All Industry News articles – Page 11

  • Fishermen in Tangier

    Database for fisheries legislation in the Med


    The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean is launching a new online regional repository for fisheries and aquaculture legislation in the region.

  • Reduced salmon catches over coming decade

    Reduced salmon catches over coming decade


    Russia may ?see significantly reduced volumes of salmon catches within the next decade, mainly due to the ongoing migration of fish to the north due to climate change, according to recent statements by leading analysts, reports Eugene Gerden

  • Industry support for VMS

    Industry support for VMS


    The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has announced that vessel monitoring system (VMS) compliance from Commonwealth fisheries reached a peak of 99.4% as a result of the recent AFMA zero-tolerance campaign.

  • Thai Union has released a limited edition can of tuna featuring Doraemon Photo: Thai Union

    Limited edition Thai Union anime tuna


    In the first collaboration between a canned tuna product and classic Japanese anime, Thai Union’s SEALECT Tuna brand has launched a limited edition can with packaging featuring Doraemon, the famous manga series.

  • Global tuna catch mainly from healthy stocks

    Global tuna catch mainly from healthy stocks


    87.6% of the global tuna catch come from stocks fished at healthy levels, according to the latest ISSF Status of the Stocks report, which also states that 9.6% of tuna catches are from stocks that are unsustainably fished – and these urgently require stronger management measures to be put in ...

  • UK fishing

    UK to set provisional catch limits


    The UK Government intends to set provisional catch limits for UK-EU shared fish stocks for the remainder of 2021 if an agreement with the EU is not in place by Wednesday 14 April.

  • More than 100 attended the APPG’s latest event on technology in the UK fishing sector

    How tech is revolutionising UK fishing


    The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries and more than 100 attendees have been hearing how data and technology are helping to improve the UK fisheries sector.

  • Additional $255 Million in CARES Act Funding

    Additional $255 Million in CARES Act Funding


    An extra $255 million in fisheries assistance funding is being made available to US states and territories where coastal and marine fisheries have been negatively affected by Covid-19.

  • Cod inside the line

    Cod inside the line


    Brim’s fresher trawler Akurey has just landed a 130 tonne trip from grounds off the south coast of Iceland.

  • New Zealand has reviewed catch limits Photo: Ministry for Primary Industries

    New Zealand sets new catch limits


    Fisheries New Zealand has reviewed catch limits for 14 fish stocks and introduced a full year-round closure to harvesting shellfish at Cockle Bay/Tuwakamana on Auckland''s east coast.

  • Are you affected by the live bivalve mollusc ban? Photo: Marine Scotland

    Scotland launches mollusc ban survey


    The Scottish Government is to survey businesses to understand the impact of the ban on exporting live bivalve molluscs to the European Union and Northern Ireland.

  • Seafish report examines Covid impacts

    Seafish report examines Covid impacts


    A new Seafish report looks at the effects of the pandemic on the UK seafood supply chain combines real-time insights from seafood businesses with quantitative data.

  • Hidden vessel ownership – Ghana loses out

    Hidden vessel ownership – Ghana loses out


    Ghana is missing out on between $14.4 -23.7 million every year in fishing licence fees and fines, according to a report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF).

  • ISSF

    Tuna RFMO IUU measures inadequate


    Port State measures established by tuna regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) are not adequate to deter illegal, unreported, and unreported (IUU) fishing, a new report has found.

  • Pete Kibel, co-founder and director of Fishtek Marine Photo: Fishtek Marine

    Fishtek wins Norway cod fishery pinger deal


    Fishtek Marine has won a major contract to supply Norwegian fishermen with its ‘acoustic banana pingers’, helping ensure that the cod fishery retains its Marine Stewardship Council accreditation.

  • Satellite data can be used to detect vessels engaged in IUU fishing Photo: exactEarth

    Satellite team-up to tackle IUU fishing


    exactEarth has signed an agreement with space mission partner, MDA to provide Satellite-AIS data services as part of the latter’s recently announced dark vessel detection (DVD) programme for the Government of Canada.

  • Kesennuma is the largest blue shark and swordfish fishery in Japan Photo: Seafood Legacy

    First shark and swordfish FIP in Japan


    Japan''s first blue shark and swordfish fishery improvement programme has launched.

  • The UK, Norway and the EU have reached an agreement on catch levels for six North Sea species

    Tripartite North Sea catch agreement reached


    The UK has reached a tripartite agreement with Norway and the European Union on catch limits in 2021 for six jointly-managed fish stocks in the North Sea.

  • Smart deal within reach for British fishing?

    Smart deal within reach for British fishing?


    The only distant waters freezer trawler sailing under the UK flag is approaching the end of its current trip – and operating company UK Fisheries still has no indication of what fishing opportunities will come their way once Kirkella has docked in Hull to unload its catch of frozen fillets.

  • Fergus Ewing

    Brexit fallout funding for ports and harbours


    Up to 20 Scottish ports and harbours that have lost income from landing fees due to the disruption caused by Brexit will receive a share of a GB£1.8m fund.