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  • EU prepares for Baltic Sea plan decision

    The Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament is to vote on a multiannual management plan for fisheries in the Baltic Sea today. The plan is critical for the future of over 94% of catches in the region. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rolls-Royce propulsion for new research vessel

    Rolls-Royce has won the contract to supply a fully integrated propulsion system for Norway’s new Polar Research Vessel. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WA crystal crabs to be assessed

    The West Coast Deep Sea Crustacean Fishery is entering Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First oyster farm ASC certified

    The Jersey Oyster Company has become the first oyster farm in the world to meet the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standard for responsible bivalve aquaculture. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU strengthens Mediterranean conservation

    A provisional agreement has been reached by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union to ensure measures adopted by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) are fully implemented. 30 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sea bass recreational catch limits

    The European Council’s adopted measures to help sea bass recover will include a limit of three fish per day for recreational fishers. 30 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Apprentice to expert

    The Scottish Salmon Company has unveiled its new competency framework, a comprehensive list of skills and behaviours required for freshwater and marine staff from Apprentice to Expert levels. 27 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Europêche responds to Pew report

    Europêche president Javier Garat has issued a statement in response to The Pew Charitable Trusts’ ‘Turning The Tide’ report and its “misleading” claims. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafood companies improve efficiency

    Five Scottish companies have benefitted from taking part in Seafood Scotland’s Innovation and Value Added Support Programme, which has enabled them to become more efficient. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • St Helena opts for Globavista VMS

    The Government of St Helena has selected the Globavista Portal integrated web based technology as its Vessel Monitoring System, extending the relationship between the respective parties to nine years in total. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Study looks at the value of seagrass

    Declining beds of seagrass in the Mediterranean could mean the commercial and recreational fishing industry is losing out on around €190m every year, according to a new report. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Europêche appoints Kathryn Stack as MD

    Europe’s fishing industry trade body, Europêche, has appointed Kathryn Stack, former senior policy adviser on fisheries policy in the European Parliament, as its new managing director. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New manual to help Europe reduce discards

    The Environmental Defense Fund has developed a free manual that provides tools to help European fisheries reduce discards. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK mackerel exports up, despite Russian ban

    UK exports of mackerel rose by 44% between August and December last year, despite an “unjustified” Russian food ban across Europe. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture intensified in Asia

    Six countries in Asia are taking the lead to pilot plans to upgrade aquaculture in order to help meet the food security needs of a growing global population. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The case to end overfishing

    Swift and effective implementation of the European Union’s reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is essential to restoring fish stocks and the viability of fishing communities, says a new report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Stricter catfish regulations to be imposed

    The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has said that stricter regulations on catfish imposed by the US will make it difficult to export catfish and pangasius to the US. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Fashions for the Future’

    Oceana received support from London’s young philanthropists and environmentalists at last week’s ‘Fashions for the Future’ event, which focused on restoring ocean biodiversity and improving global food security. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Innovative technology recognised

    P.T. Bali Seafood and Pelagic Data Systems have been awarded for their innovative technology that has the potential to help small-scale fishers across Asia. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Russian salmon enters MSC assessment

    The Russian VA-Delta Western Kamchatka fishery has entered Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment for fishing operations on stocks of pink salmon, chum salmon and coho salmon. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES suggests MSFD revisions

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is calling on the European Union to change its Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) to consider how humans impact ecosystem functioning. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi’s half billion ISK trip

    HB Grandi’s factory trawler ‘Therney RE’ is due to dock in Reykjavík today with an estimated catch of 1,275 tonnes of raw fish, with value of ISK506m. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture