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  • First open-ocean farmed tilapia project

    Open-ocean tilapia producer Aquasense Panama, S. de R.L. plans to develop the seafood industry’s first-ever open-ocean project for farm-raised saltwater tilapia products for the USA market. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine Harvest affected by eruption

    Marine Harvest has reported that none of its staff were injured in the recent Calbuco volcanic eruption in southern Chile last week, but confirms that 6.8 million fry, 2.4 million eyed eggs and around 3,700 broodstock have been lost. 28 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Primefish project gets EU funding

    The Primefish project, led by MATIS, has received €5m in funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme to help improve the competitiveness of the European fisheries and aquaculture sectors. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Íslandsbanki releases US market report

    Iceland-based corporate bank, Íslandsbanki, has released its ‘United States Seafood Market Report’ that provides an insight into key trends and issues shaping the industry. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Belize shrimp farms ASC certified

    Five Belize shrimp farms have been awarded Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC celebrates 5th anniversary

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) celebrated its fifth anniversary at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels last week. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vísir orders two Marel FleXicut systems

    Marel has sold two of its newly launched FleXicut to Icelandic company Vísir hf. 27 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Final call for abstract submission

    Call for Papers deadline is today! The 6th Offshore Mariculture Conference, taking place at Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico from 21–24 September 2015, will examine the prospects and provide practical solutions to issues around farming offshore in Mexico 24 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • French herring achieves MSC ecolabel

    FROM Nord has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its herring, following a year of rigorous science-based assessment by independent auditors. 24 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainable fish feed alternative unveiled

    US-based sustainable life science firm, Calysta Inc, is set to launch a new fish feed ingredient that it says could reduce the industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks. 23 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Europeans fish for government support

    The lucrative fishing industry that plays a vital role in feeding the world’s growing population needs more support from European governments, according to a recent Europêche survey. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sanford confirms facility closure

    Sanford has confirmed that it is closing the company’s Christchurch mussel processing facility. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU Ministers endorse Baltic Plan

    The Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers has endorsed a common approach to the multiannual Baltic Plan. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Second Indian company achieves four-star BAP status

    Suryamitra Exim (P) Ltd., in conjunction with National Fish & Seafood (NFS), has become India’s second group to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status for shrimp or any species. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Salmon Brands takes top seafood prize

    Norway’s Salmon Brands has been awarded the top prize in the 15th annual Seafood Prix d’Elite new products competition at Seafood Expo Global. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fleets not a Friend of the Sea

    Friend of the Sea has said that it has received requests for certification from two major Latin America tuna shipowners whose vessels set nets on dolphins to catch tuna. 22 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Yellow card for Thailand

    Thailand has been put on formal notice by the European Commission for not taking sufficient measures in the international fight against illegal fishing (IUU). 21 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace highlights fishing’s ‘Risky Business’

    Greenpeace is warning investors of the “high risk” that recent changes to EU fishing and seafood legislation brings for financing fishing operations reliant on overexploited stocks, or the use of destructive or unselective methods. 21 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Australia bans supertrawlers

    The Australian government has banned supertrawlers – vessels of more than 130m in length – from fishing in Australian waters. 20 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WTO rules against ‘dolphin-safe’ labels

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled against dolphin-safe labels for canned tuna following Mexico’s complaint that amended US labelling rules are discriminatory. 17 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New freezing tunnel

    Hans Jensen Engineering is launching the new cooling and freezing solution MRT Carton Freezer (Multi Retention Time) at SPG 2015. 16 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New drainage concept from BLÜCHER

    Danish drainage manufacturer, BLÜCHER, is launching a new drainage concept at SPG 2015. 16 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture