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  • 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

  • Íslandsbanki releases US market report

    Iceland-based corporate bank, Íslandsbanki, has released its ‘United States Seafood Market Report’ that provides an insight into key trends and issues shaping the industry. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Belize shrimp farms ASC certified

    Five Belize shrimp farms have been awarded Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC celebrates 5th anniversary

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) celebrated its fifth anniversary at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels last week. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vísir orders two Marel FleXicut systems

    Marel has sold two of its newly launched FleXicut to Icelandic company Vísir hf. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • French herring achieves MSC ecolabel

    FROM Nord has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its herring, following a year of rigorous science-based assessment by independent auditors. 24 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainable fish feed alternative unveiled

    US-based sustainable life science firm, Calysta Inc, is set to launch a new fish feed ingredient that it says could reduce the industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks. 23 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Europeans fish for government support

    The lucrative fishing industry that plays a vital role in feeding the world’s growing population needs more support from European governments, according to a recent Europêche survey. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sanford confirms facility closure

    Sanford has confirmed that it is closing the company’s Christchurch mussel processing facility. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU Ministers endorse Baltic Plan

    The Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers has endorsed a common approach to the multiannual Baltic Plan. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Second Indian company achieves four-star BAP status

    Suryamitra Exim (P) Ltd., in conjunction with National Fish & Seafood (NFS), has become India’s second group to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status for shrimp or any species. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Salmon Brands takes top seafood prize

    Norway’s Salmon Brands has been awarded the top prize in the 15th annual Seafood Prix d’Elite new products competition at Seafood Expo Global. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fleets not a Friend of the Sea

    Friend of the Sea has said that it has received requests for certification from two major Latin America tuna shipowners whose vessels set nets on dolphins to catch tuna. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Yellow card for Thailand

    Thailand has been put on formal notice by the European Commission for not taking sufficient measures in the international fight against illegal fishing (IUU). 21 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace highlights fishing’s ‘Risky Business’

    Greenpeace is warning investors of the “high risk” that recent changes to EU fishing and seafood legislation brings for financing fishing operations reliant on overexploited stocks, or the use of destructive or unselective methods. 21 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture