A hungry world needs feeding and aquaculture is rapidly stepping up as one of the fastest growing food-producing industries, as the whole process from feed and fry to the consumer’s plate becomes increasingly sophisticated.

  • The MoU aims to sustain the pelagic self-sampling programme over the long-term

    Pelagic stock science boost


    A new agreement aims to maximise the benefits on thecollection and analysis of scientific data on pelagic stocks.

  • Dan Watson's boat came courtesy (in part) from a £50,000 grant from Marine Fund Scotland

    Funding boost for new fishers


    New fishermen have been able apply for funding towards second hand fishing vessels.

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    NFWF pledges funding to drive electronic monitoring and data management

    2021-11-26T10:43:00+00:00By Rebecca Strong

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have granted US$3.7 million to help implement electronic technology solutions and modernise data management systems for fisheries in US waters.

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    Oceangoing aquaculture vessel gains RINA approval

    2021-11-26T09:20:00+00:00By Rebecca Strong

    Classification society, RINA has awarded approval in principle to a new-concept offshore fish-farming vessel.

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    Black Sea oyster renaissance

    2021-11-25T09:55:00+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

    Ukraine, Russia, and Georgia harbour plans to expand oyster production in the Black Sea, eyeing not only domestic but also international markets

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    National Fisheries College of Ireland appoints new principal

    2021-11-25T09:40:00+00:00By Rebecca Strong

    Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has appointed Garvan Meehan as principal of the National Fisheries College of Ireland in Greencastle, Co. Donegal.