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15 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Fishermen Strike Comes to An End
ICELAND - An Icelandic fishermen strike has ended after vessel owners and the majority of fisherman reached an agreement on salaries....
08 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland GSSI Recognises Iceland's Responsible Fisheries Management Certification
ICELAND - The GSSI Steering Board has announced its recognition of the Iceland Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Programme....
04 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Iceland May Become Leading Blue Mussel Producer
ICELAND - After many years of research, Northlight seafood is now ready to start farming 100.000 tons per annum of blue mussel, but it is estimated that the farming...
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Iceland Enters Wolfish, Plaice, Monkfish, Tusk and Blue Ling into Sustainable Certification Assessement
ICELAND - Iceland Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) has entered the country’s wolfish, blue ling, plaice, monk and tusk fisheries for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
21 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Sustainable Arctic Char Farming to Expand Following Investment
ICELAND - Farmed in cool Icelandic waters is a fish that is in growing demand throughout Europe and the US yet in short supply – the Arctic char....
20 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Fishermen to Go on Strike
ICELAND - Icelandic fishermen have voted to go on strike on 10 November after fishermen and employers have failed to reach an agreement over pay and pricing....
23 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Arctic Fish First to Gain ASC Certification in Iceland
ICELAND - Arctic Fish has become the very first aquaculture producer to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification in Iceland....
31 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland VAKI Celebrates 30 Years of Experience in Fish Counting and Size Estimation
ICELAND - Vaki, a leading company in the development and manufacturing of equipment for fish farming and the environmental market, is celebrating its 30th anniversary...
24 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland 18 Months to Go to Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition 2017
ICELAND - The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, or Icefish as it’s affectionately known, began in 1984 and has become the North’s largest and most influential...
10 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland StofnFiskur Becomes First Salmon Breeding Company with OIE Compartment Standard Approved by Sernapesca
ICELAND - StofnFiskur hf in Iceland has been approved by the Chilean Fisheries and Aquaculture Authorities, Sernapesca in accordance with the OIE Compartment standard...
13 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland ISF Icelandic Ling Achieves MSC Certification
ICELAND - Iceland Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) has extended its programme of MSC certification by adding Icelandic ling to its growing list of MSC certified fisheries....
27 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Weekly Overview: VHS Virus Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported for the first time in Iceland this week. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported in Iceland. This is the first time that VHS has been detected in the country....
08 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Iceland Makes a Stand Against Illegal Fishing
ICELAND - Iceland has become the 12th state to sign up to the FAO's Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) which aims to prevent illegal unreported and unregulated...
26 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Sæmark’s Icelandic Cod, Haddock Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Sæmark cod and haddock have gained Friend of the Sea seal of approval. ...
12 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Akranes Factory Starts Freezing Capelin Roe
ICELAND - Capelin roe from Faxi RE’s landing is being frozen as of last week to get the production line up and running before the roe reaches full maturity....
10 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Stolt Sea Farm Sole Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Stolt Sea Farm S.A. has been awarded sustainable Friend of the Sea certification for its sole (Solea senegalensis) aquaculture....
16 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Lumpfish Fishery Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Iceland’s lumpfish fishery has been certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Coucil (MSC)....
08 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Reduction in HB Grandi's Catch Value in 2014
ICELAND - The HB Grandi fleet last year landed 152,500 tonnes of fish with a value of approximately ISK15.20 billion. This represents a reduction compared to the...
07 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland New Project Improves Ice Slurry Chilling on Small Fishing Boats
ICELAND - Icelandic research company Matis has begun a project to improve the quality of fish and maximise return rates from small boats through improved ice slurry...
11 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Decrease for Icelandic Total Fish Catch Value
ICELAND - In July 2014 the value of the total fish catch was 13.1 per cent lower than in July 2013, according to Statistics Iceland....
15 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Fish Catch Down in 2013
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic fishing vessels in 2013 was 1363 thousand tonnes which is 86 thousand tonnes less than in 2012, reports Statistics Iceland....
13 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Redfish Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
ICELAND - The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish (Sebastes marinus) fishery has been MSC certified as a sustainable and well-managed fishery following...
19 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Iceland Fish Catch Up During August 2014
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels increased by 5.5 per cent in August 2014 over that of August 2013, according to Statistics Iceland....
16 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Saithe Fishery Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Iceland’s saithe fishery has been Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified as sustainable and well-managed following an extensive 18 month assessment....
12 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Salmon Producer Joins Global Salmon Initiative
ICELAND - Fjarðalax ehf., a farmed salmon producer from Iceland, has officially joined the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), bringing the current membership count...
09 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Animal Welfare Improvements Needed in Icelandic Slaughterhouses
ICELAND - Iceland needs to improve official controls concerning animal welfare at the time of killing to make sure that all relevant EEA requirements are fulfilled...
03 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland HB Grandi Signs Contract for Three Wetfish Trawlers
ICELAND - HB Grandi has signed an agreement for the construction of three new wetfish trawlers. ...
02 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Conference Examines How to Utilise the Entire Fish
ICELAND - Icelandic research group Matís, together with the ministry of Industries and Innovation, University of Iceland and Mercator Media, is organising a very...
27 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland 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....
 
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