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  • noun

Synonyms for trawler

a fisherman who use a trawl net

Related Words

a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish

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Whereas the 35 metre Danish design resembles the fishing trawler more, the 40-metre Dutch design offers more free deck space.
The ICG arrested seven Pakistani fishermen and seized the Pakistani fishing trawler Friday morning after it crossed the IMBL off Jakhau coast near Jamnagar, official sources told PTI.
There is also an area of smaller triangle zones where Taiwanese fishing trawlers can operate, covering an area of 4,530 square kilometers.
NCMS said the sea will be rough and unsafe for small boats and fishing trawlers.
Head of the Department of Environmental Studies at King Abdulaziz University (KAU) Abdul Latif Niamatullah told Arab News about the encroachment of foreign fishing trawlers to Saudi waters to hunt down marine creatures such as sea cucumber.
The extraordinary interest throughout Australia in boats built of timber - gaff-rigged yachts, dinghies, skiffs, even the venerable America's Cup challenger Gretel II, along with fishing trawlers, cray boats and 'couta boats, steam putt-putts, luxurious motor cruisers, the Tasmanian Police boat Vigilant (itself 40 years old) -was underlined at the biennial Australian Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart's historic Constitution Dock and around the waterfront of Sullivans Cove in late February this year.
They are like Japanese fishing trawlers, just sweeping up everything in their nets.
Escalating fuel prices have virtually crippled the sector, with nearly 90% of the fishing trawlers kept in dock for over a month now.
Fishing trawlers joined surf rescue and police to search for the skipper Picton, a longtime fisherman off Australia's east coast.
A CRANE vessel required to raise two fishing trawlers sunk off the southeast coast must be "re-rigged" in Holland before it can help, it emerged yesterday.
This new venture will focus on applying Xiom's plastic protective coatings on the more than 700 sea-going fishing trawlers in the New Bedford Harbor fishing fleet.
Most of the fishing trawlers were mobilised and given new names, eg.
Another hot trend is the purchase of older classic cruisers and commercial boats such as fishing trawlers, which can be bought at a reasonable price and then totally refit to the owner's exact needs.
Again, Sawatari is careful not to reveal any secrets, but he does say that the technology is based on electricity and can freeze sushi five times faster than the blast chilling method used on fishing trawlers, and 20 times faster than standard food industry processes.
A study of the area has shown photographic evidence of smashed and fragmented corals and damage where linear channels had been cut into the reefs by fishing trawlers.