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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....
28 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic June Fish Catch has Increased Between Years
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 40 per cent higher in June 2014 than in June 2013, reports Statistics Iceland. ...
30 June 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland HB Grandi: Decision to Enter Negotiations on Construction of Wetfish Trawlers
ICELAND - The Board of Directors of HB Grandi hf. has decided to enter negotiations with Turkish ship building company Celiktrans Deniz Ltd. on the construction...
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic and Norwegian Fisheries Ministers Visit HB Grandi
ICELAND - Norwegian minister of fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker last week visited Iceland to attend a Nordic conference on fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture, food...
23 June 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Marine Exports Increased in 2013
ICELAND - The quantity of Icelandic marine product exports was five per cent more in 2013 than in 2012, according to the latest data from Statistics Iceland. ...
03 June 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Icelandic Herring Trawl and Seine Fishery Awarded Sustainable Certification
Icelandic companies, Samherji hf and Síldarvinnslan hf (part owned Samherji hf) have been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificates for both of their...
29 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland HB Grandi Acquires Seafood Processor
ICELAND - HB Grandi has purchased all the shares of the production company Norðanfiskur, located in Akranes, from its co-owners. ...
23 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Poor Start to the Redfish Fishing Season
ICELAND - The Icelandic fleet started its deep sea redfish season on 10 May and there were eight trawlers on the Reykjanes Ridge as the season opened....
14 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland New Trawl Door Delivering Great Results for Icelandic Fishermen
ICELAND - A new type of trawl door developed by Morgère and designed to fish close to the seabed has proved successful for a number of Icelandic skippers since...
30 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Lipid Quality Preservation a Major Challenge Associated with Seafood Raw Material Storage
ICELAND - Consumption of processed and frozen fish has increased in recent years as a result of an increasing consumer demand for convenient high-quality food products....
25 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Total Value of Annual Icelandic Fish Catch Declined in January
ICELAND - The yearly value of catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 6.8 per cent from February 2013 to January 2014, reports Statistics Iceland. ...
24 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Iceland Sets Responsible 2014 Mackerel Quota of 147,574 tons
ICELAND - The Icelandic Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture has set Iceland's 2014 mackerel quota at a responsible 147,574 tons. The announcement was welcomed...
21 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Total Icelandic Fish Catch in March Decreased Between Years
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels in March 2014 decreased by 14.9 per cent at constant prices compared with March 2013, reports Statistics Iceland....
21 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Mackerel Deal Does not Follow Scientific Advice, says Iceland
ICELAND - Although the European Union, Norway and the Faroe Islands have reached an agreement on the North East Atlantic mackerel stock, they set a total allowable...
20 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Value of Icelandic Fish Catch Decreased between 2012 and 2013
ICELAND - The yearly value of catch of Icelandic vessels decreased by 4.1 per cent from 2012 to 2013, reports Statistics Iceland....
 
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