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  • Illegal swordfish fishing

    Oceana says that despite overfishing, the EU is still “refusing” to take action to protect stocks of Mediterranean swordfish. 30 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The future of tuna

    David Hayes speaks to the Tokyo-based Organisation for the Promotion of Responsible Tuna Fisheries (OPRT) about tuna fishing in the Pacific Ocean. 29 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine scales win Icelandic Fisheries Award

    Swedish company Unisystem has celebrated another great success as the winner of the 'Outstanding International Supplier - Processing (small companies) Award’ at the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition 2014. 29 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Two machines launched by Velfag

    At IceFish 2014 Velfag introduced two new fish processing machines - a brand new innovative project in the making, the M700 ABMD filleting machine made from antibacterial metal-detective plastic, and the M720 filleting machine for Large-XXXL white fish. 29 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Controversial TACs proposed for 2015

    The European Commission proposed fishing limits for 2015 have received a mixed response by some who say that many exceed safe limits specified by scientific advice. 29 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Chat app for fishermen

    Mobile satellite company, Inmarsat, has launched a new chat application for fishermen on board Chinese coastal fishing vessels to keep in close contact with colleagues and family. 28 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • GSI unveils first progress report

    The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has highlighted its approach and progress towards the sustainability of the salmon farming industry with its first report ‘Building the Foundation for a Sustainable Future’. 27 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mackerel stays strong but States divide

    Scientific advice from ICES on total allowable catch for 2015 between Coastal States reveals a strong status of mackerel stock in the North-East Atlantic. 24 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Commonwealth not overfished

    The latest Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) Fishery status reports show that no Commonwealth managed fisheries are subject to overfishing. 23 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Launch of the MS "Amarissa Joye"

    Marine Harvest Canada staff and the Walkus family gathered in Vancouver last month to celebrate the launch of a new harvest vessel, the MS ‘Amarissa Joye’. 23 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine Harvest revenues on the rise

    Marine Harvest is set for an overall strong 2014 after recording an operational EBIT of NOK 912 million (US$139m) in the third quarter, compared to NOK 793 million (US$121m) in Q3 2013. 23 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tucal factory at full capacity

    Tucal will be ending 2014 with its factory working at full capacity to fulfil orders before Christmas. 23 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The Norwegian Reference Fleet

    It is very important that the research scientists who give advice on fisheries management issues have sound knowledge about the different fisheries; how and where the fleets operate during the season, and what and how they fish. 23 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First oyster farms certified to ASC

    Three oyster farms have become the first in the world to enter assessment against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Bivalves Standard for responsible aquaculture. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ice plant starts to take shape

    Work is well underway on the vital new £1.2m ice production and chilling facilities being created at Plymouth Fisheries, UK. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Owner satisfied with vessel’s performance

    In June 2013, Polish Shipyard Poltramp began the construction of a 20.99 x 8.5m longliner for a Norwegian customer. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Karmenu Vella in charge of delivering healthy oceans

    The new European Commission, headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker, has been confirmed by the European Parliament vote. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New facilities for Haikui Seafood

    The Chinese subsidiary of Haikui Seafood AG is relocating its existing processing facilities to the new Dongshan Marine Biotechnology Industrial Park. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plans to save the European eel

    A report on the measures taken by EU countries to ensure the recovery of European eel has been issued by the European Commission. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EC adopts discard plans

    The European Commission has adopted a series of discard plans to prepare for the discard ban to come into operation on 1 January 2015. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Honouring Antarctic conservation commitments

    The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) is calling on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to honour its conservation commitments and agree to “lasting and significant” Southern Ocean protection. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First Asian shrimp farm ASC certified

    Vietnam’s Quoc Viet is the first Asian shrimp farm to be certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Shrimp Standard. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture