Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Police investigating two salmon frauds, as well as other several attempts
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Salmon theft case in Northern Norway has grown in scope.
It’s been just over a year since an Estonian lorry driver in his 40s was remanded in custody and charged with embezzlement as well as smuggling salmon from Norway to the Baltics. The man was stopped by police at Mowi’s factory at Herøy, Nordland, on the 13th of September, just as he was about to pick up fish.
Since then, Norwegian and Estonian police have been cooperating on the investigation. In March, police confirmed that seven people had been arrested by Estonian police, charged with organised crime and fraud in connection with the case.
Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Fisheries MEPs support an upgrade of the EU’s fisheries agreement with Mauritania, welcome more transparency and ask Mauritania to stop overfishing some small pelagic stocks.
MEPs on the Fisheries Committee gave a green light to a new 6-year EU – Mauritania fisheries partnership agreement with 24 votes to 2 and 1 abstention on Wednesday. They welcome that it strengthens environmental, economic, social and scientific cooperation and helps to enhance sustainable fisheries, contribute to improved ocean governance and combat illegal fishing in Mauritania.
FIBRAS Industriales S.A. (FISA) introduces its new netting for aquaculture, the result of constant research and innovation from the Lima-based company. XtraCore+ is the name of this new technology, which promises to take a step forward for the marine industry.
XtraCore+ is constructed of a first and second layer of braided HDPE, with a core that is a third inner layer of polyester filaments with an addition of DSM’s super-strong ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)
Experts in health, nutrition, consumption and communication star in Vigo the congress "Fish, source of healthy food"
INTERFISH, the only fishing interprofessional that operates in Spanish territory, promotes healthy diet in Vigo in an event that has the participation of renowned specialists.
Vigo - The choice of Galicia as the venue for the congress "Fish, source of healthy food", which will be held on May 26 at the Afundación headquarters in Vigo, is not fortuitous, since the Galician community holds second place in oldest population in Spain and experts agree that their diet has a lot to do with it. A menu, that of the Galicians, in which fish is a fundamental part since childhood, as promoted by both the Atlantic Diet and the Mediterranean Diet.
Members of Interfish with the Secretary General of Fisheries in the last edition of Conxemar
Under this premise, INTERFISH-Spain will analyze the benefits and implications of fish consumption from different areas and to do so, the fisheries interprofessional will have national and international experts in health, nutrition and consumption, as well as representatives of the fishing sector and administrations.
In a statement issued, FDO said Al Bimani will replace Khalid Al Yahmadi.“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Eng. Nabil Salem Al Bimani as the company’s CEO, effective 15 May 2022, and to sincerely thank Mr. Khalid Ali Al Yahmadi for his continuous efforts during his leadership of #FDO,”FDO said.
Al Bimani was the former Group Chief Asset Manager at Asyad Group and was the Executive Director of Oman Global Logistics Group.
Scottish Skipper Expo 2022 has enjoyed a flying start on its first day (13 May) with large numbers of visitors turning-up from the moment the doors opened and exhibitors experiencing brisk business on their stands.
It was also a day of celebration, with Elspeth Macdonald, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (show sponsors) saying:“It is great to be in this excellent venue and I am delighted to see everyone today. The fishing industry has much to be proud about and much to promote.”
Mari Gougeon, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, wished everyone a fabulous couple of days at the expo, and added:“It is fantastic that everyone is able to get together today.”
Sharon Boyle, Commercial Fisheries Manager for show organiser Mara Media, said:“With over 180 exhibiting stands, it is wonderful to see so many people here and engaging with exhibitors. We are delighted with the visitor attendance so far, with people being able to conduct business in a friendly and convivial atmosphere.” Source: Noreen Boyle | Skipper Expo Int.
Europêche and a coalition of environmental NGOs, including the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF, have jointly signed a letter to the European Commission criticizing the free trade agreement with Vietnam . Addressed to Vice President for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis, the letter calls for EU fisheries and trade policies to be aligned as part of the European Commission's ongoing review of its 15-point action plan on trade and sustainable development.
Recognized in world markets as leaders in innovation and experts in textile solutions for aquaculture, thanks to their advances in R&D, they develop nets, mooring lines and X12 anti-microalgae bloom and Caligus skirts, along with other products. of premium quality for industries as diverse as: sports, mining, defense, transportation, construction, geosynthetics, fishing and agriculture; being today the main provider of nets for the global aquaculture industry.
Very strong market prices for seafood boosted Lerøy Seafood Group ASA (LSG) first-quarter 2022 revenues by 12 percent year-on-year to more than NOK 5.5 billion (USD 558.9 million, EUR 538 million), while its operating profit (before fair-value adjustments) climbed NOK 397 million (USD 40.3 million, EUR 38.8 million) to NOK 852 million (USD 86.6 million, EUR 83.3 million).
The Bergen, Norway-based seafood corporation’s Q1 2022 report stated that strong demand for seafood, including a substantial improvement in prices realized for the group's main products
Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Seven more companies have pledged their support to the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA). The accession of Frabelle, RD processing PNG, South Seas Tuna Canning SSTC, Nambawan, International Food Corporation (IFC), Philbest and Majestic Seafoods, to the supply chain coalition sends a clear message to tuna Regional Fishery Management Organisations (tRFMOs) – their slow progress on improving tuna management is prompting the marketplace to unite and speak out on a global scale.
The new russian crab catcher 'Ayan' delivered Russia Fed.
The third crab fishing vessel was handed over to fishermen as part of the state program for the renewal of the domestic fleet
At the Eastern Shipyard, the flag was hoisted on the crab catcher "A...