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  • Nova Scotia and Iceland join forces

    An agreement has been signed by Nova Scotia’s Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. and Iceland’s Matis Ltd to support agri-food and seafood growth in Nova Scotia. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • OLVEA fish oils re-certified

    OLVEA Fish Oils has successfully completed the renewal of its Friend of the Sea certification. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishing into the Future launched

    UK initiative ‘Fishing into the Future’ has been officially launched as a charity, and will serve to showcase what fisheries and fishermen can achieve when shared ambition and a pioneering spirit deliver benefits across the whole of society. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Korea takes action to combat IUU fishing

    Korea has taken measures to proactively prevent, deter and eradicate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing, following the ‘yellow card’ warning given by the European Union in 2013 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aqua-Spark invests in industry-changing technology

    Aqua-Spark, the first investment fund focused on sustainable aquaculture, is making two important investments that could help transform the booming aquaculture industry. 28 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MoU signed for aquaculture partnership

    The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has signed a MoU with Jiangsu Province in China to establish a long-term partnership to work cooperatively on fisheries and aquaculture advancements. 28 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oz aquaculture leases

    Australia’s New South Wales government has approved 50 hectares of aquaculture leases on the state’s south coast to assist NSW in meeting the increasing demand for quality seafood. 28 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • GLOBALG.A.P. and GMP+ join forces

    GLOBALG.A.P. and GMP+ International have entered into a partnership which they say will eliminate any possible certificate duplication. 28 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSP calls for priority to be given to fresh produce hauliers

    Following transport delays in the UK after a Eurotunnel fire last week, North East MSP Christian Allard has called for a rethink over Operation Stack – the system used to park haulage vehicles bound for Europe in the event of cross-channel services being disrupted. 28 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU sea bass measures

    The European Commission has announced new measures to avert the collapse of declining sea bass stocks and implemented an emergency ban on fishing stocks during the spawning season which runs up until the end of April. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NL aquaculture brings in the money

    A new report on the economic benefits generated by Canada’s Newfoundland and Labrador aquaculture industry reveals its positive effect on provincial GDP, employment and labour income. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Contracts signed to equip new vessels

    HB Grandi has signed contracts worth ISK1,190m (approx. $8.8m) with Skaginn and 3X Technology for a revolutionary new fish handling and fishroom system for its three new wetfish trawlers. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Krill oil FoS certified

    Canadian company Webber Naturals’ krill oils made from Antarctic krill have been certified as sustainable by Friend of the Sea. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Guest speaker announced for Salmon ShowHow

    Visitors to Marel’s Salmon ShowHow on 11 February will have the chance to attend focus sessions and workshops by salmon processing and industry experts. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Discard ban consultation launched

    A consultation on how to implement the demersal discard ban in England has been launched by Fisheries Minister George Eustice. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture contracts signed in Oman

    Oman’s government has signed two land utilisation contracts for fish farming with two private sector companies, along with issuing a final license for a third company. 27 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New trawl door design unveiled

    France-based Morgère has unveiled a new design of trawl door which is said to be “incredibly stable” and deliver “optimum efficiency”. 26 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Danish focus on organic trout fry

    Organic trout fry is now available from Danish hatcheries one year ahead of the deadline for implementation of the EU regulation 1364/2013, requiring the life cycle of all animals in organic aquaculture to be 100% organic. 26 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New findings on jellyfish revealed

    New research by two academics at the UK’s University of Swansea revealed jellyfish are not as lifeless as they seem and can actually “actively swim” against strong ocean currents. 23 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New technology to end illegal fishing

    Technology innovation company, the Satellite Applications Catapult and The Pew Charitable Trusts, have launched a new real-time technology to help authorities monitor, detect and respond to illegal fishing activity. 22 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Canada works to reduce industry injuries and deaths

    The Government of Canada is investing CAD$262,000 in a British Columbia fishing industry-driven programme that aims to improve safety onboard commercial fishing vessels and reduce injuries and deaths. 22 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Australian oysters FoS certified

    Pacific oysters from Australian company Angel Oysters have been approved as Friend of the Sea. 22 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture