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  • New surimi factory for Senegal

    International investment fund Hermes-Sojitz is funding the launch of a surimi factory in Senegal, Africa - said to be the world's first high-tech factory of its kind. 12 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • IFFO sets the record straight

    The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation (IFFO) has hit back at claims that overfishing of sandeels and krill in the Atlantic Ocean are causing a decrease in size and weight of Scottish salmon. 11 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vietnam promotes sustainable pangasius

    Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)-certified GODACO farm in Vietnam is promoting its pangasius this week as part of an EU-funded project. 08 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bigeye tuna on overfished list

    Greenpeace says that new figures from the tenth meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Scientific Committee (WCPFC), reveal that bigeye tuna is now officially overfished and is in danger of heading down the same track as Bluefin tuna. 07 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • IceFish Conference to be launched in September

    The largest commercial fishing exhibition in the Northern Hemisphere, the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, is launching the inaugural Icelandic Fisheries Conference. 07 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Hatz in the ring

    Hatz Diesel, a German manufacturer of small industrial diesel engines, is planning to present a concept study of the new 4H50TIC as a marine version at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. 07 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $20m aquaculture grant for Maine

    The University of Maine is to receive a $20m grant to establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program in Maine. 07 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New shrimp information booklet

    The Newfoundland and Labrador government has announced $27,300 to the Association of Seafood Producers, to assist with development of an information booklet which will provide product handling guidelines to the shrimp industry. 07 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • GB Aqua new Crab Council member

    GB Aqua has become the newest member of the NFI Crab Council. 07 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Joint Venture agreed

    The final agreement for BioMar and Sagun Group to establish a Joint Venture feed company and a feed plant in Turkey has been signed. 06 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bigeye tuna on the move

    Northwestern Atlantic Ocean bigeye tuna movements are wide-ranging, with pronounced north-south movements from Georges Bank to the Brazilian Shelf, according to a new, first-of-its-kind study. 06 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bluefin tuna hatchling agreement

    Japan’s Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Kinki University have signed an agreement to promote the production of bluefin tuna hatchlings in Japan as well as explore various business opportunities overseas. 06 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plymouth Fisheries invests

    Work is about to start on the installation of a vital new £1.2m ice production facility for Plymouth Fisheries at Sutton Harbour, England’s second largest fresh fish market. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Irish Sea herring fishery MSC certified

    The Northern Ireland Pelagic Sustainability Group (NIPSG) Irish Sea herring fishery has become the first Irish Sea fishing fleet to gain Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace Pollock campaign dismissed

    A new anti-fishing campaign by Greenpeace that is attempting to shut down one of the most sustainably managed fisheries in the world has been slammed by Alaskan Senator, Lisa Murkowski. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC statement on forced labour

    The Marine Stewardship Council Board has issued a statement condemning the use of forced labour, and has agreed to include a clear policy on the issue of forced labour within the future requirements of MSC certification. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $100,000 for lobster processing company

    Newfoundland and Labrador Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program has announced $100,000 for a new cooling system for Canadian lobster processing company, Codroy Seafoods. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EMS breakthrough

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS). 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Slavery in fishing

    The Thailand prawn farming industry has recently received much negative publicity due to its alleged involvement in fishing slavery, reports Bryan Gibson. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish Sea Farms' latest vessel

    Scottish Salmon Farms has taken delivery of its latest vessel which will work all of the company's farms on the Scottish west coast. 04 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oz funds support Pacific fisheries

    The Australian Government has set aside an additional AUS$23.5m to support sustainable fisheries management the Pacific. 01 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Putting traffickers out of business

    The Royal Thai Embassy in Washington DC, US, says that significant achievements have been made in addressing international concerns about human trafficking in Thailand. 31 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture