One could say that it has been a busy time this year for Kári Jónsson, Ísfell’s manager in Húsavík and his staff. Numerous shrimp trawls have been manufactured and delivered to customers in Iceland, Greenland and Canada.
At present, Sigurborg SH-12 is receiving yet another trawl from Ísfell in Húsavík. The trawl in question is a Lukkutroll, a trawl that Sigurborg has been using with good results over the past few years. Slight changes have been made to the trawl from earlier versions, which is made from Sapphire netting and knotless Dyneema netting. Sigurborg also purchased a new juvenile shrimp sorter this spring which is a new version of earlier types. The sorters from Ísfell have been particularly effective in shrimp fisheries. Later this month, Múlaberg SI-22 from Siglufjörður will also be receiving of a new trawl of the same type.
In addition, we recently delivered four 3300 mesh AngCos shrimp trawls to the Canadian fishing company Mersey Seafoods Ltd for the trawler Mersey Phoenix. The vessel is one of the few vessels equipped to use three trawls simultaneously, it should be noted that Reval Viking, operated by Reyktal, uses three AngCos shrimp trawls from Ísfell.
Mersey Phoenix is a trawler 70.5 m long and 16.5 m wide. Ísfell has had a reasonably good market share in the Canadian shrimp trawl market for quite some time, and the vessels Saputi and Inuksuk together with Labrador Storm have used Ísfell shrimp trawls for many years.
Earlier this year, the trawler Angunnguaq from Sisimiut in Greenland received a new shrimp trawl from Ísfell as well as Exocet 9.65 m2, 4,000 kg trawl doors from Morgére in France. The vessel has been using trawls from Ísfell for couple of years.
For further information please contact Jan Klein (email@example.com) + 298 279109, Kári Páll Jónason (firstname.lastname@example.org) 5 200 555 and Jónas Þór Friðriksson (email@example.com) 5 200 514.