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The Dutch EMK group took its protest against the Landing Obligation to the European Parliament

Students benefit from Sea Harvest bursary
More than thirty students in various fields of study, ranging from musical theatre to civil engineering, received a Sea Harvest Foundation bursary during a handover event in Saldanha where the company is based. 18 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lights below the surface
Using light to attract or repel fish looked to be an innovative strategy, until Dan Watson looked into it more closely as part of the development of the Pisces selectivity device. 17 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MSC scholarships funding fisheries research in East Africa and Kenya
A Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) scholarship programme is supporting environmental improvement, supply chain management and fisheries management best practise research. 17 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New top boss for WorldFish
WorldFish has appointed a new director general who will bring more than 25 years’ experience in natural resource management to the organisation. 16 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sea Harvest acquires HB Grandi freezer trawler
HB Grandi has sold one of its freezer trawlers to a South African fish processor for a price of US$13.5 million. 14 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Northeastern tuna fishery MSC certification upheld
Confirmation of MSC Fisheries Standard certification for Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine yellowfin & skipjack tuna fishery has been made. 14 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Pacifical yellowfin tuna contains least pollutants
Pacifical yellowfin tuna has been found to contain lower levels of pollutants in their muscle tissues than any other yellowfin. 11 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fishermen rejoice as crab fishery safeguard made permanent
American fishermen are celebrating the news that a decade-long management agreement to safeguard a major US crab fishery has been made permanent. 10 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Delighted with the new mackerel gear
“We’re on the way to Greenland,” said Jón Axelsson, skipper of pelagic vessel Álsey VE-2 after landing 450 tonnes of large, top-quality mackerel in Thórshöfn last week. 09 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
South African tuna industry supports IPNLF
South Africa’s tuna pole-and-line industry has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability, responsible fishing methods and supporting one-by-one caught tuna. 09 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Baader supplying new Cermaq plant
Baader’s managing director Robert Focke is delighted that the company was chosen by Cermaq as the supplier for its new state-of-the-art salmon processing plant in Norway. 09 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Poole quay development on target to boost business
Construction of the Port of Poole’s South Quay is on target and will allow for more shipping and marine activities. 08 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Nurturing and supporting Scottish fisheries potential
Scottish fisheries are being encouraged to apply for the latest development opportunities which aim to both uncover bright ideas and support them through development. 08 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fishermen back back scheme to protect underwater heritage
Fishermen are playing their part in preserving underwater heritage by voluntarily recording archaeological items found in UK waters. 07 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sustainability certification boosts business accountability
A seafood company has become the first in the world to gain sustainability certification for its Southern Rock Lobster in Australia. 04 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine Stewardship Council tightens up peer review process
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has tightened up its fisheries standard by establishing an independent college to ensure independence and credibility of its peer reviewers. 03 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Walmart approves BAP to monitor supplier worker dignity
Retail giant Walmart has approved a third-party seafood certification programme to monitor its supplier’s commitment to worker dignity and safety in order to fulfil its own responsible sourcing audits. 02 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
iFIMS is effective VDS partner
Integrated Fisheries Information Management System (iFIMS) is a good tool for the operation of Vessel Day Scheme (VDS) according to Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) associates. 02 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seafood industry star
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) congratulates Veronica Papacosta, Chair of Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), who took out the Star of the Sea Award at the Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards 2017 last week. 01 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Danish suppliers see opportunities in Iceland
The Icelandic fishing industry is in constant development. Currently, the Icelandic fleet is acquiring and building larger vessels. To meet the demands, Danish suppliers will bring high-quality solutions to the commercial fishing industry which will be showcased at Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, September 13- 15th, 2017. 01 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture