CFL Hunter launch makes fishing history

“I name this ship the CFL Hunter.  God bless her and all who sail in her.”  With these words, MLA Phyl Rendell, chosen Godmother of the CFL Hunter, launched the Falkland Islands’ first ever fishing vessel financed wholly with local capital.  

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Interest in Falklands Illex squid holds up

DESPITE a dismal last season for Illex fishing with very low catches, interest in licences for the coming season is holding up and the process is likely to be oversubscribed, confirmed MLA Phyl Rendell last week.

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Falklands longliner CFL Hunter launched in Spain

 

CONSOLIDATED Fisheries Ltd's new longliner, the CFL Hunter, was launched in Marin, Spain, on July 20 at an event attended by a number of CFL staff and directors.

Built to CFL's specification by Nodosa Shipyard, the CFL Hunter will be fitted out in the next six months and will be officially handed over to CFL sometime in February 2017. 

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