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  • UK and Norway sign fisheries agreement

    UK and Norway sign fisheries agreement


    The UK has reached a fisheries agreement with Norway. The Fisheries Framework Agreement signed by Environment Secretary George Eustice and Norwegian Fisheries Minister Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen will mean that the UK and Norway hold annual negotiations on the issues of access to waters and quotas.

  • Tuna from China is flooding the EU market, according to Europêche Photo: Europêche

    Remove unfair tuna tariffs, says Europêche


    Europêche has asked the European Commission to launch an investigation into tuna processed loins - mainly skipjack - from China which it believes is causing serious economic damage to the European fishing industry.

  • The new smartphone technology can help assess the quality of seafood Photo: GoMicro

    Fresh tuna every time with AI


    A South Australian start-up has developed a novel phone-based system to assess the quality of tuna.

  • Tracking year-round pollock movement

    Tracking year-round pollock movement


    Over the past year scientists have been conducting a first of its kind study to track seasonal movements of walleye pollock across the US-Russia boundary, and predict how climate variability will affect these migrations, working with Kongsberg/Simrad to develop innovative sea floor-mounted upward-looking echo sounder technology for the project.

  • Icelandic industry’s fuel usage at record low

    Icelandic industry’s fuel usage at record low


    The Icelandic fishing industry’s fuel usage totalled 129,000 tonnes during 2019, the lowest figure since records began in 1982, according to figures published by the National Energy Authority.


    Collaboration to improve standards


    Thai Union and Global Seafood Assurances will take the treatment of workers’ rights onboard set out in the Responsible Tuna Fishing standard (APR) of the Spanish tuna fishing fleet as an example to incorporate them in their social certification systems for fishing activities.

  • SIMBA is now available in 99 languages Photo: Dynamic Systems

    Multi-language function for inventory system


    Dynamic Systems, a software developer specialising in fresh food, has launched a data entry option that makes its inventory system accessible to those for whom English is a second language.

  • JRC/Alphatron Marine has launched an online training module Photo: JRC/Alphatron Marine

    JRC/Alphatron Marine launches online training


    JRC/Alphatron Marine is launching an online learning management system at the Global Training Academy (GTA).

  • A fresh look at fisheries and food security

    A fresh look at fisheries and food security


    A new book by Dr Ásta Dís Óladóttir and Dr Ágúst Einarsson book takes a unique and innovative approach to demonstrate how fisheries and aquaculture can achieve sustainability and how small fishing communities can become successful and contribute to overall industry globalisation.

  • The EC is focusing on the Baltic Sea Photo: Kim Hansen

    EC adopts Baltic Sea multiannual plan


    Ahead of this autumn’s negotiations on fishing opportunities for 2021, the European Commission has adopted a report taking stock of the multiannual plan (MAP) for the Baltic Sea.

  • Business at the Sea Harvest Group is stable despite the Covid-19 pandemic Photo: Sea Harvest Group

    Business stable at Sea Harvest despite Covid


    Sea Harvest Group has posted a stable set of interim results for the six months ending 30 June 2020 with a 7% increase in revenue to R2 billion and headline earnings of 61 cents per share, in line with the same period last year.

  • Marine electronics veteran joins Airmar

    Marine electronics veteran joins Airmar


    Airmar Technology Corporation has welcomed Brian Vlad to the company as marine product line manager.

  • US Coast Guard

    Maritime security plan targets IUU fishing


    The United States Coast Guard has released a new strategy to enhance global maritime safety, security, and stewardship by combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.

  • WAFIC announces new CEO’s appointment

    WAFIC announces new CEO’s appointment


    The board of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC) has announced the appointment of Darryl Hockey as WAFIC’s new CEO, and he has already stepped into his new role.

  • MSC-certified fisheries are helping maintain ocean biodiversity Photo: MSC

    Good management key to biodiversity, says UN


    Sustainable fishing and good fisheries management are helping to maintain ocean biodiversity according to a report produced by the UN.

  • St. Anthony shrimp plant gets approval

    St. Anthony shrimp plant gets approval


    Quin-Sea Fisheries, a division of Royal Greenland and Clearwater Seafoods have announced that the application to transfer the processing license for St. Anthony fish plant has now been approved by the Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture.

  • The IFFO has produced its report into the marine ingredient market Photo: IFFO

    Marine ingredient market robust, says IFFO


    The performance of the global marine ingredient market for July 2020 remains well above the 2011 to 2019 average for the same month, according to a recent report by the Marine Ingredients Organisation, the IFFO.

  • Volker Kuntzsch Photo: Sanford

    Sanford CEO steps down after seven years


    Seafood company, Sanford, has announced the resignation of its chief executive, Volker Kuntzsch, after seven years leading the company.

  • First bio-based HMPE fibre on the way

    First bio-based HMPE fibre on the way


    FibrXL has announced the first bio-based HMPE fiber available for customers, the bio-based Dyneema fibre. This represents a first step in realising FibrXL’s goal to create a more sustainable future in the technical textile industry.

  • Amaury Hervé Photo: Morgère

    Morgère appoints new sales manager


    Trawl door manufacturer, Morgère, has appointed Amaury Hervé as sales manager in a move to develop new business in both the French and international markets.