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  • Sri Lankan tuna and swordfish FoS certified

    Sri Lankan company Lihini Seafood (pvt) Ltd has been awarded Friend of the Sea certification for its yellowfin tuna and swordfish. 20 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish marine survey

    Marine ecologists and oceanography experts from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) embarked on a four week survey on 19 May, as part of ongoing work to improve scientific understanding of Scotland’s natural marine environment. 20 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Laser solution to prevent seabird bycatch

    Norway’s Mustad, together with the Dutch company SaveWave, has developed the SeaBird Saver which uses brand new technology to create bird free zones near fishing vessels. 20 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ireland receives €1m boost

    Ireland’s inshore fisheries sector is to receive €1m in funding to develop sustainable, environmentally friendly fishing practices. 19 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cooke closes Scottish deal

    Canada’s Cooke Aquaculture has bought Marine Harvest’ fully owned subsidiary Meridian Salmon Farms, Scotland’s leading salmon farming company. 16 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Commission calls for driftnet ban

    The European Commission is calling for the banning of the use of any kind of driftnets for fishing in all EU waters as of 1 January 2015. 15 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First European tilapia farm BAP certified

    R.H. Ward (Welton) Ltd.’s tilapia farm, The Fish Company, in the United Kingdom is Europe’s first tilapia farm to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. 15 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Deep-water rose shrimps now Friend of the Sea

    Manno's Brothers (Fratelli Manno) has become the first Italian company to achieve Friend of the Sea certification for it deep-water rose shrimps, which are caught in the Tyrrhenian Sea (GSA 9). 15 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More ASC-certified salmon for the market

    Three more Lerøy Aurora farms have been certified against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Salmon Standard and were awarded at the Seafood Expo Global last week. 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Research vessel delivered to Mexico

    The Armón Vigo shipyard has delivered a fishing and oceanographic research ship to the Mexico National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA). 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New fish house at Thorupstrand

    A new DKK20m fish warehouse, which features its own ice factory, has been opened at the landing facility at Thorupstrand in northwestern Jutland, Denmark. 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Second batch of lifejackets delivered

    UK safety supplier, Ocean Safety, has delivered a second order of 300 PFDs (personal flotation devices) as part of a major contract with Seafish, the UK seafood authority. 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Trawl door delivers great results

    A new type of trawl door developed by Morgère and designed to fish close to the seabed has proved successful for a number of Icelandic skippers since its launch one-and-a-half years ago. 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Supporting Australia’s fisheries

    The Australian Coalition is delivering an election commitment to help the fishing industry around Australia provide more jobs and remain among the best managed in the world, with an additional $9m allocated in the Budget. 14 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SFF voices concerns over EU fishery access

    In a letter to First Minister Alex Salmond, the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has voiced its concerns on fishery access to Scottish waters, should there be independence. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Dawnfresh trout Freedom Food certified

    Dawnfresh has become the first company in the UK to receive RSPCA Freedom Food certification for its farmed rainbow trout. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Icelandic Group buys FleXicut

    Icelandic Group has purchased a new FleXicut water-jet cutting robot for high precision bone detection and removal, from Marel. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Contract signed in Brussels

    On the first day of Seafood Expo Global in Brussels last week, HB Grandi signed a contract for the purchase of a RevoPortioner low pressure forming machine from Marel Townsend Further Processing. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New joint venture feed company

    A new joint venture fish feed company was announced at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels last week. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sharing the goal of responsible aquaculture

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GLOBALG.A.P. came together at Seafood Expo Global to develop the next steps towards achieving efficiencies across the three programmes, following on from the MoU signed at last year’s event. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishing industry to benefit from Lerwick Harbour development

    A large new jetty at Lerwick Harbour in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, is due to begin in the third quarter this year, which will benefit the fishing industry. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marel’s new Fish MD

    Sigurdur Olason has been appointed managing director of Marel’s Fish Industry Center. 13 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture