Other Media | EuropaAzul: The Pacific Islands Forum ratifies the control framework against illegal fishing
Saturday, August 08, 2020
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) has ratified the regional framework of the Port State Measure (PSM) at its 114th meeting in June, with the aim of ending illegal fishing
According to the Director General of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), Dr. Manu Tupou-Roosen, “this marks a significant milestone in the Agency's efforts to strengthen and enhance port-based activities in relationship with illegal, unreported and unregulated boarding (IUU)) fishing in the territories of its 17 member states ”, according to a press release
The council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently approved the organization's global maritime motto for the year 2021, "Seafarers: at the heart of the future of maritime transport." This new slogan, proposed by its Secretary General Kitack Lim, reflects a clear need to raise awareness of the general public about the vital role of seafarers in global shipping, as well as to increase their visibility. On September 24, 2020, IMO will celebrate World Maritime Day with an online event organized by the IMO Secretariat.
Former KrustraGroup executive Pablo Múgica has been named CEO of Barcelona, Spain tuna processor and marketer FRIME S.A.U.
Múgica spent 17 years at Spanish frozen shrimp specialist KrustaGroup, including the past nine as CEO, during which time the company signed a strategic partnership agreement with Camanchaca in 2017, and grew its international sales, with a focus on Argentine red shrimp sold into the U.S. market. At FRIME, Múgica will be responsible for the company’s business activities and results.
Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
It maintains the temperature and the properties of the product, and it is also 100% sustainable
Sampera is the last company in the fishing sector that bets on the Sumbox packaging system, Hinojosa's alternative to Porex and that makes it possible for the product to "reach its customers in an excellent way and at the same time help to take care of the environment". From Hinojosa they emphasize the importance of to guarantee that the product conserves the necessary temperature, so that all its characteristics of aroma, flavor and image remain intact. All this is achieved with Sumbox, which also "is a sustainable and environmentally friendly option".
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
A variety of strategies for raising investments in aquaculture were detailed by key executives from four of the world’s most ambitious recirculation aquaculture system (RAS) projects this week.
“[raising funding] is more of a matter of progress and general market environment, when we started we had to look for seed investors, with the vision and willingness to take a risk on a system we hadn’t built and a fish we hadn’t raised and a market we hadn’t proven,” reflected Ohad Maiman, CEO of The KingfishCompany.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere
Seafish has published a review showing how the impacts of Covid-19 have been felt across the whole of the seafood supply chain in the UK. This report will be the first in a series of regular Covid-19 impact assessments.
“There’s no doubt that Covid-19 has caused challenges and disruption for our seafood industry. Since the start of the pandemic we’ve been collating information on how businesses across all sectors have been affected,” said Seafish Director of Operations Aoife Martin.
Considers inadmissible the question raised by the super-regulator as it is an administrative and non-judicial body, which are the ones that can present the consultations
That a royal decree that pursues the liberalization of port stowage leaves the door open to impose the mandatory subrogation of the former workers of the defunct Sagep (public limited companies for the management of port workers) is something that continues to screech at the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC). In fact, it had opened a file in 2017, suspecting that giving priority to these workers could imply a restriction on free competition.
Source: The Voice of Galicia | Read the full articlehere
Kroger, Walmart, Target, Albertsons, and other major U.S. grocery chains are experiencing record e-commerce grocery sales. And while total grocery e-commerce sales declined in August, analysts expect stronger future growth.
U.S. grocery delivery and pickup sales for August totaled USD 5.7 billion (EUR 4.8 billion), down from their peak in June, according to the August 2020 Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey.
However, Americans are buying a larger volume of groceries online and ordering more frequently, the research firms found.
Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Between January and July, Argentina sent 286,222 tons in exchange for 934.7 million dollars. This meant a slight growth of 3 percent in volume, but with a fall of 9.4 percent in foreign exchange. Traditional fishery exports recovered in July and grew by 22.5%. On the other hand, non-traditional exports from the Peruvian sector reached US $ 123 million in July, a decrease of 22% compared to the same month in 2019. Exports Peru recovered in July, adding US $ 294 million, a growth of 22.5% compared to the same month last year, according to information from the National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat)
Malvinas-Falkland and the owners of the truth Argentina
Since President Alberto Fernandez took office, different events have taken place regarding the Malvinas issue and the strategy to be executed by the current government in the future, for a claim that ...
Fishcor told to divorce 'parasitic' partner Namibia
The following is an excerpt from The Namibian
MINISTER of public enterprises Leon Jooste has instructed the state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) to terminate its partnership ...
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