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  • Young’s loses Sainsbury’s contract

    Young’s Seafood has confirmed that it has lost its salmon processing contract with UK supermarket Sainsbury’s. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New ice plant for Indian harbour

    Puducherry Fishing Harbour at Thengaithittu in India is being reconstructed and modernised, under the World Bank-funded Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Understanding spatial structure

    New research published in the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Science Series highlights the importance of understanding spatial structure and meta-population fish stocks when assessing fishery sustainability. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Channel scallop deal secured

    Over 700,000 extra kilowatt days at sea have been secured for UK fishermen under the Western Waters Regime for the whole of 2015. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MoU to promote Vietnamese aquaculture

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Vietnamese Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) are joining forces to promote responsible aquaculture in Vietnam through a step-wise approach from VietGAP to ASC certification. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Successful hatchery modernisation

    Fusion Marine’s expertise in polyethylene (PE) pipeline systems has played a key role in the successful completion of a major upgrade project at Scottish Sea Farms’ Knock Hatchery on the Isle of Mull. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UN Marine Biodiversity Treaty resolution

    A landmark resolution has been adopted by a consensus of UN member states, to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine life beyond national territorial waters – that area of the ocean shared by all. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Discard ban discussed at fishing industry debate

    The incoming ban on the practice of discarding fish was high on the agenda as representatives of the UK fishing industry put their questions to DEFRA and the Marine Management Organisation representatives at the annual general meeting of the National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) last week. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK aquaponics workshop

    Macalister Elliott and Partners Ltd and Aquaponic Solutions (Australia) are running one of the first commercial aquaponics workshops to ever be held in the UK. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Spain issues record breaking fines

    The Spanish Government has announced penalties that could reach more than €11m against Spanish nationals, including companies involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vietnamese crab exports up

    The Vietnamese Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) says that crab exports have reached nearly US$30million, with even more due to be sent abroad in the coming months. 22 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Global partnership to provide traceability solutions

    International tuna supplier, Marbelize, and US-based Frequentz Inc, are joining forces to provide traceability solutions in compliance with the IUU Task Force Action Plan. 22 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ocean management strategies needed

    A more tailored approach to ocean management is needed in the North Atlantic to avoid depletion of valuable commercial fish stocks, according to new research led by the UK’s University of Salford. 19 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mexican companies withdraw from fishing bluefin

    The member companies of the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna - representing 93% of total tuna production in Mexico – have voluntarily withdraw from fishing Pacific bluefin tuna for the next five years, including the 2015 season. 19 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • National plan for sustainable aquaculture

    Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has launched a public consultation on a draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aviation fuel from aquaculture

    Construction has started on an integrated seawater, energy and agriculture facility at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish oil market set to soar

    The global fish oil market is set to reach US$2.63bn by 2020, hitting a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.1% during 2015 – 2020, according to a new report by Allied Market Research. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • £1.7m grant to protect UK marine life

    The UK’s Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded £1.7million to ‘Capturing our Coast’, a project designed to explore how the marine environment is responding to global climate change. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Boost for fisheries in Timor-Leste

    WorldFish has signed an agreement with Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to develop the country’s fisheries sector. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NGOs applaud Indonesia’s commitment

    The Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) has announced its intention to enter its pole-and-line and handline tuna fisheries, for skipjack and yellowfin, into full Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment by the end of 2015. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New aquaculture research projects

    More than 20 new research projects have been awarded funding to address key challenges to the aquaculture sector. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Palau burns illegal fishing boats

    Authorities in Palau have burned four Vietnamese ‘Blue Boat’ vessels caught engaged in illegal fishing off the Pacific island nation's Kayangel Island. 18 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture