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  • FOA grand opening

    The grand opening of the largest closed-water shrimp production facility in the US will take place on 7 May. 16 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Changes could reduce fishing injuries

    New research from Oregon State University shows that handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska. 16 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Huon Aquaculture expansion launched

    The Australian government has committed $3.5 million to help Huon Aquaculture expand its Parramatta Creek factory and boost employment in the region. 16 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tesco backs down over tinned tuna

    Greenpeace and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall are claiming victory in their campaign against Tesco and the cut-price tuna brand Oriental & Pacific. 15 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU backs fish drying project

    A new indoor system for drying Stockfish is currently under development and will be launched next year. 15 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Gaspésie lobster fishery enters MSC assessment

    The Gaspésie lobster fishery has entered Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment. 15 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASP to choose distributor for new product

    Aquasense International Corporation is in discussions with a number of seafood companies for the exclusive right to distribute the industry’s first ever farm-raised, saltwater red tilapia products in the US market. 15 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC to develop seaweed standard

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is expanding its sustainability standard for the first time to include various groups of seaweed. 15 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU partners adopt social clause

    Workers’ organisation ETF and representatives from Europêche and Cogeca has adopted a revised social clause to be included in Sustainable Fisheries Agreements (SFAs) with third countries. 14 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES Science Fund supports new projects

    The International Council of the Exploration of the Sea’s (ICES) newly established ICES Science Fund is to support eight new projects. 11 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • OSM delegates visit P2G fish farm

    On the third and final day of the Offshore Mariculture Conference 2014 delegates visited the Piscicoltura del Golfo di Gaeta Soc. Coop. Agricola a R.L. (P2G) fish farm, which is situated about a mile off the coast, in the Gulf of Gaeta. 11 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Integrating offshore mariculture and renewable energy

    The first presentation of day two of the 2014 Offshore Mariculture Conference was delivered by Neil Sims, president of the Ocean Stewards Institute and CEO of Kampachi Farms, who presented his paper on water quality monitoring via telephone from Hawaii. 10 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine Harvest installs ‘green’ decking

    In a bid to minimise its environmental impact, Marine Harvest has installed Fusion Marine decking made from environmentally-friendly recycled plastic at its Ardnish Feed Trials unit at Lochailort. 10 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish farming is still the future

    The key theme emerging from the 2014 Offshore Mariculture Conference is that aquaculture is still the future. 10 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Newfoundland mussel plant earns BAP certification

    Green Seafoods Ltd’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, has earned Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. 09 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture


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