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  • Sam’s Club director joins GAA board

    Robert Fields of Sam’s Club has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA). 13 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Partnership to supply MSC-standard tuna

    South Pacific Tuna Corporation has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to supply Pacific Islands tuna that meets Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standards. 13 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $54,810 grant for sanitation system

    Fogo Island Co-Operative Society will receive a government grant of $54,810 to help install and test plant sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. 13 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NZ fights illegal vessels

    New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has put three illegal fishing vessels operating in the Southern Ocean on notice and vowed to take action against their owners. 13 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sea Shepherd in pursuit of ‘Thunder’

    Sea Shepherd vessel ‘Bob Barker’ is on its 22nd day of its pursuit of the Interpol-listed illegal fishing vessel, ‘Thunder’. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Economic analysis of Scottish inshore fisheries

    The Scottish government has published a new report on the potential economic impact of mobile fishing gear restrictions on its inshore fisheries. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Young’s appoints new CEO

    Young’s Seafood Limited has announced the appointment of Pete Ward as the new chief executive officer. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Meercat delivers ‘Falls of Lora’

    Meercat Workboats has delivered a 14m workboat to Scottish fish farming specialist Dawnfresh Farming. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi catch values down

    HB Grandi has reported that last year its fleet landed 152,500 tonnes of fish with a value of approximately ISK15.20 billion - a reduction compared to the previous year. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Australia rolls out e-monitoring

    The roll out of new electronic monitoring equipment has begun for vessels within the Gillnet Hook and Trap (GHAT) and the Eastern and Western Tuna and Billfish fisheries (ETBF and WTBF). 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Blue Star acquires Chinese crabmeat importer

    Blue Star Foods, currently the largest importer of high quality blue swimming pasteurised crabmeat in the US, has acquired Sigma International, a leading importer of Chinese pasteurised crabmeat. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • US expands disaster assistance

    The USDA has expanded eligibility for crop disaster assistance to include additional aquaculture species and cultivation methods. 08 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Chilean lobster fishery MSC certified

    The Juan Fernández lobster trap fishery in Chile has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, demonstrating its lobster comes from a well-managed, environmental and sustainable source. 07 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Johnson Marine expands

    Scottish company Johnson Marine is undergoing significant expansion after securing £3.2 million funding from bank RBS. 07 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Chair of ICES Working Group

    Professor Gary Carvalho of Bangor University has been appointed Chair of the ICES Working Group on Application of Genetics in Fisheries and Mariculture (WGAGFM). 07 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Challenges facing Scottish fishing industry

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has said that the coming year presents a wide range of challenges for Scottish fishing, and it is vital that the industry does not become strangled by increasing regulation and dysfunctional legislation. 07 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mexico’s first tilapia farm BAP certified

    Acuicola Gemso S.A. de C.V. has become Mexico’s first tilapia farm to achieve Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. 06 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish food from corn and soy

    Researchers at Iowa State University are turning the state’s agricultural commodities into fish food, an initiative that could help farmers find new revenue streams and provide a boost to US fish production. 06 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • €184m investment for Latvia

    The European Commission has adopted a key investment package for the Latvian fisheries and aquaculture sector worth almost €184m, including €139m of EU investments. 06 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Trade delegations help increase sales

    Seafood trade delegations supported by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada are helping local processors expand into new markets. 06 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Brazil adds $17m to FAO projects

    Brazil has added $17 million in funding to projects undertaken in its ongoing partnership with FAO, highlighting the Latin American country's role as a key regional and global contributor to the fight against hunger. 06 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Pelagic discard ban comes into force

    The discard ban targeting pelagic quota species means that fishermen will have to land all the quota fish they catch from now on, helping mitigate against the wasteful practice of throwing fish back overboard. 05 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture