ПОДПИСАТЬСЯ НА НАШИ НОВОСТИ

Jagger – new demersal trawl design from Hampiðjan

10.10.2019

A new version of the 88.40 metre Bacalao trawl that incorporates some key innovations has been performing well recently.

800-tonne first tow in brand-new Gloria trawl

13.09.2019

‘This was our first tow with the new trawl and we certainly didn’t get off to a bad start. The flow of fish into the gear was so rapid that we only managed to tow for an hour, and when we hauled there were 800 tonnes in there,’ said Gísli Runólfsson, skipper of Bjarni Ólafsson, after he and his crew had one of the largest hauls of herring ever seen in Iceland for an hour’s tow.

Fantastic all-round bottom trawl

5.09.2019

‘An all-round, low-maintenance trawl that catches well,’ said Víðir Jónsson, skipper of Kleifaberg, describing the T90 Hemmer trawl supplied by master netmaker Hermann H Guðmundsson and his team at Hampiðjan Akureyri.

Delighted with split codend

20.06.2019

‘We have been using  this split codend from Hampiðjan since the spring and it has worked extremely well for us. The fish are alive and kicking as they drop down into the pounds where they are bled immediately.

УДОВОЛЬСТВИЕ ОТ РАБОТЫ С НОВЫМИ РАЗДЕЛЬНЫМИ ТРАЛОВЫМИ МЕШКАМИ

20.06.2019

“Мы использовали этот раздельный траловый мешок от Hampiðjan с весны, и можем сказать, что нам он отлично послужил. Рыба остается еще живой и даже продолжает дергаться, попадая в трюмы, где она немедленно потрошится.

FINE-TUNING THE CODENDS

3.06.2019

Akurey’s skipper Eiríkur Jónsson has worked extensively with Hampiðjan’s fishing gear designers to come up with more efficient fishing gear, and Akurey has seen a number of new rigs on the deck.

Точная настройка траловых мешков

3.06.2019

Эйрикур Йонссон (Eiríkur Jónsson), капитан Акурей (Akurey) активно сотрудничал с проектировщиками рыбопромыслового оборудования из Hampiðjan, работая над новыми орудиями лова, результатов чего стало появление новой техники на палубе Акурей.

Love at first sight

24.04.2019

‘We’re really impressed with these new doors, and after testing them, both of us are convinced that we need to keep these. After a discussion with the company, the decision was taken to purchase the doors, so they’re staying with us,’

ЛЮБОВЬ С ПЕРВОГО ВЗГЛЯДА

24.04.2019

“Эти новые доски нас приятно удивили, и по итогам испытаний мы оба пришли к мнению, что нам нужно их оставить у себя.

ТРАЛОВЫЙ МЕШОК T90 ХОРОШО ЗАРЕКОМЕНДОВАЛ СЕБЯ В РАБОТЕ С DYNICE QUICKLINES

8.04.2019

“Наш опыт работы с траловым мешком T90 для вылова скумбрии, адаптированным под DynIce Quicklines оказался крайне удачным, и это относится не только к скумбрии, но и к сельди.

T90 codends on DynIce Quicklines perform well

5.03.2019

‘Our experience of the T90 mackerel codend rigged on DynIce Quicklines has been very good and that applies to our fishing on both mackerel and herring.

All the fish come on board alive.

28.01.2019

‘We got these new four-panel split codends in the autumn. Our experience with these has been very good. We used this type of codend a long time ago, but it was in 2013 that we first had this kind of codend in T90 netting.

РЫБА ПОПАДАЕТ НА БОРТ ЕЩЕ ЖИВОЙ

28.01.2019

“Мы получили эти новые четырехпластные раздельные траловые мешки осенью, и были очень довольны работой с ними.

Gloria trawls have served us well

17.01.2019

‘It was probably in 1999 that we started to use Gloria trawls for fishing pelagic species and now we have four variant of this kind of trawl in our armoury of fishing gear.

ТРАЛЫ GLORIA СОСЛУЖИЛИ НАМ ХОРОШУЮ СЛУЖБУ

17.01.2019

“Я полагаю, на дворе стоял 1999 год, когда мы начали использовать тралы Gloria для вылова пелагических видов рыб.

Quad-rig technology for the fishing vessel of the future

3.01.2019

There was plenty to see during the recent trip to Hirtshals organised by Hampiðjan which took a group of guests to the North Sea Centre’s flume tank.

ЧЕТЫРЕХМОДУЛЬНАЯ ТЕХНОЛОГИЯ ДЛЯ РЫБОЛОВНОГО СУДНА БУДУЩЕГО

3.01.2019

Недавний тур в Хиртсхальс, организованный Hampiðjan, оказался невероятно познавательным. Компания отвезла группу посетителей к морскому резервуару Центра Северного моря.

HAMPIÐJAN MERGES ACTIVITIES IN ICELAND

27.12.2018

This year Hampiðjan has concluded the acquisition of the entire shareholding of the daughter company Fjarðanet. The background to the acquisition is to establish all of Hampiðjan’s activities in Iceland into a single operation.

HAMPIÐJAN ОБЪЕДИНЯЕТ ПОДРАЗДЕЛЕНИЯ В ИСЛАНДИИ

27.12.2018

В этом году Hampiðjan завершил приобретение полного пакета акций дочерней компании Fjarðanet. Стимулом к организации этой сделки стало желание Hampiðjan объединить всю свою деятельность в Исландии под одной крышей.

Another successful tank trip

17.12.2018

‘The trip went very well and I reckon we can be sure that everyone was satisfied with how it worked out.

Очередная плодотворная поездка к демонстрационному резервуару

17.12.2018

“Поездка прошла очень плодотворно, и я думаю, что мы можем быть уверены, что все участники остались довольны тем, как все было организовано.

Economic fishing with new Thyborøn doors

29.11.2018

A new semi-pelagic trawl door design from Danish producer Thyborøn Trawldoor looks highly promising.

ЭКОНОМИЧЕСКАЯ РЫБАЛКА С НОВЫМИ ДОСКАМИ THYBORØN

29.11.2018

Новый дизайн доски полу-пелагического трала от датского производителя Thyborøn Trawldoor выглядит многообещающе. Доски Bluestream 23 типа были разработаны на основе опыта, полученного компанией при работе с досками 14 типа.

Happy with the Hemmer

29.10.2018

‘I’m very satisfied with the results after switching to the Hemmer demersal trawl.

Довольны Hemmer

29.10.2018

“Я очень доволен теми результатами, которых мы добились после перехода на демерсальный трал Hemmer.

КЛЮЧЕВАЯ ПЛОЩАДКА ДЛЯ ДЕМОНСТРАЦИИ И ОБМЕНА ИДЕЯМИ

14.09.2018

Хампидьян не изменяет традициям и планирует га 28-30 ноября ежегодную демонстрацию собственной продукции и продукции партнёров в Центре Северного моря, Хирстхальс, Дания.

Key platform for demonstrations and sharing ideas

14.09.2018

Hampiðjan will be running its annual presentation of its own products as well as those of its partner companies at the North Sea Centre’s flume tank in Hirtshals from 28th to 30th of November this year.

На промысле Морского окуня только тралы “Глория”.

16.05.2018

‘Всё прекрасно, российский экипаж быстро управлялся с промысловым вооружением. Моя  задача как ассистента,  который должен был познакомить команду с новым тралом, полностью выполнена.

Whole redfish fleet using Gloria pelagic gear

16.05.2018

This all worked out very well. The Russian crew were quick to get to grips with the fishing gear.

Заложен фундамент новой фабрики орудий лова “Фьярданет”.

9.05.2018

Произошло важное событие в истории компании “Фьярданет” (Fjardanet- компания группы “Хампидьян” )  - вчера произошла символическая закладка фундамента новой фабрики орудий лова на восточной стороне рыбного порта г.Нескёйпстадюр.

First spadeful of earth for Fjarðanet’s new net loft

9.05.2018

An important event in Fjarðanet’s history took place yesterday as the first spadeful of earth was taken for the company’s new net loft in the east coast fishing port of Neskaupstaður.

«Хампидьян» укрепляет свои позиции на восточном побережье Канады.

23.03.2018

Группа компаний «Хампидьян» оформила приобретение канадского поставщика промвооружения Северо- Атлантический Морской Сервис и Снабжение - САМСС. (NAMSS -North Atlantic Marine Services & Supply).

Hampiðjan strengthens its position on Canada’s east coast

23.03.2018

The sale to the Hampiðjan Group has been concluded of Canadian fishing gear supplier North Atlantic Marine Services & Supply (NAMSS).

Лососёвые фермы в поисках новых источников протеина.

19.03.2018

Это сообщение от конструктора промвооружения  «Хампидьян» Эйнара Скафатсона, принявшего участие на конференции Инноваций, проходившей с 6 по 8 марта  в Бергене, Норвегия.

Salmon farming seeks new protein sources

19.03.2018

That’s the message sent by Hampiðjan fishing gear designer Einar Skaftason at the Innovation Norway conference held in Bergen 6-8th March.

Saving time and effort

26.02.2018

Every trawler crew knows the work that goes into spooling new warps onto the winch drums.

Сэкономить время и усилия.

26.02.2018

Команда траулера хорошо знает  чего стоят работы по намотке нового ваера. Иногда это может занять не один день, прежде чем они улягутся ровно и под натяжением,  ошибки в намотке  могут стоить очень дорого.

Innovations Award

25.01.2018

Creditinfo yesterday presented Hampiðjan with an award specifically for innovation by an established company.

НАГРАДА ЗА ДОСТИЖЕНИЯ В ОБЛАСТИ ИННОВАЦИЙ

25.01.2018

Creditinfo вчера удостоила Hampiðjan специальной награды за достижения в области развития инновационных технологий.

A quarter of a century of Hampiðjan’s flume tank trips

15.12.2017

‘As always, the trip was very successful and those taking part were satisfied with the organisation, as well as with everything they got to see and hear.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the Hampiðjan team

23.11.2017

Kristinn Gestsson, until recently skipper of HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Therney, has joined Hampiðjan’s fishing gear division in a sales position.

Йон Оддур Дэвидссон - новый Директор по продажам рыбопромыслового вооружения "Хампидьян".

2.11.2017

Директор по маркетингу и IT-технологиям Йон Оддур Дэвидссон назначен Директором по маркетингу и продажам рыбопромыслового вооружения.

Jón Oddur Davíðsson, Hampiðjan’s new fishing gear sales director

1.11.2017

Hampiðjan’s marketing and IT manager Jón Oddur Davíðsson has been appointed sales and marketing director of the company’s fishing gear division.

HAMPIÐJAN SENDS FISHING COMPANY SAMHERJI CONGRATULATIONS

30.10.2017

Hampiðjan sends fishing company Samherji and the crew of Björg EA-7 congratulations on the delivery of the magnificent new trawler, and to wish them every success in the future.

Обрадованы работой с тралом "Эйч-Топ" , рассказывает капитан "Блэнгур".

23.10.2017

"Хампидьян" представил на рынок новую дель, которая предполагает новые возможности, и уже получил позитивные отзывы капитанов траулеров, которые использовали новую дель "Адвант" (Advant).

Delighted with the H-Toppur trawl, says Blængur’s skipper

16.10.2017

New netting from Hampiðjan aimed at the market for trawl gear offers a host of advantages, and reports from trawler skippers who have been testing the new Advant netting have been positive.

СЕМИНАР "ХАМПИДЬЯН" В ГИДРОЛОТКЕ ХИРТСХАЛЬСА 28 НОЯБРЯ -2 ДЕКАБРЯ 2017

6.10.2017

На этот раз ежегодный семинар "Хампидьян" с испытаниями и обсуждением  рыболовного вооружения на базе гидролотка "Центра Северного моря" г. Хиртсхальса (Дания), будет проходить с 28 ноября по 2 декабря.

HAMPIÐJAN’S FLUME TANK TRIP TO HIRTSHALS 28TH OF NOVEMBER TO 2ND OF DECEMBER 2017

5.10.2017

Hampiðjan’s annual visit to the flume tank at the North Sea Center in Hirtshals to present the company’s fishing gear will take place from the 28th to the 2nd of December.

Hampiðjan sends fishing company Útgerðarfélag Akureyringa hf congratulations

26.08.2017

Hampiðjan would like to send fishing company Útgerðarfélag Akureyringa and the crew of Kaldbakur EA-1 congratulations

Hampiðjan sends fishing company Samherji congratulations

11.08.2017

Hampiðjan would like to send fishing company Samherji and the crew of Björgúlfur EA-312 congratulations

Delighted with the new mackerel gear

8.08.2017

‘We’re on the way to Greenland,’ said Jón Axelsson, skipper of pelagic vessel Álsey VE-2 after landing 450 tonnes of large, top-quality mackerel in Thórshöfn last week.

