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Tag: Falklands trawler

  • Saturday, December 5th 2020 - 09:05 UTC

    Falklands' trawler catches fire and sinks at Vigo port; probable total losses

    The “Baffin Bay” on fire in Vigo port

    A Falkland Islands trawler “Baffin Bay” has sunk at the Galician port of Vigo where it was undergoing maintenance work. The Falklands' Department of Natural Resources reported that on the morning of Thursday 3 December 2020 it was advised of a fire onboard Fishing Vessel “Baffin Bay” while she was berthed at Bouzas in Vigo.

  • Thursday, March 28th 2019 - 09:15 UTC

    Falklands' fleet will incorporate state of the art trawler in 2021

    Stewart Wallace (right) in representation of Fortuna Ltd during the contract ceremony at the Nodosa yard offices

    The Falkland Islands will add to its registered fleet a state of the art trawler which should be operational by 2021 belonging to a local joint venture company, Petrel Fishing Company Ltd. In early 2019, the Board of Fortuna Ltd approved the construction of a new trawler to join their current fleet of five trawlers. The vessel will be owned and operated by Fortuna Joint Venture Company - “Petrel Fishing Company Ltd”.