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  • WESMAR bow thruster to enhance fish assessments mission

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has selected a WESMAR V2-34 hydraulic bow thruster for its 95ft research vessel ‘SPENCER F. BAIRD’, during a recent overhaul. 28 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU and Senegal extend partnership

    The European Union and the Republic of Senegal are extending their sustainable fisheries partnership following a third round of talks. 28 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi on the main market

    NASDAQ OMX has announced that the shares of HB Grandi hf are now being traded on the Main Market of NASDAQ OMX Iceland, under the ticker symbol GRND. 28 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish analyses 2014 TACs

    Seafish has published its latest summary document showing the Total Allowable Catches (TACs) agreed by the European Union for 2014, compared with the scientific recommendations made by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). 28 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Researchers look at rainbow trout genome

    An international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, focusing on the rate at which genes have evolved since a rare genome doubling event occurred around 100 million years ago. 25 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vietnam invests in communication system

    Vietnam has invested VND500m in communication systems for fishermen, reports local media. 25 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishmeal factory opens in Vietnam

    The Thuy Hai Seafood Processing Co., Ltd fishmeal factory opened in Vietnam on 19 April. 24 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sealord buys ‘Ocean Dawn’

    New Zealand company Sealord has purchased the ‘Ocean Dawn’, a vessel that has been under contract to the fishing company since July 2011, for around NZD20m. 24 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Progress made on new NZ salmon farms

    New Zealand Pacific salmon producer, King Salmon, is making progress on new farms in Marlborough Sounds after receiving the go-ahead from the Supreme Court. 24 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Workshop on ocean industry data collection in Canada

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) and Canada’s Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network are organising an international workshop to advance ocean industry data collecting and sharing in Canada. 24 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FOS-certified Calamari Oil

    Australian NaturalCare has launched Friend of the Sea (FOS) approved Calamari Oil 1000, which contains Calamarine® concentrated squid oil produced by Pharma Marine. 24 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Virginia aquaculture value higher than ever

    According to a survey of shellfish aquaculture conducted by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia’s shellfish growers sold an estimated 31 million single oysters and 214.4 million clams in 2013 for a farm-gate value of $45.1 million - an all-time high. 24 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ocean sunfish sampling

    Researchers at Perth’s Murdoch University have been conducting a biopsy sampling programme on ocean sunfish for the past 12 months. 23 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fishing in the Great Australian Bight

    For the first time in almost 20 years, Eastern Tuna longliners have been catching Southern Bluefin tuna (SBT) in the Great Australian Bight. 23 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oz Coalition stands up to illegal fishing

    The Australian Coalition is standing strong against illegal fishing in the Australian Fishing Zone following the apprehension of a suspected illegal vessel with 500kg of fish onboard. 23 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Upgraded Wärtsilä NOx Reducer for HB Grandi vessels

    Two new HB Grandi fishing vessels under construction at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey will be fitted with the new Wärtsilä NOx Reducer. 23 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sydney bycatch trials

    Australia’s South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) and Sydney fisherman Vince Bagnato are due to trial a bycatch reduction device that excludes gulper sharks from Royal Red Prawn nets, from late April. 23 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Iceland announces 2014 mackerel quota

    The Icelandic Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture has set Iceland's 2014 mackerel catch quota at 147,574 tons. 22 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • BAP shrimp standards now a ‘Good Alternative’

    Farmed shrimp certified to two-star, three-star and four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards are now equivalent to a yellow ‘Good Alternative’ rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® programme. 22 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 'Vardøjenta' delivered

    Icelandic boat builder, Vikingboats ehf, delivered a 13m shelter decked fishing boat to a Norwegian buyer in February. 22 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ocea and Bremnes work on ‘green’ delousing

    Norway’s Ocea and Bremnes Seashore are to further develop the Ocea Thermolicer, scaling it for Norwegian and North Sea conditions. 22 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SFF seeks clarity on independence

    The Scottish fishing industry is seeking answers from the Scottish and UK fisheries ministers on exactly what it will mean for fishermen in Scotland if the country votes ‘yes’ to independence. 22 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture