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Friday, July 25, 2014
Government Sets Fishing Season for Dorado
PERU - The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has set the fishing season for Dorado as 1 October to 30 April each year and therefore fishing is suspended from 1 May...
Charoen Pokphand Foods to Expand its Indian Operations
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in the expansion of its operations in Andhra Pradesh. ...
Lousiana Reports Good Shrimp Landings for June
US - Last week, NOAA released landing volumes for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico in the month of June. The data shows a decent June harvest in the state of...
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Products Gaining Ground in Europe
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified products are growing in recognition and popularity in the Dutch market, and gaining ground in Germany, according...
Federal Stance on Northern Shrimp Allocations Threatens Provincial Economy
CANADA - The Federal Government’s unwillingness to consider alternatives to its “Last In, First Out” (LIFO) policy continues to threaten the economic well-being...
South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao Must Act Quickly to Combat Illegal Fishing, say NGO's
GLOBAL - The European Commission has given South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao six more months to improve efforts to stop illegal fishing by their vessels. In November...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Spain Starts Halt on Charoen Pokphand Foods Shrimp
SPAIN - Spain has begun to impose an import ban on all frozen shrimp and seafood products from Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and a Spanish industry group has called...
Curaçao, Ghana and Korea Given More Time to Take Steps Against Illegal Fishing
EU - After the European Commission had warned three countries - Curaçao, Ghana and Korea - that they were not doing enough to fight illegal fishing in November...
Meeting Results in No End to Tuna and Shark Overfishing in Eastern Pacific
GLOBAL - Nations that fish for tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean have made no progress on ending overfishing during the latest meeting of the Inter-American Tropical...
Canadian Organic Kelp to Soon be Available
CANADA - Cultivated kelps raised on a farm in the Bay of Fundy have been certified to the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and will soon be making their way...
Argentina to Invest 445 million pesos in Fisheries and Aquaculture Development
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries has approved funding of 445 million pesos to start a programme to strengthen the the development...
Nutreco Reports Over 20 per cent Increase for its Fish Feed Sector
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco has reported a revenue of €2,460.0 million in the first half of this year, a 2.6 per cent increase from H1 2013. The company's fish feed...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Maltese Aquaculture Strategy Aims for Growth
MALTA - An aquaculture strategy for Malta has been launched by Fisheries Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes....
Oceans 5’s $3 Million Grant Creates New Coalition to Protect the Oceans and End Illegal Fishing
EU - To combat illegal fishing in the European Union (EU), Oceans 5 announces the formation of a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a grant...
European Commission Fines Marine Harvest €20 Million
EU - The European Commission has imposed a fine of €20 million on Norwegian salmon farmer and processor Marine Harvest for acquiring its rival Morpol, without...
Scottish Fishing Industry to get £6 million Boost
SCOTLAND, UK - Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFG) across Scotland are set to benefit from £1.4 million of research projects designed to improve and maintain their sustainable...
Australian Vessels to Face Fishing Ban in Tasmania?
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion from the Break O'Day & Northern Midlands councils to lobby the...
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...
 
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