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Steadfast Hope has been delivered by Macduff Shipyards

Cermaq takes the long view on consumer need
Salmon company Cermaq says it is taking the long-term approach to meet consumer requirements for more emphasis on health and convenience. 23 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MPEDA launches Self Sufficiency Project
India’s Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has launched a Self Sufficiency Project (SSP) at its Hatchery and Training Complex at Vallarpadam in order to help aqua farmers export their produce in international markets and meet stringent quality standards. 22 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Promotions at Plymouth Fisheries
Plymouth Fisheries, the English fresh fish market, has promoted two staff members to new management positions as part of a reorganisation aimed at improving the way the business operates. 21 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Multi-role Steadfast Hope
The Gardenstown partnership of John and Zander Nicol went to Macduff Shipyards for their third newbuild, taking delivery of the new Steadfast Hope in early March, which replaces the 2001-built Flourish. 21 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commission presents Mediterranean plan
The European Commission has presented the Adriatic Sea multi-annual plan for small pelagic fisheries to Minsters at the AGRIFISH council. 17 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Good fishing on deep redfish
“We have kept mostly to the deep grounds all this trip and have been searching mainly for deep redfish. There’s a strong demand for this at the moment,” said Ævar Jóhannesson, skipper of HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Örfirisey. 16 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mainstay Marine Solutions scoops contract
Mainstay Marine Solutions has won a £5.8m contract to build two new Welsh fisheries patrol vessels for the Welsh Government. 16 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Blue Swimming crab cooperative
Blue Star Foods (USA) and PT Blue Star Nusantara (BSN) have set up what they call the first Blue Swimming crab harvester cooperative in East Lampung province, Indonesia. 15 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GSSI recognises MSC
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has become the first global sustainable seafood certification programme to receive recognition from the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI). 15 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
£1m boost for aquaculture supply chain innovation
A £1 million pilot programme to boost innovation in aquaculture in the Highlands and Islands seeks to helping small to medium enterprises (SMEs) achieve greater commercialisation of new innovative products and services. 14 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU snow crab fishermen illicitly expelled from Barents Sea and Svalbard
Approximately 19 large boats from several EU countries remain tied up in port out of fear of being arrested for fishing snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters. 14 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commitment to one-by-one caught tuna
Woolworths South Africa has become the latest Member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) to continue its commitment to responsible tuna fisheries. 10 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Algae feed for the aquaculture industry
Successful trials of a native, whole algae specialty feed ingredient which is high in omega-3s, are helping to make the product more commercially available to salmon farmers and the wider aquaculture industry. 09 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish group aims for eight MSC certified fisheries
Rockall haddock, West of Scotland haddock, hake, plaice and whiting have been entered into MSC assessment by the Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG). 08 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vard pelagic trawler order
Research Fishing Company of Shetland has placed another order for a Skipsteknisk-designed Pelagic Trawler with the Vard Group. 07 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Offshore Mariculture Mexico 2017 Live Blog
The 7th Offshore Mariculture conference, held in conjunction with Inapesca, Conapesca and Sepesca, takes place on 6-10 March 2017 in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. 07 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Code of conduct fosters new era of cooperation
A Code of Conduct signed by SADSTIA and the South African Hake Longline Association (SAHLLA) aims to dramatically reduce conflicts between trawlers and longline fishing vessels that target hake on the same fishing grounds. 06 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Record 2400 tonne shot of capelin
Pelagic vessel Heimaey discharged 2000 tonnes of capelin at Thórshöfn and is now on its way to fishing grounds off Reykjanes. 06 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Industry welcomes call for more socially sustainable fisheries policies
The industry has welcomed support from the French government in regards to challenges which are faceting the maritime sectors. 03 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Investing in Scottish fisheries
Sea fisheries, aquaculture and processing businesses are to receive more than £8 million of EU and Scottish Government funding to boost growth, protect jobs and develop sustainability. 02 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture