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Friday, August 29, 2014
DESPAR Tuna and Mackerel Adhere to Friend of the Sea Sustainable Certification
ITALY - The project Friend of the Sea is spreading in Italy thanks to the recent accession of DESPAR, one of the leading supermarket chains in Italy, part of the...
Canada Invests in Technology to Advance the Mussel Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government....
Iain Shone to Continue with GAA as Development Director
GLOBAL - Long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) organization, acting as its Development Director....
Leading Salmon and Trout Egg Producers Collaborate for Bigger Market Share
UK and US - Two world leading aquaculture companies have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Pacific Hake Plugging Up West Coast
US - More than 1000 metric tons of Pacific Hake is unable to be shipped to Russia due to the country's import ban and other countries are bidding low for the inventories,...
Cooke's Maine Processing Plant to Meet Growing Salmon Demand
US - Forty workers are once again processing salmon at the True North Salmon processing facility in Machiasport Maine. True North Salmon is the processing, sales...
New Leadership for the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
SCOTLAND, UK - Ross Dougal has been elected as the new President of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) at its annual general meeting....
Ecuadorian Fish Companies Ready to Export to Russia
ECUADOR - Twenty five Ecuadorian companies engaged in the production of fish, aquaculture products and fish oil and fish meal are prepared for export to Russia....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Icelandic Fish Catch Declined in July
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 13.4% lower in July 2014 than in July 2013, according to Statistics Iceland....
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective...
Aquaculture Production Growing in Argentina
ARGENTINA - In 2013, Argentina recorded an increase in aquaculture production of 27.6 per cent over 2012, generating sales of over 150 million pesos....
More Can Tho Pangasius Farms to Sign Up to Sustainable Certification
VIET NAM - According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Can Tho, total aquaculture area of the city in the first seven months of 2014 was...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Bakkafrost Reports All-round Good Results Contributing to a Strong Second Quarter
FAROE ISLANDS - Bakkafrost has delivered a total operating EBIT of DKK 212.1 million in the second quarter of 2014. The combined farming and Value Added Processing...
Government to Support Growth of Fish Processing Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - Cabinet Secretary for Fisheries and Food Richard Lochhead has given a commitment that the Scottish Government will work with the fish processing sector...
New Report Sets Out Independence Gains for Scottish Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Five key gains that independence brings the Scottish fishing industry have been set out in a new report published by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard...
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Bahrain’s Shrimp Stocks Drop Due to Illegal Fishing
BAHRAIN - Fishermen in Bahrain have reported a "significant" drop in shrimp stocks in the last month because of illegal fishing....
Scottish White Fish Body Joins Fight for Greater Say in EU Decision-making
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s largest fishing association has thrown its weight behind a new body created to play a bigger part in decisions affecting the industry...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Vermilion Snapper Trip Limit Decreased in South Atlantic
US - The daily trip limit for the commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic is reduced from 1,000 pounds gutted weight to 500 pounds gutted weight,...
Northern Chef First to Offer ASC Certified Tilapia in US
US - Seafood consumer in the United States can now enjoy responsibly farmed tilapia that has been certified to the ASC standard for responsible aquaculture....
Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Nestlé has launched a new set of guidelines for animal welfare for its producers....
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rising
CHINA - Farm produce prices in China rose slightly during the week of 11-17 August according to a survey of production in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Over Seas Demand Remains High for Scottish Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Exports of Scottish salmon grew by £60 million in the first six months of the year proving that overseas demand remains high. An additional 12,000...
Deepwater Group Supports Increase to Hoki Catch Limits
NEW ZEALAND - The Deepwater Group says the increase in the Total Allowable Commercial Catch for hoki shows the benefits of a long term commitment to build biomass...
South Korea's Fisheries Output Up During First Half of 2014
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's fisheries output grew 1.6 per cent in the first half of this year from a year earlier thanks to increased deep-water catches, government...
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Strong Returns for Frazer River Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - Returns were fairly strong for the Frazer river sockeye salmon run which opened for three hours last week, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Will Scottish Independence Hurt its Fishing Industry?
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has queried the affects that a Yes vote of Scottish independence would have on the fishing industry. ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Majority of Kiwi's Want New Zealand to Sustainably Grow Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries has released the results of a survey asking New Zealanders what they think about our aquaculture industry. MPI...
 
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