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NFI speaks out on Mexican shrimp boycott
The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has spoken out on the Mexican shrimp boycott calling it a misguided attempt to draw attention to the issue which will put committed supporters of legal, sustainable shrimp harvesting at a disadvantage. 30 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seabed conditions key to survival of juvenile fish
A new study led by the University of Glasgow, which examines diminishing stocks of cod, whiting and haddock, says that the biodiversity of the seabed is key to the survival of juveniles. 29 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Rethinking seafood marketing
Analysis by Iceland’s Ocean Cluster in the aftermath of the nine-week strike that crippled the country’s seafood sector has identified a pressing need to re-engineer the way Iceland markets its seafood production. 29 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Strengthening fisheries management
Indonesia and Australia have come together to discuss strengthening global fisheries management and improving compliance measures against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. 28 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Jail sentences for Thai slavers
EJF has welcomed the news that Thailand’s Trang Provincial Court has sentenced six defendants to 14 year prison sentences for the human trafficking of migrant workers onto fishing vessels. 27 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cermaq takes the long view on consumer need
Salmon company Cermaq says it is taking the long-term approach to meet consumer requirements for more emphasis on health and convenience. 23 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MPEDA launches Self Sufficiency Project
India’s Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has launched a Self Sufficiency Project (SSP) at its Hatchery and Training Complex at Vallarpadam in order to help aqua farmers export their produce in international markets and meet stringent quality standards. 22 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland orders from Fusion Marine
Fusion Marine has secured a major £2 million order from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland for the supply of salmon pens and associated equipment for farm sites on Shetland. 22 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Promotions at Plymouth Fisheries
Plymouth Fisheries, the English fresh fish market, has promoted two staff members to new management positions as part of a reorganisation aimed at improving the way the business operates. 21 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Multi-role Steadfast Hope
The Gardenstown partnership of John and Zander Nicol went to Macduff Shipyards for their third newbuild, taking delivery of the new Steadfast Hope in early March, which replaces the 2001-built Flourish. 21 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commission presents Mediterranean plan
The European Commission has presented the Adriatic Sea multi-annual plan for small pelagic fisheries to Minsters at the AGRIFISH council. 17 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Good fishing on deep redfish
“We have kept mostly to the deep grounds all this trip and have been searching mainly for deep redfish. There’s a strong demand for this at the moment,” said Ævar Jóhannesson, skipper of HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Örfirisey. 16 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mainstay Marine Solutions scoops contract
Mainstay Marine Solutions has won a £5.8m contract to build two new Welsh fisheries patrol vessels for the Welsh Government. 16 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Blue Swimming crab cooperative
Blue Star Foods (USA) and PT Blue Star Nusantara (BSN) have set up what they call the first Blue Swimming crab harvester cooperative in East Lampung province, Indonesia. 15 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GSSI recognises MSC
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has become the first global sustainable seafood certification programme to receive recognition from the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI). 15 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
£1m boost for aquaculture supply chain innovation
A £1 million pilot programme to boost innovation in aquaculture in the Highlands and Islands seeks to helping small to medium enterprises (SMEs) achieve greater commercialisation of new innovative products and services. 14 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU snow crab fishermen illicitly expelled from Barents Sea and Svalbard
Approximately 19 large boats from several EU countries remain tied up in port out of fear of being arrested for fishing snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters. 14 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture's future is offshore
The 7th Offshore Mariculture Conference 2017 took place from 6-10 March in Mexico and highlighted the huge potential for offshore aquaculture, in America and around the world. 13 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commitment to one-by-one caught tuna
Woolworths South Africa has become the latest Member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) to continue its commitment to responsible tuna fisheries. 10 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Joint venture for alternative omega-3 source
Royal DSM and Evonik are set to establish a joint venture for omega-3 fatty acid products from natural marine algae for animal nutrition. 09 Mar 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture