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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Global Fisheries Economics Conference Heading to Scotland in 2016
UK - Aberdeen has beaten stiff competition to host the next International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) conference in 2016. Every two years, leading...
New Project Brings Shrimp Farmers Closer to Best Aquaculture Practices Certification
GLOBAL - In collaboration with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), National Fish & Seafood in late July announced...
What Are the Sockeye Salmon Buyers Waiting for?
US - As the sockeye salmon approach the Frazer river, its anticipated a-typical run is causing pricing uncertainty, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Virginia Oyster Harvests Continue to Climb
US - Virginia’s oyster harvest has jumped another 25 per cent last year, surging past 500,000 bushels, the most in nearly a generation....
Aquaculture Industry Supported Through Strategic Investments
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is better positioned to support the finfish and shellfish sectors as a result of over C$25,000...
First Perch Fishery from Russia Enters MSC Assessment
RUSSIA - The producer and owner of the brand Followfish, companies Fish &More, based in Germany, Fish-ka and Volna, both based in Russia, have entered their joint...
Improvements to Farmed Salmon Production Through £18 million Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural...
Monday, July 21, 2014
New Tilapia Association Opens in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria....
Alaska Fish Factor: Bristol Bay Reds Catch 11 Million More Than Projected
US - It came as no surprise when the first price postings last week tanked for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon to $1.20/lb, with an extra 15 cents for chilled fish. That...
Spain Announces Increase in Anchovy Quota for Bay of Biscay
SPAIN - The European Union has adopted a TAC (Total Allowable Catch) for anchovy of 20,100 tonnes for the Bay of Biscay for the period from July 1, 2014 till June...
Strong Prices Create Good Second Quarter Results for Cermaq
NORWAY - Cermaq's EBIT pre fair value and non-recurring items was NOK 123 million in the second quarter of 2014 versus a comparable pro forma EBIT of NOK 137 million...
SSMG Shellfish Range on Show at ‘Showcasing Scotland’
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) will be participating in the ‘Showcasing Scotland – A Land of Food and Drink’ event in Dunblane...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Wharf Built to Benefit Aquaculture in Milltown
CANADA - Another community on the Coast of Bays will benefit from enhanced aquaculture infrastructure with the announcement of C$4 million from the Provincial Government...
EU and Guinea Bissau to Re-activate Fisheries Cooperation
EU - EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki has met with the newly appointed Prime Minister from Guinea Bissau, Mr Domingos Simões Pereira, and the country's...
UK MPs Support Call for Foreign Fishing Rights in UK Coastal Waters to be Revoked
UK - At a parliamentary meeting yesterday, MPs agreed to back a call for the rights of foreign vessels to fish in UK coastal waters to be revoked and reclaimed for...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Further Shrimp Price Increases to Impact US East and West Coast Markets
US - Rob Reierson provides an update on the East and West coast shrimp market in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 14 July....
German Supermarket Increases Selection of Sustainable Fish on Sale
GERMANY - REWE is increasing its range of Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) labelled seafood with the introduction of its Goldlocke product, which is made from...
Fisheries and Aquaculture Playing a Key Role in Africa’s Economy
AFRICA - The fisheries and aquaculture sector contribute significantly to Africa’s overall economy. In a new study published by FAO, the value added by the fisheries...
Seabird Conservation Work Receives Funding
NEW ZEALAND - Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith has announced that the Government will provide NZ$300,000 of funding to two community groups to support their work...
Danish Farm Becomes First to Offer ASC Certified Trout
DENMARK - Danforel’s Christiansminde Freshwater Farm in Denmark has become the first farm certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Freshwater Trout...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Mexico Stops All Bluefin Tuna Fishing for Remainder of 2014
MEXICO - The Mexican government has announced that bluefin tuna fishing will now be halted until the end of 2014....
Fisheries Council Discusses Fishing Opportunities for 2015
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of July 2014 took place in Brussels on July 14. The Commission presented its communication on the preparation...
Cermaq Becomes First ASC Certified Salmon Producer in Chile
CHILE - Cermaq Chile has become the first salmon producer in Chile to achieve certification against the extensive Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Standard...
Culmarex Opens New Fish Processing Facility in Spain
SPAIN - Culmárex Group, a leader in Spain for breeding and raising seabass and seabream, celebrated the opening of its new processing facility in Águilas on the...
What is Causing High Prices for Shrimp?
US - After years of depressed and declining prices, the US market for shrimp has been on the uptick since 2010. For the US shrimp industry, this has meant increases...
Impressive Partnership Approach to Mackerel Certification will Deliver Real Benefits
SCOTLAND, UK - The impressive partnership approach of multi-national fisheries working together in a bid to deliver Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
Fishing into the Future Celebrates Successful First Year
UK - His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has congratulated Fishing into the Future (FITF) on its success during his annual visit to Cornwall. ...
Animal Feed Additives Market Expected to Reach $20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Barley and Sweet Potato Prove Effective as Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - The Philippines Tarlac College of Agriculture (TCA) is studying the sweet potato as a nutritious and low cost feed source for the aquaculture industry,...
Viet Nam Expected to Increase Fish Exports to Pakistan
VIET NAM - Viet Nam Pangasius products are becoming increasingly popular in Pakistan thanks to their tasty flavour, convenience, good quality and reasonable price....
 
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