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  • Greenpeace protests against ‘illegal’ vessel

    Greenpeace is accusing the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant water fleet. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish Waste for Profit

    ‘Fish Waste for Profit’, the inaugural Icelandic Fisheries Conference, was held at the Smárinn convention centre in Kópavogur, on the outskirts of Reykjavik, on 25 September. It took place during the first day of the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition (IceFish), organised by Mercator Media. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish salmon production highest since 2003

    The Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2013 has revealed that production of Scottish farmed salmon is at its highest level in a decade. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Intensifying aquaculture in Asia

    Six countries in the Asia-Pacific region have come together to draft a work plan on the sustainable intensification of aquaculture for ‘blue growth’. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FoS certifies Omega 3 supplements

    Omega 3 fish oil supplements distributed by Canadian company, Biodroga Inc., have been certified by Friend of the Sea (FoS) and now carry the eco-label. 06 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Maldives yellowfin tuna FoS certification

    Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company Ltd (MIFCO) has achieved Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its hand line fleet. 03 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Updated MSC fisheries standard

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its updated standard for sustainable fishing which comes into effect from April 2015. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishermen rescued after vessel fire

    Fifteen people were rescued from a burning fishing vessel about 670km west of Carnarvon, Western Australia, on Wednesday morning. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plastic waste a growing threat

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has heard that then steady build-up of rubbish in the world’s oceans is a growing threat to the planet’s marine ecosystems. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Catfish driving a wedge between US and its trade partners

    From Ho Chi Minh City, attorneys Sesto Vecchi and Gage Raley of Russin & Vecchi discuss how new catfish inspection regulations threaten to disrupt catfish imports from Vietnam, and why the wider seafood industry should be concerned. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First ASC certified shrimp farm

    Ecuadorian shrimp exporting company OMARSA has become the first shrimp producer to gain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. 02 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NAFO annual meeting outcomes

    The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) has announced measures to strengthen the scientific basis for management decisions, to increase compliance and to improve the quality of catch data it collects, at NAFO’s 36th Annual Meeting. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oceans Omega-3 FoS certified

    The Oceans Omega-3 ingredient line from Norwegian company Pharma Marine has been certified to carry the Friend of the Sea (FoS) seal of approval. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC objection filed

    An objection to the outcome of an independent assessment of the Sustainable Swordfish LLC (SSLLC) US North Atlantic swordfish longline fishery has been filed. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • European fish stocks on the rise

    Europêche has welcomed scientific data presented at the European Commission’s recent ‘State of Fish Stocks’ seminar that revealed a positive long-term trend of increasing fish populations and reduction of fishing mortality. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • iVMS deadline approaching

    Fishermen and commercial fishing fleets operating in Welsh waters are being reminded to install vessel monitoring and data transfer technology in good time for the start of the new scallop season on 1 November 2014. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine ingredient certification and the blue revolution

    Third-party certification may not be to the liking of everyone connected to aquaculture, but it is proving an important tool for keeping the increasingly burdened industry in check, writes Jason Holland. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • World’s most compact EPIRB

    Ocean Signal’s new compact rescueME EPIRB1 has been described as “the world’s most compact Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon”. 01 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Commissioner Candidate fails to impress, says Greenpeace

    Greenpeace says it is concerned about the future of the marine environment following European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella’s first Commissioner hearing. 30 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Deep sea stock legislation woes

    Seafish has published a report highlighting the potential economic impacts of proposed legislation from the European Commission on deep sea stocks. 30 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Company explores economic potential of shell waste

    A Canadian company focused on creating value from discarded shrimp shells will enhance its equipment with support from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. 30 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Pesquera Diamante FoS certified

    Peruvian processor Pesquera Diamante’s purse seiner fleet has achieved Friend of the Sea certification. 30 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture