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Nine more stocks than in 2017 are now fished at sustainable levels

EUROPEAN UNION | Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Fishing businesses in the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea are enjoying a record on profits, due to a solid recovery of popular fish stocks which were severely depleted some years ago, claims the European Commission.


Exports of Chilean salmon to UAE grew in 2017
Chile | 01:40 | The director of ProChile is visiting Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, with a view to strengthening the work carried out by Chile in that market. Full Story
Bakkafrost celebrates first positive margin of the VAP segment since 2
Faroe Islands | 00:50 | Although the fall in the salmon price affected the Bakkafrost Group's operations in the last quarter of 2017, the company's executives say they are satisfied with the results achieved. Full Story
More than USD 19 million lost due to Mexican blockade of Honduran shri
Honduras | 00:30 | The National Association of Aquaculturists of Honduras estimates that the blockade that Mexico has imposed on fresh Honduran shrimp has caused the country losses that exceed USD 19.1 million. Full Story
Seafood Icon Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
Northern Wind has established itself as one of America’s fastest growing seafood processing and distribution companies, providing its customers with a wide variety of premium scallops and seafood from across the globe.
Time-Temperature Solution Perfect for Reduced Oxygen Packaging
Timestrip Seafood Indicators can detect breaches in temperature during processing and transport, making it safer for products such as crab meat and scallops to be delivered.
Strong Operational Earnings for Marine Harvest in Q4
Marine Harvest Group achieved an operational revenue of EUR 1 010 million in the quarter and EUR 3 654 million for 2017. Full year turnover is record high for the Group.
Russian Fishery Company Increases Deep Processing of Pollock on Trawlers
As part of the program to increase the output of high-value-added products, the RFC has already converted production lines on four trawlers, which has already allowed a significant increase in the production of pollock fillets in 2017.
Scanning techniques, another tool to address abuses in the fishing industry
Thailand The Government of Thailand is reinforcing measures to eliminate human trafficking in its fisheries industry, following claims of widespread abuse by a human rights group.
Half of Spanish restaurants serve fish other than those offered
Spain One out of every two of 204 restaurants analyzed in Spain serves fish dishes that do not correspond to what is indicated in the menu, according to the study led by the AZTI technological center. Mo...
Malaysia's largest tuna processing plant planned for Perak
Malaysia The country's largest tuna processing plant will be built in Hutan Melintang, in Bagan Datuk District, Perak, in the near future.
Higher exports of live lobsters to Asia offset fall in sales to Europe
United States Two thirds of the live lobsters that the United States exported last year went to Asia, a percentage that reflects a growth of 36 percent year-on-year.