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  • Help for Scotland’s processors

    A new project has been launched by Seafood Scotland to help Scotland’s processing industry to increase its offering of added value products, whilst also reducing the costs of production and route to market. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mussel sales set to soar this Christmas

    The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) has predicted that mussel sales will increase by around third in the run-up to Christmas, and oyster sales are expected to rise by a similar amount too. 03 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Trust calls for protection of new Scottish habitat

    The Scottish Wildlife Trust is calling for a newly discovered seabed habitat formed by an unusual, coral-like seaweed known as maerl, to be protected. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Wave energy generator for fishfarms

    Scotland’s Albatern, is developing a pioneering floating flexible wave energy generator called WaveNET, which it says will have a market in powering aquaculture farms and remote coastal communities. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC shrimp for Christmas

    The first Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp products have been launched to the market in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden - just in time for Christmas. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fighting slavery in fishing

    The UK’s Home Office is working hard to raise awareness of slavery in the fishing sector with a new campaign, aimed to give people the confidence to help tackle the ever-growing issue, writes Rachael Doyle. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tom Elliott passes away

    Respected and admired businessman and industry leader Tom Elliott passed away on 29 November. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 15% turbot cut proposed

    The European Commission has proposed a cut to the annual EU quota for turbot in the Black Sea in 2015 by 15%, to 74 tonnes. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oyster and mussel rights transfer

    The rights to naturally occurring oysters and mussels is transferring to Scotland from the Crown Estate. 02 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The need for social sustainability

    Europêche says that it will continue to push for a fair standard of employment under the Common Fisheries Policy aligned with International standards. 01 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Industry puts trust in EU ministers

    The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling on the European Union’s fisheries ministers to put an end to overfishing in the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent waters and implement the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) at their upcoming December meeting. 28 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Carrefour sponsors sole assessment

    French retailer Carrefour is offering financial support towards the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of FROM Nord’s Eastern Channel and North Sea sole fishery. 28 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More Omega-3’s certified

    Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 dietary supplements have been confirmed to be compliant with Friend of the Sea standards and can continue to display the Friend of the Sea seal of approval. 28 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Strong year continues for SSC

    The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) is continuing its strongest year since inception with third quarter revenues of £33.6m – a rise of 82% on the same period in 2013. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New test to detect toxins in fish

    Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône has launched a new test to detect toxins in fish. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Lessons learned in the fight against EMS

    The widespread shrimp disease continues to be a multi-billion dollar problem, but there is reason for rising optimism, writes Jason Holland. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ebola and fish market – curse, blessing or both?

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at how the Ebola scare is affecting West African fisheries. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Stavis Seafoods expands facilities

    Stavis Seafoods has announced that it will take possession of facility space located in Boston, USA, from December this year. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Miss Berdie’ increases capacity

    Newport, Oregon-based fishing vessel ‘Miss Berdie’ has recently completed a project to increase the vessel’s capacity. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • West African countries to boost sustainable fisheries

    West African countries are cracking down on illegal fishing and starting to launch community rights based fisheries as part of new efforts to introduce sustainable fisheries management and protect their valuable marine resources. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Benchmark acquisitions to boost salmon egg production

    UK-based Benchmark Holdings PLC is to buy the entire issued share capital of Norway’s SalmoBreed AS and 81.64% of the issued share capital of Iceland’s Stofnfiskur HF. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AOS-USA calls for an end to slavery

    The Apostleship of the Sea of the United States of America (AOS-USA) is calling for an end to human trafficking in the Thai fishing industry, along with the release of activist Andy Hall. 26 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture