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ASC completes standards review
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has completed its review on its salmon, tilapia and pangasius standard, which has revealed some improvements need to be made. 26 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Europharma: Heading back to old stamping grounds
Europharma, one of the world’s leading developers of fish health and welfare programmes, has visited the University of Stirling to help students explore career paths in the aquaculture industry. 20 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lankhorst Fibre moorings for world’s largest fish farm
Lankhorst Euronete SA is supplying fibre mooring ropes to Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering for construction of the world’s largest fish farm near the island of Froya, off the Norwegian coast. 19 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Closing the Gap Between Innovation and Investment
After the first round of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC), hosted by Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP), Solidaridad and Fresh Studio, fifteen innovation plans have been chosen for the second round. 19 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Greenshell mussels worth $200 million to NZ economy
Scientists have used some surprising and ingenious methods to get Greenshell mussels to breed in captivity and their efforts could soon be worth NZ$200 million a year to the New Zealand economy. 18 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vard secures contract for live fish transporter
Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of a live fish transport vessel for Ålesund company Fjordlaks Aqua 10 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
WF&A Aquaculture newsletter launched
World Fishing & Aquaculture’s email newsletter reaches the worldwide seafood industry every week of the year, carrying a mixture of news and information from both fishing and aquaculture sectors – but we’ve decided to branch out and add a dedicated aquaculture industry newsletter to this. 06 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cat-mounted Remote Net Cleaner
Armstrong Marine has grown out of the solid history of aluminium boat construction in the North-West Pacific region. Having supplieded their vessels to both sides of the Canada-US border, they have earned a strong reputation for quality at the Port Angeles location. As with much of the early aluminium boat building, they started with fishing boats and have expanded to a wide range of workboats including both monohulls and catamarans. 05 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
SAIC champions regional growth sectors
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has given evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee as one of a panel of expert witnesses consulted on the recently published Green Paper, Building our Industrial Strategy. 05 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Building a seaweed industry
The first set of policy guidelines for the commercial cultivation of seaweed  in Scotland have been published, setting out where seaweed may be grown, along with information on what kinds of developments will be approved. 04 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland orders from Fusion Marine
Fusion Marine has secured a major £2 million order from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland for the supply of salmon pens and associated equipment for farm sites on Shetland. 22 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture's future is offshore
The 7th Offshore Mariculture Conference 2017 took place from 6-10 March in Mexico and highlighted the huge potential for offshore aquaculture, in America and around the world. 13 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Joint venture for alternative omega-3 source
Royal DSM and Evonik are set to establish a joint venture for omega-3 fatty acid products from natural marine algae for animal nutrition. 09 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Training project for Asia fish farmers
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has completed a major aquaculture training programme in Asia providing thousands of shrimp and tilapia farmers with modern training designed to improve their businesses. 08 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Boost for Scottish aquaculture
The first meeting of the Aquaculture Industry Leadership Group (AILG) was attended by rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing. 07 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Roadmap outlines Scottish aquaculture growth
The first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) has seen the release of a new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector. 01 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Chinese crawfish added to BAP programme
The first crawfish processing plant has been added to the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s BAP programme. 27 Feb 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Merger leads to affordable source of DHA
Heliae and Syndel has signed an exclusive distribution agreement to supply the aquaculture market with a Nymeg, new DHA precision formulation ingredient for feed formulators. 23 Feb 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture SME innovation drive
An international partnership is scoping out a new Aquaculture Innovation Network for the Northern Periphery and Arctic (AINNPA) to improve innovation support for remotely located aquaculture businesses. 20 Feb 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish aquaculture scholarship opportunities
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre’s (SAIC) scholarship scheme is back for a third academic year, with 25 funded MSc places available to Scottish and EU students in 2017/18. 06 Feb 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture