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  • Seafish researchers Juan Carlos Paredes Esclapez, Oscar Wilkie and Joe Cooper in Peterhead port during the 2019 fleet survey Photo: Seafish

    UK’s annual fleet survey returns face-to-face


    Fishing industry leaders are calling on owners and skippers to take part in the annual survey of the UK’s fleet.

  • Four events have been determined as fishery disasters by the Secretary of Commerce Photo: NOAA Fisheries

    US govt approves four fisheries disasters


    The US government has determined that fishery disasters occurred in four fisheries between 2018 and 2020.

  • More should be done by retailers to combat human rights abuses in the seafood supply chain, says SeaChoice Photo: SeaChoice

    Shops should do more about human rights abuse


    Most Canadian retailers are not doing enough to tackle human rights abuses in seafood supply chains, according to sustainability watchdog, SeaChoice.

  • Catch recommendations from ICES for North Sea cod do not reflect the position in fisheries, says SFF Photo: SFF

    SFF slams latest ICES advice for 2022


    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has reacted angrily to the latest advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea on catch opportunities for 2022, saying it is ‘dismayed’ with the advice to reduce limits of North Sea cod by 10%.

  • Illegal fishing in Senegal is threatening the country’s economy Photo: EJF

    EJF to tackle IUU fishing in Senegal


    The Environmental Justice Foundation and partners have launched a new project to help tackle the illegal fishing that is threatening food security and livelihoods in Senegal.

  • Minister follows advice on 2021-22 quotas

    Minister follows advice on 2021-22 quotas


    Icelandic Minister of Fisheries Kristján Thór Júlíusson has followed the advice of the Marine Research Institute in setting fishing limits for the 2021-22 quota year, beginning 1st September, which includes making a substantial cut in the cod quota.

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    Norway accused of grabbing EU quota


    EU fishermen are calling for consumers to boycott seafood products from Norway after the country moved to “unlawfully grab EU fish quota”.

  • Janet Coit at a Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association youth fishing camp Photo: Janet Coit

    New NOAA Fisheries assistant administrator


    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has appointed a new assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries.

  • Fisheries management across the European Union needs improvement, says the EC Photo: EC

    EC warns more fisheries action needed


    The European Commission has published a report on the implementation of the Fisheries Control Regulation for the period 2015 to 2019 saying that more needs to be done to ensure strong and sustainable fisheries.

  • Auchan has become the latest organisation to join the GSSI Photo: GSSI

    Retailer Auchan joins GSSI


    French-headquartered retail business, Auchan, has become the latest organisation to join the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI).

  • Hefty fines for breaching entanglement rules

    Hefty fines for breaching entanglement rules


    Two fishermen in Western Australia who failed to comply with regulations designed to minimise whale entanglements found themselves ordered by a Perth court to pay hefty fines, and forfeited fishing gear.

  • Turbulent times ahead, says PFA president

    Turbulent times ahead, says PFA president


    Making a keynote speech at the The City of Law School – University of London, PFA President Gerard van Balsfoort said that it will take time for the UK to find its place as a new coastal state – during which time Northeast Atlantic fisheries management is going to be ...

  • Compliance with landing obligations in the Baltic Sea is a concern for some fisheries Photo: EFCA

    Assessing LO compliance in the Baltic


    The European Fisheries Control Agency, in cooperation with the Member States Control Expert Group for the Baltic Sea Fisheries Forum, has carried out an evaluation of compliance with the landing obligation (LO) in selected fisheries in the Baltic Sea during 2017 and 2018.

  • Dr Darian McBain, Thai Union’s group director of sustainability Photo: Thai Union

    Thai Union director recognised by UN


    Dr Darian McBain, Thai Union’s group director of sustainability, has been recognised as one of ten SDG pioneers by the United Nations Global Compact.

  • The Ishida weighing, packing and tray sealing unit Photo: Ishida

    Complete packing solution for langoustines


    An integrated weighing and tray sealing solution from Ishida Europe has enabled a Spanish fish processor to double throughput on one of its key product lines.

  • David Duguid, UK Government Minister for Scotland Photo:

    Brexit taskforce for Scotland disbands


    A taskforce instrumental in smoothing Scottish seafood exports met for the final time on Monday with reassurances that engagement with the fisheries sector will continue.

  • UK fishing

    Rocky road ahead for UK and EU?


    The UK and EU have signed an agreement on catch levels for 2021, but the NFFO has questioned the power balance after the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) ends.

  • Cod quota cut recommended

    Iceland cod quota cut recommended


    Iceland’s Marine Research Institute has issued its recommendations for the 2021-22 quota year, providing its recommended catch limits for around 30 species.

  • Progress on yellowfin – but more is needed

    Progress on yellowfin – but more is needed


    A third attempt to reach agreement between Indian Ocean Tuna Commission members on rebuilding the Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna stock has been successful, but there are already warnings that this does not go far enough.

  • Ireland’s seafood sector is committed to removing waste from the marine environment Photo: BIM

    Minister praises marine clean-up efforts


    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD has paid tribute to Ireland’s seafood sector for its continued efforts to reduce the country’s marine waste as part of the Clean Oceans Initiative.