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  • New API executive director

    Dr Hawis Madduppa has been announced as the new executive director for the Indonesian Blue Swimming Crab Association (APRI). 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New global multi-species aquaculture company formed

    Scottish company Landcatch has signed an agreement to become a 45% shareholder in Seattle-based Troutlodge Inc, the world’s largest rainbow trout egg producer. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC appoints Developing World Working Group chairman

    Professor Eyiwunmi Augustinee Falaye has been appointed as the new chairman of the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Developing World Working Group. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Precision Seafood Harvesting wins Innovator Award

    The Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) programme has been named the Supreme New Zealand Innovator for 2014. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Case Study: “Janica II”

    Captain Rick Genge operates the FV “Janica II” on the West Coast of Newfoundland. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Another certification for Omega Protein

    Omega Protein has received a second Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification, this time for its sustainable fish meal and fish oil derived from Gulf menhaden caught in the Gulf of Mexico. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cornish shellfish back on the menu

    Since May 2014, shellfish production was banned on Cornwall’s river Fal and the Helford after mussels and oysters were discovered heavily contaminated with human sewage and agricultural farmyard effluent, reports Bryan Gibson. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FCI to certify Responsible Fishing Scheme

    The UK’s revised Responsible Fishing Scheme aims to attain full ISO 17065 accreditation for the first time, and FCI (Food Certification International) has been awarded the role as the scheme’s certification body. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • OSM launches in the Americas

    The first Offshore Mariculture Conference to be held in the Americas will take place in Baja California, Mexico on 9-11 June 2015. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Deutsche Bank deal criticised

    An initial public offering (IPO) organised by Deutsche Bank for one of China’s largest tuna longline companies has been criticised as “misleading” by the Chinese government. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC seafood in new Latvian seafood guide

    The new edition of the Latvian seafood guide features information about the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) programme for responsible aquaculture for the first time. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Beko acquires new equipment for longline hook production

    Beko - Dimon fishing co. has purchased equipment from O. Mustad & Sons AS., including an automatic duratin plating line, to be used for the production of longline hooks. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Support for fishermen affected by Russian ban

    The UK government has secured EU-wide support for fishermen affected by the Russian food export ban. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sharks deliberately targeted in the Pacific

    A new study from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) shows that sharks are being specifically targeted by some tuna longline boats operating in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sri Lanka given a red card

    The European Commission has proposed to ban imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka to tackle the commercial benefits stemming from illegal fishing. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU-Mauritania talks suspended

    Parties involved in renewing the Protocol to the EU-Mauritania Fishing Partnership Agreement have agreed to suspend discussions, after being unable to reach an agreement on a number of points, including finances. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Canadian herring fishery certified

    The Newfoundland and Labrador NAFO Division 4R Atlantic herring purse seine fishery has become the first herring fishery in Canada to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • World’s first MSC redfish fishery

    The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish fishery has become the first Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified golden redfish fishery in the world, following a 17 month assessment. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mackerel agreement welcomed

    Scottish fishermen have welcomed the decision at the European Fish Council to give the fishing fleet the facility to bank up to 25% of this year’s mackerel quota so as to mitigate the impact of Russian trade sanctions. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Yooji’s restaurants offer sustainable sushi

    A Zurich-based chain of sushi restaurants now offer Friend of the Sea-certified sustainable tuna harvested from the waters of the Maldives and Philippines. 13 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish group release sustainable handbook

    The Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG) recently introduced a new handbook to help vessels protect endangered, threatened and protected species of skates and rays. 10 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • High Liner acquires salmon importer

    Leading North American frozen seafood company, High Liner Foods, has acquired an Atlantic salmon importer with a view to doubling its sales in salmon products. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture