Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: Brussels does not differentiate longlining from trawling in the veto on bottom fishing
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Because time is short, the Spanish and community fleets continue to document themselves to try to defend themselves against the new offensive by the European Commission. They did not quite believe that in order to protect vulnerable marine ecosystems, the European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius, head of Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, and his general director of Maritime Affairs, Charlina Vitcheva, intend to veto all bottom fishing in 87 areas of Spain, Portugal , France and Ireland.
Source: LaVozdeGalicia | Read the full article here
The Chilean Salmon Council, a guild made up of AquaChile, Australis, Cermaq, Mowi and Salmones Aysén, says the number of workers they employed in Q2 2022 has increased by nearly 6 percent, or 918 people, over Q2 2021.
“The different figures in the report show an improvement in the generation of employment by salmon farming, compatible with the rise in exports of Chilean salmon to the world,” says Joanna Davidovich, executive director of the Salmon Council.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Should the appeal be successful it would grant permission for an additional fish pen to be installed together with an increase in the farms production capacity by 10 percent.
“After careful consideration we have concluded there are strong evidence-based grounds to contest the reasons for refusal and, in accordance with the statutory provision, we intend to appeal against the decision,” said Stephen MacIntyre, head of environment at Mowi Scotland, in a press release.
From the Association of Extractive Fishing Meat Processing Units of Galicia, AFRIPEX, they want convey our total rejection and disagreement with the drastic measure adopted by the European Commission to veto bottom fishing in 87 areas of Community waters, which is scheduled to come into force on October 9.
“The adoption of such measures without prior analysis and consideration of the socioeconomic impact that may derive from them, as well as the apparent absence of a scientific basis that justifies their implementation
Lands in Madrid the campaign "Fish and Seafood of Spain" organized by the National Federation of Fishermen's Guilds (FNCP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Food of Spain.
With the aim of encouraging knowledge and consumption of the most representative species caught by Spanish coastal and coastal fishermen
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Scottish Sea Farms has been awarded ASC (Aquaculture Stewardship Council) certification for the first time in Orkney, after recently gaining its first farm accreditation, for its Summer Isles sites on the west coast of Scotland.
Lober Rock, at the south-easterly corner of Scapa Flow, underwent a series of audits to meet the ASC criteria
Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
The Nueva Pescanova Group, Telefónica España and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will work together to further the digital transformation process of the Spanish multinational company dedicated to the fishing, farming, processing and marketing of seafood products.
More specifically, this agreement includes the centralisation of the Nueva Pescanova Group’s information and the standardisation of its technological platforms across the different countries in which it operates.
The Spanish government sanctioned two fishing vessels, Releixo and Egaluze, with a fine of €20,000 for turning off their automatic identification systems (AIS) on several occasions without cause, which is illegal for Spanish fishing vessels.
During the 4-year period between 2012 and 2016, the two vessels appeared to disable their AIS devices over 1000 hours.
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full article here
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