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  • Funding for mackerel, cod and halibut research announced

    Newfoundland and Labrador’s Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has announced $92,850 in funding to help the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research study mackerel, cod and halibut. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cutting the red tape in Oz

    Australia’s commercial fishing industry looks set to benefit from extra red tape reduction measures helping to ensure a competitive and sustainable future, thanks to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA). 23 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NZ research to boost sustainable salmon farming

    A NZ$5.2m (US$3.9m) research project being led by New Zealand King Salmon is set to further improve the sustainability of salmon farming in the country. 23 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ora King salmon voted ‘most sustainable’

    New Zealand’s Ora King salmon is a ‘Best Choice’ for consumers after being recognised as one of the world’s most sustainable by consumer guide, ‘Seafood Watch’. 20 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • CatchOfTheDay awareness campaign

    Members of the UK fishing industry are being encouraged to get on board with a forthcoming campaign designed to champion the sustainability of fish landed by the UK fishing fleet in a week-long Twitter campaign in March. 19 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fusion Marine wins £1.25m orders

    Scotland’s Fusion Marine is to supply salmon pens for Cooke Aquaculture Scotland farm sites in Orkney and Shetland – contract worth more than £1.25m. 19 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Two Palfinger Marine cranes delivered

    At the end of last year Palfinger Marine partner PK d.o.o. delivered two cranes to Uljanik shipyard and to Cromaris d.d. 19 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding for Fleetwood Fish Park

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that £2.5m from the Regional Growth Fund has been allocated to Fleetwood Fish Park. 19 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New GM for Ibercisa

    Ibercisa has appointed Roberto Rodriguez Orro as its new general manager in place of Ramón Carrera, who has been recently promoted to be member of the Board of Directors. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Multi-year aquaculture licensing in BC

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada, has announced that the Department will be implementing multi-year licensing for aquaculture operators in British Columbia, which can be issued for up to nine years. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Örfirisey RE’ crew commended

    The crew of factory trawler ‘Örfirisey RE’ have been commended by Red Cross Iceland for ‘an outstanding life-saving achievement’ that took place back in December 2014. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Consumers warned to beware of ‘FAD Free’ tuna

    Europêche is warning consumers to be aware of fraudulent labelling on tuna that makes false claims about the way it has been caught. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Torres Strait fishery 100% owned by traditional owners

    Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people have achieved 100% ownership of the commercial Bêche-de-mer Fishery in the Torres Strait, with the purchase of the last non Indigenous commercial fishing licence. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Superfishoil, not superficial

    The new Superfishoil campaign is aiming to help motivate and inspire consumers to choose nutritious seafood as a healthier option for meals and snacks, instead of other higher in saturated fat, superficial takeaways and convenience meals - because it’s not superficial, it’s superfishoil. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New fish processing cluster for Russia

    The Russian government is searching for investors for a new large-scale fish processing cluster, which is currently planned in the Russian Far East region, reports Eugene Gerden. 18 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sir Ranulph Fiennes is WSC guest speaker

    Sir Ranulph Fiennes, ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, has been confirmed as a guest speaker at the World Seafood Congress (WSC). 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tackling Thai trafficking takes a back seat

    A new briefing launched today by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) highlights the Royal Thai Government’s “wholly inadequate improvement” in its efforts to eliminate human trafficking in the fishing industry this year. 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tersan Shipyard delivers ‘Kirkella’

    Tersan Shipyard has delivered a state-of-the-art stern freezer trawler to UK Fisheries LTD, a joint venture of Parlevliet & Van der Plas B.V of the Netherlands and Samherji of Iceland. 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Salmon sustainability programme grows steadily

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon certification programme continues to grow steadily. 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Onboard Observer Scheme expands

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has announced that there will be a significant increase this year in the quantity of fish catch information collected by the SFF Onboard Observer Scheme and used by Marine Scotland Science (MSS) as part of the international stock assessment process. 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Another fish oil range FoS certified

    The Southernature Fish Oil range by Australian company Tasman Pacific Holding Pty Ltd is now carrying Friend of the Sea’s seal of approval. 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Northern Shrimp Fishery data collection project

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the Maine Department of Marine Resources are sponsoring a programme to collect data that will help managers better understand the future prospects of the once lucrative Northern Shrimp Fishery. 17 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture