Aas Mek. Verksted A/S is a shipyard with long traditions, owned and operated by the same family for three generations. Our main activity is building new fishing vessels for the coastal and ocean fleet. As of recently our yard also specializes in designing and building live fish carriers for the fish farming industry. Our yard offers newbuilding, rebuilding and services, for nearly all types of vessels up to 100 metres length in our enclosed slipway covering an area of 68x24 metres and with a 27 metre height free under cranes. The hall is well equipped, including two cranes lifting payloads up to 35 tonnes.
High microplastic content found in commercial fish Spain
Researchers at the Spanish Institute of Oceanography who analyzed micro-plastics intake in fish species of the Spanish Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts found a high percentage of them in the stomachs of several commercially important fish.
Global tuna catches grow but overfishing continues Worldwide
The global commercial tuna catch reached 5 million tons in 2014, an increase from 4.6 million in 2013, reveals the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation in its latest report on the global tuna stock situation.
Tuna firm sues Aldi for trademark infringement United States
US-based tuna company American Tuna has filed a suit against discount supermarket chain Aldi accusing it of misusing its ‘Pole & Line’ mark to sell canned fish and related products similar to those of the company.