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FAO trains on sustainable aquaculture
20 young people from 13 countries around the world recently undertook a two-week module on responsible aquaculture development, taught by an expert from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 28 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
ASC completes standards review
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has completed its review on its salmon, tilapia and pangasius standard, which has revealed some improvements need to be made. 26 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
NFFO calls for clarification on UK fishing
The general election campaign is a prime opportunity for campaigning parties to clarify their intentions towards the UK fishing industry, The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) has said. 26 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine Harvest innovative freshness tool
Marine Harvest is planning to introduce an innovative freshness tool for its fish products on the European market which promises to revolutionise the way the industry handles shelf life secure freshness and reduce food waste. 25 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU sets out action on western Mediterranean
The European Commission has launched an initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. This is the fruit of years of dialogue between ten countries of the region who are ready and willing to work together on these shared interests for the region. 23 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seafish launches Tools for Ethical Seafood Sourcing at Brussels Expo
Seafish, the UK’s seafood and fishing industry authority, will be participating in this week’s Seafood Expo Global in Brussels to provide briefings on Seafish initiatives, alongside launching their latest tool TESS: Tools for Ethical Seafood Sourcing. 23 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Bristol Bay 32-Footer
Growing up among the boats being built at his father’s yard and with several years crewing a Bristol Bay gillnetter, Rory Pitsch is able to call on a depth of experience when it came to building the latest gillnetter delivered by their yard at Sedro Woolley, Washington. 22 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Skaginn 3X receives Presidential Award
The 2017 President of Iceland’s Export Award for achievement in the export of Icelandic products and services has gone to Skaginn 3X. 21 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Europharma: Heading back to old stamping grounds
Europharma, one of the world’s leading developers of fish health and welfare programmes, has visited the University of Stirling to help students explore career paths in the aquaculture industry. 20 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Biosecurity technology supports Oz fisheries
A mobile application aimed at strengthening Australia’s capability to manage and respond to significant aquatic animal disease incidents has been launched by the Australian Government. 20 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
DSM MEG-3 certified Friend of the Sea
DSM’s MEG-3 ingredients originating from approved fisheries and processed in DSM’s facilities in Peru and Canada (DSM Marine Lipids Peru SAC and DSM Nutritional Products Canada Ltd) are now carrying Friend of the Sea seal of approval. 20 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lankhorst Fibre moorings for world’s largest fish farm
Lankhorst Euronete SA is supplying fibre mooring ropes to Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering for construction of the world’s largest fish farm near the island of Froya, off the Norwegian coast. 19 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Closing the Gap Between Innovation and Investment
After the first round of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC), hosted by Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP), Solidaridad and Fresh Studio, fifteen innovation plans have been chosen for the second round. 19 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MASTS success rewarded with further five years of funding
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) has secured a further five years of funding from the Scottish Funding Council enabling it to continue its work through to 2022. 19 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Greenshell mussels worth $200 million to NZ economy
Scientists have used some surprising and ingenious methods to get Greenshell mussels to breed in captivity and their efforts could soon be worth NZ$200 million a year to the New Zealand economy. 18 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MPAs - benefits or challenges?
If you’re involved in marine protected areas in your professional life, do you see them as positive in providing benefits or negative in limiting what you can do? Do they support or restrict your business or other activities in the marine environment, and how do they contribute to the ‘blue economy’? Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) wants to understand your views. 17 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Spanish presence at Brussels Expo
Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA), will participate for the twenty-first time at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels 25th to the 27th of April. 16 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Furuno sets up in Indonesia
PT Furuno Electric Indonesia (Furuno Indonesia) has been established as a subsidiary company of Furuno Singapore pte Ltd to provide sales, promotion and after-service in Indonesia. 16 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Record month for Bergur-Huginn trawlers
The two trawlers run by Icelandic company Síldarvinnslan’s subsidiary Bergur-Huginn have been fishing exceptionally well, with each of them landing just short of 700 tonnes in a single month. 14 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
eMaritime Exchange launches Seafarer Social Network App
The eMaritime Group has launched a free social network app eMaritime Exchange for Apple and Android. 14 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture