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  • SFF comments on MPA meeting

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and its constituent associations met with Richard Lochhead, the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment, in Glasgow on Monday to discuss the recently announced management measures for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU raises minimum size of northern sea bass

    The 28 EU member states have agreed to the European Commission's proposal to increase the minimum size for northern sea bass from 36 to 42cm. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Key fish stocks on the rise

    Key fish stocks in the North Sea like cod, haddock and plaice, are rising and could result in significantly higher quotas next year, according to new scientific assessments. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Iceland ratifies PSMA

    Iceland has ratified the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA), an international treaty to stop illegally caught fish from entering the market. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cutting edge diagnostics for disease detection

    The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is working to develop cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology could help combat devastating disease outbreaks in global fish and shellfish production. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement

    BP has reached an agreement in principle with the United States, state, and local governments for a settlement of civil claims arising from the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Diverse orders for Tucal

    The first half of this year has been very busy for Tucal, with plenty of deliveries to customers in Somaliland, Portugal, Peru, Serbia, Angola, Poland and Spain. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • China set to make the most of krill

    Andrew Martin reports on China’s presence in the krill fishery. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cywain Fisheries leads the way

    Cywain Fisheries, a groundbreaking project to boost the fortunes of the fishing industry in Wales, says that it's helping to lead the way among its European counterparts bringing security and jobs to the sector. 06 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • DAFF consults on SA fisheries allocations

    The Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is to carry out a consultation period on sector-specific fisheries allocations in South Africa. 06 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NEAFC’s Port State Control expanded

    The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) is expanding its Port State Control system to apply to use of ports by foreign vessels carrying fresh fish and their products. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • North Sea fish stocks still far from recovery

    The ‘top heavy’ European Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been largely ineffectual for most of its life, according to Barrie Deas, CEO of the UK National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The next generation research vessel

    Marine research vessel 'Aranda' is to be renovated to meet the needs of future marine research in the Baltic Sea. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Easy prey? Not anymore

    Fishermen, especially the small-scale ones, represent easy prey for groups driven and financed by powerful interests, who blame them for damaging the marine environment, whether or not that is actually happening. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Robots to explore the deepest ocean

    Scientists from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) will use custom-built robots to explore the deepest parts of the ocean in a bid to discover how life is sustained thousands of metres below the surface. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU funds floats for better data

    The European Commission has awarded a grant of almost €4m to the European research infrastructure for observing the oceans. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FoS launches school awareness project in Hong Kong

    Friend of the Sea, in cooperation with Lily Huang of MM FreshTM, organised Friend of the Sea awareness days at the Australian International School of Hong Kong. 01 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • IMO elects new secretary-general

    Lim Ki-tack has been elected the new secretary-general of United Nations' International Maritime Organization (IMO). 01 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sea Pact announces request for grant proposals

    Sea Pact has opened its fourth Request for Grant Proposals. 01 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Planning urged over possible revenue decline

    The CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) is urging its members to plan ahead for the damaging effects of possible tuna revenue decline. 01 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Innovation Award finalists announced

    The Nor-Fishing Foundation has received 17 proposals for this year’s Innovation Award, to be presented during Aqua Nor in August. 01 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Have your say on Scottish MPAs

    SNP MSP Christian Allard is reminding organisations and individuals that it is their last opportunity to provide further written representations on the Scottish Marine Protected Areas to Scotland’s Fishing Minister Richard Lochhead by 12 July 2015. 01 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture