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World’s first MSC certified recreation and commercial fishery
Recfishwest and the Mandurah Licensed Fisherman’s Association (MLFA) have united to become the world’s first MSC certified combined recreational and commercial fishery. 24 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Changes to Young’s leadership structure
Young’s Seafood Limited has made some changes to its leadership structures to further its key strategic priorities of growing sales and driving innovation and efficiency across its supply chain, through Virtual Integration. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Canada makes progress in aquaculture development
The Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) met this week to discuss a broad range of common priorities including marine conservation, a process to review the Fisheries Act, market access for Canadian fish and seafood, responsible aquaculture development and aquatic invasive species. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture project launched in Zanzibar
A US$3.2m three-year aquaculture project has been launched in Zanzibar. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Innovation Award finalists announced
The three finalists for this year’s Nor-Fishing Foundation Innovation Award have been selected by a panel of judges. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Climate change to blame for thinner mussel shells, says study
Increased acidity in our oceans as a result of burning fossil fuels is the cause of a thinning of the California mussel shell, according to a new study by UChicago biologists. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sea lice resistance breakthrough
Benchmark Animal Health has published the latest findings from its research into breaking sea lice resistance, which is now supported by experience from the company’s partners in the field. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First restaurant chain obtains Friend of the Sea certification
Japanese-Brazilian restaurant chain Temakinho has become the first to obtain Friend of the Sea certification for sustainable restaurant chains and can now display the official seal of approval in its restaurants located in Italy and Spain. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Solar powered VMS delivers bait dragging data
Innovative solar battery-powered vessel monitoring systems (VMS) from SuccorfishM2M have been fitted to Poole Harbour vessels in Dorset, UK, as part of a project to encourage a collaborative approach between fishermen, conservationists and marine management. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Registration for Humber Seafood Summit now open
Registration is now available for Seafish’s 2016 Humber Seafood Summit, and the authority’s chief executive, Marcus Coleman, has outlined the benefits of attending. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vietnam tilapia farming plan approved
Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has approved a development plan for tilapia farming by 2020. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
World’s first offshore fish farm rig
Ocean Farming AS has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce for the construction and delivery of an eight point mooring system to the world’s first offshore fish farm installation. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fisheries decline may increase malnutrition
A new study by Christopher Golden and colleagues at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health predicts that falling fish stocks could have serious health consequences for more than 10% of the world’s population. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EC proposes fishing opportunities for 2017
The European Commission has adopted a Communication that sets out its principles for healthy and profitable fisheries in the EU. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
PNA-ISSF cooperation to develop fisheries
A consortium of eight Pacific Island countries that controls the world’s largest sustainable tuna purse seine fishery has joined forces with the International Sustainable Seafood Foundation (ISSF) to cooperate on FAD tracking, the Vessel Day Scheme and purse seine vessel registry. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine Harvest to build Europe´s most modern salmon feed plant
Marine Harvest Scotland is to build a high technology factory on the Isle of Skye which aims to be Europe’s most modern salmon feed plant. 21 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sapmer renews Friend of the Sea certification
Sapmer has recently concluded a Friend of the Sea renewal audit for its purse seine fleet. 21 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Biggest Atlantic deep-sea ecosystem assessment begins
The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 funding programme is supporting the largest and most ambitious assessment of deep-sea Atlantic ecosystems ever undertaken through a €9m project. 21 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
SFF encouraged by first meeting with new Fisheries Minister
The first introductory meeting between the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and Fergus Ewing, the new Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy, was held this week 21 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
English@Sea programme to boost safety at sea
Marine Society College is launching the new English@Sea programme and app to introduce seafarers to the English language to boost safety at sea. 21 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture