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  • New science and technology hub for NZ

    New Zealand’s Plant & Food Research has signed an agreement for Port Nelson to develop a purpose-built facility for its seafood research as part of a new collaborative industry hub. 11 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ethics to take centre stage at WSC

    For the first time, human rights and ethical issues in the seafood industry will be addressed at next month’s World Seafood Congress (WSC) in Grimsby, UK. 11 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Serving aquaculture for more than 25 years

    OxyGuard has been dedicated to providing water quality measuring, monitoring and control equipment for aquaculture industry since 1987. 11 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New market opportunities in Poland

    For the first time, a large delegation from Poland are meeting in Trondheim for this year’s Aqua Nor. 11 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Knotless netting on display

    WireCo WorldGroup (Euronete/Oliveira) will be exhibiting Eurocross® netting on their joint exhibition stand at DanFish this year. 11 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Nauta to build new purse seiner trawler

    Nauta Shiprepair Yard has signed a contract to build a partly outfitted purse seiner trawler for Danish shipyard Karstensens Skibsvart. 10 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • SFPA unveils new sustainable strategy

    Ireland’s Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) has launched a new three-year strategy to help the State’s sea fisheries and seafood sectors meet upcoming environmental regulations. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Overexploitation of stocks

    Worldwide global fishing fleets are two to three times larger than the oceans can sustainably support, says a new European Commission study published in the journal 'PLOS One'. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish launches gear database

    UK authority Seafish has launched a comprehensive online portal that details common fishing gears and selectivity devices used in commercial fisheries throughout the UK and Europe. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Benchmark appoints new marketing director

    Benchmark Holdings PLC has appointed Birgitte Sørheim as marketing director to their fast-growing Breeding and Genetics division, which was formed in November 2014 following the company’s double acquisition of Stofnfiskur and Salmobreed. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Calais disruption plan announced

    North-East MSP, Christian Allard, has welcomed the announcement of a ‘quick to market’ route for fresh produce caught up in delays at the Channel Tunnel – which will protect Scotland’s vital seafood export sector. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Consumers missing out on seafood benefits

    According to a study conducted by the USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists, while most US consumers eat some seafood, the amounts are inadequate to meet federal dietary guidelines. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Illegal fishing operation fined over AUD $2m

    The crew of the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessel Perlon - detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in May this year - has been convicted of offences under the Malaysian Fisheries Act. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Human trafficking solutions discussed in Thailand

    Thai Union Group executives, together with Lisa Rende Taylor, director of the Issara Institute Foundation met with Police General Somyot Poompanmoung, Commissioner General, Royal Thai Police to discuss possible solutions on human trafficking problems in the Thai seafood and fishing industry. 06 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sunscreen from fish slime and algae

    Researchers have developed a new UV blocking material out of naturally occurring molecules found in algae and fish slime that can be used to make more effective sunscreen, bandages and contact lenses. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • IPNLF: Integrity of MSC under threat

    The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) is warning that the integrity of the MSC sustainability standard is under threat, due to the “flawed determination” to certify the Echebastar Indian Ocean purse seine skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna fishery. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Robotic gliders enhance ocean survey work

    The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has reached a major milestone, gathering the equivalent of five years of oceanographic data using robotic underwater Seagliders. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Zambian aquafeed mill

    Yalelo Ltd has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Famsun Co Ltd, formerly Muyang Co Ltd, to supply a new turn-key dedicated aquafeed mill in Zambia. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Is trawling driving evolutionary change?

    Scientists at the University of Glasgow investigating whether commercial trawling is driving evolutionary change in fish have found that fitter fish are better at evading capture. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MAIB accident stats reiterates need for training

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) says that the new Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) accident statistics underlines why fishermen should advantage of funded training. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Furuno increases investment in ENL

    Japan’s Furuno has increased its investment in New Zealand’s ENL to a total of 29.5% - an increase from the initial 10% announced in July 2014. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • A new research fund to be presented at Aqua Nor

    AWR’s objective is to secure a sustainable management of the living marine resources in the Antarctic, and to stimulate human understanding of the marine ecosystem and animal life in the region. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture