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IN BRIEF - Crisis in the Pollock Catchers Association: Russian Fishery Company 'sailed to court'

Thursday, October 29, 2020

RFC is trying to appeal the expulsion of her companies from the Pollock Catchers' Association

The Russian Fishery Company (RFC) of Gleb Franka won the current round of aggravated confrontation with the industry Pollock Catchers Association. The influential industry body failed from the first attempt to achieve the cancellation of the interim measures imposed by the court in the framework of the case on the exclusion of the RFC structures from the association, reports IA PrimaMedia.

The interests of the structures of the RFC are represented in court by the Pacific Department of Commercial Exploration and Scientific Research Fleet (TURNIF).

The Pollock Catchers Association "was founded in 2006. At the moment it is one of the largest public associations of the fishery industry in the Russian Federation. According to its data, the Association's members are 26 fishing enterprises with a total catch of about 1.8 million tons of fish and seafood. enterprises account for more than 75% of the pollock catch in Russia and about 35% of the world catch.

Source: primamedia.ru (Translated from the original text in Russian)

IN BRIEF - The F/V 'Falcon', Pescapuerta's new trawler (registration FK 2002), begins sea trials

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

The Nodosa Shipyard begins the particular tests prior to delivery, scheduled for the end of the month

The Falcon, a 75-meter long Pescapuerta trawler that will fish in Malvinas waters, is already sailing. The Nodosa Shipyard yesterday began private sea trials in the Ría de Pontevedra "with extraordinary results".

The ship has a tonnage of almost 2000 GT and, as the Marín shipyard points out, "it becomes one of the largest deep-sea freezer trawlers recently built." Designed entirely by NODOSA, the Falcon has "high technology, energy efficiency, optimization in the treatment of catches, respect for the environment, comfort and safety for the crew".

Source: Faro de Vigo

IN BRIEF - Fishing boat capsizes near Ullal, six fishermen missing

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

MANGALURU: After a deep sea fishing boat capsized in the Arabian sea on Tuesday morning, six fishermen went missing while 16 saved themselves with the help of dinghies.

Bodies of two fishermen, identified as Preetham and Panduranga Suvarna, were found in the sea.

According to police, boat named Shreeraksha sailed from the fishing harbour on Monday and was expected to return on Tuesday early morning. However, the boat which had about 22 fishermen on board capsized few nautical miles from Ullal.

The boat may have overturned due to overload, turmoil in the sea and wind

Other Media | EuropaAzul: Criticism from member states and COVID delay ratification of the EU-Mercosur agreement

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

France, the Netherlands and Austria have already announced that they will not ratify the EU Mercosur agreement, if Brazil does not improve its environmental actions. Some NGOs have also complained about the lack of measures to protect the Amazon rainforest, according to Efeagro-

For this reason, the entry into force of the agreement - with the aim of forging a trade zone between the EU27 and the Mercosur countries, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay - will be complex.

The procedure for ratifying the agreement is being criticized, with some even questioning the content of the trade agreement. In particular, Brazil's environmental policy is being questioned by some member states.

Source: EuropaAzul | Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Aecoc calls for distribution to analyze what will happen in 2021 with seafood

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Aecoc, the Association of Manufacturers and Distributors, organizes tomorrow a conference focused on the commercialization of seafood products with the aim of analyzing trends and changes in purchasing habits and consumption of seafood caused by COVID-19. The meeting, in online format and starting at 10.30 am, will allow a forecast to be made about the imminent Christmas campaign as well as for next 2021.

Joan Riera, from Kantar, will open the day with his analysis of the evolution of the seafood market during the year and his forecasts on what the behavior of the category will be for a key moment, such as Christmas, and for the next course.

Source: Fisheries Industries | Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Lower demand in the HoReCa segment puts Multiexport Foods in the red

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

More fish but less demand.

The Chilean salmon farmer Multiexport Foods posted its Q3 results dated end of September with an operating income of USD 106 million, down 21 per-cent than reported in the same period in 2019.

EBIT reached minus USD 18.0 million, compared to USD 5.5 million in Q4 2019. It said that this was mainly explained by lower sales prices.

The effect that the pandemic has had on lower demand, mainly in the HoReCa segment (hotels, restaurants and catering), as well as the higher production in Chile with a growth of 15.4 per-cent for the quarter compared to the same period of the year last year, are the main factors that explain the drop in prices,” wrote Multiexport.

Author: Owen Evans  / SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Grieg raises cash for green investment

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Grieg Seafood has successfully extended a large unsecured green bond from NOK 1-billion to NOK 1.5 billion (£127 million).

The company told the Oslo Stock Exchange the additional NOK 500 billion (£42.5 million) will be used to finance environmental related projects. The issue will mature in June 2025.

Grieg says sustainable farming practices are the foundation of its operations. It adds: “The lowest possible environmental impact and the best possible fish welfare drive economic profitability.

Author: Vince McDonagh  / Fish Farmer | Read the full article

Other Media | iPac.acuicultura: November 30, today is the Aquaculture Day

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Since 2012, Spain celebrates Aquaculture Day on November 30 in order to convey to society the potential of this activity in our country, its important role in providing top quality food; its commitment to sustainability and R + D + i as well as the creation of employment, wealth and well-being in the areas where it is developed, both on the coast and inland.

Under the coordination of the Spanish Aquaculture Observatory, of the Biodiversity Foundation of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition, and with the collaboration of all agents linked to the aquaculture sector, what is sought with this celebration is, thus, to make more and better known the reality of the value chain of this activity.

Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: FAO: Farmed fish price increases to outpace those for wild species

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Increased demand for seafood and slowing growth of fisheries and aquaculture production will see prices increase by almost a quarter over the next 10 years, projects the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Its report “The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020,” (or SOFIA 2020), expects total fish production to rise from its current level of 179 million metric tons (MT) to around 204 million MT in 2030. While this will represent an increase of some 15 percent, by comparison, for the period 2007-2018 that rate of growth was a much more dynamic 27 percent.

Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Zanzibar secures $3 bln from Turkish firm to boost seafood business

Monday, November 30, 2020

Turkish investors to finance ambitious project in Indian Ocean archipelago of Tanzania, East Africa

A Tanzanian firm has sealed a $3 billion deal with a Turkish investment firm to develop modern fish processing facilities and a landing port, local officials said Saturday.

The investment in Zanzibar-based Salmin Fisheries by Northland Capital Investment is part of the government’s “blue” economy policy to give the ailing fishing sector a new lease on life, said Abdullah Kombo, Zanzibar’s minister for blue economy and fisheries.

He hailed the move as a milestone for the economy of the semi-autonomous Indian Ocean archipelago, and provide employment opportunities and markets for artisanal fishers.

Salmin Ibrahim, the company’s executive director, said the project is aimed to support small-scale fishers, adding: “The investors are willing to disburse the funds so that this ambitious project can take off as planned.”

The blue economy is one of the flagship sectors that Hussein Mwinyi, Zanzibar’s new president, has vowed to invest heavily in.

Deep-sea fishing, fish farming, and fish processing are some of the areas the East African government is seeking serious investments for to support struggling fishing communities.

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: 'The pandemic will lead to enormous changes in the market and consumer patterns'

Monday, November 30, 2020

Atlantic Sapphire CEO and founder Johan Andreassen believes the coronavirus can be an advantage for the land-based salmon.

“The pandemic will lead to enormous changes in the market and consumer patterns. Here in the United States, we see a big push to focus more on proper nutrition and good health. People note that there is a link between overall health and how sick one becomes from the virus. Seafood consumption in general in the US is significantly up after the coronavirus,” Andreassen told the newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.

Andreassen added that he believes that increasingly more expensive air freight during the pandemic reinforced his argument that being close to the market will produce good earnings.

Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here

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