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Other Media | EuropaAzul: «The closure of fishing zones is going to generate problems of cohabitation of fleets»

Monday, September 26, 2022

The closure measure of the 87 fishing zones is going to generate more problems than those relating to the bottom trawling fleets and others to which the measure is being applied. In fact, the shipowners of Ondarroa have described the closure of vulnerable marine ecosystems (VME, in English) as a "hammer blow", as ordered by the EU Commission. According to Kiko Marin, from the Ondarroa Producers Organization, «a good part of the areas that are closed are in the cliffs (usual fishing areas for fixed gear vessels, such as longliners and flyers.

Source: EuropaAzul | Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - EU gives Romania EUR 162 mln to implement sustainable fishery policy

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

The European Commission adopted the programs of the European Maritime Affairs, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (FEAMPA) for Romania, under which the country will receive EUR 232 mln (of which EUR 162 mln from the EU) to implement the EU common fisheries policy.

Nearly a quarter (24%) of the Union contribution will be dedicated to sustainable fisheries, 47% will be invested in sustainable aquaculture and processing and marketing, and 23% will be dedicated to the sustainable blue economy in coastal, island and internal regions, all contributing to the EU’s environmental and climate objectives.

The total financial allocation for the Romanian Programme 2021-2027 (EUR 232 mln) will promote the sustainable growth of the Romanian aquaculture and fishing sector over the next six years.

Other Media | SeafoodSource: High seafood prices earn Norway an extra USD 306 million in November, despite lower volumes

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

High seafood prices have driven Norway to its third-best month ever in terms of export value, despite many species seeing lower volumes overall and reports of “unrest” in salmon markets.

Norway sold NOK 14.4 billion (USD 1.5 billion, EUR 1.4 billion) worth of fisheries and aquaculture products to overseas markets in November, representing an increase of 19 percent, or NOK 2.3 billion (USD 235.3 million, EUR 222.9 million), compared with November 2021. 

Author: Jason holland / SeafoodSource l Read the full article here

Othe Media | fishfarmingerxpert: Scottish Sea Farms installs its first 160-metre pens

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Upgrade reduces number of cages and is better for fish and farm team, says salmon producer

Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) has installed its first 160-metre circumference salmon pens, at its Fishnish A site off Mull.

The site’s ten 100-metre pens have been replaced with four of the larger pens capable of supporting the same biomass.

Source: fishfarmingexpert l Read the full article here

Othe Media | The Fishing Daily: Planas will defend best fishing opportunities for Spanish fleet at AGRIFISH Council

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

The Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, has told the autonomous communities that he will fight to defend the best fishing opportunities for the Spanish fishing fleet at the AGRIFISH Council on 11 and 12 December, in which the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) and fishing quotas for the year 2023 will be decided.

The minister has announced that he will present alternative measures to avoid a further reduction of the days of fishing in the Mediterranean and the revision of some of the proposals for the Atlantic.

Source: The Fishing Daily l Read the full article here

Other Media | WorldFishing: Improving UK fish farming

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

The United Kingdom’s aquaculture sector is being urged to endorse and further develop a new conceptual framework that could underpin a more sustainable future.

As part of her recent Master’s dissertation research at the University of St Andrews, the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre’s (SAIC) CEO Heather Jones has created a new definition of a sustainable approach to UK finfish farming. It was developed following 35 hours of interviews with dozens of aquaculture experts and stakeholders

Source: Worldfishing l Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Morocco and Mauritania renew fisheries and aquaculture agreement

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The agreement between the two countries strengthens cooperation in key sectors such as marine fisheries, scientific and technological research, aquaculture and the sustainable operation of joint fisheries. 

The cooperation agreement between Morocco and Mauritania in the field of fisheries and aquaculture has been extended until 2024. Moroccan Minister of Agriculture Mohamed Sadiqi and Mauritanian Minister of Agriculture Mohamed Abidine Mayif signed the agreement on the sidelines of the first meeting of the Moroccan-Mauritanian Mixed Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission.

The two countries also agreed to cooperate in combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, as well as strengthening maritime rescue processes and combating pollution.

Other Media | aqua.cl: AKVA group is positioned in southern Europe with an important contract

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The barges are of the AM 400 Classic type and are equipped with ten silos, four feed lines, the possibility of remote control, and can distribute feed up to 40 pens with four feed lines.

The company Aquanaria SL, a company with almost 50 years of experience in marine farming and a leading company in the production of sea bass for haute cuisine, chose AKVA group as the supplier of two feeding barges for the Canary Islands (Spain).

Source: aqua.cl l Read the full article here

Other Media | The Fish Site: Russian aquaculture hit hard by sanctions

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The Russian aquaculture sector is facing the deepest crisis in its modern history, as the ongoing military conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the ever tightening sanctions on Russia has led to a shortage of fish feed, juveniles and equipment.

According to the Russian Aquaculture Association (Rosrybkhoz), aquaculture production grew by 8.3 percent to reach 253,200 tonnes in 2021, with trout accounting for 45 percent of the market, carp 18 percent, sturgeon 7 percent and the remainder including a wide range of species such as oysters, mussels and catfish.

Author: Eugene Gerden / The Fish Site l Read the full article

Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: Ireland proposes to include fishing grounds of the Galician Gran Sol fleet in Red Natura

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Surveys of an "extensive study" with underwater robots in depths between 200 and 1,000 meters, completed by "a team of internationally recognized deep-sea ecologists", confirm that after decades of fishing in historic fishing grounds of the Spanish fleet of Gran Sol they conserve marine flora and fauna that deserves to "provide legal protection as special areas of conservation" of the Natura 2000 Network, in the opinion of the Government of Ireland. Initially, a measure designed for 1,479 hectares of Porcupine and for 1,1443 of the South Canyons, located both to the west and south-west of Ireland, does not affect fishermen.

Source: La Voz de Galicia l Read the full article here

Other media | MundoAcuicola: Mowi Chile begins the path to the energy transition in its fish farm Fiordo Aysén

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The Fjord Aysén fish farm of Mowi Chile underwent an Energy Audit process with EMOAC, with a view to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Mowi Chile, together with EMOAC, a subsidiary of Copec in matters of Energy Efficiency, are carrying out the necessary guidelines to advance and resolve issues related to the requirements raised in the so-called "energy transition", to achieve carbon neutrality with a view to the year 2050 .

Source: MundoAcuicola l Read the full article here

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