The latest vessel of Kongsberg Maritime design to enter service, an 81.80m NVC 375 WP freezer trawler named Ilivileq, has just been delivered to its working domain in Arctic waters.
Ilivileq typifies the principles upon which the NVC range was conceived, combining an economical and environmentally beneficial foundation of low emissions and fuel-efficient operation with a freeboard of optimal height to ensure crew safety, teamed with modern, responsible fish-handling solutions. The low-resistance, wave-piercing hull maximises the vessel’s speed, comfort and seakeeping qualities, while Ilivileq’s design flexibility will enable its crews to underta... FULL STORY
Copper River opens to low catches salmon prices United States
Cold water from a lingering harsh winter likely kept the salmon from moving up the Copper River on the May 14 opening day.
The 12 hour fishery, which officially marks the start of Alaska’s salm...