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Call for new fishing net technology
A new report is calling on industry to invest in new fishing net technology to reduce the impacts of bottom-trawling. 29 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Small-scale fishermen lose out
Europêche has hit back at the Commission’s 2017 proposals for Baltic cod allocations, which sees an 88% decrease from last year’s figures. 29 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU fisheries policy
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has welcomed proposals from the European Commission to simplify the Common Fisheries Policy. 28 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Newbuild HB Grandi trawler launch
The second of three new trawlers for HB Grandi has been launched at the Celiktrans shipyard in Turkey. 28 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
St Andrews offers modular short courses
From September 2016, The Fish Site and the University of St Andrews will be offering a new range of modular short courses for students wanting to target their aquaculture studies on a specific topic. 28 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commission proposes reduced cod quota
The European Commission has moved to bolster measures for Baltic cod by proposing reduced quotas for both western and eastern cod amounts for 2017. 27 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Brexit opportunities for Scotland
Ahead of the Holyrood parliamentary debate on Brexit and Scotland’s rural economy, the Scottish fishing industry has been handed an opportunity for significant boosts to investment and employment. 27 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Tuna mostly fished from healthy stocks
The global commercial catch of tuna reached 5 million tonnes in 2014 with most being fished from healthy stocks, says the latest ISSF Tuna Stock Status Update published by the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). 26 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
30% closure recommendation outrages industry
Europêche, the representative body of the EU fishing sector and EAPO, the European body representing the producer organisations, has expressed its outrage at the decision taken by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to set an ambitious target with the aim of closing off 30% of all marine areas from extractive activities by 2030. 26 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Poachers in Aussie waters convicted
The Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) have convicted 16 illegal foreign fishermen. 26 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vietnam clam fishery re-certified
The Ben Tre hand gathered clam fishery, based in Vietnam, has been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). 23 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Freezer Longliner from Vigor
Vigor is set to unveiled a new 142” Freezer Longliner at this year’s Pacific Marine Expo which takes place in November. 22 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
India International Seafood Show opens tomorrow
The India International Seafood Show (IISS) opens tomorrow in the port city of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, and has a theme of ‘Safe and Sustainable Indian Aquaculture’ running through the event. 22 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Calysta opens new production facility
US biotechnology expert, Calysta, has opened a new production facility in the UK to upscale its production of a novel aquaculture protein that aims to help meet the protein demands of the world’s growing population. 21 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Birds of a feather
Tuna fishermen in the Maldives seek the help of nature’s best fish finder as the International Pole & Line Foundation and Furuno USA partner on trial of bird-tracking radar technology in sustainable tuna fisheries. 21 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Herring survey
A pioneering industry-led survey of a key west of Scotland herring fishery is paving the way for fishermen to provide scientific support to fisheries management. 21 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sæplast Iceland Ehf
Sæplast develops and manufactures insulated tubs and pallets. 20 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Promoting good labour practices
Thai Union has briefed delegates on good labour practices from the ASEAN CSR Network at its facilities in Samut Sakhon province. 19 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine Harvest well boat order
DESS/MHG (Marine Harvest) has signed a contract for its new well boats with Artic Group Ships. The SC75 boats are designed by Seacon and get the designation SC75 and the contract is for a single vessel with options for as many as three. The first delivery is planned for the second half of 2017. 19 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Moana vessel launched in NZ
A new state-of-the-art vessel has been built for fisherman Roger Rawlinson as the first vessel in Moana New Zealand’s AUS$25-30m fleet renewal project. 19 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture