The salmon industry, both on land and on the fjords, is an important industry on Suðuroy. The Faroese salmon company Bakkafrost has the licenses on Suðuroy, with salmon farms on the fjords and a salmon factory on land in Vágur.…
Today the danish training ship Georg Stage arrived at the port of Vágur.
Situated in the midst of the North Atlantic, on the southermost of the Faroe Islands, the Port of Vágur is the nearest port at service to oil-fields west of Shetland as well as to the international fishing fleet active south…
Hav Nordic at the Port of Vágur onloading heavy equipment for aquafarming cages, that will be built for the Bakkafrost aqaufarming on the fjords on Suðuroy.
The Norwegian museum ship, Gamle Oksøy, visited at the Port of Vágur 30. June – 1. July 2018.
The cruiseship Ocean Endeavour visited at the Port of Vágur on 24th of June 2018.
The summer also marks the season for summer visitors at the port of Vágur. Today the beautiful old Herring drifter Tecla arrived at the Port of Vágur.
The research and expedition vessel Polarfront is the first summerguest to the Port of Vágur in 2018.
In august 2017 the local company Ocean Group Faroes Ltd bought the pelagic trawler Junior (Gitte Henning), which had Hirtshals (Denmark) as homeport. The trawler is named Nýborg.
Located between Iceland and Norway, north of Shetland, the Faroe Islands are situated in a maritime sweet spot. Also, the Faroe Islands are closer to the traffic of the Northeast Passage than most harbours in the region.