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31 July 2015
Cooke Aquaculture Expands Scottish Operations with Acquisition
SCOTLAND, UK - Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Ltd has acquired shares in Thompson Bros. Salmon Limited, a salmon farming company located on the island of Yell, North...
New 25,000 TPA Fish Feed Mill to Support Zambia's Growing Aquaculture Industry
ZAMBIA - Zambian tilapia producer Yalelo Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Famsun Co. Ltd, formerly Muyang Co. Ltd., to supply a turn-key...
Ghana Unlikely to Reach Fish Production Targets
GHANA - With only five months left until 2016, Ghana is unlikely to achieve its fish production target of 100,000 tonnes by 2016....
Chile’s Sea Garden Achieves GLOBALG.A.P. Certification
CHILE - Premium quality salmon processing company Sea Garden S.A. has achieved GLOBALG.A.P. Certification for its plant in Puerto Varas in the region of Los Lagos...
Branding American Aquaculture
As farmers, buyers, suppliers, feed producers or equipment manufacturers you know the state of American Aquaculture inside and out. Better than anyone, you know...
30 July 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Shellfish Fishery
UK - An outbreak of Oyster herpesvirus-1 microvariant (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in the River Roach, Essex....
29 July 2015
Blue Growth Initiative to Develop Kenyan Aquaculture, Fisheries
KENYA - The Government of Kenya and FAO have launched the Blue Growth Initiative (BGI) to benefit select areas in the coastal region of Kenya. BGI is a FAO flagship...
Slovenian Fisheries Sector Receives €32.6m Investment Package
SLOVENIA - The European Commission has adopted a key investment package for the Slovenian maritime, fisheries and aquaculture sectors worth €32.6 million, including...
Weekly Overview: Cheap Imports and Overregulation Threatening Europe's Fisheries Sector
ANALYSIS - In an exclusive interview with TheFishSite on the sustainability of European fish stocks, president of Europêche, Secretary General of CEPESC and Chairman...
Kerala Inland Fisheries Poised for Growth
INDIA - Kerala's Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the state has already initiated rapid strides in the inland fisheries sector, and it would be spread in every...
Spain, Algeria Reinforce Cooperation on Agriculture, Fisheries
SPAIN - The Spanish and Algerian governments have signed two agreements to improve their collaboration over agriculture and fisheries....
28 July 2015
Philippines, Viet Nam to Set Up Illegal Fishing Hot Line
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines and Viet Nam have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. The two countries also agreed to set up...
Sustainable Seafood Global Benchmark Tool Ready for Autumn 2015
GLOBAL - The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI)’s Expert Working Groups met at the FAO in Rome from 7-10 July to update the Global Benchmark Tool, before...
Kerala University to Launch More Aquaculture Initiatives
INDIA - The successful Vannamei (whiteleg) shrimp farming model has motivated Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) to launch more aquaculture...
Viet Nam Improves Shrimp Quality, Productivity
VIET NAM - New measures and techniques have been applied to enhance productivity and quality of shrimp farming....
27 July 2015
Australian Government Meets Commitment to Seafood Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has announced funding of A$550,000 to support the National Seafood Industry Alliance (NSIA) to investigate options to establish...
Benchmark Expands Aquaculture Genetics Through Tilapia Breeding Acquisition
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has today strengthened its position in aquaculture genetics through the acquisition of Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and...
New Zealand to Stop Animal Antibiotic Use by 2030
NEW ZEALAND - “By 2030 New Zealand Inc will not need antibiotics for the maintenance of animal health and wellness,” said New Zealand Veterinary Association...
Modernization Helps Drive Sustainable Growth in Philippine Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - Efforts of the government to modernize the Philippine's fisheries sector has enabled the sector to gain momentum for sustainable and inclusive growth....
Sustainable Aquaculture Certification for Kefalonia Fisheries
GREECE - The Greek fish farm producer Kefalonia Fisheries S.A. was audited by an independent certification body, according to Friend of the Sea requirements, and...
National Fish & Seafood Reaffirms Its Commitment to Sustainability
US - National Fish & Seafood, a US-based division of Pacific Andes Group, is strengthening its focus on sustainability, aquaculture best-practices and leadership...
Algae Has Bright Future in Animal Feeds
US - Scientists investigating the use of algal byproducts for feed have found that a novel algae meal derived from heterotrophic microalgae makes a suitable feed...
24 July 2015
TUF Withdraws Bumble Bee Offering Following Antitrust Investigation
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) has suspended its public offering for the acquisition of Bumble Bee Seafoods due to an antitrust investigation. ...
New Maori Aquaculture Agreements Signed
NEW ZEALAND - New regional agreements for Maori commercial aquaculture have been signed by Government Ministers, including Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy....
Seafood Companies, Retailers Publish Source Fishery Data in Transparency Drive
UK - Five of Europe’s leading companies with interests in seafood have demonstrated a powerful commitment to corporate transparency by publishing the full lists...
Increase for Croatian 2014 Fish Catch, Production
CROATIA - Croatia has reported an increase in its catch and production of marine fish in 2014 by four per cent....
23 July 2015
Angola and Argentina Strengthen Aquaculture, Fisheries Cooperation
ANGOLA and ARGENTINA - Angola is working with Argentina to strengthen its cooperation in the fisheries and aquaculture industries and to improve trade....
Quang Ninh Province to Develop Sustainable Aquaculture
VIET NAM - Cua Van fishing village in Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, has been chosen as part of a project to develop sustainable aquaculture and conserve aquatic...
Seafood Training Workshops On Offer at 2015 World Seafood Congress
UK - This year’s World Seafood Congress will offer delegates a bespoke range of training courses aimed at equipping industry professionals with specialist skills....
Mexico, France Strengthen Agricultural Ties
MEXICO - Mexico and France have signed important agreements to enhance their collaboration on agricultural matters....
 
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