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  • Icelandic cod and haddock FoS approved

    Cod and haddock from Icelandic seafood company, Sæmark, has gained Friend of the Sea approval. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ITF investigates Thai labour issues

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is investigating commercial fishing vessels landing their catch in Songkhla port, Southern Thailand, as part of what it calls its own investigation into labour rights abuses. 23 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • World’s first ASC scallops ready for market

    Peru-based AcuaPesca Group is the first bivalve farm to offer Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)-certified scallops. 23 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafood Prix d’Elite 2015 finalists

    The finalists for this year’s Seafood Prix d’Elite new products competition have been chosen and will be showcased during the three-day Seafood Expo Global/ Seafood Processing Global. 20 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Complying with CFP could prove difficult

    Complying with the new EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) rules banning the throwing away of unwanted fish could be harder than it seems, says the UK University of Strathclyde. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New participating company joins ISSF

    Vietnamese tuna company, Foodtech JSC, has become the latest organisation to join the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) as an associate participating company. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • KVH expands broadband network capacity

    KVH Industries, Inc. has completed several capacity increases for its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network to support heightened demand from customers engaged in a wide range of commercial maritime activities around the world, including fishing, offshore oil and gas, and shipping. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fishery FoS certified

    Ensis Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. in the Maldives has achieved Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its handline and pole and line fishery. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • World’s largest fully protected marine reserve created

    Action by the British government to create the world's largest fully protected marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands, an overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean, has been praised by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Geographic Society. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Artisanal snapper fishery begins MSC assessment

    The Nicoya Peninsula artisanal snapper fishery, located in the nearshore waters of the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, has entered the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) full assessment process, becoming the first Central American and snapper fishery to enter the program. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Potential for increased employment and profits revealed

    New research published by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) finds that poor management of European fish stocks and fleet quotas is draining jobs and profits. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Study to conserve genetic resources of wild tilapia

    Professor George Turner of Bangor University’s School of Biological Sciences is leading a team of researchers aiming to find remaining pure wild stocks of tilapia in Tanzania. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Venus delivery gets closer

    HB Grandi’s new pelagic vessel under construction in Turkey, ‘Venus NS’, is expected to go on sea trials on 22 March. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Programme announced for Shellfish Association conference

    The Shellfish Association of Great Britain (SAGB) has released the programme for its 46th annual conference. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Korean processor achieves MSC certification

    Hansung Enterprise Co., Ltd, a seafood processor based in Busan, South Korea, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • BAP to undergo GSSI pilot testing

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) is among the third-party seafood certification schemes that are about to undergo pilot testing against the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative’s (GSSI) updated Global Benchmark Tool. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ISSF reveals updated status of stocks

    The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s (ISSF) latest ‘Status of the Stocks Ratings’ reveals notable improvements for some stocks, but highlights that overfishing is still an issue for others. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Northbay Pelagic orders processing lines in Boston

    Baader’s long term partner, Northbay Pelagic, finalised the order of 17 state of the art pelagic fish processing machines and one TRIO FDS 55 Skinner during the Boston Seafood Show. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Jack mackerel report released

    The results of the latest science regarding a key small pelagic fish stock has been released. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Humane harvesting of wild fish

    US Seattle-based natural resource company, Blue North, says it has introduced the world’s first initiative to ensure humane harvesting of wild fish and establish ethical standards for fish harvesting. 17 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thread herring fishery enters assessment

    The Southern Gulf of California thread herring fishery has entered the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) full assessment process. 17 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Crab fishery enters MSC assessment

    The blue swimmer crab fishery in Western Australia’s Peel-Harvey inlet is seeking Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 17 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture