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New SFP fishery improvement projects rating system
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has announced a new evaluation tool and grading system for fishery improvement projects (FIPs). 27 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lerwick fishing projects moving ahead
The first part of Lerwick Port Authority’s current three-phase development programme will significantly upgrade facilities for the important fishing industry at the Shetland port – with the second phase due for completion in the autumn. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Welsh fishermen learn from the Irish seafood industry
Leading seafood businesses from across Wales visited their counterparts in Ireland this week to learn new ways to grow both their catch and their profits. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seafoodexport achieves Friend of the Sea certification
French company Seafoodexport has achieved Friend of the Sea certification for Omega-3, fish oil and fishmeal from European anchovy and sardine. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New MOB device introduced to fishermen
Ocean Signal’s new professional man overboard device for fishermen will be introduced at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen on the Caley Fisheries stand. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aramark expands MSC certification to Canadian universities and colleges
Aramark has announced that it has achieved MSC Chain of Custody certification, this allows it to source and serve wild-caught seafood that is sustainable and traceable to a certified fishery. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fisheries monitoring to be fast-tracked in New Zealand
New Zealand Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has signalled the Government’s intention to speed up the rollout of monitoring equipment on commercial fishing vessels. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish shellfish farm statistics released
Marine Scotland Science has published the Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2015. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
WorldFish project increases Egypt farm profits by 27%
At the end of the four-year Swiss-funded Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project, participating farmers reported US$16,000 in extra annual profit, with a total of US$D27 million added to the sector over the duration of the project. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Illegal fishers convicted
Fishers from Papua New Guinea have pleaded guilty and been convicted for commercial fishing inside the Torres Strait Protected Zone. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Challenger Worksafe Pro 300 lifejacket
ISP (International Safety Products) has added a new lifejacket to its workplace range, the Challenger Worksafe Pro 300. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The way forward for European aquaculture
EU Commissioner, Karmenu Vella, presented progress made and obstacles that need to be addressed in further developing a sustainable aquaculture sector in the EU at a high-level joint event with the Dutch Presidency of the Council yesterday, 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Global brands say no to Arctic fishing
Global brands alongside the Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association, Fiskebåt, Russian fishing giant, Karat and Europe’s largest processor of frozen fish, Espersen, have agreed to halt further expansion of cod fishing into the previously frozen Northern Barents Sea. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Economic losses predicted from discard ban
Europêche organised a meeting in the European Parliament on 24 May to discuss the economic impact of landing obligations and the discard ban. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
North Sea cod enters MSC assessment
North Sea cod entered Marine Stewardship Council assessment last week, in move organised by a coalition of fishing organisations, supermarkets, seafood brands, and the seafood industry body Seafish. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lobster research and education awards announced in Maine
The Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced that it will provide four organisations with grant awards from the Research, Education and Development fund. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Two companies certified to new FoS shipping standard
Friend of the Sea has launched its new international certification for sustainable shipping, and two large global shipping companies have achieved certification to the new standard. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scoping study to help shape Centre of Excellence
A new two-phase scoping study, initiated by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) in partnership with Highlands and Island Enterprise, will launch at Aquaculture UK, canvassing industry opinion on a proposed Centre of Excellence. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
JFE Shoji terminated as ISSF participating company
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has terminated tuna trader JFE Shoji Trade America Inc. as an ISSF participant. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GM salmon approved by Health Canada
Health Canada has concluded its review of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.’s AquAdvantage® Salmon (AAS) and has approved it for commercial sale in Canada. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture