All Industry News articles – Page 17

  • Greenland and UK sign fisheries MOU

    Greenland and UK sign fisheries MOU


    A Memorandum of Understanding intended to boost cooperation on fisheries matters has been signed by Greenland and the UK.

  • social policies needed

    Social standards urged to protect workers


    Europêche, Cogeca and ETF have called on EU policymakers to recognise the key social dimension of fishing to improve the health and safety of fishers and attract young people to the sector.

  • Fishermen are supporting scientists in conducting surveys of herring fishing grounds Photo: SPSG

    Herring fishermen embrace scientific research


    Fishermen are embracing the importance of marine science and becoming actively involved in the collection of data, says a chief scientist.

  • Russia confident of increasing fish exports

    Russia confident of increasing fish exports


    Russia expects? to increase fish exports in years to come, according to statements by leading industry figures, reports Eugene Gerden.

  • The GFCM has been discussing fishing and aquaculture in the Mediterranean and Black Sea

    Strategy for Mediterranean and Black Sea


    The high-level meeting on the future strategy for the Mediterranean and Black Sea has taken place under the umbrella of the FAO General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM).

  • EAPO President: Co-operation is key

    EAPO President: Co-operation is key


    The European Association of Fish Producers Organisations has concluded its Annual General Meeting, with a virtual gathering this year during which the organisation’s officers mandates were extended.

  • yellowfin tuna

    Maldives: tuna boycott calls are “unfair”


    The Maldives government has defended Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna fishing practises and said calls for a boycott are “unfair and unwarranted”.

  • Snow crab populations are changing as a result of temperate change in the Bering Sea Photo: NOAA

    Shifting snow crab population in Bering Sea


    Unprecedented warming and loss of sea ice in the Bering Sea has led to dramatic shifts in snow crab population structure, suggests a survey.

  • Western Med MAP needs sensitive handling

    Western Med MAP needs sensitive handling


    Fishing industry bodies have reacted with alarm to proposals for further cuts to Mediterranean fishing effort proposed by the European Commission.

  • The European Commission has proposed fishing quotas for 2021

    EC sets out 2021 quotas proposal


    The European Commission has published its proposal setting out catch limits for fish stocks in the Atlantic and the North Sea, with ratification from the European Council due in mid-December.

  • Runa Haug Khoury Photo: Aker BioMarine

    ‘A rating’ for Aker BioMarine for sixth time


    For the sixth year in a row, Aker BioMarine has been awarded an A rating by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership.

  • The UK Ambassador to Denmark, Emma Hopkins and the Faroese Fisheries Minister, Jacob Vestergaard

    UK and Faroe Islands sign fishing agreement


    The UK has signed a fisheries framework agreement with the Faroe Islands, the second coastal state agreement negotiated since the UK left the EU.

  • Police investigate trawler’s Covid outbreak

    Police investigate trawler’s Covid outbreak


    Police in Iceland’s Westfjords district are interviewing crew and investigating as a criminal case a fishing company’s failure to respond to an outbreak of Covid-19 on board one of its vessels.

  • Mediterranean bluefin fishery MSC certified

    Mediterranean bluefin fishery MSC certified


    A small-scale, artisanal fishery in the South of France has achieved certification to the MSC global standard. The fishery, which uses pole and line, handline and longline fishing gear, is only the second Mediterranean fishery to achieve MSC certification, as well as being only the second certified bluefin tuna fishery.

  • Kongsberg has won a training award for its fishery simulator Photo: Kongsberg Digital

    Kongsberg fishery simulator wins safety award


    Kongsberg Digital’s K-Sim Fishery simulator training solution has won the SAFETY4SEA 2020 Training Award.

  • Fish from non-sustainable sources may soon benefit from tariff exemptions

    ATQs put EU producers at a disadvantage


    More than 800,000 tonnes of imported fish will annually benefit from tariff exemptions even if the originating country has been shown to be involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing if Council of the EU plans go ahead, says the fishing sector.

  • Samherji buys into Aquanor Marketing, Inc.

    Samherji buys into Aquanor Marketing, Inc.


    Samherji has agreed to acquire a 50% stake in Boston-based Aquanor Marketing, Inc., a premier importer, distributor and marketer of the finest quality fresh seafood.

  • Renewed certification for GC Rieber Oils

    Renewed certification for GC Rieber Oils


    Friend of the Sea has renewed its certification of GC Rieber Oils for its Omega-3 concentrates. GC Rieber has recommitted to sustainable sourcing as part of the recertification process.

  • The Pingtan International Marine Industry and Logistics Park will open later this year Photo: Pingtan Marine Enterprise

    Marine Industry Park opens in Pingtan


    Pingtan Marine Enterprise has completed construction of the Pingtan International Marine Industry and Logistics Park with operations expected to commence by the end of the year.

  • Kongsberg will supply a winch package for an 86m stern trawler Photo: Kongsberg

    Kongsberg to supply winches to Faroese trawler


    Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey to equip an 86m stern trawler with a large winch package for Faroe Islands fishing fleet operator JFK.