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  • ‘Víkingur’ to be launched in early August

    HB Grandi’s new pelagic vessel, ‘Víkingur AK’, is to be launched early next month, if everything goes according to plan. 23 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PSPA takes over MSC certificate for Alaska salmon

    The Pacific Seafood Processors Association (PSPA) and the Alaska Salmon Processors Association (ASPA) have mutually agreed to transfer the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainability certificate for Alaska salmon from ASPA to PSPA. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Ecuador shrimp feed facility project

    Cargill has formed a joint venture with Naturisa to build a USD $30m shrimp feed facility near Guayaquil in Ecuador. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Developing a responsible fishing port standard

    The British Ports Association (BPA) and Seafish are working together to develop a Responsible Fishing Port Standard certification programme for UK fishing ports, with the aim of improving seafood transparency in the supply chain. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fishermen in Shetland join Europêche

    The Shetland Fishermen’s Association (SFA) plans to make sure its voice is heard in the EU by becoming Europêche’s 13th member association. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU and Norway agree on seafood market access

    The European Union (EU) has reached a new agreement with Norway to allow for better access to the EU market for Norwegian seafood. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ireland commits €5.6m to fishing industry training

    A new report by the Working Group on Safety, Training & Employment in the Irish Fishing Industry has been welcomed by Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney. 22 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • North Sea cod catch quota trials

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has released its North Sea cod catch quota trials final report for 2014 which reveals very low levels of cod discards, but high levels for saithe and hake. 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi hands ‘Ingunn’ over to new owners

    Last week, HB Grandi vessel ‘Ingunn AK’ was handed over to its new owners, Vinnslustöðin í Vestmannaeyjum (VSV). 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More Omega-3 supplements FoS certified

    Omega-3 fish oil supplements from LIFE™ Nutrition and Santé Naturelle have been certified by Friend of the Sea. 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Icelandic fish catch up on last year

    The total fish catch of Icelandic vessels was close to 73,000 tonnes in June 2015, an increase of 16,400 tonnes compared to June 2014, according to data compiled by the Directorate of Fisheries and published by Statistsics Iceland. 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Frankenfish’ labelling amendment

    Senator Lisa Murkowski’s amendment to require the labelling of genetically-engineered (GE) salmon, if given the go-ahead for sale to consumers in the United States, has been approved. 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Combating unregulated fishing in the Arctic

    Norway, Canada, Denmark, Russia and the US have signed a declaration on research cooperation and measures to combat unregulated fishing in the international part of the central Arctic Ocean. 21 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES advice on fishing opportunities

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has issued advice on fishing opportunities in 2016 for southern horse mackerel, anchovy, and sardine stocks in the Northeast Atlantic. 20 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Halamid® enters salmon season

    Halamid® - a safe, universal disinfectant from France-based Axcentive - has long been associated with successful biosecurity for freshwater trout and for young salmon during the ground-based freshwater life stages. 18 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture simulator

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has developed an aquaculture simulator which allows users to virtually visit a fish farm. 16 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Lumar and SFP join forces

    Spanish seafood processing company, Lumar Seafood International, and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) are joining forces to improve the sustainability of seafood and responsible supply chains. 16 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Navionics Boating app now with Raymarine integration

    Navionics has incorporated the Raymarine Wi-Fish sonar application into the Navionics Boating app. 16 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • South African abalone a Friend of the Sea

    South African company Abagold has become the first abalone company in the world to be awarded Friend of the Sea certification. 16 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Digi selected for Furuno navigation systems

    Furuno Electric Co. Ltd. has selected Digi International® components and design services for its recently announced NavNet TZtouch2 advanced marine navigation systems. 16 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna and swordfish confirmed Friend of the Sea

    Sri Lankan seafood processing company Global Sea Foods (Pvt) Ltd. (Fresh and Frozen) has successfully completed its Friend of the Sea renewal audit for yellowfin tuna and obtained a second certification for swordfish. 16 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Petuna earns BAP certification

    Petuna Aquaculture Pty. Ltd. has become the world’s first marine farming company to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification for both salmon and trout at the same farm site. 15 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture