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27 August 2013
US Duties Lead to Market Opening for Bangladesh Shrimp Exporters
BANGLADESH - Shrimp exporters eye better days ahead as the US, the second largest importer of Bangladeshi shrimps, has imposed additional duties on imports from...
Funding Provided for Research into New Shrimp Trawl Technology
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI) will study innovative trawl technology with assistance from the Provincial Government. Derrick Dalley,...
26 August 2013
Innovative “Good to Go” King Prawn Skewer Launched
UK - Waitrose and Macrae Edinburgh have introduced a new king prawn skewer product as part of the 'Good to Go' range at Waitrose. ...
23 August 2013
Global Fish Markets Still Affected by Difficult Economic Climate
ANALYSIS - Global fish markets are still impacted by the difficult economic climates in the world’s major economies, according to the FAO Globefish Highlights...
22 August 2013
Revenue Increasing from Sino Agro Fishery Division
CHINA - Sino Agro Food, an emerging integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company with principal operations located throughout China, has...
21 August 2013
South East Trawl Fish Found to have Low Carbon Footprint
AUSTRALIA - The concept of sustainability in seafood generally relates to issues such as overfishing, by-catch and impacts on marine habitats. Researchers at the...
19 August 2013
Viet Nam to be Hit by Countervailing Duties from US
VIET NAM - On the 12 August 2013, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) issued a final decision for the countervailing duties to be applied to warmwater shrimp from...
Shrimp Farmers Trained on Early Detection of EMS
NICARAGUA - Nicaragua has implemented a series of actions and measures aimed at preventing the introduction of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), which affects farmed...
16 August 2013
EMS Opening the Market for Emerging Shrimp Producers
GLOBAL - The decade-long boom of the shrimp aquaculture industry has been halted by the outbreak of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS). By impacting the three largest...
14 August 2013
CPF Announces Interim Dividend Payment Following Shrimp Disease
THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.25 per share after posting revenue of Bt180.61 billion and net profit Bt2.6 billion in...
12 August 2013
Shrimp Trawling Now Banned in Costa Rica
COSTA RICA - Due to the serious harm that trawling causes to the marine environment and sea bed, Costa Rica has banned all shrimp trawling in the country....
08 August 2013
Bahrain's Shrimp Stocks See Huge Drop of 75 Per Cent
BAHRAIN - Bahrain's shrimp population has dropped by 75 per cent due to illegal fishing. More than 200 local dhows have been caught illegally fishing during the...
06 August 2013
Weekly Overview: Shrimp Imports Banned in Dominican Republic but Good Shrimp Price Outlook
ANALYSIS - The Dominican Republic has banned all imports of shrimp from Mexico, China, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Thailand and Bangladesh because of concern over Early...
Ocean Harvest Offers 100 per cent Natural, Sustainable Feed Formulas
IRELAND - Ocean Harvest Technology (OHT) is a pioneering natural feed additive company with a portfolio of marine-based, patent-protected products capable of replacing...
05 August 2013
Aquaculture-Wind Farm Study Completed for Shellfish Association of Great Britain
UK - A shellfish aquaculture study regarding co-location with offshore wind farms (OWFs) has recently been completed for the SAGB by a Project Team led by Aquafish...
Belize Aquaculture First to be Approved as Three-Star Shrimp
BELIZE - Belize Aquaculture Ltd has become the first shrimp company in Belize and the second in Central America to be approved to offer Best Aquaculture Practices...
02 August 2013
Dominican Bans Shrimp from Mexico and other EMS Affected Countries
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Minister of Agriculture, Luis Ramon Rodriguez, has banned imports of all shrimp from China, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Thailand, Bangladesh and...
31 July 2013
New Sustainable Prawn Feed Additive Uses No Fish Products
AUSTRALIA - Australian researchers have developed a food additive for farmed prawns that is more sustainable, meaning prawn lovers will have access to more sustainable...
Shrimp Prices Rise Globally
GLOBAL - Disease outbreaks, lack of capital and other difficulties have slashed shrimp farming areas in many large producing countries. The decline in shrimp production...
Viet Nam's Seafood Exports Starting to Recover
VIET NAM - Viet Nam seafood exports are showing signs of recovery after two months of consecutive decline in export value from 10.7 to 30.8 per cent over the same...
30 July 2013
Chinese Fish Processor First To Offer One-Star Pompano
CHINA - Guangdong Gourmet Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. has received Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
26 July 2013
£6 million Boost for Scottish Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Prawn and white fish fishermen will be offered help to deal with the current pressures facing the industry through a action plan....
25 July 2013
Aquaculture in Fiji Already Worth Millions
FIJI - Fiji's aquaculture sector is already worth several millions of dollars and has the potential and demand to grow further....
23 July 2013
Improving Quality Tilapia Seed Production for Bangladesh's Sustainable Aquaculture Development
ANALYSIS - Bangladesh is one of the top freshwater aquaculture producers in the world, but it is currently facing problems over its tilapia seed quality. In order...
Concern Over Proposed Aquaculture Project in Penaga
MALAYSIA - CAP and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urge the state government of Penang to cancel the proposed implementation an aquaculture project in Penaga, Seberang...
EU Shrimp Imports from Viet Nam Still on Downtrend
VIET NAM - In 2012, the EU imported nearly US$4.5 billion of shrimp products, down over 30.5 per cent compared to that of 2011. This was the sharpest drop recorded...
22 July 2013
INAPESCA to Develop Research to Design New Shrimp Boat
MEXICO - The National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) is working in coordination with experts from public and private institutions to create a new design of shrimp...
Fishing Rights Allocation Process in Full Steam
SOUTH AFRICA - Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has published the 2013 General Policy on the Allocation and...
19 July 2013
Venezuela and Belarus Begin Shrimp Export Talks
VENEZUELA - Venezuelan shrimp producers may soon be able to export their shrimp to Belerus as market talks begin between the two countries....
US Continues to be Largest Importer of Vietnamese Seafood
VIET NAM - Accounting for 21 per cent of total Viet Nam seafood exports, the US continues to be the largest importer of Vietnamese seafood with nearly US$ 500 million...
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