РЕЗУЛЬТАТЫ РАБОТЫ «МЕХАНИКА КОВТУНА» С ТРАЛОМ 1760XW GLORIA И НОВЫМ МЕШКОМ Т90

3.08.2017

Капитан — консультант «Хампидьян»  - Сэмундур Арнасон  -  провёл три недели на борту  траулера  «Механик Ковтун»   внимательно наблюдая за работой нового комплекта промвооружения для лова скумбрии. 

КАПИТАН ПРИСОЕДИНЯЕТСЯ К КОМАНДЕ ХАМПИДЬЯН

3.08.2017

Капитан Сэмундур Арнасон присоединился к  команде    «Хампидьян» ,  его  профессионализм    и опыт   ждут своего применения   в подразделении  «Промрыболовство  и орудия лова». 

Mekhanik Kovtun’s outstanding results with 1760XW Gloria and new T90 codend

31.07.2017

Hampiðjan technical adviser Sæmundur Árnason has spent three weeks at sea on board catcher-processor Mekhanik Kovtun to keep a close eye on the gear during the trawler’s first trip with a new set of gear for targeting mackerel.

Skipper joins Hampiðjan team

27.07.2017

Trawler skipper Sæmundur Árnason has joined Hampiðjan’s fishing gear division.

Married with three children, Sæmundur comes from Ólafsfjörður and has many years of experience as skipper and mate of trawlers, which has given him a great deal of insight into the use of both demersal and pelagic trawl gear.

Better selectivity with four-panel T90 codend

14.07.2017

Tank tests

The ongoing co-operation between the Institute of Marine Research, HB Grandi and Hampiðjan into the effectiveness of T90 codends  rigged on QuickLines continued this spring. A codend in shrimp mesh sizes was assessed in the flume tank in Canada in association with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Outstanding DynIce Warps

24.03.2017

This weeks marks exactly ten years since trawler Vestmannaey was rigged with DynIce Warps to replace conventional steel wire warps. Skipper Birgir Thór Sverrisson says that the experience of using these warps has been outstandingly good, and while he remains in command, there is no chance that these will be switched for wire again.

ИСКЛЮЧИТЕЛЬНЫЕ ВАЕРА  ДАЙНАЙС

24.03.2017

В марте 2017  исполнилось ровно десять лет с того времени как траулер «Вестманнай» ( Vestmannaey )  заменил обычный стальной ваер на  ваер ДайнАйс.

Full trip – and no gear on board

8.03.2017

Greenlandic pelagic vessel Qavak is now on its fourth trip on fishing grounds off Snæfellsnes. Its crew of fourteen is partly Icelandic, including skipper Gylfi Viðar Guðmundsson, who is one of the owners of Huginn VE-55 and skipper opposite  Guðmundur Huginn Guðmundsson.

Purse seining is best

3.03.2017

Pelagic vessel Heimaey is now on its way to fishing grounds off Reykjanes  after discharging 2000 tonnes of capelin at Thórshöfn yesterday and today.

T90 codend boosts catch values

24.02.2017

‘We were the first to try this codend out for Hampiðjan and it worked so well that we have used only T90 codends for mackerel and herring fishing over the last few years,’ said Albert Sveinsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur.

Группа компаний «Хампидьян» открывает офис в Мурманске.

14.02.2017

ГК «Хампидьян» открывает в Мурманске офис для оперативной  консультации российских Заказчиков по техническим вопросам, вопросам приобретения, эксплуатации  и обслуживания промвооружения производства «Хампидьян» и других компаний,  входящих в группу.

Hampiðjan opens Murmansk office

3.02.2017

Hampiðjan has now opened a sales office in Murmansk, with Sergei Kiselev appointed to manage sales of fishing gear from Hampiðjan and other companies within the group to Russian fishing companies, as well as handling servicing.

DKK217 million in ten months

18.01.2017

Danish pelagic vessel Ruth docked in the Faroes at the end of last week with 2600 tonnes of mackerel valued at DKK20 million on  board.

Innovations presented during the annual tank trip

22.12.2016

‘This trip went very well, as always,’ said Hampiðjan’s sales and marketing director Haraldur Árnason as the company’s twenty-fifth annual visit to the North Sea Centre’s flume tank in Hirtshals came to an end earlier this month.

Christmas greetings

22.12.2016

Hampidjan would like to wish its customers and staff around the world best wishes for a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year.

DYNICE ROPES FOR ANTI TORSION AND STANDING RIGGING

6.12.2016

Colligo Marine is a big believer in using Hampidjan’s Dyneema products in the recreational marine industry. For over ten years now we have been using Dyneema for standing rigging and, more recently, for torsional cables. We have developed a complete line of hardware designed specifically for Hampidjan’s Dynice Dux and Furl cables.

Purse seine hotel booked up ten years ahead

22.11.2016

A new 800 square metre purse seine hotel was opened a few days ago by Cosmos Trawl, Hampiðjan’s Danish daughter company.

Revolutionary new product – DynIce Power Warps

9.11.2016

Over the last few years Hampiðjan has been continuing the development of its DynIce Warps by incorporating electric cables into the company’s new Power Warps.

A decade’s fantastic experience of DynIce Warps:

22.09.2016

It’s ten years this month since Guðmundur Huginn Guðmundsson, skipper of Huginn VE 55, took delivery of 2 x 730 metres of 36mm DynIce Warps and tried them out fishing on the surface for mackerel and herring.

Warps spooled perfectly – for the first time ever

26.08.2016

‘This is a vital piece of equipment and I don’t understand how we managed before,’ said Jón Valgeirsson, skipper of Westmann Islands trawler Bergey VE 544.

‘We’ve taken new warps on board hundreds of time before, but this is the first time they have been spooled exactly right onto the drums. It makes a huge difference and everything has worked perfectly.’

Westman Islands netloft expansion underway

17.08.2016

Hampiðjan’s Westmann Islands branch opened in March this year and began trading in April, with everything required for maintaining fishing gear, as well as a product range that includes lifting equipment, protective gear and survival suits.

Westman Islands net loft ready this summer

17.08.2016

There has been rapid progress on this since Danish crew arrived in the Islands and started erecting the steel frame of the building.

Grading live juveniles out while towing

1.07.2016

Trawl trials on redfish with a T90 codend supplied by Fjardanet in Akureyri, which is part of the Hampidjan Group, have already produced promising  results. The codend appears to filter out small redfish in significant amounts and the results look to be similar to those obtained by the Marine Research Institute to separate out small cod while trawling off western Iceland.

New 3072 metre Gloria trawl works like a dream on dispersed redfish

16.06.2016

The skipper reports that the new 3072 metre Gloria redfish trawl works like a dream, especially on dispersed fish, and he was fishing better than others in the same area.

DynIce® Winch Warp, the steel-like fibre rope

27.05.2016

There is a constant demand for lightweight, cost-effective solutions in the offshore oil and gas sector, according to  Davíd Waage, sales and marketing director at Hampidjan’s offshore and seismic division.

‘There’s a relentless pursuit of opportunities in deeper water and being able to mobilise sophisticated, lightweight equipment is crucial in deployment and recovery operations in the offshore oil and gas field.

Successful 2016 Brussels show

19.05.2016

Hampiðjan’s staff have been working through the many enquiries they received during the company’s attendance at the International Seafood Exposition in Brussels from 26th to 28th of April. According to sales and marketing director Haraldur Árnason, it was a good exhibition and taking part in it was a worthwhile exercise that met all of their expectations.

Trawl technology innovation from Hampidjan daughter company

4.05.2016

New pelagic vessel Ruth HG-264 was delivered recently to owners Rederiet Ruth in Hirtshals, Denmark. The purser-trawler is 87.80 metres overall with a 16.60 metre beam and was built at the Karstensens Shipyard in Skagen, the first of its kind completed with three winches to tow twin trawl gear.

Hampiðjan netloft opens in the Westmann Islands

11.03.2016

Earlier this month work began at Hampidjan’s new net loft in the Westmann Islands. The workshop is located at Kleifar 6, and the building also includes a shop. At present the building has a 400 square metre floor space, but once this coming summer’s expansion has been concluded, it will expand to 1100 square metres.

HAMPIÐJAN’S FLUME TANK TRIP TO HIRTSHALS 6-9th DECEMBER 2016

4.03.2016

Hampiðjan’s annual visit to the flume tank at the North Sea Center in Hirtshals to present the company’s fishing gear will take place from the 6th to the 9th of December.

Hampidjan to exhibit at Boston

4.03.2016

Hampidjan is taking part in the Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America event taking place in Boston from the 6th to 8th of March, where we will be presenting our activities and products.

Record trip for Tai An

1.02.2016

Sigurgeir Pétursson, skipper of factory trawler Tai An, has another successful trip behind him in the Southern Ocean after docking last week at Ushuaia, Argentina’s most southerly port after 56 days at sea. The ungutted catch weight for the trip was 7100 tonnes.

