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New NSC knowledge hub for cod
The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has developed a dedicated platform of online information with its new Cod Academy content hub. 04 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Harwich Haven Authority launches study into invasive species
The Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has appointed ecosystems survey expert, Thomson Ecology, to review surveys from the past five years to determine the range and number of non-native species in the Harwich area. 04 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New aquaculture standards launched
The Soil Association has launched its new updated standards for organic aquaculture and seaweed. 03 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fish feed joint venture in Zambia
Nutreco and African Century Foods (ACF) have entered into a 75/25 joint venture in Zambia - Skretting Zambia - for the production, sale and distribution of tilapia feed. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Cyclops system from Morgère
Morgère has launched an innovative new monitoring system called Cyclops that enables pair trawlers to optimise trawl performance. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EMS systems trialled on tuna vessels in Fiji and Ghana
The monitoring of fishing activities at sea is on the verge of making an important step forward with the development and deployment of Electronic Monitoring Systems (EMS). 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Saint Lucia improves fisheries infrastructure
A major fisheries infrastructure project valued at US$5.2 million has started in Saint Lucia. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cleaner, greener farmed salmon
A group of companies have teamed up to create ‘In the Blue’ - an innovative farmed fish feed that conserves marine resources and reduces environmental contaminants in farmed salmon. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Shrimp fleets join forces for MSC certification
Three fishing organisations from Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany have come together to seek Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for their brown shrimp operations. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First risk assessment tool for social responsibility in fisheries
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch programme, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) and the UK’s Seafish are partnering to scope out the development of a risk assessment tool for social responsibility in fisheries. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First farms complete multi-site zone cluster program
Marine Harvest Chile has completed the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) new multi-site zone cluster program, resulting in nine of its salmon farm sites and two processing plants attaining BAP certification. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Saudi Arabia sets BAP as national standard
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi Arabian Aquaculture Society (SAAS) which requires the country’s aquaculture facilities to earn Best Aquaculture Practices certification. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Thai Union acquires 51% of Rügen Fisch
Thai Union Group has completed the acquisition of a 51% stake in Rügen Fisch. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New company to develop submersible fish-farming facilities for salmon
AKVA group ASA has established the company Atlantis Subsea Farming AS with the purpose of developing submersible fish-farming facilities for salmon on an industrial scale. 02 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Looking into fish
Researchers at Nofima have used a hyperspectral camera to uncover what lies beneath the skin of a cod, without putting them under the knife. 01 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MOU to improve coordination for sustainable fisheries
Three Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs) operating in the Western Central Atlantic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase the sustainability of fisheries. 01 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Report: Perceptions and misconceptions of aquaculture
The FAO's GLOBEFISH has produced a new report which aims to serve as the basis for arriving at recommendations for reducing uncertainty about its products and farming practices. 29 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Maldives tuna workshop
The Maldives will host a workshop to advance the understanding of Management Strategy Evaluations (MSE) on 3-4 February 2016. 28 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet achieves MSC certification
The Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF) - one of the biggest fisheries in Russia’s Pomorye region (White Sea coast and surrounding areas) – has been certified to the Marine Stewardship (MSC) Fisheries Standard. 28 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Cap Kersaint’ delivered
Shipyard Piriou has recently delivered a new 60m deepfreezer longliner, ‘Cap Kersaint’, to shipowner Cap Bourbon. 28 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture