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  • Fostering greater faith in farmed fish

    Fostering greater faith in farmed fish


    Do retailers need to be more upfront about what’s gone into the aquaculture products they’re selling? A new report insists that they do, writes Jason Holland

  • Where next for salmon farming?

    Where next for salmon farming?


    While as a consumer product, Atlantic salmon has transcended the seafood category, producers now need to adopt new harvest technologies to maintain growth, writes Jason Holland.

  • Cordial post-Brexit relations are critical

    Cordial post-Brexit relations are critical


    Retaining market access and consumer confidence are of the utmost importance for both the UK and EU27, writes Jason Holland

  • Raising the swell

    Raising the swell


    EU aquaculture production is at record levels, but the sector still has plenty of ground to cover before it comes close to meeting the demands of the market, writes Jason Holland.

  • Seafood assurance in the global supply chain?

    Seafood assurance in the global supply chain


    ?Polly Burns, Fisheries and Aquaculture Operations Manager, Customised Assurance at Lloyd’s Register, outlines the value of seafood assurance and its critical role in maintaining quality and mitigating the environmental impacts of fishing and aquaculture.

  • Is RAS ready to shine?

    Is RAS ready to shine?


    A new report analysing the ever-increasing investment in recirculating aquaculture systems points to these technologies disrupting the salmon sector within the next decade, writes Jason Holland.

  • The clock is ticking on subsidy action

    The clock is ticking on subsidy action


    A new scientific study detailing the continued escalation of ‘harmful’ fisheries subsidies has cranked up the pressure on world leaders to deliver reform, writes Jason Holland

  • Red shrimp producers expect market recovery

    ?Argentine red shrimp producers expect to see market recovery


    After two years of heavy production, the international markets for Argentine red shrimp now seem to be overloaded and the prices are continually going down, reports Eduardo Campos Lima.

  • Aquaculture’s time is now

    Aquaculture’s time is now


    Fish farming can thrive in this new age of tech disruption, writes Jason Holland

  • Crossing borders

    Crossing borders


    While EU seafood exports are in the ascendance, the growing appetite for seafood among European consumers continues to elevate the importance of imported products, writes Jason Holland.

  • Seafood’s changing tide

    Seafood’s changing tide


    While the global seafood trade is expected to continue to grow, recent analysis points to shifts in the market dynamics, writes Jason Holland.

  • Lake Victoria conservation efforts

    Lake Victoria conservation efforts


    There is nothing unusual about high levels of resentment among fishermen in developing countries, directed at the law enforcement authorities that make efforts to prevent the use of illegal and non-selective fishing gears, reports Lilian Elekwachi.

  • Beyond Brexit

    Beyond Brexit


    Despite all the current uncertainty about how Britain and the EU will part ways, the UK’s seafood sector should still seek pathways to future market growth, writes Jason Holland.

  • Currency hedging is the key to a plain sailing future

    Currency hedging is key to plain sailing


    As the UK prepares to leave the EU, Lee McDarby, Director of Corporate FX at moneycorp explains why the fishing community should have a plan around currency exposure.

  • Ending seafood industry’s gender inequality

    Ending seafood industry’s gender inequality


    March 8th, International Women’s Day, has become the day of the year to highlight what women do and review progress. Some workplaces have joined in celebrating this day, featuring heartening commitments to gender equality. But we also frequently see in the workplace the omission, forgetfulness or ignorance of what this ...

  • Keeping the fish moving

    Keeping the fish moving, as seafood sector faces Brexit uncertainty


    No matter what the final Brexit scenario is, it’s vital that every effort is taken to ensure that trade disruptions in seafood supply chains are kept to a minimum, writes Jason Holland.

  • European aquaculture - Too soon to be bullish

    European aquaculture - Too soon to be bullish


    European aquaculture - Too soon to be bullish While a new study claims that EU aquaculture has ‘fully recovered’ from a recent downturn, any celebratory popping of corks will be premature, writes Jason Holland

  • Book review: The Cod Hunters

    Book review: The Cod Hunters


    The Cod Hunters is an exploration of the cod fisheries of Shetland from the early nineteenth century. There are few people better qualified to chart the history of Shetland’s fisheries than John Goodlad with his remarkable depth of knowledge.

  • Russia: on the brink of big changes

    Russia: on the brink of big changes??


    ?The Russian fishing industry is on the verge of major changes, due to the recently announced state plans to completely replace the existing distribution of fishing rights based on track records with by a system of auctions, reports Eugene Gerden

  • Aquaculture can be more sustainable

    Aquaculture can be more sustainable


    Fish farming has made strong progress in recent years, but there’s still plenty of choppy water ahead reports Jason Holland.