Congratulations on the new Beitir NK-123

12.01.2016

The day before Christmas Eve saw the arrival of a magnificent new vessel as an addition to the Síldarvinnslan fleet as the new Beitir NK-123 arrived at its new home port in Neskaupstadur. Beitir was open to the public on Sunday 27th of December.

Víkingur AK-100, HB Grandi’s new pelagic vessel

6.01.2016

‘HB Grandi’s magnificent new pelagic vessel, Víkingur, which docked in Iceland before Christmas, has everything that Hampidjan can offer on board,’ said Hampidjan’s sales and marketing director Haraldur Árnason.

More than 70 guests for Hampidjan flume tank trip

22.12.2015

‘We had an unusually large group this time  with around 70 guests from ten countries. It’s clear that there is plenty of interest in Hampidjan’s products and the trip was highly successful,’

Even sizes and better quality

8.12.2015

According to research carried out by fishery scientist Haraldur Einarsson into the selectivity of T90 codends rigged using Hampidjan’s Quicklines, the advantages are considerable when compared to conventional two-panel codends.

No doubt about DynIce warps

19.11.2015

‘We have used Hampidjan’s DynIce warps since 2009 and I can say that we have more experience than anyone in using these. It has been conclusively shown that these warps are a better option in financial terms than wire, and that’s just one of the advantages,’

A feast in the codend

5.11.2015

We can say that the crew of Sturlaugur H Bödvarsson were rewarded with a feast on board recently when Hampidjan’s fishing gear development manager Gudmundur Gunnarsson paid them a visit before the trawler sailed from Reykjavík, bringing with him a buffet of cakes for the crew.

Hampidjan’s flume tank trip, 9th-11th December 2015

30.10.2015

Hampidjan will be running its customary annual trip to the flume tank at the North Sea Centre in Hirtshals between the 9th and 11th of December. This has been a high point of the Hampidjan calendar for many years.

Successful Danfish exhibition in Aalborg

19.10.2015

‘We’re very satisfied with the exhibition, and as far as I’m concerned, this has been the best one yet. An estimated 14,000 people attended this year and a quarter of those came from other countries.

Hampidjan selected to the First North 25 stock index

16.10.2015

Proud to announce that Hampidjan has been selected as the only Icelandic representative in the new First North 25 stock index. Ideal opportunity for a quick photo of the....

DynIce Data video online

6.10.2015

A new video is now online that clearly demonstrates the advantages of using DynIce Data sounder cable compared to conventional steel cable.

Innovations on show at Danfish

2.10.2015

Hampidjan partner companies Cosmos Trawl and Nordsø Trawl are both among participants in this year’s Danfish International fisheries exhibition taking place in Aalborg, presenting their services and a number of Hampidjan’s innovations.

DynIce Warps video now online

24.09.2015

A video is now available showing in an informal and clear way just where the advantages of DynIce Warps lie in comparison to

Mekhanik S Agapov’s success with Gloria HS1600

16.09.2015

Mekhanik S Agapov, the magnificent new pelagic vessel owned by Russian fishing company Robinzon, has shown some outstanding results recently fishing for mackerel in international waters with a new Gloría HS1600 trawl from Hampidjan.

New Nordsø Trawl net loft in Thyborøn

28.08.2015

A magnificent new net loft has been built at Thyborøn in Denmark and was formally opened last week with guests invited to see look over the new building.

New Gloria 1760-4 Wide attracting attention

20.08.2015

Hampidjan’s new design Gloria pelagic trawls have been successfully catching mackerel. The latest version is the 1760-4 Wide and this was used by four pelagic vessels last year.

Thyborøn’s adjustable doors

6.08.2015

A new type of trawl door from Thyborøn in Denmark is now in use in Iceland and Greenland.

Hampidjan’s new recruits

29.07.2015

Einar Skaftason and Guðbjartur Thórarinsson have recently joined Hampidjan in management roles.

Venus NS-150 – The most advanced fishing gear from Hampidjan

23.07.2015

HB Grandi’s new multi-role pelagic vessel, Venus, has been fitted out with the most advanced fishing gear technology we have to offer at Hampidjan,’ said Haraldur Árnason, the company’s sales and marketing director.

Rising shrimp price sparks shrimp gear demand

9.04.2015

Cosmos Trawl, Hampidjan’s Danish subsidiary, recently delivered six new shrimp trawls,Incl. of floats, grids, bags and sparenetting.The trawls is build in Magnet Compact, and 4 more to be delivered end April to two Norwegian vessel operators.

