Vónin is a major developer and manufacturer of high quality fishing gear and aquaculture equipment as well as supplying equipment to the offshore industry and land based industry.
MEST Yard is a modern shipyard with traditions dating back to 1904 and is situated in the middle of the capital Tórshavn, and in Skála on the Island Eysturoy. The company can offer new buildings up to 60 meters, has three slip´s and one dry dock. With a slip capacity at 2500 tonnes, one dry dock, modern workshops and engineering- and drawing department, the company can provide rebuildings and repairs of vessels up to 120 meters.
Our motto “ A Solid Foundation” is our keyword and guiding light. We endeavour to be honest, reliable and to honour and fullfill all commitments and obligations undertaken and are proud to present our track record.
Dedicated and scilled employees , a considerable park of the most modern equipment together with financial strenght enable Articon to undertake building and construction works in Europe.
Building and maintaining harbor facilities is one of J & K’s specialties and the company has been involved with most harbor deepening projects and major developments undertaken by Faroese ports in the last few decades, so much so that a growing number of contracts has been signed with clients from neighboring countries.
Faroese Telecom operates an extensive telecommunications network and offers a diverse range of fixed and mobile telecom services to both private and commercial customers. Faroese Telecom also provides undersea cables that link Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands, Scotland as well as offshore platforms in the North Sea.
Betri can provide for any kind of insurance need into every corner of the Faroese business community and personal life. Our aim is to embrace and handle any request fast and in the safest way. In 2001, when the oil industry started its exploratory drillings, Betri was proud to announce that the oil industry had chosen us to provide for the necessary insurance.
Port of Fuglafjørður
Welcome to the municipality of Fuglafjørður
Nestled in the heart of the Faroe Islands on the island of Eysturoy, the municipality encompasses the bustling town of Fuglafjørður, the neighbouring region of Kambsdalur and the picturesque and charming old village of Hellur.
Natural Harbour Facilities
The town of Fuglafjørður, stretching around the head of a deep fjord by the same name, offers an excellent natural harbour that is accessible under all weather conditions. The quay is some 1000 meters in length. The port plays a significant role in the pelagic fisheries of the North Atlantic as well as the overall gross domestic production of the Faroe Islands. The town, with 3.3% of the total population, generates nearly 20% of the Faroese Export.
Diversity - Key to success
Ships and many flags land their catch at Havsbrún Ltd., the only fishmeal production facility in the region with a production capacity in excess of 1100 tonnes per day. Associated with Havsbrún is a freezing plant for pelagic fish.
Carved out of the mountain towering Fuglafjørður is the largest cold store in the Faroe Islands, Bergfrost. Located near the harbour, the facilities are being enlarged to accomodate increasing demand.
Vónin, a world-reknown trawl and purse seine manufacturing company, is located alongside the port as well, enabling repairs to expedited quicly and easily. Vónin produces a variety of pelagic and ground trawls. Nearby, a modern engineering company, KJ Hydraulic, offers quality hydraulic and mechanical repairs and are specialists in hydraulic winches and cranes. JT Electric is a leader in the design of electrical systems for fish farming and its highly-skilled technicians can effect timely repairs.
Food, water and bunkering is also available at quay-side.
For your convenience we have provided an information leaflet containing most of the information presented on the homepage, as well as other material.
phone : + 298 444054
Telefax : + 298 445154
E-mail : PFSO@Fuglafjordur.com
E-mail : POF@Fuglafjordur.fo
Telephone direct : + 298 668008
Mobile: +298 238050
Atlantic Airways is an international company, whose corporate culture is known by its focus on safety, punctuality, the customer and the result. The Sørvágur-based company, which is the Faroese flag carrier airline, currently employs around 172 people. The Atlantic Airways fleet consists of three aircraft and two helicopters. The aircraft provide regular service between the Faroes and a range of cities in Denmark as well as the neighbouring countries England, Scotland, Iceland and Norway. In addition, the company´s activities include leasing of aircrafts of which half the revenue originate outside of the Faroes. The helicopter department provides a regular service to the outer islands, search-and-rescue activities and offshore transport in the North Atlantic.
Smyril Line Cargo is the only freight forwarding company offering a Ro/Ro service on the North Atlantic. The modern Ro/Pax ferry M/S Norröna has a capacity of 130 trailer units and runs between the harbours of Seyðisfjörður, Tórshavn and Hirtshals with a service speed of 21 knots making it the fastest freight service on the North Atlantic.