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  • Russian salmon enters MSC assessment

    The Russian VA-Delta Western Kamchatka fishery has entered Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment for fishing operations on stocks of pink salmon, chum salmon and coho salmon. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES suggests MSFD revisions

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is calling on the European Union to change its Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) to consider how humans impact ecosystem functioning. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi’s half billion ISK trip

    HB Grandi’s factory trawler ‘Therney RE’ is due to dock in Reykjavík today with an estimated catch of 1,275 tonnes of raw fish, with value of ISK506m. 25 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Farmed seafood misunderstood by US consumers

    A large number of US seafood consumers have a negative perception of farmed seafood, according to the preliminary results of Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA)-The Fishin’ Company joint survey. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New welding robot for bigger freezers

    Dybvad Stål Industri (DSI) has installed another fully automated Motoman welding robot, which is one of the largest aluminum welding robots in Denmark. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MEP launches new fishery certification

    UK based fisheries consultancy expert, MacAlister Elliott & Partners Ltd (MEP), has launched a new assessment company to accommodate the growing demand for fisheries and aquaculture certification services. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New EU-Greenland Protocol

    The EU and Greenland have reached an agreement on a new Protocol to implement the EU-Greenland Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Extensive refit of Dutch research vessel

    Scientific research vessel ‘Tridens’ has been delivered, following an extensive refit at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the Netherlands. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More herring for English fishermen

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has gained additional quota for fishermen to utilise this year, following the EU December Council. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Icelandic cod and haddock FoS approved

    Cod and haddock from Icelandic seafood company, Sæmark, has gained Friend of the Sea approval. 24 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ITF investigates Thai labour issues

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is investigating commercial fishing vessels landing their catch in Songkhla port, Southern Thailand, as part of what it calls its own investigation into labour rights abuses. 23 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • World’s first ASC scallops ready for market

    Peru-based AcuaPesca Group is the first bivalve farm to offer Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)-certified scallops. 23 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafood Prix d’Elite 2015 finalists

    The finalists for this year’s Seafood Prix d’Elite new products competition have been chosen and will be showcased during the three-day Seafood Expo Global/ Seafood Processing Global. 20 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Complying with CFP could prove difficult

    Complying with the new EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) rules banning the throwing away of unwanted fish could be harder than it seems, says the UK University of Strathclyde. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New participating company joins ISSF

    Vietnamese tuna company, Foodtech JSC, has become the latest organisation to join the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) as an associate participating company. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • KVH expands broadband network capacity

    KVH Industries, Inc. has completed several capacity increases for its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network to support heightened demand from customers engaged in a wide range of commercial maritime activities around the world, including fishing, offshore oil and gas, and shipping. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fishery FoS certified

    Ensis Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. in the Maldives has achieved Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its handline and pole and line fishery. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • World’s largest fully protected marine reserve created

    Action by the British government to create the world's largest fully protected marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands, an overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean, has been praised by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Geographic Society. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Artisanal snapper fishery begins MSC assessment

    The Nicoya Peninsula artisanal snapper fishery, located in the nearshore waters of the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, has entered the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) full assessment process, becoming the first Central American and snapper fishery to enter the program. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Potential for increased employment and profits revealed

    New research published by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) finds that poor management of European fish stocks and fleet quotas is draining jobs and profits. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Study to conserve genetic resources of wild tilapia

    Professor George Turner of Bangor University’s School of Biological Sciences is leading a team of researchers aiming to find remaining pure wild stocks of tilapia in Tanzania. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Venus delivery gets closer

    HB Grandi’s new pelagic vessel under construction in Turkey, ‘Venus NS’, is expected to go on sea trials on 22 March. 18 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture