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  • New aquaculture research projects

    More than 20 new research projects have been awarded funding to address key challenges to the aquaculture sector. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Palau burns illegal fishing boats

    Authorities in Palau have burned four Vietnamese ‘Blue Boat’ vessels caught engaged in illegal fishing off the Pacific island nation's Kayangel Island. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sea Change Champion award

    World Animal Protection has presented its Sea Change award to Nigel Sanders, a Swansea, Wales, based fishermen, for his innovative project that reduces the impact of lost lobster pots on the marine environment and prevents lobsters and other marine animals being unnecessarily caught. 17 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sølvtrans orders new live fish carrier

    One of the world’s largest transporters of live fish, Sølvtrans AS, has ordered another Live Fish Carrier from Rolls-Royce. 17 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oceana criticises Denmark’s conservation ‘block’

    Oceana has criticised Denmark for “blocking” a recommendation to protect threatened Baltic Sea species at a HELCOM Heads of Delegation meeting this week. 17 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PNA to charge for FAD use

    The Parties to Nauru Agreement (PNA) have passed an initiative to trial a charge of US$1,000 on each Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) set in PNA waters. 17 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASL secures BRC certification

    Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) has secured prestigious BRC ‘A’ Grade certification for its seafood processing facility in Buckie, Scotland, for the second year in a row. 17 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Quiet on the eastern grounds

    Skipper of HB Grandi freezer trawler ‘Therney’, Kristinn Gestsson, has reported that fishing for saithe and Greenland halibut has been very quiet. 17 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 'Deadliest Catch' crabber gets a refurb

    The well-known Bering Sea crabber ‘Cornelia Marie’ from the Discovery channel’s Deadliest Catch, has undergone a Cummins repower and a revamp courtesy of its new owners. 16 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Toothfish Workshop

    The Coalition of Legal Toothfish Operators (COLTO) has announced that the inaugural Toothfish Industry-Science Workshop is taking place in Aalesund, Norway, next week. 16 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Urgent talks requested over MPAs

    Scotland’s west coast inshore fishermen have requested an urgent meeting with Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment, Richard Lochhead, to dicuss their mounting concerns over the impact that recently announced Marine Protected Area (MPA) management measures will have on fragile fishing communities. 16 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NOW® krill oil FoS certified

    NOW® has gained the Friend of the Sea certification for its krill oil products. 16 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SFF angered by MPA measures

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has expressed disbelief and anger at the new management measures for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters announced by the Scottish Government last week. 16 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cornish Hake receives MSC stamp

    Cornish hake has become the only hake fishery in the UK to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, and Newlyn market received the first landings. 15 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Priorities for Eastern Pacific tuna fisheries

    The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is preparing for its 89th meeting, taking place from 22 June to 3 July, where it will outline priorities for Eastern Pacific tuna fisheries. 12 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bluefin tuna season ends early

    The Bluefin tuna purse seine season, set to last from 26 May to 24 June 2015, has come to an early end for 99% of the European purse-seiners because they have exhausted their quotas, says the European Commission. 11 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cefas reports significant science impact

    The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has published its annual report for 2014-15, which highlights the significant impact it has made to the UK Government’s marine and aquatic programmes. 11 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Separation technology in surimi manufacturing

    Surimi is available in a wide variety of colours and flavours to match just about anything, and products are being further developed in response to current market demands for low-fat, low-calorie foods. 11 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cook Islands fishery MSC certified

    The Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) South Pacific albacore longline fishery has become the first Chinese tuna fleet to be certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). 10 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC UK Awards winners

    Aldi has won the MSC Convenience Retailer of the Year award at this year’s MSC UK Awards, with competitor Lidl in close second place. 10 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Inaugural salmon sustainability report

    The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has launched an interactive online Sustainability Report setting a new benchmark for transparency in reporting for a global food sector. 10 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New assessment highlights overfishing threat

    The recently published European Red List of Threatened Species has found that a total of 7.5% of all European marine fish species are threatened with extinction in European waters. 10 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture