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  • Consumers show increasing appetite for sustainable seafood

    New independent research conducted on behalf of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) shows that consumers are increasingly looking for fish products from a sustainable source, and that ecolabels give credibility to these claims. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • McDonald’s Brazil to only serve MSC certified seafood

    McFish sandwiches served in McDonald’s restaurants in Brazil will carry the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) ecolabel, starting this month. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scots call for common sense

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is calling for a common sense approach to the consultation on the management of 11 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scotland. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Countries vote to protect bluefin tuna

    A joint proposal by the United States, Mexico and Japan to reduce the catch limit of Pacific bluefin tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean in 2015 and 2016 has been accepted by member nations at the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC). 10 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ISSF calls for better tuna monitoring

    The International Seafood Sustainability Fund (ISSF) is calling for the use of vessel monitoring systems (VMS) by regional tuna fisheries management organisations and national governments globally. 07 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Further action to protect seabirds

    The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has introduced new seabird protections for scalefish auto longline boats in the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • A taste of the sea

    Europêche and the Chairman of the Fisheries Committee, Alain Cadec MEP, co-hosted a triumphant Seafood Showcase Cocktail Reception on Wednesday evening, displaying an abundant array of sustainably-caught produce. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tackling abandoned fishing gear

    The charity World Animal Protection has launched a new global initiative to tackle lost and abandoned fishing gear in the oceans, which it says will save the lives of millions of marine animals and create safer, cleaner seas. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mike Berthet joins GAA board

    Mike Berthet of M&J Seafood Ltd. has joined the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s board of directors. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Management changes at Icelandic Group

    Icelandic Group has announced that Magnús Bjarnason is stepping down as CEO and will be replaced by Board director Árni Geir Pálsson. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More Northern Ireland fisheries enter assessment

    The Northern Ireland Pelagic Sustainability Group (NIPSG) Irish Sea-Atlantic mackerel, west of Scotland herring and North Sea herring fisheries have entered into Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) full assessment. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Exhibition success for Van Beelen

    Dutch rope and netting manufacturer Van Beelen, expected the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition to be busy, and the company’s expectations were more than fulfilled. 06 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ocean Way trawler incident

    The search operation for two missing crewmen of the UK based ‘Ocean Way’ fishing trawler, which ran into problems off the Northumberland coast at the weekend, has been called off. 05 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Robot vehicles on a fish tracking mission

    Three marine ‘robot’ vehicles have been launched from Plymouth, UK, to undertake a fish tracking mission in and around new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). 05 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish delegation to China

    A delegation of Scottish fish and seafood suppliers are arriving in China today to participate in the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo 2014 in Qingdao. 05 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Salmon farm pens performing well

    Fish pens at Marine Harvest’s new ‘open-sea’ salmon farm on the Isle of Muck, Scotland, are reported to be performing well. 05 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish premiere’s processing film

    UK industry authority Seafish premiered its new film exploring the multi-billion pound seafood processing industry on 3 November in London to an invited audience from the industry. 05 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace highlights “Monster boats”

    Greenpeace has blasted 20 “monster boats” which it says are examples of the most destructive and oversized fishing vessels operating under European flag, ownership or management. 04 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • John Deere expands engine lineup

    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has introduced new propulsion ratings to its EPA Marine Tier 3 engine offerings. 04 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Southern Ocean protection efforts blocked

    Global efforts to protect key areas in the Ross Sea and East Antarctica have been blocked by China and Russia, after the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) failed to reach an agreement. 04 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Woolworths commits to sourcing ASC certified seafood

    South African retailer, Woolworths, has pledged to source its farmed seafood from sustainable and responsible operations by 2020. 04 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Icelandic cod fishery recertified

    The Icelandic cod (Gadus morhua) fisheries have been recertified to the FAO Based Icelandic Responsible Fisheries Management Specification. 04 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture