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  • New OctoFrost™ freezer launched

    IQF Frost AB has changed its company name to OctoFrost AB and has also launched its new IQF freezer, the OctoFrost™. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New cold storage facility for BC

    A new cold storage facility for fish and seafood will be constructed this spring to serve the growing need on the North Island of British Columbia, Canada. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Technologies for sustainable fishing

    New, soon to be released ‘smart technology’ products from SmartCatch LLC are set to give fishermen the ability to not only remotely monitor what is happening inside their nets, but also to provide ways for them to control in-net escape panels, allowing for more precise target-species collection. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • What’s next in the fight against illegal fishing?

    The political and industry support is already there, but what systems are being put in place to make sure countries can be more effective against illegal fishing in the future? Adrian Tatum reports. 06 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fisheries to benefit from World Bank grants

    The World Bank recently has approved a US$9.17 million fisheries project grant that will be divided among five international organisations to fund the work of ocean partnerships in promoting sustainable fisheries and marine biodiversity conservation. 03 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Research vessel switches to biofuel

    Finnish marine research vessel Aranda is switching over to domestic biofuel made from food industry by-products, such as used vegetable oils and fish guts, which will significantly reduce the vessel’s carbon load. 03 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ACE completes Scottish installations

    ACE Refrigeration has recently installed a new cold room for DFDS Logistics Scotland at its facility in Aberdeen, Scotland. 03 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Russian trawler sinking

    At least 56 are dead and 13 crew members are missing after the Russian trawler ‘Dalniy Vostok’ sank off the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east, says the Tass news agency. 02 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New crab factory for UK

    Scrabster Seafoods Ltd is building a new crab processing factory at Scrabster harbour in the far north of Scotland to take advantage of the 2,000 tonnes of crab landed by fishermen every year. 02 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Knuckle boom crane for new vessel

    CraneKing has delivered its second knuckle boom AK 30 HE4 crane to a newbuild fishing vessel being built for Marine Harvest at the Maritiem Cluster Friesland in Holland. 02 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First marine plan for Scotland

    Scotland now has its first ever National Marine Plan, which sets out a single statutory planning framework for all marine activity in Scottish waters. 01 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainability roadmap project

    Seafish and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) from Project Inshore which for the first time has mapped all English inshore fisheries and developed sustainability ‘roadmaps' to help secure seafood supplies. 01 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding for sea lice research

    The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has granted almost £950,000 to two research projects aiming to boost the numbers and quality of farmed cleaner fish used to control sea lice in commercial salmon farms. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU prepares for Baltic Sea plan decision

    The Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament is to vote on a multiannual management plan for fisheries in the Baltic Sea which is critical for the future of over 94% of catches in the region. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rolls-Royce propulsion for new research vessel

    Rolls-Royce has won the contract to supply a fully integrated propulsion system for Norway’s new Polar Research Vessel. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WA crystal crabs to be assessed

    The West Coast Deep Sea Crustacean Fishery is entering Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First oyster farm ASC certified

    The Jersey Oyster Company has become the first oyster farm in the world to meet the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standard for responsible bivalve aquaculture. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU strengthens Mediterranean conservation

    A provisional agreement has been reached by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union to ensure measures adopted by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) are fully implemented. 30 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sea bass recreational catch limits

    The European Council’s adopted measures to help sea bass recover will include a limit of three fish per day for recreational fishers. 30 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Apprentice to expert

    The Scottish Salmon Company has unveiled its new competency framework, a comprehensive list of skills and behaviours required for freshwater and marine staff from Apprentice to Expert levels. 27 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Europêche responds to Pew report

    Europêche president Javier Garat has issued a statement in response to The Pew Charitable Trusts’ ‘Turning The Tide’ report and its “misleading” claims. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafood companies improve efficiency

    Five Scottish companies have benefitted from taking part in Seafood Scotland’s Innovation and Value Added Support Programme, which has enabled them to become more efficient. 26 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture