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  • Australian biofouling trial to take place this week

    Australian-based Franmarine Underwater Services is conducting trials in Henderson, Western Australia this week on an improved treatment system for removing biofouling from hulls, while vessels are still in the water. 25 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish appoints new aquaculture manager

    UK authority Seafish has appointed Lee Cocker as the organisation’s aquaculture manager to help deliver the Domestic Aquaculture Strategy programme. 25 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tackling shrimp disease with genomics

    New research on markers for genes that determine how well shrimp resists white spot syndrome could significantly reduce problems caused by the disease in the aquaculture industry. 25 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Skaginn completes frozen scallop processing plant

    Icelandic company Skaginn has completed an IQF frozen scallop processing line for Seatrade International Company. 25 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New fish drying technology unveiled

    New fish drying technology developed by Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is set to reduce health hazards and food losses in West African fishing villages and improve food safety, quality and working conditions. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish landing obligation analysis

    Seafish, industry authority on seafood, is commissioning a project to analyse the impact of the planned phased implementation of the landing obligation on the UK supply chain. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC updates seafood traceability standard

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has revised its requirements for seafood suppliers, processors and vendors, making its Chain of Custody Standard more streamlined, clear and accessible. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Queensland groper breeding project

    A scientist at Australia’s University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is developing new ways to breed Queensland gropers in captivity, in order to establish a lucrative aquaculture industry and protect vulnerable wild stocks in South-East Asia. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New iSharkFin software to identify sharks

    A new digital technique has been developed by FAO to quickly identify shark species. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Nor-Fishing Foundation seeks Travel Award applications

    The Nor-Fishing Foundation is inviting applications for its 2015 Nor-Fishing Foundation Travel Award. 24 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 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