2022!

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This year 2022. has been good for the pelagic ship from Iceland. They have been fishing , capelin, herring, mackerel and blue whiting. now the total amount of fish they have catch is. one million and five thousands tonns.  ore 1,005,000 tons. Of this is 597.000 tons of capelin. 186,000 tons of ...

Sandfell SU with over 250 tons in one month

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In Iceland now in oktober 2022, there was a good fishing for the autoline boats. all of them are fishing in ice. but most of the biggest autoline boats in Norway are freezing the fish. In Iceland are about 30 boats , that most of are made of plastic, and all of them are up tp 30 tons in size, and ...

Pelagic ship in Iceland. caught almost 960.000 tons.

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The year 2022 has been good for the pelagic ships. now they have in total caught almost 959 thousands tons and in that number is about 50 thousands tons. that ships from Greenland did caught of capelin last winter. Of this 959.000 tons  are. 490,000 tons of capelin. 146,000 tons of herring. 133,000 ...

Boats from 7 to 8 meters in Norway 2022. nr.11

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List number 11. From 1-1-2022 to 10-30-2022. npw have 5 boats on this list caught over 50 tons,. Aud with 13,3 tons in 6 trips and has now caught over 70 tons,. Skagen 7,9 tons in 15. Calypso 8,7 tons in 12. Helene 11,4 tons in 20 trips. Skjærbuen 11,4 tons in 18 trips. Öynes 9,6 tons in 20 trips. ...

New Akraberg to the Faroe Islands

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about a week ago a new trawler came to Akureyri in Iceland, that trawler has the name Snæfell EA . and before this trawler was in The faroe islands and had the name Akraberg. The owner of Akraberg was Framherji in the Faroe Islands and this July they received a new trawler called Akraberg. That ...