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  • Scottish pelagic industry dealt another blow

    Members of the Scottish pelagic industry say that they have been dealt another blow after the Faroe Islands signed a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey this week. 22 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • J Marr Seafoods shows mercy

    UK-based J Marr Seafoods is joining forces with international charity, Mercy Ships, to help deliver humanitarian aid to people in Africa. 22 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New charity to support OZ aquaculture

    A new organisation has been set up in Australia to connect the country’s aquaculture skills and hidden resources. 19 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AUS$6.5m injected into Oz fisheries

    Australia’s fisheries are set to benefit from 22 new research projects that are part of a AUS$6.5m investment by the Australian Government’s Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC). 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • CEFAS wins Kuwait deal

    A multi-million pound agreement has been signed by the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA) and the UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture (Cefas), which will provide a comprehensive evaluation of the environmental status of Kuwait’s waters and living marine resources. 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fair deal for UK

    The UK government says it has delivered a fair deal for fishermen, following negotiations at the annual EU Fisheries and Agriculture Council where fishing quotas for 2015 were agreed. 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fears over impact of discard ban

    The Fisheries Council talks to finalise catching opportunity for 2015 concluded in Brussels on Tuesday. 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Iglo Group spreads sustainability net

    Iglo Group will roll out the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) blue ecolabel on pack for all of its certified wild fish products across Europe in the New Year. 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Presidential Task Force issues recommendations

    The US Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud has released its recommendations to the President for a comprehensive framework to combat IUU fishing and seafood fraud. 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy 2014 launched

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government has released the Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy 2014. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Merry Christmas from World Fishing & Aquaculture

    All the very best wishes for a happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year from everyone at World Fishing and Aquaculture. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cost relief for US West Coast fishermen

    The ‘Revitalising the Economy of Fisheries in the Pacific Act (REFI Pacific Act)’ has been passed in the US Senate, providing cost relief to fishermen along the US West Coast. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • US fishery begins MSC assessment

    The US Acadian redfish, haddock and pollock otter trawl fishery has entered the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) assessment process. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Pelagic fleets join blue whiting assessment

    Two new pelagic fishing groups have joined the multinational MSC assessment for North Atlantic blue whiting. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Positive discussion on fisheries policy

    A delegation of representatives from the international fishing sector have met with the new European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, to discuss pressing issues affecting the industry. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Reaction to Fish Council outcomes

    Fishing quotas for 2015 in the Atlantic, North Sea and Black Sea were decided at the EU Fisheries and Agriculture Council on Tuesday – and have received a mixed reaction from the industry. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tracking fish populations

    A new online database to track fish populations aims to help fishermen and fisheries managers to adapt as the oceans get warmer. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Newlyn Harbour's new ice plant

    The new 100 ton ice plant at Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall, England, has been delivering hundreds of tons of dry and sub-cooled flake ice to the fishing fleet every week since it was completed in mid-2014. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Four countries warned

    The European Commission has warned the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines that they risk being identified as non-cooperating countries in the fight against illegal fishing. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Asian connection finalised

    The Association of International Seafood Professionals (AISP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, with the aim of professionalising the seafood development of the aquaculture industry and supply chain in the region. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $1.5m for BC salmon research

    The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) is investing $1.5m over the next five years to learn more about BC’s coastal environment, particularly concerning wild and farmed salmon interaction. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustaining aquaculture as ASC continues to grow

    The aquaculture industry is moving towards a sustainable future with the help of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) which has seen the number of certified farms in its programme double in the last year alone. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture