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  • Strategic funding for seafood industry projects

    Seafish, the industry authority on seafood, has launched a new £750,000 Strategic Investment Fund to support seafood industry projects. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Maintaining quality through cryogenic technology

    ‎According to South African company Afrox, cryogenically freezing food products is the most effective and efficient method of maintaining the original quality, freshness and taste of produce that is subjected to prolonged storage periods in transit and in supermarkets. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Automated box chilling system speeds up seafood packing

    Seafood, meat and poultry currently packed with water ice or dry ice in boxes can be chilled more safely and efficiently when using the DRI PACK® automated box chilling system which uses the chilling power of carbon dioxide (CO2) snow, according to manufacturer Linde LLC. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First four-star BAP shrimp for Latin America

    Seajoy Group has become Latin America’s first company qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp for its operations in both Honduras and Nicaragua. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Project Fish SCALE awarded

    The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ongoing integration of forensic science as a way of combating seafood fraud and mislabelling is paying off. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New initiative to grow Ghana

    Norwegian aquaculture company, MoreFish AS, is teaming up with Nofima and Norwegian Veterinary Institute to transfer knowledge and technology to Ghana with the aim of strengthening West African aquaculture. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Sea Pact chairman

    Sea Pact has elected Guy Dean as the new chairman for its advisory council. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New plate uses 25-50% less refrigerants

    DSI is introducing a specially designed horizontal plate that uses 25-50% less refrigerants, without reducing freezing time. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Annual economic fleet survey launched

    UK authority Seafish has launched its 11th annual economic survey of the UK fishing fleet. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Protecting the North-East Atlantic

    At the recent OSPAR Commission meeting in Oostende, Belgium, a key step was taken to further protect the North-East Atlantic by the adoption of recommendations to conserve a further three species and one habitat in the ocean. 29 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Advances in aquatic animal tracking research

    Advances in aquatic animal tracking over the past 30 years has broadened our knowledge of movements, migrations, interactions and survival, according to a new paper. 26 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 'State of Europe's Seas' report

    Human activities and climate change are threatening the productivity of European seas as well as our wellbeing, according to the new European Environment Agency (EEA) report. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC and ASC sign MOU

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further collaboration for partners handling both ASC and MSC certified products. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fisheries update

    The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its annual report - Driving Change through Collaboration – outlining the progress and achievements for tuna sustainability in 2014. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WWF: Tuna fishery certification is impossible

    WWF has said it believes that the Echebastar Indian Ocean purse-seine tuna fishery cannot be certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable fisheries yet, due to increasing catch levels of yellowfin tuna and the lack of any effective control of fishing effort by management. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Job creation in South Africa

    Masifundise, the NGO for fishing communities in South Africa, and Coastal Links South Africa are embarking on a project that aims to create 2,000 jobs in 20 fishing communities, over the next three years. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Increase in marine litter

    Scientists from CCMAR (University of the Algarve) and Oceana have found an abundance of litter in the São Vicente submarine canyon, located in the south west of Portugal. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Challenging new frontiers’ theme for fisheries conference

    The themes for the International Institute of Fisheries, Economics and Trade (IIFET) 2016 conference have been announced. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Kleven to build two new stern trawlers

    Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has signed a contract with DFFU - subsidiary of Icelandic seafood company Samherji - to build two stern trawlers of Rolls-Royce’ NVC 374 WP design. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • RSPCA Assured label replaces Freedom Food

    The new RSPCA Assured ethical food label is replacing the organisation’s existing label, Freedom Food. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Indoor dried stockfish research

    New research has been carried out by Nofima to find out whether indoor dried stockfish can be produced at a more consistent high quality than outdoor dried stockfish. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ecometrica develops sustainable app

    UK-based Ecometrica is joining forces with scientists at Edinburgh Napier University to develop an app that will help world governments ensure their economic growth is ecologically sustainable. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture