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  • Commercial fishers fight back

    The Commonwealth fishing industry has expressed its dismay at learning that the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion to lobby major political parties to oppose large processing vessels in Australian waters. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scania broadens engine offer

    Scania Engines is now offering a greater range for marine workboats with its new IMO Tier II-certified 13- and 16-litre engines. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EC extends IUU deadline for Curaçao, Ghana and Korea

    The European Commission has given Curaçao, Ghana and Korea an extra six months to improve the illegal fishing situation in their countries. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scots voice issues of concern

    Scottish fishermen are to meet with the UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice this week to voice their concerns over catching opportunities for 2015. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Australian fisheries science on par with world’s best

    International researchers at the Small Pelagic Fisheries Technical Workshop and Stakeholder Forum held last week in Adelaide have concluded that Australian fisheries science and management was on a par with the rest of the world. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Call for Australian fishing vessel ban

    The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) has express its concern that the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion from the Break O'Day & Northern Midlands councils to lobby the Australian Government to ban certain types of Australian flagged fishing vessels from Australia waters. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • European Commission worried about IATTC failure

    The European Commission has expressed its disappointment with the outcomes of the 87th Annual meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), which finished on 18 July in Lima, Peru. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Coalition formed to combat illegal fishing

    To combat illegal fishing in the European Union (EU), Oceans 5 has announced the formation of a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a grant of over $1 million per year for three years. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bristol Bay commends EPA proposal

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its proposed determination in the Clean Water Act 404(c) process, issuing draft protections for the Bristol Bay watershed related to the proposed Pebble Mine. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Wärtsilä expands range of engines manufactured in China

    Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for manufacturing medium and large bore medium speed diesel and dual-fuel engines. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Paul C. Johnson’ delivered

    Seattle-based Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. has recently delivered a multi-mission 66’ all-aluminum Shallow Draft Crab and Salmon Tender to the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC). 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seeking more volume

    A fishing vessel owner has two options for increasing the volume of his vessel’s hull and its money-making fishhold - one can add more length or add more beam, reports Alan Haig-Brown. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Duplex freezers for Ocean Prawns

    Danish fishing company Ocean Prawns has acquired two DSI Duplex HK 28/8 freezers for the shrimp trawler ‘Ocean Prawns’, which operates in arctic waters. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK fishermen fatalities decline

    The recent publication of the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s (MAIB) annual report shows that there was reduction in fishermen fatalities in 2013, indicative of the wide reaching work of the industry to reduce accident rates. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sirane launches Ice-Mat

    A new addition to Sirane’s Sea-Fresh range helps maintain the freshness of live seafood during transportation – and increase its value when it goes to market. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding for sea lice monitoring

    The Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada is providing approximately $80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System within the province. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Global conference to be held Scotland in 2016

    Aberdeen has been announced as the host of the next International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) conference in 2016. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • BAP pilot for small farms

    American seafood supplier National Fish & Seafood has announced that is launching a project to bring small-scale shrimp farmers closer to Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oceana exposes illegal fishing

    Oceana observers, together with Italian journalist Sabrina Giannini from Reportime, have gathered evidence of fishing boats using illegal driftnets in southern Italy’s port of Bagnara Calabra. 22 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AOA reports on Weddell region protection

    The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) has released a new report to contribute towards protection of the Weddell Sea Region, located south of the Atlantic Ocean. 21 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Friend of the Sea expands in China

    Friend of the Sea (FoS) is expanding in China as KinOmega, global manufacturer and supplier of ultra-pure marine Omega-3, concludes the audit. 18 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New UK invention to save the albatross

    Globally, an albatross dies on a fishing hook every five minutes, but a clever new invention called the Hookpod has been designed to ensure that fishermen are catching fish and not birds. 17 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture