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  • NZ mussel processing facility facing closure

    New Zealand’s Sanford Ltd is looking to close its Christchurch mussel processing facility in response to a reduction in crop supply. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Research to advance shellfish hatchery design

    Vancouver Island University (VIU) is to receive $667,000 in government funding towards a project to undertake a comparative analysis of new technologies in shellfish farming. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Change of dates for Offshore Mariculture Conference

    The dates of the 6th Offshore Mariculture Conference have been changed to 21-24 September 2015 – immediately before the annual three day Baja Seafood Expo which begins on 25 September. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding announced for tribal clean diesel projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced over $925,000 in grant funds for tribes in Washington to remove older marine diesel engines that emit harmful air pollutants and replace them with newer engines for more efficient marine vessels. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC certification for ‘Seafood Bowls’

    US-based Artisan Bistro, creator of modern organic frozen entrées, burritos, bowls and breakfasts, has earned Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel for its new line of Seafood Bowls, making it the first entrée frozen food line in North America to achieve the certification. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Slavery in fisheries: No longer ignored

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the latest report into slavery in the Thai fishing industry and what is being done to bring an end to it. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Direct Seafoods joins Ethical Trading initiative

    Bidvest Fresh, which trades as Direct Seafoods, has become the first supplier of seafood to the catering trade in the UK to join the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI). 08 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fukushima traces found along BC shoreline

    Small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident have been found on the shoreline in British Columbia, but scientists say it’s “well below internationally established levels of concern to humans and marine life”. 08 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vietnamese pangasius producers turning to tilapia

    Pangasius is no longer the dominant force in the Vietnamese fish export trade. This is due to adverse publicity in European countries which has resulted in poor sales, and a lack of investment capital in Vietnam which has seen independent farmers forced out of business. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sri Lanka to install VMS

    Sri Lanka is installing transponders for vessel monitoring systems (VMS) in its deep-sea fishing fleet, as it seeks to lift a European Union ban on fish exports which has been in place since January, reports Chandani Jayatilleke. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Innovative fish harvesting method

    After two years of testing of New Zealand’s new Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) method, scientists say they can already see that survival rates for fish are better than expected. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Grants for Maryland aquaculture projects

    Four projects that focus on aquaculture in Maryland have been approved by the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, in which 15 collaborative technology product development projects team Maryland companies with university researchers. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding to turn data into knowledge

    International certification solutions company, Q-Validus, has secured €370,000 in funding as part of a €3.1 million AquaSmart project being funded through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SuccorfishM2M technology helps Devon conversation

    SuccorfishM2M RFID monitoring technology is helping Devon and Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (D&S IFCA) to monitor, manager and control the use of recreational lobster pots under new potting permit byelaws. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenshell mussel hatchery open

    A new hatchery and lab facility has opened near Nelson, New Zealand, at the Cawthron Aquaculture Park, where Greenshell™ Mussels can be selectively bred - taking the element of chance out of mussel farming. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • A model industry

    Norway’s fishing industry is often cited as a good example of how a sector should be run. Adrian Tatum reports on recent developments and changing times. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New OctoFrost™ freezer launched

    IQF Frost AB has changed its company name to OctoFrost AB and has also launched its new IQF freezer, the OctoFrost™. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New cold storage facility for BC

    A new cold storage facility for fish and seafood will be constructed this spring to serve the growing need on the North Island of British Columbia, Canada. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Technologies for sustainable fishing

    New, soon to be released ‘smart technology’ products from SmartCatch LLC are set to give fishermen the ability to not only remotely monitor what is happening inside their nets, but also to provide ways for them to control in-net escape panels, allowing for more precise target-species collection. 07 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • What’s next in the fight against illegal fishing?

    The political and industry support is already there, but what systems are being put in place to make sure countries can be more effective against illegal fishing in the future? Adrian Tatum reports. 06 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fisheries to benefit from World Bank grants

    The World Bank recently has approved a US$9.17 million fisheries project grant that will be divided among five international organisations to fund the work of ocean partnerships in promoting sustainable fisheries and marine biodiversity conservation. 03 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Research vessel switches to biofuel

    Finnish marine research vessel Aranda is switching over to domestic biofuel made from food industry by-products, such as used vegetable oils and fish guts, which will significantly reduce the vessel’s carbon load. 03 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture