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Pentair acquires Vaki
Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Inc (PAES) has entered into an agreement to acquire Vaki, a leading aquaculture equipment manufacturer based in Kópavogur, Iceland. 24 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish fishing highlights Brexit opportunities
Scottish fishing leaders are holding a series of meetings with key government representatives to promote the opportunities that Brexit can deliver for Scotland’s costal communities. 24 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sitting out the storm
“The quota year got off to a good start. The main difference compared to past years is that since August we have had to work harder to catch cod. Before that it was more of a hindrance to us,” said Eiríkur Jónsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s trawler Sturlaugur H. Böðvarsson. 21 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Pacific tuna expert and advocate joins ISSF board
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has added Dr Transform Aqorau to its board of directors. 21 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Norway and Russia agree Barents Sea quotas
The latest agreement between Russia and Norway on Barents Sea groundfish quotas marks forty years of collaboration on resource management in the region 21 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish mackerel quota up
Scottish fishermen will have increased catching opportunities for north-east Atlantic mackerel in 2017 following an agreement reached at coastal state negotiations between the EU, Norway and the Faroe Islands. 20 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
AFMA National Surveillance and Response anniversary
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority's (AFMA) National Surveillance and Response Section has celebrated ten years of delivering specialist fisheries advice to support investigations into cases of illegal fishing. 20 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
VSV pelagic plant ready for production
Last weekend Westmann Islands fishing and processing company Vinnslustöðin hf. í Vestmannaeyjum (VSV) opened its doors and more than four hundred visitors came to look over the new pelagic production facility. 20 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cargill disease innovation centre
Cargill and EWOS have marked a significant milestone in addressing fish health and disease prevention with the inauguration of its new US$10.5 million Cargill Innovation Center. 19 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Western Australia's gold standard in fisheries
Fisheries Minister Joe Francis has welcomed the latest Department of Fisheries scorecard on Western Australia’s aquatic resources. 19 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lerøy Midt signs contract with Baader
Norwegian producer Lerøy Midt went to Baader in Germany to supply the new 100,000 tonne capacity factory it is building near Trondheim at Jøsnøya on the island of Hitra. 19 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Tsunami-hit region gets sustainability recognition
Five years after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, the Meiho Fishery’s tuna in Shiogama-city, Miyagi Prefecture, has become the first in the quake-hit Tohoku region to achieve the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its pole-and-line skipjack and albacore tuna. 18 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Supply vessel to be converted for aquaculture
Bakkafrost has come to an agreement with Havila Shipping in Norway surrounding the purchase of the vessel Havila Princess. 18 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
No change recommended to US Pacific bigeye limits
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council has recommended that the US Participating Territory longline-caught bigeye tuna limits remain at 2,000 metric tonnes per territory for 2017. 17 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Social Partners’ Agreement becomes EU Directive
The Council of the EU has approved a Directive regulating working conditions in the fisheries sector. 14 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Optimar strengthens position in NZ
Optimar has signed a contract for delivery of complete fish handling factory on board Sealord's newest trawler. 13 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU deals blow to demersal fishermen in Baltic
The Council of Ministers have reached an agreement on fishing opportunities for 2017 in the Baltic, its decision has dealt a huge blow to demersal fishing in the area. 12 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Accelerating growth in the sustainable seafood supply chain
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) today published its 2015-16 Annual Report, highlighting market engagement and growth in MSC certified fisheries and supply chain. The report, from sustainable fishing to seafood lovers, showcases the organisations and individuals driving change from ocean to plate as MSC certified catches near 10 million tonnes. 12 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Drones helping to count crabs
Drones are being used to stop researcher’s safety being at risk during their surveys of marine life in river estuaries in Devon. 11 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
No more free rides – as Thailand reforms fisheries
Thailand has taken some tough decisions in its efforts to reform its fisheries sector. The EU Yellow Card has been a wake-up call to Thailand and things have happened fast since the Royal Ordinance on Fisheries was enacted last year, although it remains to be seen how the catching sector will cope with quotas, licensing and VMS requirements that came into force only a few months ago. 11 Oct 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture