A State-of-the-art vessel with state-of-the-art trawl technology

ONE OF ICELAND’S TOP DEMERSAL TRAWLERS IS THE 80M SOLBERG AND SCANMAR’S ICELANDIC AGENT THORIR MATTHÍASSON JOINED THE VESSEL FOR A TRIP AT SEA TO GIVE THE VESSEL’S SKIPPER AND CREW  SOME VALUABLE INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO GET THE BEST FROM THEIR SCANBAS365 SYSTEM. OPERATION Built at the Thersan shipyard in Turkey and delivered to…

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Global focus on research

With environmental, climate change and marine resource issues at the forefront of concern for the modern world, many leading nations are investing heavily in state-ofthe-art ‘icebreaker’ research vessels which will be capable of dealing with the harshest conditions on the planet to allow scientists to study a wide and diverse range of ecosystems, habitats and…

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Distant waters success with Scanmar

105m Russian trawler making ‘significant improvement’ in trawling efficiency with Scanbas system from Scanmar   While much of the news in recent times has focused on the latest in trawl technology from Scanmar – high-spec upgrades of various sensors and systems – the reliability of Scanmar’s existing products, operated in combination with newer versions, in…

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Twin-rig success for Eben Haezer

For many of the whitefish fleet working out of Urk in Holland, flatfish,  and plaice in particular is the staple diet and target species and therefore, it is vital to have the gear fishing tight to the seabed – often achieved with specialised trawls, doors and sensor systems. Built in 1982 as the 40m beamer…

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Scanmar trials show promising results on Spanish trawler

In spring of 2016, the Spanish trawler Rio Caxil began trials on a package of Scanmar technology and the results have been impressive   Built in Nodosa, Marin in Spain in 2004, the 50.5m Rio Caxil is an impressive looking fishing vessel similar to the typical and very popular ‘Grand Sol’ design with a forward…

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Testing the new ScanBas 365 system

Iván Soage blanco, the skipper from Monte Meixueiro vessel, is one of the first skippers who is testing the new ScanBas 365 system. He gave the following feedback: We are working with Scanmar’s new system and for the moment we are fully satisfied with it. It is more explicit and with a brief look you get…

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