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Jail sentences for Thai slavers
EJF has welcomed the news that Thailand’s Trang Provincial Court has sentenced six defendants to 14 year prison sentences for the human trafficking of migrant workers onto fishing vessels. 27 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cermaq takes the long view on consumer need
Salmon company Cermaq says it is taking the long-term approach to meet consumer requirements for more emphasis on health and convenience. 23 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MPEDA launches Self Sufficiency Project
India’s Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has launched a Self Sufficiency Project (SSP) at its Hatchery and Training Complex at Vallarpadam in order to help aqua farmers export their produce in international markets and meet stringent quality standards. 22 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland orders from Fusion Marine
Fusion Marine has secured a major £2 million order from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland for the supply of salmon pens and associated equipment for farm sites on Shetland. 22 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Promotions at Plymouth Fisheries
Plymouth Fisheries, the English fresh fish market, has promoted two staff members to new management positions as part of a reorganisation aimed at improving the way the business operates. 21 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Multi-role Steadfast Hope
The Gardenstown partnership of John and Zander Nicol went to Macduff Shipyards for their third newbuild, taking delivery of the new Steadfast Hope in early March, which replaces the 2001-built Flourish. 21 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commission presents Mediterranean plan
The European Commission has presented the Adriatic Sea multi-annual plan for small pelagic fisheries to Minsters at the AGRIFISH council. 17 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Good fishing on deep redfish
“We have kept mostly to the deep grounds all this trip and have been searching mainly for deep redfish. There’s a strong demand for this at the moment,” said Ævar Jóhannesson, skipper of HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Örfirisey. 16 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mainstay Marine Solutions scoops contract
Mainstay Marine Solutions has won a £5.8m contract to build two new Welsh fisheries patrol vessels for the Welsh Government. 16 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Blue Swimming crab cooperative
Blue Star Foods (USA) and PT Blue Star Nusantara (BSN) have set up what they call the first Blue Swimming crab harvester cooperative in East Lampung province, Indonesia. 15 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GSSI recognises MSC
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has become the first global sustainable seafood certification programme to receive recognition from the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI). 15 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
£1m boost for aquaculture supply chain innovation
A £1 million pilot programme to boost innovation in aquaculture in the Highlands and Islands seeks to helping small to medium enterprises (SMEs) achieve greater commercialisation of new innovative products and services. 14 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU snow crab fishermen illicitly expelled from Barents Sea and Svalbard
Approximately 19 large boats from several EU countries remain tied up in port out of fear of being arrested for fishing snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters. 14 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture's future is offshore
The 7th Offshore Mariculture Conference 2017 took place from 6-10 March in Mexico and highlighted the huge potential for offshore aquaculture, in America and around the world. 13 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commitment to one-by-one caught tuna
Woolworths South Africa has become the latest Member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) to continue its commitment to responsible tuna fisheries. 10 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Joint venture for alternative omega-3 source
Royal DSM and Evonik are set to establish a joint venture for omega-3 fatty acid products from natural marine algae for animal nutrition. 09 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Did Ensenada Just Make Itself the Fish Farming Capital of the World?
This year Mexico secures its name in fish farming by hosting the Offshore Mariculture Conference, a globally recognised event that premieres the latest in technology and sustainable practices. 09 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Algae feed for the aquaculture industry
Successful trials of a native, whole algae specialty feed ingredient which is high in omega-3s, are helping to make the product more commercially available to salmon farmers and the wider aquaculture industry. 09 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Training project for Asia fish farmers
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has completed a major aquaculture training programme in Asia providing thousands of shrimp and tilapia farmers with modern training designed to improve their businesses. 08 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish group aims for eight MSC certified fisheries
Rockall haddock, West of Scotland haddock, hake, plaice and whiting have been entered into MSC assessment by the Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG). 08 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture