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  • Benchmark acquisitions to boost salmon egg production

    UK-based Benchmark Holdings PLC is to buy the entire issued share capital of Norway’s SalmoBreed AS and 81.64% of the issued share capital of Iceland’s Stofnfiskur HF. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AOS-USA calls for an end to slavery

    The Apostleship of the Sea of the United States of America (AOS-USA) is calling for an end to human trafficking in the Thai fishing industry, along with the release of activist Andy Hall. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Stronger measures needed to protect tuna

    The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is urging the Western and Central Pacific Council (WCPFC) to eliminate exemptions and optional clauses in its Conservation Measure 2013-01 concerning the management of bigeye, yellow and skipjack tuna. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New RFS standards

    UK authority Seafish's Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) will reach an important milestone next week when the RFS Oversight Board is expected to agree the finalised standards for ISO 17065 accreditation. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MAN power for US fishing trawler

    MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply an MAN 9L32/44CR engine to power a new trawler for independent US fishing company, Fishermen’s Finest. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Pacific hake fishery re-certified

    The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Adding value the way forward for pangasius

    In the first nine months of 2014, the value of Vietnam’s exports of frozen pangasius products remained more or less static at $1.28 billion, a slight rise of 0.2% compared with the same period last year. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rewarding sustainable fishermen

    A new report asks that fishing boats bringing benefits to local communities and conserving UK seas must be rewarded with more opportunities to fish. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • BAP set to grow again in 2014

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program is again expecting year-on-year growth, in terms of the number of BAP-certified facilities and the volume of product originating from BAP-certified facilities. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Celebrities urge consumers to try more fish

    The UK’s National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisation’s (NFFO) new blog has been launched with an article by ex-England rugby star Matt Dawson. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi expansion

    Groundbreaking has taken place for the expansion of HB Grandi‘s Nordurgardur processing plant in Iceland. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Abalone farming expansion gets green light

    Ocean Grown Abalone has been granted approval to expand its abalone aquaculture operations in Flinders Bay, off Augusta, Western Australia. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU and Guinea-Bissau agreement signed

    The EU and Guinea-Bissau have signed a new three-year fisheries Protocol under the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the two parties. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Long-term plan to boost Somalian fisheries

    UK-based fisheries consultancy, MacAlister Elliott and Partners (MEP), is working to develop a long-term plan aimed at boosting economic growth for fisheries in Somalia and Somaliland. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mackerel agreement reached

    The EU, the Faroe Islands and Norway have reached agreement on North-East Atlantic mackerel TACs for 2015. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU-Senegal sign FPA

    The EU and Senegal have signed a new five-year Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement, following an eight year hiatus. 25 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC works on bycatch mitigation tool

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is working with New England Aquarium to develop an online tool that will help share information and ideas about the mitigation and avoidance of unwanted catch. 24 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Eat your heart healthy with seafood

    Women can mitigate their risk of heart disease through a seafood-rich diet, according to results from a new pilot programme carried out by Seafood Nutrition Partnership. 21 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rebuilding the Atlantic cod stock

    Canada has announced the development of a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps. 21 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • European outrage at ICCAT results

    The results of the 14th International Conference for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) have been slammed by the EU fishing industry, which it says are “ill-thought out”. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Asian carp processing plant planned

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has announced that Riverine Fisheries International LLC plans to build a fish processing operation in Fulton County, Kentucky, USA. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New NFI Crab Council member

    The NFI Crab Council has welcomed Ocean Source Group as its latest member. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture