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  • NZ company fined after crewman dies

    New Zealand fishing and seafood company Talleys Group Ltd has been fined NZ$48,000 and ordered to pay NZ$35,000 in reparation to the family of a crewman killed after falling nearly 7m on the vessel ‘Capt MJ Souza’ in May 2012. 01 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Scanbio CEO

    Scanbio Marine Group AS, producer of hydrolysed fish proteins and fish oils, has announced that John Binde has been appointed chief executive officer, effective from 1 August 2015. 01 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Major increase in sustainable stocks

    New scientific research shows that 18 times as many commercial species are now fished at safe biological limits compared to 12 years ago. 01 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Malaysia awarded for marine park plans

    WWF has presented its Leaders for a Living Planet Award to the state government of Sabah in recognition of its effort to create the largest marine park in Malaysia. 01 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plastic particles threaten marine life

    Micro-plastics entering the food chain are increasingly being found in the oceans and could prove to be as harmful to marine life as larger debris like plastic bags, a new report suggests. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Design boost for lifeboats

    The approach to the design of all-weather lifeboats in the UK is set for a re-evaluation as part of a major study being led by the Newcastle University and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with support from Lloyds’ Register. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New ice plant to boost Somaliland fisheries

    A new ice plant to Somaliland will provide a major boost for local fisheries by ensuring that catches are landed in premium condition and enabling the development of the indigenous fisheries sector. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding announced to improve commercial fishing safety

    The Canadian government has announced a new Commercial Fishing Safety component of the Government of Canada's Boating Safety Contribution Program. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Guide to developing new seabird mitigation devices

    The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has released a new ‘Guide to developing new seabird mitigation devices in trawl fisheries’, which aims to make it easier for trawl operators to trial new seabird mitigation devices to reduce seabird interactions and improve operational efficiencies and crew safety. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cod fishery enters Fisheries Improvement Project

    A new Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) led by the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) and WWF-Canada is aiming to bring a Newfoundland and Labrador cod fishery back to a healthy level. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ocean acidification measurement competition

    Five finalist teams have been selected to compete for the US$2m Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to create pH sensor technology to accurately measure ocean acidification. 29 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MEPs vote for sustainable Baltic fishing

    A multiannual plan for managing Baltic cod, sprat and herring stocks has been approved by the European Parliament. 29 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marist College earns MSC certification

    Marist College, located in Poughkeepsie, New York, in conjunction with dining services partner, Sodexo, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification. 29 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MEPs delay discard sanctions

    The European Parliament has agreed to give fishermen two years to ‘adapt’ to the new discard ban before sanctions for failing to comply take effect. 29 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New system designed to catch shrimp

    Researchers at Mexico’s National Institute of Fisheries (INAPESCA) have designed a new trawling system for catching shrimp, which will result in fuel savings, less impact on the environment, and reduction of non-target species bycatch. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK fishing quota war

    A full judicial review into the UK government’s decision on how to allocate the UK fishing quota has been given the green light by the High Court. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New cold store for Welsh fishing port

    Fishermen in Pembrokeshire, Wales, are set to benefit from a brand new cold store facility at Milford Fish Docks. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Venus’ due at HB Grandi mid-May

    HB Grandi’s newest vessel, ‘Venus NS-150’, is due to reach its home port of Vopnafjördur, Iceland, in the middle of May. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greek farm FoS certified

    Greek fish farming company Argosaronikos S.A. has been certified Friend of the Sea for its sea-bream, sea-bass and meagre. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First open-ocean farmed tilapia project

    Open-ocean tilapia producer Aquasense Panama, S. de R.L. plans to develop the seafood industry’s first-ever open-ocean project for farm-raised saltwater tilapia products for the USA market. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine Harvest affected by eruption

    Marine Harvest has reported that none of its staff were injured in the recent Calbuco volcanic eruption in southern Chile last week, but confirms that 6.8 million fry, 2.4 million eyed eggs and around 3,700 broodstock have been lost. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Primefish project gets EU funding

    The Primefish project, led by MATIS, has received €5m in funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme to help improve the competitiveness of the European fisheries and aquaculture sectors. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture