Modern fishing vessel at work

If you have the time you are invited onboard the combined Seiner/Pelagic trawler M/V Teigenes.

First for a trip to the fishing grounds in the North Atlantic, off Ireland, catching Blue Witing by Pelagic Trawl:

Then for a trip in the North Sea to catch herring by Seine Net::

PS> Turn off the sound, the music is just annoying.

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Modern coastal seiner at work:


Heading home to deliver catch:

This one slips in under the 15 m. LOA limit.

Fishing boat no more, but still at work:

With a wee dram on the poop deck while watching the magical sunset.

A brand new long liner, the Antarctic Aurora has just been delivered from Vard Vung Tau. She spent 5 days in Singapore and is now on her way to her home port of Hobart, Tasmania, before starting her first tip to the Southern Ocean to catch Patagonian Toothfish:


She is Australian registered, designed by Skipsteknisk AS, Norway (ST-156L). Built in Vietnam, but packed with Norwegian equipment and technology…

PS> She may not be universally welcomed in her home port:

The 42 year old Seiner/Pelagic Trawler Siglar is in town preparing for her trip to her new home in Angola:


Her new name is Yahweh (GOD??)