All Industry News articles – Page 18

  • 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.

  • EU fishery inspection

    Call for sustainable EU fisheries rules


    Europêche and the EU IUU Coalition have urged EU decision makers to enable a robust EU fisheries control system that ensures seafood products sold in the EU are sustainably sourced, fully traceable and properly monitored by Member States.

  • DEFRA consults on monitoring technology

    DEFRA consults on monitoring technology


    As the UK leaves the European Union and the CFP behind, DEFRA is launching consultations on the future of UK fisheries, including seeking views on expanding use of monitoring technology on fishing vessels.

  • Director-General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Emma Glassco Photo: NaFAA

    Japan donates engines to Liberian fishermen


    The governments of Liberia and Japan have signed a fishery grant agreement for the supply of Yamaha engines to local fishermen in Montserrado, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Bassa and Rivercess Counties free of charge.

  • Australia’s Commonwealth fisheries are well-managed and sustainable Photo: AFMA

    Australia’s fisheries ‘well-managed’


    Australia’s Commonwealth fisheries continue to be well-managed and sustainable, according to a new report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES).

  • US home meal kit boost for Clean Seas

    US home meal kit boost for Clean Seas


    The first major shipments of South Australian kingfish are headed for American meal kit customers following a deal earlier this year between Clean Seas Seafood and Norwegian Atlantic Salmon processor Hofseth Group.

  • Seafarers UK is working to improve the financial resilience of the fishing community Photo: Seafarers UK

    Safety Net to promote financial resilience


    Seafarers UK has hosted an event to mark the launch of a new programme of work aimed at improving the financial resilience and mental wellbeing of the fishing community.

  • Pot fishing could be damaging the marine environment Photo: University of Plymouth

    Research shows damage of pot fishing


    The global pot fishing industry could be having a greater impact on corals, sponges and other species found on the seabed than previously thought, according to new research.

  • South Pacific gets international IUU check

    South Pacific gets international IUU check


    A multinational regional maritime surveillance operation illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing on the high seas in the south Pacific Ocean, has concluded.

  • yellowfin tuna

    ISSF calls for yellowfin tuna rebuilding


    The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has urged the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to adopt an effective rebuilding plan for yellowfin tuna aligned with recommendations from the IOTC’s own scientific committee.

  • Liberia turns away Chinese six

    Liberia turns away Chinese six


    Six trawlers from China that arrived in Monrovia in June have been refused permission to fish in Liberian waters.

  • Russian Crab Company hits 79% of quotas by Q3

    Russian Crab Company hits 79% of quotas in Q3


    By the end of third quarter 2020 the Russian Crab Company Group had utilised 79% of its crab quota in the Far Eastern region. The company''s catch amounted to 10,435 tonnes of crab, accounting 20% of the overall regional crab catch.

  • The ‘Venus’ Photo: BRIM

    Short herring season comes to an end


    Brim’s pelagic vessels have finished this season’s fishing for Atlanto-Scandian herring.

  • DuroWipers Class 60 pantographs will be fitted to the RNLI’s new Severn class lifeboats Photo: DuroWipers

    DuroWipers wins RNLI Severn class deal


    DuroWipers’ Class 60 pantographs are being tested on the RNLI’s new prototype lifeboat.

  • Aker BioMarine produces the QRILL range of aquaculture products Photo: Aker BioMarine

    Aker BioMarine opens Chennai hub


    Aker BioMarine is opening a new distribution hub in Chennai, India in response to growing demand for its QRILL products.

  • Focus on gender equality and social inclusion

    Focus on gender equality and social inclusion


    The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has announced an initiative to create more focus on gender equality and social inclusion within the region’s tuna fisheries sector.

  • UK fishing boat

    Third 1bn turnover year for UK fishing


    The UK’s fishing fleet recorded its third GB£1bn turnover year in 2019, a new report from Seafish shows.

  • MSC issues warning ahead of negotiations

    MSC issues warning ahead of negotiations


    The MSC has delivered a stern message to representatives of the North Atlantic nations meeting this month to thrash out a division of pelagic quotas, warning that without agreements in line with scientific advice, certification risks be withdrawn.

  • The MSC has released its annual report Photo: MSC

    Do more to protect oceans, says MSC


    There has been encouraging progress in the shift towards sustainable seafood but more needs to be done to protect the oceans, according to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

  • Signing of the MoU to develop Cochin Fisheries Harbour Photo: MPEDA

    MoU to develop key Keralan harbour


    The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is set to work with Cochin Port Trust (CPT) to modernise Kerala’s pivotal Cochin Fisheries Harbour with more than a dozen key features that will enhance the value of seafood and minimise post-harvest losses