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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Experts in underwater imaging technology are trialling the use of 3D digital models to map out and monitor complex marine environments and habitats close to Scottish salmon farms.ç
Led by Oban-based Tritonia Scientific – with support from the Lyell Centre at Heriot-Watt University, salmon producer Mowi, and the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) – the company is testing the effectiveness of using remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to create digital twins of the seabed.
The British authorities have just closed a consultation process started in June on the creation of five highly protected marine areas. The area of Dolphin Head, in the English Channel, will affect the French high seas fleet.
With the aim of establishing a new generation of marine nature reserves with stricter regulations to allow the recovery of marine life
Chile’s seafood promotion board is targeting a very specific area of the United States in its latest campaign: its middle.
The “Chile on Board” campaign runs through 9 November in all of Giant Eagle’s 200 stores throughout the U.S. states of Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The promoted items include fresh and frozen salmon fillets, frozen mussels, ready-to-eat salmon products
Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
Fish farmers on the Faroe Islands could be next to face higher government taxes, it emerged today.
Bakkafrost, the country’s largest salmon farmer has issued a statement warning that administrators are working on proposals to adjust revenue taxes to reflect the recent high increases in salmon prices.
Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full articlehere
The federal agency that ensures the safety of the food supply in the United States plans to update its definition of “healthy” in the context of packaged-food labels, paving the way for salmon and other nutrient dense foods to qualify for the “healthy” claim.
Under the definition set in 1994 by the Food and Drug Administration, salmon does not qualify for the “healthy” claim because it has high levels of fat, while cereal qualifies because it has vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, protein and fibre, even though it is loaded with sugar.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Over the past week in the Far East, under the influence of excess supply, the downward trend in wholesale prices for Pacific herring has continued, namely, a decrease of 1.8%. The price for 1 kg of frozen herring is 54 rubles per 1 kg. Prices for other types of frozen fish remained virtually unchanged.
In the retail segment this week in the regions of Russia, there is a decrease of 1-2% in average retail prices for canned fish: Iwashi sardine (99.6 rubles against 100.8 last week), Atlantic cod liver (299.2 rubles against 317. 8 last week).
The firm refusal of the Commission to suspend or even review the imminent closure of 87 fishing areas to all bottom gear paves the way for the presentation of an appeal by the State of Spain before the Court of Justice of the European Union. "We will take the measures that we consider appropriate", indicated yesterday the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, during his intervention in the Council of Ministers of Fisheries.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
The shipbuilding group VARD has contracted Hydroniq Coolers to deliver the marine seawater cooling system to a newbuild stern trawler it is building for Deutsche Fischfang-Union GmbH & Co. KG in Germany.
Aalesund-based Hydroniq Coolers’ scope of work is to assemble and supply its Rack seawater cooling system to the stern trawler. This type of marine cooling system is integrated in the hull below the main engine room of the vessel.
Marine Scotland has published their Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2021 which provides data on weight and value of sea fish and shellfish landed by fishing vessels, structure of the Scottish fishing fleet and employment on Scottish vessels.
The report show there are signs that some parts of the fishing industry are recovering from the impacts of Covid-19, however there hasn’t been a return to pre-pandemic levels:
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full articlehere
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