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Job losses in Grimsby
A UK fish processing firm is to cut 86 jobs after losing a contract with supermarket chain M&S because it’s switching to another supplier. 24 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Successful week in Trondheim
This year’s Nor-Fishing exhibition saw a major increase in visitor numbers compared to the previous event in 2014. 24 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Breathable generation from Guy Cotten
Guy Cotten showcased its new generation of all-weather gear for the fishing industry at NorFishing 2016. 23 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Friend of the Sea for cod liver oil supplements
A Norwegian health-supplement company based in Oslo has successfully concluded its renewal audit for Friend of the Sea certification. 23 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Newbuild aquaculture workboat
UK-based Meercat Workboats has sold a third aquaculture vessel to Dawnfresh, a large player in the Scottish aquaculture business. 22 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Kleven signs contract for fish harvesting vessel
Kleven has signed a contract to build a fish harvesting vessel for carrying salmon from fish farms to processing plants for a joint venture between Marine Harvest Norway and Deep Sea Supply. 18 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
NOAA grants for threatened species recovery
NOAA has awarded US$5.4 million in grants to states and tribes in all coastal regions to help in the recovery of endangered and threatened marine species. 18 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
McMurdo to provide PLBs to U.S. Coast Guard
McMurdo, Inc. has been awarded a US$3 million contract with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to supply up to 16,000 FastFind® 220 personal locator beacons (PLBs) over the next five years to enhance crew safety in the event of emergencies. 18 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Inmarsat broadband extended in Europe
Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress high-speed broadband is being extended in Northern Europe, in order to reach the fishing and offshore support vessel market. 17 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Nofima breeding lice-eating lumpfish
Scientists at Nofima have begun breeding lumpsucker (lumpfish) families which have a special liking for consuming salmon lice. 17 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Make hay while the sun shines
Fishing has emerged from a tough decade into a relatively bright landscape, and in many parts of the world, fish stocks are stronger than they have ever been. 17 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
High Liner to sell scallop business
High Liner Foods has reached an agreement with Blue Harvest Fisheries to sell its processing facility and scallop business in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA. 17 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Research into polymer coatings for food processing surfaces
Researchers are investigating special new coatings that are more resistant to bacteria and other microbes than the food contact surfaces that are used now. 17 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Washington distribution and processing centre
Preferred Freezer Services (PFS) has announced that a new 314,424 square-foot, state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution, and processing centre will be developed in Federal Way, Washington, USA. 17 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Innovation Award goes to Scantrol Deep Vision
This year’s Nor-Fishing Innovation Award has been awarded to the Scantrol Deep Vision underwater camera system for fish measurement and sorting in the trawl. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New PNA CEO focuses on governance
Improving systems that underpin rights-based tuna management in the western and central Pacific, while identifying ways to add value to benefit the industry are twin goals of the new chief executive of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA). 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
IPNLF names first UK foodservice supplier member
The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has announced that Caterers Choice has become the first company focussed on the UK foodservice sector to be named a member of the association. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Wärtsilä trawler design
Wärtsilä Ship Design has introduced a new optimised stern trawler design that it says will reduce fuel consumption and notably increase overall vessel efficiency compared to currently available designs. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
US establishes marine mammal bycatch criteria
NOAA Fisheries has published a final rule which confirms that nations exporting fish and fish products to the United States must meet fishing standards for protecting marine mammals that are equal to those American fishermen follow. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GAA and Gfresh to sign MoU
The Global Aquaculture Alliance and Gfresh will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work collectively to promote responsible aquaculture in China. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture