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  • EC adopts discard plans

    The European Commission has adopted a series of discard plans to prepare for the discard ban to come into operation on 1 January 2015. 22 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Honouring Antarctic conservation commitments

    The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) is calling on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to honour its conservation commitments and agree to “lasting and significant” Southern Ocean protection. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First Asian shrimp farm ASC certified

    Vietnam’s Quoc Viet is the first Asian shrimp farm to be certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Shrimp Standard. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The jumping mullets

    Grey mullets are funny fish. When fenced off - they'll just jump over the net corkline and laugh at you from the outside. They may also jump back and forth - just for fun. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Super cooling improves quality and extends shelf-life

    Cod is considerably more valuable fresh than frozen, according to Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson, CEO of HB Grandi, one of Iceland’s largest fishing companies. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Producing krill oil at sea improves quality and saves costs

    Andrew Martin looks into the benefits of producing krill oil at sea. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • DiCaprio donates $2m

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has donated a $2m grant to Oceans 5, dedicated to stopping overfishing and establishing marine reserves in the world’s five oceans. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture partnerships in Timor-Leste

    Two agreements that will promote aquaculture as a means to improve nutrition and reduce poverty were signed in Timor-Leste as part of a celebration of World Food Day on 16 October. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Ljubica’ delivered

    Tuna freezer vessel ‘Ljubica’ has been delivered by Zamakona Yards to owner group Jadran, based in Ecuador and Panamá. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Stern trawler design and equipment

    The Armon shipyard in Gijón, Spain, has entered into a contract to build a new £6.5m stern trawler for Norwegian fishing company, Ramoen, which will both be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce. 20 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fisheries leaders work for sustainable African oceans

    Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry gathered last week to discuss solutions to overfishing in African oceans, and how the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) programme could help towards a sustainable future. 20 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New EU project looks at aquaculture challenges

    A new research project is being carried out by Malta-based AquaBioTech Group and the University of Istanbul to look at the environmental and fish health challenges faced by the European aquaculture industry. 17 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $3.8m funding for Canadian salmon genome project

    A genome project being carried out by the Canadian University of Guelph that could help improve the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry, is to receive CAD$3.8m in federal and industry funding. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bringing students and fishermen together

    On 7 October, the UK based Chef’s Forum arranged for eight Cornwall College trainee catering students, led by Head Chef, Phill Oakes, to join members of the Newlyn fishing fleet at Cornwall’s largest fish market. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cat® 3516C Tier 4 certified solutions launched

    Caterpillar Marine has launched its new Cat® 3516C United States EPA Tier 4 propulsion, auxiliary and diesel electric propulsion (DEP) power solutions. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New compact CO2 refrigeration system

    The ‘Roaldnes’ of Valderøya in Norway will be the first to have a brand new transcritical CO2 refrigera¬tion system installed onboard, combined with four DSI V3/26/100 freezers and one DSI V3/12/100. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New API executive director

    Dr Hawis Madduppa has been announced as the new executive director for the Indonesian Blue Swimming Crab Association (APRI). 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New global multi-species aquaculture company formed

    Scottish company Landcatch has signed an agreement to become a 45% shareholder in Seattle-based Troutlodge Inc, the world’s largest rainbow trout egg producer. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC appoints Developing World Working Group chairman

    Professor Eyiwunmi Augustinee Falaye has been appointed as the new chairman of the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Developing World Working Group. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Precision Seafood Harvesting wins Innovator Award

    The Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) programme has been named the Supreme New Zealand Innovator for 2014. 16 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Case Study: “Janica II”

    Captain Rick Genge operates the FV “Janica II” on the West Coast of Newfoundland. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Another certification for Omega Protein

    Omega Protein has received a second Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification, this time for its sustainable fish meal and fish oil derived from Gulf menhaden caught in the Gulf of Mexico. 15 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture