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Montevideo, December 4th 2021 - 01:11 UTC

Tag: squid season

  • Monday, March 1st 2021 - 08:58 UTC

    Argo Pereira off to the Falklands for the squid season, after 16 days in Montevideo

    Argos Pereira left Vigo on 24 January following Covid 19 negative tests from the 54 members of the crew

    The Red Ensign trawler Argos Pereira finally left on Saturday evening for the Falkland Islands to begin the squid season after spending 16 days in Montevideo because of an outbreak of Covid 19 on board, as reported by the Uruguayan Chamber of Foreign Fishing Vessels Agents, CAPE.

  • Monday, February 15th 2021 - 08:47 UTC

    Argos Pereira retained in Montevideo: 28 crew members tested Covid-19 positive

    Argos Pereira entered Montevideo last Thursday, supposedly “clean” of Covid-19, but a few hours later a crew member showed symptoms of the sickness

    Red Ensign flagged trawler Argos Pereira which was heading for the Falkland Islands squid season, has been retained in the port of Montevideo after 28 of its 54 crew members tested positive to Covid-19, despite having complied with the expected protocols in the high seas before docking for bunkering in the Uruguayan capital.

  • Thursday, January 21st 2021 - 09:38 UTC

    Coronavirus in several Spanish fishing vessels delays departure to the Falklands squid season

    Falklands' owned trawlers docked in Vigo, where they normally discharge most of their catches

    The departure of several fishing vessels scheduled to leave from Vigo, Galicia to the Falkland Islands' squid season, has been delayed because a few crew members tested positive for the coronavirus. Companies involved have undertaken the necessary and isolation measures, reports the local media.

  • Thursday, January 14th 2021 - 09:53 UTC

    Argentina's jiggers begin the squid season on Saturday

    Inidep emphasized that jiggers can begin operating on the Spring Spawning Stock, (SDV), and avoiding the South Patagonic Stock

    Argentina's squid season takes off next Saturday, Jan 16, south of parallel 44, according to the Federal Fisheries Council. The decision follows a technical-scientific report from the country's research institute, Inidep, which emphasized that jiggers can begin operating on the Spring Spawning Stock, (SDV), and avoiding the South Patagonic Stock.

  • Saturday, February 1st 2020 - 08:42 UTC

    Argentine squid catches during January below 2018/19 averages

    The 58-jigger fleet caught some 10.649 tons, with average catches during weeks 2 and 4, of 17 and 27 tons per day, below the 32 to 40 tons per day in 2018 and 2019.

    The first report of squid catches from the Argentine season, south of parallel 44, indicate that daily averages were below those of similar seasons in 2018 and 2019. The INIDEP report, ”Argentine Squid, Season 2020, Report to 27 January (four weeks)” shows that the 58-jigger fleet caught some 10.649 tons, with average catches during weeks 2 and 4, of 17 and 27 tons per day, below the 32 to 40 tons per day in 2018 and 2019.

  • Friday, January 10th 2020 - 14:10 UTC

    Argentine jiggers begin squid season south of parallel 44

    At the start of last year's season, jiggers were catching some 15/20 tons on average

    This Friday begins the Argentine squid season to the south of parallel 44, and west of meridian 62. Last year's season was encouraging with daily catches averaging 25/30 tons per jigger, however towards the end of April tonnage dropped dramatically, and the season was cut short.

  • Friday, October 18th 2019 - 10:36 UTC

    Argentina advances the 2020 squid season: 10 January

    According to the Federal Fishing Council the early start of the 2019 season proved to be very effective with daily catches of 25/20 tons per jigger

    Argentina's Federal Fishing Council ratified the anticipated start of the 2020 squid season following a request from the fishing organizations and the technical support from Inidep, Argentina's fisheries research and development institute, located in Mar del Plata.

  • Saturday, June 29th 2019 - 09:45 UTC

    Falklands' fisheries essential for Vigo's economy and fleet

    Some 24 Spanish flagged trawlers, operating from Montevideo, plus another 19, under joint ventures with Falklands' companies, are leaving Vigo for the South.

    Some 25% of fisheries imports to Vigo, Spain, come from the Falkland Islands revealed Javier Touza, president of the Vigo Cooperative of fishing vessels owners, ARVI, in an interview with local media, while praising the management of the Falklands' fisheries.