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  • All change for fisheries at the EU Commission

    New European Commission President-elect, Jean-Claude Juncker, has announced his new Commissioners and a new combined Environment and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries division, to be overseen by Dr Karmenu Vella. 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Black Sea anchovy fishmeal and oil certified

    Fish meal and oil from European anchovy by Turkish companies Koptur Balıkçılık and Dalyan Su Ürünleri, companies of Kobyalar Group, are now carrying the Friend of the Sea seal of approval. 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Toothfish fishery recertified

    The South Georgia Patagonian toothfish longline fishery has been certified as a sustainable and well managed fishery for the third time. 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thai Union Group acquires seafood ‘King’

    Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) is to acquire 100% of the assets and the trademark of one of the world’s top seafood brands, Norway’s ‘King Oscar’. 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Young Scientist Award winner

    Kiranpreet Kaur, from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Sea Lice Research Center, has been announced as the Novartis Animal Health (NAH) Young Scientist Award for her presentation on the mechanism behind azamethiphos resistance in salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Views sought on climate change impacts

    Seafish and the MCCIP (Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership) are asking seafood businesses and organisations in the UK for their views on the impact of climate change on the seafood industry and how they might respond, in order to help the industry to adapt in the future. 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES honours scientists

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has awarded the Prix d’Excellence to Carl Walters (US) and the Outstanding Achievement Award to Bill Karp. 16 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Unique Seafoods chases growth with £2.8m funding

    UK-based seafood wholesaler, Unique Seafood Ltd, is putting its growth plans into action after securing £2.8m in funding from Barclays. 15 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine Harvest acquires Chilean farming company

    Marine Harvest has inked an agreement to purchase the assets of bankrupt Chilean farming company, Acuinova, which will add 40 thousand tonnes per annum to its total capacity. 15 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ecuadorian tuna fleet Friend of the Sea certified

    An Ecuadorian company operating in the ultra-frozen fish market worldwide, Transmarina C.A., has positively concluded a Friend of the Sea (FoS) audit for its tuna, mahi mahi, wahoo, opah and swordfish. 10 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK and Germany reject whaling

    A new poll indicates that nine out of 10 people in Germany and the UK disagree with Iceland’s decision to resume whaling, and more than four out of five people are unlikely to purchase seafood products from Icelandic fishing companies linked to whaling. 10 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Commissioner Damanaki ready to support EU fisheries

    European Commissioner Maria Damanaki has reassured the Council and the European Parliament that the European Commission stands ready to support the European fisheries sector, following Russia’s trade ban on certain fisheries products. 10 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish & Chip toolkit

    To help increase the understanding of fish provenance and responsible sourcing among employees and customers, Seafish is currently distributing a new toolkit to fish and chip shops. 10 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC Feed Standard discussed

    Last week around 50 experts in marine, plant, animal and micro ingredients, as well as supply chain and feed mill experience, gathered together for the ASC Responsible Feed Project working group event. 10 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • W & J Knox to focus on aquaculture sector

    W & J Knox has sold its fibre and carpet yarn processing division to The Aquafil Group to enable the company to focus on its core activities of supplying netting and marine support services to the aquaculture industry. 10 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish and Chip shop of the year award 2015

    Twenty UK fish and chip shops have made the shortlist for the 2015 Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award, part of Seafish’s 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards. 09 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Chinese fish oil achieves FoS certification

    China’s Huatai Biopharm, a US FDA cGMP approved manufacturer and supplier of ultra-pure and highly concentrated marine Omega-3 EPA/DHA fatty acids, has positively concluded the Friend of the Sea Chain of Custody audit. 09 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Krill fishery enters MSC assessment

    A Norwegian Antarctic krill fishery has entered assessment for the Marine Stewardship Council’s standard for sustainable fishing. 09 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Celebrating 30 years of IceFish

    World Fishing & Aquaculture editor Carly Wills speaks to Marianne Rasmussen-Coulling, events director at Mercator Media, just ahead of the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition about the highlights of this year’s show. 08 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainability up in US west coast

    The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch programme in the US is moving 21 species of west coast fish to sustainable status because of the success of a fisheries management programme championed by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). 08 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SFT supports Scottish marine projects

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Trust (SFT) is supporting a range of fisheries science and conservation projects, providing grants in excess of £100,000 so far this year. 04 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EC on Russian trade ban

    Following Russia’s announcement on 7 August to ban imports of certain fisheries products from the European Union, the European Commission has said that it is working closely with Member States authorities to gather evidence on the impact of the Russian trade measures in the fisheries sector and to outline the available support to the sectors affected by the ban. 04 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture