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Tag: Argos Froyane

  • Friday, October 8th 2021 - 17:14 UTC

    Last Man Standing: A talk with the captain who spent 688 days on board a longliner

    Since the pandemic began in 2020, Arvid has become very active on social media, using his Facebook as a logbook where he shares pictures and anecdotes. Photo: Sebastián Astorga

    688. That is the number of days that the captain of the FV Nordic Prince, Arvid Olai Mjønes, spent on board the vessel without returning home. On the final leg of the voyage, the Norwegian captain spoke to MercoPress on board the vessel in the port of Montevideo and shared his experience during the Patagonian Toothfish fishing season in the Ross Sea during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 07:29 UTC

    Falklands' fishing fleet latest incorporation F/V Argos Cies Open Day

    F/VArgos Cies Captain and Crew pose at FIPASS with some of the Argos Group shareholders  (Pic Ian Stewart)

    The stern trawler F/V Argos Cies opened its doors at FIPASS to the general public last Sunday as it became the latest new-build to join the Falkland Islands fishing fleet. Members of the public were given a tour of ship, as were invited guests during a reception held in the evening.

  • Thursday, August 30th 2018 - 07:24 UTC

    Falklands approves application to register a new build trawler

    Argos Cies is 75 metres long, has 1,998 gross tonnage and will carry up to 50 crew members. She will be delivered by Nodosa shipyard at a cost of €21 million

    The Falkland Islands Executive Council on Wednesday granted the application by Jupiter Fishing Company to register a new build fishing trawler. The agreed name of the new vessel is Argos Cies, which reflects the 50:50 partnership in Jupiter between Argos Group Ltd of Stanley, Falkland Islands and Armadora Pereira SA of Vigo, Spain.