Satisfied with Hampidjan’s new codends

1.04.2015

The crew of fresher trawler Sturlaugur H Bödvarsson have been using a new design of four­panel codend with great success. Skipper Eiríkur Jónsson told us that the new codends are much easier to handle than the older versions, reducing the risk of accidents on deck, and he is convinced that they are better for catch quality.

Plenty to do with purse seine repairs

17.03.2015

The difference between this season and the last is the weather so far this year has been much worse and sea conditions more difficult.

Nordsø Trawl AS in Thyborøn: New net loft to open this summer

6.03.2015

Due to a significant increase in demand for its gear, Nordsø Trawl in Thyborøn is now building a new 2600 square metre net loft that will be ready for use this summer.

Capelin season hits its stride

19.02.2015

Staff at the Hampidjan net loft in Reykjavík have been busy these last few days now that the capelin season appears to be gathering pace.

Hampidjan sets up Down Under

11.02.2015

Hampidjan has taken the decision to establish a subsidiary in Brisbane on the east coast of Australia to serve the growing market there for netting, rope and high-strength ropes.

Jón Ásbjörn Grétarsson

12.01.2015

Jón Ásbjörn Grétarsson was born on the 5th of January 1965. He passed away on the 17th of December 2014 and his funeral took place on the 5th of January 2015.

Hampidjan demonstrates invaluable innovations at Hirtshals tank

19.12.2014

Hampidjan’s annual December flume tank trip is over and was exceptionally successful with a great many innovations demonstrated in an event that strengthens ties with customers.

Serving Newfoundland’s home fleet

11.12.2014

Among Hampidjan’s subsidiary companies is Hampidjan Canada, based at Spaniard’s Bay in Newfoundland, or Newfoundland & Labrador to give the province its proper name.

Big group set for annual tank trip

24.11.2014

As many as seventy people are expected to join Hampidjan for this year’s annual flume tank trip to Hirtshals in Denmark. The company has made this a regular event with Hampidjan and companies within the group presenting their gear at the North Sea Centre flume tank.

Hampidjan acquires 45% in Faroese fishing gear supplier Sílnet

13.11.2014

In association with fishing company P/f Varðin, based at Gøta in the Faroe Islands, a 90% stake in fishing gear supplier Spf Sílnet, based at Borðey, from Kristian Sofus and his two co-owners.

Hardly a small fish to be seen

5.11.2014

‘We use this codend when we’re fishing cod and it has long proved its worth. The meshes stay open better than in a conventional codend, which releases practically all of the small fish. There’s hardly a single small fish to be seen anywhere in the catch,’ said Eiríkur Jónsson, skipper of fresher trawler Sturlaugur H Bödvarsson.

Full pelagic package for Danish pelagic newbuild

29.10.2014

The newest and one of the most sophisticated vessels in the Danish fleet was delivered to its Swedish and Danish owners, Astrid Fiskeri A/S, at the end of July.

Hampidjan subsidiary busy in Ireland

15.10.2014

Among the guests at the recent IceFish exhibition in Kópavogur were Marin Howley, chairman of the board of Irish fishing gear supplier Swan Net Gundry Ltd, based in Killybegs, and managing director Evelyn Cassidy.

Eye-opening catch in Gloria trawl

9.10.2014

The crew of pelagic vessel Börkur had an eye-opening experience while fishing off Glettinganes in eastern Iceland. This was during their last trip before a break for the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition when they saw 500 tonnes enter their 1600 metre Gloria Helix herring/mackerel trawl in just one hour.

Hampidjan award at Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition

27.09.2014

The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition was opened formally by Minister of Fisheries Sigurður Ingi Jóhannesson yesterday. Later that same day awards were given to selected companies thought to have been outstanding in the field of the Icelandic fishing industry.

Hampidjan celebrates 80th birthday at IceFish

24.09.2014

The IceFish exhibition is being held from the 25th to the 27th of September and, as always, Hampidjan is there with a prominent presence in the main hall at the Smárinn centre.

DynIce Data splice works like a dream!

18.09.2014

‘I was one of the first to start using DynIce Data headline sounder cable, first with 1000 metres until we had an accident and parted the cable in the middle. Hampidjan’s staff have now developed splicing technique for DynIce Data cable and we reached a gentlemen’s agreement that Hampidjan would splice an extra 400 metres to the newest version of the 1900 metre length we already have on board.

