Analysis – Page 8

  • Port Navas
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    Hell-up on the Helford

    2010-02-17T20:39:00Z

    Port NavasYou can’t get up to much in Cornwall, without somebody quickly noticing what you are doing and publicly expressing plenty of reasons why you should stop. Now it’s the Helford fishermen’s turn to suffer, somewhat unreasonably perhaps. The planning permission allowing them to construct a new landing quay with ...

  • PakSense has produced a temperature recording ‘label’ which lights up if a set temperature is exceeded
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    Monitoring temperature over time

    2010-02-09T12:35:00Z

    PakSense has produced a temperature recording ‘label’ which lights up if a set temperature is exceededKeeping it at just above the temperature at which it will freeze doesn’t prevent it from spoiling, but it significantly extends the time it takes to spoil and become unfit for human consumption. But how ...

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony at Aqua Sur 2008
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    Aqua Sur 2010: The Southern Hemisphere’s great exhibition

    2010-02-04T13:57:00Z

    Ribbon cutting ceremony at Aqua Sur 2008Aqua Sur is, without doubt, the Southern Hemisphere’s most important aquaculture exhibition and is being held in Puerto Montt, Chile, from 24-27 March 2010, reports Peter J. Neilson. Considering that a progressive recovery of the sector is expected from 2010 onwards, this event is ...

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    The case of the mysterious seafood

    2010-02-03T10:25:00Z

    The first victim was a Caucasian male in his late 30s. He popped down to the pub for lunch and ordered fish and chips. As he enjoyed his meal alongside a pint, he thought to himself that he'd never tasted haddock so fresh. But he was wrong. What he was ...

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    A new impetus for European aquaculture development?

    2010-01-22T15:47:00Z

    Credit: Marine Harvest/Steinar JohansenBoth sectors can be described as ‘traditional’ and are mostly comprised of small and medium sized companies, employing less than 10 persons or family businesses. With EU enlargement, an additional contribution of close to 100,000 tonnes to freshwater aquaculture production (with carp species and trout) was brought ...

  • Fishing for krill
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    New extraction process produces high quality chemical-free krill oil

    2010-01-22T13:41:00Z

    Fishing for krillAccording to Tharos Ltd, the Santiago, Chile-based consultancy that developed the technique, the non-solvent and chemical-free extraction principle leaves no residue in the final product which is aimed at the human pharmaceutical and health supplement market. “We believe this to be a revolutionary concept because, unlike oil extraction ...

  • Menakhem Ben-Yami's kick-in lecture. From left: James Smith (D&P, Marseilles, interpreting), Menakhem Ben-Yami, D. Le Sauce (D&P President)
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    French fisheries and CFP discussed at Lorient workshop

    2010-01-21T16:51:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami's kick-in lecture. From left: James Smith (D&P, Marseilles, interpreting), Menakhem Ben-Yami, D. Le Sauce (D&P President)The headquarters of P&D, which also include a fisheries documentation centre, is situated in Lorient in Brittany, France. Lorient is the second largest fishing port in France handling annually (2008) over 22,000mt of ...

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    Summary of the hearing of Maria Damanaki – Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

    2010-01-20T16:30:00Z

    "The ongoing Common Fisheries Policy reform is vital and will, of course, be a central focus of my work," said Ms Damanaki in her introductory remarks, stressing the keywords "sustainability", "democratic responsibility for all partners of the sector", "global dimension" and "compliance". "I will be proud to contribute to blue ...

  • Packaging plays a vital part in the eventual purchase. Credit: Sealed Air Corporation
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    Making customers want to choose seafood in supermarkets

    2009-12-01T18:26:00Z

    Packaging plays a vital part in the eventual purchase. Credit: Sealed Air CorporationBut what makes a person take that vital first step of picking up the package in the first place? It must catch the eye of the customer and make him or her want to investigate further. And there ...

  • Moroccan fish histamine scientist Fayssal el Filali (2nd from top left) treats inspectors to the day's catch - cooked before your eyes in Agadir's ancient Souk. Credit: TW:EEC Photos
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    An inspector calls

    2009-12-01T16:19:00Z

    Moroccan fish histamine scientist Fayssal el Filali (2nd from top left) treats inspectors to the day's catch - cooked before your eyes in Agadir's ancient Souk. Credit: TW:EEC PhotosPeter O’Neill finds the inspectors may be more friend than foe for fishermen and processors. The thought of an unannounced visit by ...

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    Letter to the Editor

    2009-12-01T15:08:00Z

    Dear Sir, I am writing in response to the article on page 12 of the September issue (to read the article click here) concerning the jack mackerel fishery in the South East Pacific. The article is long on purple prose and very short on fact. As well as negotiating ...

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    CFP consultation reignites the debate on quota ownership

    2009-12-01T14:43:00Z

    Credit: Roger Kidd/WikimediaThe consultation saw an increasing number of calls for the UK Government to take back control of national quotas and to distribute these to the industry on a geographical or regional basis. Such a course of action would be consistent with the official Governmental position that quotas are ...

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    Protecting fisheries in the pacific - part 2

    2009-11-19T15:40:00Z

    A Clark's anemonefish, taken in Borneo, Malaysia. Credit: Wikimedia/Jens PetersenAn estimated 120 million people depend on fisheries for their economic and food security on the vast marine resources in the Coral Triangle which covers a 5.7 million square kilometre expanse of ocean.Coral Triangle countries Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the ...

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    The most professional and international WFE

    2009-11-01T14:47:00Z

    WFE 2009 was the most professional and international yetThe World Fishing Exhibition (WFE) and Aqua Farming International (AQA) Exhibition were held from the 16-19 September 2009 in Vigo, Spain. At the final press conference, Mr Paz-Andrade, surrounded by the Executive Committee and the Regional Minister of the Sea, Rosa Quintana, ...

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    Protecting fisheries in the pacific – part 1

    2009-10-01T15:24:00Z

    The international Coral Triangle Initiative has been launched. Credit: Wikimedia/Nick HobgoodThe six country regional cooperation programme will combine technical expertise and funding from multilateral development agencies, NGO’s and donor governments to develop sustainable coastal and marine resources management in the 'Coral Triangle' region of the Pacific. The programme is planned ...

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    WFE Conference Agenda

    2009-09-01T18:33:00Z

    14-15 September 2009Fourth Worldwide Tuna ConferenceVenue: ANFACO-CECOPESCA headquartersOrganiser: ANFACO-CECOPESCA15 September 2009World Summit on Fisheries SustainabilityVenue: Parador de BaionaOrganiser: Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs16 September 2009Fifth Fisheries Ministers ConferenceVenue: Parador de BaionaOrganiser: Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs17 September 2009APROMAR Sectorial ConferenceVenue: IFEVIOrganiser: APROMAR18 ...

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    WFE Foreword 2

    2009-09-01T18:27:00Z

    It is also a unique networking opportunity with representatives of the world's main regulatory and policy organisations available to discuss the issues that will affect businesses in the future. And all visitors to Vigo should try to find a little leisure time to enjoy some of the best seafood and ...

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    WFE Foreword

    2009-09-01T18:20:00Z

    It has been quite a challenge organising the event this time around from a promotional and administrative point of view in the light of the present socio/economical situation. However, conscious of the need for companies to be able to attend events of this magnitude in order to keep trading, we ...

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    Port of Vigo update

    2009-09-01T14:37:00Z

    The Port Authority of Vigo says that this increase in volume shows how attractive the markets of the Port are to international companies selling their products.However, the Port Authority warns that although the global numbers are positive, when speaking about the fishing commercialised at the Port, the difficult financial situation ...

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    Time to clean out

    2009-09-01T10:55:00Z

    Fisherman and chef proud for customers to see this Adriatic rainbow offering at the end of a good cold chain. Credit: TW:EEC photosEvery so often it may be worth taking a deeper look at how your operation runs and how it is protected from risk. The old adage of ‘wash ...