N-Virodredge™ USA

WHAT IS N-VIRODREDGE?

COMMERCIAL BENEFITS

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

HISTORY

N-Virodredge™ is a totally new concept in scallop harvesting - the dredge has individually sprung teeth which gently flip the scallops off the seabed into the bag. 

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Skippers who tow N-Virodredges see a marked reduction in fuel costs and towing time as well as an increase in quantity of catch and shell quality.

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The N-Virodredge™ causes minimal damage to the seabed and other marine life and its 25% reduction in fuel consumption means a lighter carbon footprint.

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Developed in Scotland by former scallop fisherman Richard Gidney, N-Virodredge™ is now used and supplied by Gulf of Maine, Inc. in the USA.

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N-Virodredge™ - a totally new concept in scallop harvesting!

The N-Virodredge™ system of indiviual dredges attached to a single towbar is the most efficient, profitable and scalable method of harvesting scallops. Fishing companies across the UK, Europe and now in the USA are refitting their boats with gangs of
N-Virodredges. 

 

Not only is this patented dredge maintaining or increasing catches - the environmental and cost savings to boat owners makes switching to N-Virodredge™ a no-brainer!

 

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  • Reduced fuel costs
  • Reduced seabed damage
  • Reduced shell damage
  • Reduced labor for crew
  • Increased catch
  • Cleaner catch
  • Cleaner carbon footprint
  • Scaleable design
  • All parts easily replaced