Other Media | FiskerForum: Traffic at Akureyri shipyard
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The Slippurin yard in the north of Iceland has been busy recently, and looks to remain that way into the new year.
FISK Seafood’s factory trawler Arnar is at the quayside, as is Thorfish’s factory trawler Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson, while Vinnslustöðin’s pelagic vessel Sighvatur Bjarnason has been on the slipway to be prepared for the coming capelin season.
Author: Quentin Bates | FiskerForum / read the full articlehere
Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 18 at 11:00 a.m., an informative event of the AQUA Sur 2022 fair will be held. In the virtual meeting, which will be broadcast on the AQUASur Connect platform, information will be provided about the event that will be held in Puerto Montt (Los Lagos region) next March.
The objective of the instance is to provide details on the preparations for AQUA Sur 2022 and useful information for those who attend the face-to-face event that will take place between March 2 and 4, 2022.
The Association of Stevedoring Companies and Port Employment Centers, Anesco, has presented five allegations to the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda to the Draft Law amending the Consolidated Text of the Law on State Ports and the Merchant Navy and the Maritime Navigation Law. "The Draft Law incorporates a series of adaptations to the First Book regulating the state-owned port system that directly affect the interests and operations of the terminals dedicated to providing the port service of handling goods"
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
The European Commission invites all interested parties to comment on the proposals to review the rules on state aid in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors. The objective of the proposed revision is to align the current rules with the political priorities of the EU, in particular the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), as well as the European Green Deal. Member States and other interested parties have until March 13, 2022 to respond to the consultation.
United States-based fish farmer Forever Oceans has signed a deal with Brazil for the largest offshore concession ever given for sustainable marine aquaculture, totalling 64,200 hectares.
Forever Oceans will raise seriola rivoliana – known by several names including amberjack, longfin yellowtail and in Brazil as ‘Olho de Boi’ or remeiro – in automated cages in two zones between 4.3-9.3 miles off the coast of the Brazilian state of Bahia.
Author: Amod Salgaonkar / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
Umitron Cell is a smart feeder that utilises AI and IoT technologies. It is possible to remotely control feeding while watching real-time video of fish swimming in the farm from a smartphone or other device. In addition, AI can judge the appetite of the fish and optimise and control the amount and speed of feeding, thus contributing to the reduction of labour, optimisation of feeding, and the realisation of environmentally friendly aquaculture by preventing uneaten feed from flowing into the sea.
Ireland announces Brexit Inshore Fisheries Business Model Adjustment Scheme. Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced a support scheme for the inshore fisheries sector to assist inshore fishers in adjusting to the impacts of Brexit on their businesses. The Brexit Inshore Fisheries Business Model Adjustment Scheme delivers on a recommendation of the Report of the Seafood Task Force – Navigating Change (October 2021).
The Maersk shipping company has launched a new refrigerated train service between Algeciras and Marín. The new rail route for refrigerated cargo will connect the shipping company's two hubs in Andalusia and Galicia in a day and a half. The new service departs from the port of Algeciras, in Cádiz, on Wednesdays and arrives at the port of Pontevedra every Friday at noon.
This new train service aims to provide Galician companies with "agility, flexibility and resilience", explains the shipping company.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras| read the full article here
The UK establishes a new law in the UK whereby seafarers will be exempt from criminal prosecution, under the new UK immigration law. All this means that seafarers on British ships cannot be prosecuted for helping to save people at sea, following a successful campaign by Nautilus International, with the help of Maritime UK and the UK Chamber of Shipping.
El ministro del Interior, Tom Pursglove, confirmó que una nueva enmienda «deja fuera de toda duda que las organizaciones y personas que rescatan a personas en peligro no serán condenadas por delitos de tráfico de personas».