Triton Iceland

Ormur Arnarson

From the magazine Frjáls Verslun from 1973.

Triton founder Örn Erlendsson – while still with Sölustofnun Lagmetis – beeing interviewed after securing big contract in canned capelin to Japan. In the same interview Dr. Erlendsson also discusses opportunities for canned cod liver sales to France and forsees up to 100.000 boxes (per 100 cans) sold annualy in the future. Today total annual …

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Mackerel search continues

Icelandic vessels continue their search for mackerel southwards where the water is warmer. It looks like the waters around Iceland are still too cold but that we will find the mackerel coming up further north later in the summer. https://www.mbl.is/200milur/frettir/2021/06/23/fjoldi_skipa_leita_nu_makrils/

Fish Meal

In order to maximise the production from pelagic raw materials it is vital for Triton‘s partner Loðnuvinnslan (LVF) to have its own fish-meal production. The fish-meal factory is modern and uses green renewable energy. It is FEMAS and HACCP certified as well as having IFFO Global Trust certification. The factory also has a Chinese Registration …

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Icelandic fishermen say fisheries agreement favours Norway.

https://www.visir.is/g/20212091852d/segja-halla-mjog-a-islendinga-i-samningum-vid-nordmenn Iceland and Norway have an agreement that gives Icelandic vessels Cod quota in the Barentsea in exchange for Icelandic Capelin. Of the last Capelin season, which gave a 127.000 MT quota, Norwegian boats caught a total of 55.000 MT or about 45% of the total quota. 2.000 MT went to Faroese and Greenland vessels …

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Yesterday Icelandic TV channel N4 aired a special program about our partners Loðnuvinnslan (LVF) in Fáskrúðsfjörður

The program can be seen here: Triton and LVF have been working closely together for several years and in 2019 this successful cooperation culminated in LVF aquiring a share in Triton. LVF‘s main products from pelagic fish: Capelin and Capelin Roes, Mackerel Fillets, Herring and Fish-Meal. The pelagic producitions are seasonal. Cod and Haddock on …

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A turning point in the capelin season

Interview with Fridrik Már CEO of Loðnuvinnslan in today‘s paper. https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=is&tl=en&u=https://www.mbl.is/200milur/frettir/2021/03/02/timamot_a_lodnuvertidinni/ Friðrik explains that we are having a very small season historically speaking. Now the boats have finished catching capelin for freezing whole round and the factories are beginning to process the capelin roes. From the total quota of the Icelandic boats about 23.000 MT …

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The Icelandic capelin quota has been increased to 61.000 MT after a successful search in the east.

The Icelandic capelin quota has been increased to 61.000 MT after a successful search in the east.  The research vessels are now preparing for another voyage that is scheduled to go out on Tuesday 26.01.21 (pending weather). This voyage will focus on the area to the north east and north west. All involved are optimistic …

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