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  • Young’s to create two Centres of Excellence

    Young’s Seafood has confirmed that it is creating two Centres of Excellence as part of its chilled strategy to focus on the company’s core customers, simplify the business and deliver market leading efficiencies. 03 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SFF calls for industry clarification

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has voiced its concern over the upcoming Scottish referendum and the implications it could have on the industry. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Generating single-sex prawn populations

    Israeli scientists have developed a novel method for generating single-sex populations of prawns to both boost the productivity of aquaculture farms and as a biocontrol measure against invasive species and pests. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Joint venture finalised

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd has announced that it has finalised its joint venture with China Co-op (Hainan) Industry Development Co., Ltd., which will see the two working together as part of Pingtan's intention to develop into a seller of fish products directly to end markets. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New strappers launched for seafood applications

    Strapping systems supplier, Mosca Direct, has launched two new machines into the UK market which are ideal for the challenging environments of fish, meat and poultry processing and packing. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Satellite technology to fight illegal fishing

    The Pew Charitable Trusts has teamed up with a UK satellite technology organisation, coast guard and other fishing enforcement officers to fight Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishing should be a priority in independence debate

    North East Scotland MSP Christian Allard is calling on people from every generation of the fishing industry to get involved and make sure that fishing is a priority in the independence debate. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sealord unveils smart trawling technology

    Sealord has unveiled prototype ‘smart trawling’ technology that is being developed to provide skippers with a real-time view of the ocean floor and equipment while fishing, to reduce the impact of fishing on the seabed. 02 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Global Oceans Commission report

    The Global Oceans Commission (GOC) has joined the EU Commissioner for Fisheries to launch its ground-breaking report on reversing the decline of the world’s oceans. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Huon launches new feed barge

    Tasmania’s Huon Aquaculture has launched the first of its four state-of-the-art feed barges. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • CEFAS wins Ascension Island contract

    The UK Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has been awarded a contract by the Ascension Island Government to conduct an independent review and provide advice on the implementation of potential Ascension Island fisheries management regimes. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Gulf Council appointments

    Two new members and one returning member have been appointed to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna vessel launched

    Tuna freezer vessel ‘LJUBICA’ was launched at Zamakona Yards shipyard in Bilbao, Spain, on 16 June. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Driftnet ban is unnecessary

    A new report by UK authority Seafish is calling for a re-think on a universal ban on driftnet fishing that has been proposed by the EU. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Advanced bone detection from SensorX

    Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi has installed a Marel SensorX bone detection machine as part of its processing line. 01 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Young Scientist Award

    Marie Smedley, a PhD Candidate at the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture in Scotland, is the winner of this year’s Novartis Animal Health (NAH) Young Scientist Award. 30 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Atlanto-Scandian fisheries go for MSC certification

    A group of Atlanto-Scandian herring fisheries are joining forces to take their fisheries through the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) re-certification process. 30 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • OSPAR adopts marine litter action plan

    The OSPAR Commission is set to adopt a regional action plan for the prevention and management of marine litter in the North-East Atlantic. 27 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Report on land-based aquaculture

    Growing Atlantic salmon in land-based, closed-containment is technically feasible, but its commercial viability remains to be proven, says a new report commissioned by the Nova Scotia government. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New appointments at AFMA

    The Australian Government has announced the new chair and commissioners of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Commission. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MCTAYS invests more than £1m in upgrade

    Shipbuilder MCTAYS has invested more than £1million at its UK headquarters in upgrading a slipway which is now capable of accommodating vessels up to 2,000 tonnes. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EC: The Mediterranean is heavily overfished

    According to the European Commission’s latest report on the state of fish stocks, stocks in the North and West of Europe are recovering, but there are still serious problems of overfishing in the Mediterranean Sea. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture