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  • Industry takes action on IUU fishing

    The fight to put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is growing, with more countries ratifying an international agreement on ‘Port State Measures’. 31 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish concerns over Tunnel delays

    As migrants head for the UK, disruption to the Channel Tunnel continues and the Scottish seafood industry has raised concerns about the impact of delays on their businesses. 30 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Young’s working to save its Fraserburgh facility

    Young’s Seafood Ltd has held its third formal consultation meeting with staff at its Fraserburgh and Spey Valley facilities, following the announcement of the company’s intention to close them earlier this month. 30 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bluefin tuna outlook worse than first thought

    It’s widely acknowledged that stocks of Pacific bluefin tuna are in a dire state, but now new analysis reveals the population may be in worse trouble than was first thought. 29 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK supermarkets disclose seafood sources

    Three major UK supermarkets are working to increase transparency over the sourcing of their seafood products as part of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP). 29 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FoS certification for sustainable tuna

    Global Frozen Food (Thailand) Co Ltd has obtained Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its skipjack and yellowfin tuna. 28 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thailand remains at tier-3 level in TIP report

    The US Department of State’s annual Trafficking in Persons report has been released and Thailand remains at tier-3 level for the second year. 27 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Prawn solution prevents spread of deadly disease

    Freshwater prawns may be the solution to stopping the spread of a deadly disease in Senegal, West Africa, according to a Stanford-led study. 24 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Major Canadian research investment

    Canada is making a major investment in eleven new genomics research projects which will help address challenges and opportunities for Canadian agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Maori aquaculture agreements signed

    New Zealand’s Government Ministers have signed three new regional agreements for Maori commercial aquaculture in Auckland, Tasman and Marlborough. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Louisiana to enforce TED laws

    As of 1 August, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents will be authorised to enforce federal turtle excluder device (TED) and bycatch reduction device (BRD) regulations in state territorial waters. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Training on offer at World Seafood Congress

    This year’s World Seafood Congress will offer delegates a bespoke range of training courses aimed at equipping industry professionals with specialist skills. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Kefalonia Fisheries achieves FoS certification

    Greek fish farming company, Kefalonia Fisheries S.A., has been certified as sustainable by Friend of the Sea for its sea bream, sea bass and meagre. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Víkingur’ to be launched in early August

    HB Grandi’s new pelagic vessel, ‘Víkingur AK’, is to be launched early next month, if everything goes according to plan. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PSPA takes over MSC certificate for Alaska salmon

    The Pacific Seafood Processors Association (PSPA) and the Alaska Salmon Processors Association (ASPA) have mutually agreed to transfer the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainability certificate for Alaska salmon from ASPA to PSPA. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Ecuador shrimp feed facility project

    Cargill has formed a joint venture with Naturisa to build a USD $30m shrimp feed facility near Guayaquil in Ecuador. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Developing a responsible fishing port standard

    The British Ports Association (BPA) and Seafish are working together to develop a Responsible Fishing Port Standard certification programme for UK fishing ports, with the aim of improving seafood transparency in the supply chain. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishermen in Shetland join Europêche

    The Shetland Fishermen’s Association (SFA) plans to make sure its voice is heard in the EU by becoming Europêche’s 13th member association. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU and Norway agree on seafood market access

    The European Union (EU) has reached a new agreement with Norway to allow for better access to the EU market for Norwegian seafood. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ireland commits €5.6m to fishing industry training

    A new report by the Working Group on Safety, Training & Employment in the Irish Fishing Industry has been welcomed by Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • North Sea cod catch quota trials

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has released its North Sea cod catch quota trials final report for 2014 which reveals very low levels of cod discards, but high levels for saithe and hake. 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi hands ‘Ingunn’ over to new owners

    Last week, HB Grandi vessel ‘Ingunn AK’ was handed over to its new owners, Vinnslustöðin í Vestmannaeyjum (VSV). 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture