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  • Milford Fish Docks in line for revamp

    Wales’ largest fishing port, Milford Fish Docks, is set for an extensive redevelopment that is expected to revitalise the town’s heritage, which has links to the fishing industry going back 125 years. 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New CEO for Havfisk

    Webjørn Barstad will take up his new position as CEO of Norway’s Havfisk in January 2015. 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Multiannual fisheries management proposal

    The European Commission (EC) has proposed multiannual fisheries management for the Baltic Sea in order to help increase predictability for fishermen and ensure high and sustainable catches. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More PFDs to English and Welsh fishermen

    UK safety supplier Ocean Safety will continue to supply Mullion Compact PFDs (personal flotation devices) to Seafish, after the application for further funding was successful. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Commission calls for deep-sea fishing decrease

    The European Commission has proposed a decrease in deep-sea fishing in EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for 2015-16, in a bid to protect vulnerable species. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fusion Marine appoints operations manager

    Fish farming equipment manufacturer Fusion Marine has appointed Chris Jones as the company’s new operations manager, in a move to further boost business growth. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace protests against ‘illegal’ vessel

    Greenpeace is accusing the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant water fleet. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish Waste for Profit

    ‘Fish Waste for Profit’, the inaugural Icelandic Fisheries Conference, was held at the Smárinn convention centre in Kópavogur, on the outskirts of Reykjavik, on 25 September. It took place during the first day of the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition (IceFish), organised by Mercator Media. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish salmon production highest since 2003

    The Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2013 has revealed that production of Scottish farmed salmon is at its highest level in a decade. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Intensifying aquaculture in Asia

    Six countries in the Asia-Pacific region have come together to draft a work plan on the sustainable intensification of aquaculture for ‘blue growth’. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FoS certifies Omega 3 supplements

    Omega 3 fish oil supplements distributed by Canadian company, Biodroga Inc., have been certified by Friend of the Sea (FoS) and now carry the eco-label. 06 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Maldives yellowfin tuna FoS certification

    Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company Ltd (MIFCO) has achieved Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its hand line fleet. 03 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Updated MSC fisheries standard

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its updated standard for sustainable fishing which comes into effect from April 2015. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishermen rescued after vessel fire

    Fifteen people were rescued from a burning fishing vessel about 670km west of Carnarvon, Western Australia, on Wednesday morning. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plastic waste a growing threat

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has heard that then steady build-up of rubbish in the world’s oceans is a growing threat to the planet’s marine ecosystems. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Catfish driving a wedge between US and its trade partners

    From Ho Chi Minh City, attorneys Sesto Vecchi and Gage Raley of Russin & Vecchi discuss how new catfish inspection regulations threaten to disrupt catfish imports from Vietnam, and why the wider seafood industry should be concerned. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First ASC certified shrimp farm

    Ecuadorian shrimp exporting company OMARSA has become the first shrimp producer to gain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NAFO annual meeting outcomes

    The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) has announced measures to strengthen the scientific basis for management decisions, to increase compliance and to improve the quality of catch data it collects, at NAFO’s 36th Annual Meeting. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oceans Omega-3 FoS certified

    The Oceans Omega-3 ingredient line from Norwegian company Pharma Marine has been certified to carry the Friend of the Sea (FoS) seal of approval. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC objection filed

    An objection to the outcome of an independent assessment of the Sustainable Swordfish LLC (SSLLC) US North Atlantic swordfish longline fishery has been filed. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • European fish stocks on the rise

    Europêche has welcomed scientific data presented at the European Commission’s recent ‘State of Fish Stocks’ seminar that revealed a positive long-term trend of increasing fish populations and reduction of fishing mortality. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • iVMS deadline approaching

    Fishermen and commercial fishing fleets operating in Welsh waters are being reminded to install vessel monitoring and data transfer technology in good time for the start of the new scallop season on 1 November 2014. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture