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New research vessel for Sweden
Skipsteknisk AS has been awarded the design contract for a new Fishery and Oceanographic Research Vessel for the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Oceana calls for emergency closures
Oceana is urging the EU to announce “concrete proposals to overcome the severe overfishing that is threatening the short-term future of Mediterranean fisheries”. 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Project to boost aquaculture efficiency in Egypt
The Embassy of Switzerland’s Office for International Cooperation, WorldFish and Care International have joined forces to launch a project to boost production of inexpensive, nutritious and safe fish from sustainable aquaculture systems in Egypt. 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Krill oil extraction technology now available for other species
The solvent-free oil extraction technology developed for krill by Chilean-based consultancy Tharos has spread beyond the original industry. 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
US seafood traceability program proposed
The National Ocean Council Committee to Combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud has announced its proposal for creating a US seafood traceability programme. 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
DG MARE, NOAA, FAO, World Ocean Council all to present at OMC 2016
In recognition of the importance of mariculture in feeding the world’s population - and also the importance of the Offshore Mariculture Conference - the highest authorities will be in Barcelona. Book now to join them! 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Optimarin to supply ballast system to ‘America’s Finest’
Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist, Optimarin, has landed its first ever contract in the fishing segment. 09 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
PNA yellowfin tuna MSC certified
Yellowfin caught by the PNA Western and Central Pacific free school purse seine fishery is now eligible to carry the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel. 08 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Organisations unite for sustainable oceans
John West Australia, WWF-Australia and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) have joined forces with Pacifical to help end unsustainable fishing methods within the canned tuna industry in Australia. 08 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New NSC knowledge hub for cod
The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has developed a dedicated platform of online information with its new Cod Academy content hub. 04 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Harwich Haven Authority launches study into invasive species
The Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has appointed ecosystems survey expert, Thomson Ecology, to review surveys from the past five years to determine the range and number of non-native species in the Harwich area. 04 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New aquaculture standards launched
The Soil Association has launched its new updated standards for organic aquaculture and seaweed. 03 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fish feed joint venture in Zambia
Nutreco and African Century Foods (ACF) have entered into a 75/25 joint venture in Zambia - Skretting Zambia - for the production, sale and distribution of tilapia feed. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Cyclops system from Morgère
Morgère has launched an innovative new monitoring system called Cyclops that enables pair trawlers to optimise trawl performance. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EMS systems trialled on tuna vessels in Fiji and Ghana
The monitoring of fishing activities at sea is on the verge of making an important step forward with the development and deployment of Electronic Monitoring Systems (EMS). 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Saint Lucia improves fisheries infrastructure
A major fisheries infrastructure project valued at US$5.2 million has started in Saint Lucia. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cleaner, greener farmed salmon
A group of companies have teamed up to create ‘In the Blue’ - an innovative farmed fish feed that conserves marine resources and reduces environmental contaminants in farmed salmon. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Shrimp fleets join forces for MSC certification
Three fishing organisations from Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany have come together to seek Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for their brown shrimp operations. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First risk assessment tool for social responsibility in fisheries
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch programme, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) and the UK’s Seafish are partnering to scope out the development of a risk assessment tool for social responsibility in fisheries. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First farms complete multi-site zone cluster program
Marine Harvest Chile has completed the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) new multi-site zone cluster program, resulting in nine of its salmon farm sites and two processing plants attaining BAP certification. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture