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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Russian Fish Processing Companies Struggling Under Import Ban
RUSSIA - Fish processing companies in Russia have found themselves at a crossroad as they need to replace raw fish that is no longer coming in from Norway, Finland...
Spain Welcomes New EU-Cape Verde Fisheries Agreement
SPAIN - The General Secretariat of Fisheries has celebrated the signing of the new fisheries agreement between the European Union and Cape Verde....
Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Viet Nam Boosting Seafood Exports to Russia
VIET NAM - According to General Customs, in the first seven months of 2014, Viet Nam seafood exports to Russia reached $36.2 million, up 5.4 per cent year on year....
Monday, September 01, 2014
EU Doing Little to Help Fish Producers Affected by Russian Import Ban
EU - The EU fishery sector is calling for a task force to be created as inaction by the EU on Russia's ban of EU seafood products is causing further economic disruption...
Gambia Wants Surveillance Reinforced to Tackle Illegal Fishing
GAMBIA - The Fisheries minister has stressed the need for monitoring, control, and surveillance through improved collaboration and cooperation to be reinforced to...
Good Earnings for Sal Mar in Q2 2014
NORWAY - Continued high prices, favorable harvest profile and a volume increase of 54 per cent from the same period last year resulted in revenue growth and increased...
Top Australian TV Chef Calls for Live Seafood Imports from New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND - High profile Australian television chef Luke Stepsys said he wants Australia opened up to New Zealand live seafood exports....
New Toolkit Helps Fish and Chip Shops with Responsible Sourcing
UK - Seafish is currently distributing a new toolkit to fish and chip shops to help increase the understanding of fish provenance and responsible sourcing among...
EU-Faroe Islands Herring Dispute Now Over
EU and FAROE ISLANDS - A week after the EU lifted its trade measures against the Faroe Islands on herring and mackerel, EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki...
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Calls for Ban on Russian Seafood
US - If Russia won’t buy seafood from the US, we won’t buy seafood from them. That’s the gauntlet being thrown down by Alaska’s Congressional Delegation...
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...
 
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