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  • Fisheries leaders work for sustainable African oceans

    Fisheries leaders from across government, NOGs and industry gathered last week to discuss solutions to overfishing in African oceans, and how the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) programme could help towards a sustainable future. 20 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New EU project looks at aquaculture challenges

    A new research project is being carried out by Malta-based AquaBioTech Group and the University of Istanbul to look at the environmental and fish health challenges faced by the European aquaculture industry. 17 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $3.8m funding for Canadian salmon genome project

    A genome project being carried out by the Canadian University of Guelph that could help improve the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry, is to receive CAD$3.8m in federal and industry funding. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bringing students and fishermen together

    On 7 October, the UK based Chef’s Forum arranged for eight Cornwall College trainee catering students, led by Head Chef, Phill Oakes, to join members of the Newlyn fishing fleet at Cornwall’s largest fish market. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cat® 3516C Tier 4 certified solutions launched

    Caterpillar Marine has launched its new Cat® 3516C United States EPA Tier 4 propulsion, auxiliary and diesel electric propulsion (DEP) power solutions. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New compact CO2 refrigeration system

    The ‘Roaldnes’ of Valderøya in Norway will be the first to have a brand new transcritical CO2 refrigera¬tion system installed onboard, combined with four DSI V3/26/100 freezers and one DSI V3/12/100. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New API executive director

    Dr Hawis Madduppa has been announced as the new executive director for the Indonesian Blue Swimming Crab Association (APRI). 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New global multi-species aquaculture company formed

    Scottish company Landcatch has signed an agreement to become a 45% shareholder in Seattle-based Troutlodge Inc, the world’s largest rainbow trout egg producer. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC appoints Developing World Working Group chairman

    Professor Eyiwunmi Augustinee Falaye has been appointed as the new chairman of the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Developing World Working Group. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Precision Seafood Harvesting wins Innovator Award

    The Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) programme has been named the Supreme New Zealand Innovator for 2014. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Case Study: “Janica II”

    Captain Rick Genge operates the FV “Janica II” on the West Coast of Newfoundland. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Another certification for Omega Protein

    Omega Protein has received a second Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification, this time for its sustainable fish meal and fish oil derived from Gulf menhaden caught in the Gulf of Mexico. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cornish shellfish back on the menu

    Since May 2014, shellfish production was banned on Cornwall’s river Fal and the Helford after mussels and oysters were discovered heavily contaminated with human sewage and agricultural farmyard effluent, reports Bryan Gibson. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FCI to certify Responsible Fishing Scheme

    The UK’s revised Responsible Fishing Scheme aims to attain full ISO 17065 accreditation for the first time, and FCI (Food Certification International) has been awarded the role as the scheme’s certification body. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • OSM launches in the Americas

    The first Offshore Mariculture Conference to be held in the Americas will take place in Baja California, Mexico on 9-11 June 2015. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Deutsche Bank deal criticised

    An initial public offering (IPO) organised by Deutsche Bank for one of China’s largest tuna longline companies has been criticised as “misleading” by the Chinese government. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC seafood in new Latvian seafood guide

    The new edition of the Latvian seafood guide features information about the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) programme for responsible aquaculture for the first time. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Beko acquires new equipment for longline hook production

    Beko - Dimon fishing co. has purchased equipment from O. Mustad & Sons AS., including an automatic duratin plating line, to be used for the production of longline hooks. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Support for fishermen affected by Russian ban

    The UK government has secured EU-wide support for fishermen affected by the Russian food export ban. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sharks deliberately targeted in the Pacific

    A new study from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) shows that sharks are being specifically targeted by some tuna longline boats operating in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sri Lanka given a red card

    The European Commission has proposed to ban imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka to tackle the commercial benefits stemming from illegal fishing. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU-Mauritania talks suspended

    Parties involved in renewing the Protocol to the EU-Mauritania Fishing Partnership Agreement have agreed to suspend discussions, after being unable to reach an agreement on a number of points, including finances. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture