Kiviuq I successfully completed her exploratory fishing in Nunavut and arrived in St John’s, NL on November 14, 2016.
November 22, 2016, Kiviuq I began Halibut fishing in an area just off the coast of Newfoundland. She successfully offloaded her catch in Arichat, NS and has now arrived back to St. John’s NL to begin preparations for her trip back to Nunavut this summer. Before Kiviuq I left to the fishing ground AFA management held a meeting with the Kiviuq I crew on June 17, 2017. Kiviuq I has started fishing in 0B before she goes to the northern communities in Nunavut to deliver supplies and groceries.
Suvak Successfully completed her turbot season when she returned to St. John’s, NL on November 16, 2016. She then went on drydock for refitting from February 21st to April 25,2017. On June 3, 2017 Suvak steamed towards the fishing grounds to begin fishing once again.