New Norwegian vessels all go for DynIce

8.09.2014

Orders for DynIce Warps and DynIce Data cables were finalised at the Nor-Fishing exhibition in Trondheim between 19th and 22nd of August when Norwegian operators of Harvest and Torbas all confirmed orders for the same package that was supplied to pelagic vessel Kings Bay earlier this year.

Sturlaugur switches wire for DynIce

29.08.2014

Fresher trawler Sturlaugur H Bödvarsson docked in Reykjavík last week with around 130 tonnes of fish on board, caught during a four-day trip to fishing grounds off the Westfjords.

Hampidjan consolidates on US market

20.08.2014

Hampidjan has concluded a deal to purchase a 65% holding in US company Swan Net USA LLC, based in Seattle. The three founders plus one other individual have been the owners of Swan Net USA since it was established in 1995.

At sea with a purse seine

7.05.2014

With the capelin season coming to an end, it’s a reminder that not long ago Hampidjan sent its master netmaker Vernharður Hafliðason to sea for a trip with skipper Guðlaugur Jónsson on the HB Grandi pelagic vessel Ingunn AK-150 at the end of last year’s season.

Hampidjan at world's biggest seafood show

7.05.2014

The world's largest seafood event, the European Seafood Exposition (ESE), is taking place in the Belgian city of Brussels this week.

Clear advantages of flying doors

6.03.2014

It’s now five years since the first trials in Iceland with the innovative method of using pelagic doors to spread a bottom trawl on board Neskaupstadur trawler Bardi, and experience has shown that the results are positive.

HAMPIDJAN BALTIC

25.02.2014

When Hampidjan arrived in Lithuania in 2003 after acquiring netting manufacturer Utzon, there was a workforce of a hundred already there. The company was quickly renamed Hampidjan Baltic and the premises were doubled in size to their present 21,500 square metres,

New Gloria pelagic Trawl: Gloria XWide

12.02.2014

Among the innovations presented at the flume tank session in Hirtshals last year was the new Gloria 1760m Gloria XtraWide, designed specially for mackerel.

Gloria’s 25th birthday

4.02.2014

April this year marks a milestone as twenty-five years since the first use of Hampidjan’s Gloria pelagic trawl for fishing redfish on the Reykjanes Ridge south-west of Iceland.

Successful tank trip for Hampidjan

20.12.2013

The annual visit with customers and fishing company representatives to the SINTEF flume tank at Hirtshals in Denmark has become a fixture on the Hampidjan calendar.

Thyborøn doors work perfectly says Klakkur’s skipper Snorri Snorrason

12.12.2013

‘These doors shoot away remarkably easily and start to square the gear the moment they’re in the water, unlike some door types that don’t start to be effective until they’re as much as twelve fathoms down.

Busy trip expected to Hirtshals

20.11.2013

Hampidjan will be holding its annual flume tank trip to the North Sea
Centre at Hirtshals in Denmark to present its fishing gear.

DynIce Warps fantastic in the ice

14.11.2013

says Jørgen Eriksen, skipper and owner of Greenland shrimp trawler Claudia.
‘We should have switched to using DynIce Warps long ago.

Hampidjan´s DynIce Warp rope used to retrieve Apollo 11 motor

7.11.2013

It’s 44 years since Neil Armstrong first stepped on the Moon to mark one of the most significant points in human history, and recently one of the motors of the Saturn V rocket that took him to the Moon was retrieved from the seabed at a depth of 4600 metres off Bermuda.

Pelagic vessel’s unbelievably long-lasting DynIce ropes

24.10.2013

‘When I saw the news item about the thousandth Gloria trawl being delivered, I immediately thought that the success of this gear is no coincidence,’ said Hördur Gudmundsson, skipper of pelagic vessel Thorsteinn TH-360.

Plenty of interest in Hampidjan gear at Danfish International

17.10.2013

The Danfish International exhibition held in the Danish city of Aalborg attracted record attendance from the 9th to the 11th of October.

Hampidjan Danish subsidiary at DanFish International

7.10.2013

DanFish International, the fisheries exhibition held every second year in the Danish city of Aalborg, takes place this year from the 9th to the 11th of October

Gloria nr. 1000

5.09.2013

A deal was struck earlier this year between fishing company Gjögur hf, which operates pelagic vessel Hákon EA-148, and Hampidjan for a new 1600m Gloria pelagic trawl for fishing mackerel.

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