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  • 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

  • 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 the 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