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  • GAA signs MoU with VNPA

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Viet Nam Pangasius Association (VNPA). 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Irish minister urged to help mussel farmers

    The Irish Shellfish Association has put a strong case to Minister Simon Coveney outlining the severe crisis in the mussel production sector in west Cork and Kerry as a result of highly unusual algal blooms this winter. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish head to global Seafood Summit

    UK authority, Seafish, will play a key role at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New Orleans to talk about the issues surrounding responsible sourcing and ethics in the seafood supply chain. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • King mackerel fishery closes 5 Feb

    The southern subzone of the Gulf of Mexico will be closed to commercial hook-and-line fishing for king mackerel from 12:01am on 5 February 2015, as the commercial quota of 551,448 pounds for this subzone has be reached. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Atlantic menhaden assessment

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has received the completed 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Benchmark Stock Assessment which finds that the menhaden fishery has less of an impact now than in its modern history. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Diesel-electric prototype under construction

    The prototype of diesel-electric trawler ‘Arpege’ is now under construction at Socarenam shipyard in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France, after 18 months of studies and development. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New BAP programme to improve aquaculture

    A new programme is being launched by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) to help aquaculture farmers achieve Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NOAA satellites help rescue 240 people last year

    NOAA’s fleet of weather satellites helped save 240 people last year from potentially life-threatening situations throughout the United States and its surrounding waters. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK supermarkets urged to sell more sustainable fish

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has said that UK supermarkets need to step up to the mark to make it easier for their customers to buy sustainable seafood. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • VMS terminal grants

    The UK Marine Management Organisation is now accepting applications for replacement Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) terminals for English fishing vessels over 15m. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Florida Organic Aquaculture expansion

    Florida Organic Aquaculture, LLC has announced that it will begin construction on its second production building this month. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Icelandic haddock and saithe re-certified

    The Icelandic haddock and saithe fisheries have been re-certified to the Icelandic FAO Based Responsible Fisheries Management Specification (Version 1.1). 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Injecting new life into Scottish fishing

    A new training scheme is being launched in secondary schools in Scotland with the hope of encouraging youngsters to consider a career in the £430m industry and help secure the future of the region’s fishing. 02 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Overfishing in the Balearics

    Oceana warns that half of all the catches in the Spanish Balearic Islands over the last 60 years have not been declared - meaning that actual catches from the fisheries are 2.3 times higher than official figures. 02 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU delays discard sanctions

    The European Parliament and Council are delaying sanctions for failing to comply with the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) discard ban, giving fishermen two years to ‘adapt’. 30 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture improvement projects in Indonesia, China and Thailand

    The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has announced Aquaculture Improvement Projects in Indonesia, China, and Thailand, with funding from the Walmart Foundation. 30 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Makro backs BAP

    Makro Supermayorista S.A. has become the first major Latin American wholesaler to endorse the BAP programmme. 30 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Biodiesel from algae

    A common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and jet fuel, according to a new study published in the journal Energy & Fuels. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Triton 2 fire detection panel launched

    Sea-Fire has introduced the scaled Triton 2 addressable fire detection panel, based on the successful Triton 8. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Nova Scotia and Iceland join forces

    An agreement has been signed by Nova Scotia’s Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. and Iceland’s Matis Ltd to support agri-food and seafood growth in Nova Scotia. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • OLVEA fish oils re-certified

    OLVEA Fish Oils has successfully completed the renewal of its Friend of the Sea certification. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishing into the Future launched

    UK initiative ‘Fishing into the Future’ has been officially launched as a charity, and will serve to showcase what fisheries and fishermen can achieve when shared ambition and a pioneering spirit deliver benefits across the whole of society. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture