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Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - A whaling company in Iceland said Tuesday it is preparing its fleet to bring commercial hunting of fin whales back to the Nordic island nation after a two-year freeze. Whaling company Hvalur hf said it is readying two vessels for the 100-day summer whaling season. Fin whale hunting stopped in Iceland after the 2015 hunt, when Japanese authorities refused to import Iceland's catch because of unmet health code requirements.
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Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.
Whaling company Hvalur hf said Tuesday it is readying two vessels for the 100-day whaling season that starts in June.
Fin whale hunting stopped in Iceland in 2015, when Japanese authorities refused to import Iceland's catch because of insufficient research about health code requirements.
Whale Inc. manager Kristjan Loftsson told The Associated Press the company is working with Japanese officials on developing methods to fulfil standards for fresh meat...
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Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

5 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country. Whaling company Hvalur hf said Tuesday it is...
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