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  • UK outfitting expertise

    Birkenhead UK based contractor MPE Interiors has supplied its manufacturing and outfitting expertise to an Irish shipyard building a new salmon farm vessel. 08 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi trawler trouble

    Iceland’s HB Grandi’s wetfish trawler, ‘Otto N Thorláksson RE’, is to be docked for two to three months due to a main engine breakdown last week. 08 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fisheries committee “undermines” CFP reform

    The European Parliament’s fisheries committee has voted on amendments to a series of existing laws that EU association, Seas at Risk, says it “undermining” the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) reform. 04 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Finest at Sea products recalled

    Consumers are being warned not to eat certain Finest at Sea Ocean Products because they could potentially grow Clostridium botulinum, which can cause foodborne botulism - a rare but potentially life-threatening bacterial illness. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New guide to keeping Oz-caught sharks safe

    A new guide developed by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is expected to help increase the survival rate of sharks and rays accidentally caught during commercial fishing. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NOAA regulations to protect bluefin

    Final regulations to help protect Atlantic bluefin tuna by reducing dead discards and providing measures to help ensure compliance with international quotas have been announced by NOAA. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • CTIG no-show at WCPFC meet

    Greenpeace says that the disgraced China Tuna Industry Group (CTIG) did not turn up at the eleventh Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting this week. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Help for Scotland’s processors

    A new project has been launched by Seafood Scotland to help Scotland’s processing industry to increase its offering of added value products, whilst also reducing the costs of production and route to market. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mussel sales set to soar this Christmas

    The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) has predicted that mussel sales will increase by around third in the run-up to Christmas, and oyster sales are expected to rise by a similar amount too. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Trust calls for protection of new Scottish habitat

    The Scottish Wildlife Trust is calling for a newly discovered seabed habitat formed by an unusual, coral-like seaweed known as maerl, to be protected. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Wave energy generator for fishfarms

    Scotland’s Albatern, is developing a pioneering floating flexible wave energy generator called WaveNET, which it says will have a market in powering aquaculture farms and remote coastal communities. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC shrimp for Christmas

    The first Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp products have been launched to the market in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden - just in time for Christmas. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fighting slavery in fishing

    The UK’s Home Office is working hard to raise awareness of slavery in the fishing sector with a new campaign, aimed to give people the confidence to help tackle the ever-growing issue, writes Rachael Doyle. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tom Elliott passes away

    Respected and admired businessman and industry leader Tom Elliott passed away on 29 November. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 15% turbot cut proposed

    The European Commission has proposed a cut to the annual EU quota for turbot in the Black Sea in 2015 by 15%, to 74 tonnes. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oyster and mussel rights transfer

    The rights to naturally occurring oysters and mussels is transferring to Scotland from the Crown Estate. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The need for social sustainability

    Europêche says that it will continue to push for a fair standard of employment under the Common Fisheries Policy aligned with International standards. 01 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Industry puts trust in EU ministers

    The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling on the European Union’s fisheries ministers to put an end to overfishing in the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent waters and implement the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) at their upcoming December meeting. 28 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Carrefour sponsors sole assessment

    French retailer Carrefour is offering financial support towards the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of FROM Nord’s Eastern Channel and North Sea sole fishery. 28 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More Omega-3’s certified

    Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 dietary supplements have been confirmed to be compliant with Friend of the Sea standards and can continue to display the Friend of the Sea seal of approval. 28 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Strong year continues for SSC

    The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) is continuing its strongest year since inception with third quarter revenues of £33.6m – a rise of 82% on the same period in 2013. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New test to detect toxins in fish

    Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône has launched a new test to detect toxins in fish. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture