There’s hardly an industry that’s as varied, and frequently as controversial, as commercial fisheries, ranging from small-scale coastal vessels to highly technical deep-sea fishing.


Olga Naumova

New boss at Russian Fishery Company


Fishing company wants to become the world’s largest whitefish harvester within five years

  • Icelandic cod

    Icelandic fleet landed more fish in 2021

    2022-01-17T11:28:00+00:00By Jason Holland

    The volume of fish and shellfish landed by Iceland’s fishing fleet increased by 13% last year.


    Bangkok skipjack tuna prices end 2021 on a high


    Prices of frozen whole skipjack tuna in Bangkok continued to increase as 2021 drew to a close due to a decreasing raw material supply, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

  • Dr Alexandra Leeper

    New head of research and development arrives at Iceland Ocean Cluster


    Dr Alexandra Leeper has joined the Iceland Ocean Cluster team as its new head of research and innovation. In the role, she will be seeking out innovative projects and opportunities both domestically and internationally that can support sustainable food security and 100% utilisation of valuable aquatic resources.

  • EU fishing vessel

    EU, UK agree on 2022 fishing opportunities


    The European Union and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement on the fishing opportunities for 2022, covering all shared and jointly-managed fisheries resources in UK and EU waters.

  • Cod Fillet

    UK, Norway agree fishing deal for 2022

    2021-12-22T09:35:00+00:00By Jason Holland

    The United Kingdom has reached an agreement with Norway on fisheries access and quotas for 2022 through which both parties will permit some access to each other’s waters and to exchange a number of fish quotas in the North Sea and the Arctic.

  • Wally Stevens

    Global Seafood Alliance CEO Wally Stevens retires, Brian Perkins takes up position

    2021-12-21T08:43:00+00:00By Jason Holland

    Wally Stevens, who has held various leadership roles with the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) for the past 14 years and is currently chief executive officer (CEO), is retiring at the end of December 2021, the non-profit organisation has announced.