More than 20 countries and the European Union have adopted 21 measures to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources in the Mediterranean and the Black seas.
Following a week of intense discussions, the members of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), adopted a series of binding recommendations and resolutions addressing regional priorities on 14 November 2022.
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The production of shrimp in Asia is likely to experience minimal growth in 2023, according to Gorjan Nikolik, who also argues that prices are unlikely to improve much from their current level.
Rabobank’s chief seafood analyst explains that the combination of global recession coinciding with a glut of shrimp hitting the market has caused prices to slide in the second half of 2022 – largely in line with forecasts made at the end of H1.
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THE man who exposed the Fishrot scandal, Jóhannes Stefánsson, says he is planning to come back to Namibia to testify in the forthcoming court proceedings to ensure those accused in one of the country's worst corruption scandals face the music.
Speaking to Desert Radio on Thursday, on the third anniversary of the scandal, Stefánsson said he is willing to pay for his own security to return to Namibia to testify in court.
“I am fully aware of all the risks and people involved and what to be careful about, so I will have my own protection and we will make good planning and strategies. I will be coming and we will finish this,” Stefánsson said.(read the full story here)
The “Bluefin tuna and swordfish” Commission (CTRE) was held on 26 October in the presence of representatives of professionals, the French administration (DGAMPA) and Ifremer.
On this occasion, the members of the commission appointed the new presidencies and vice-presidencies. Congratulations to Serge LARZABAL, elected president of the CTRE, and to his two vice-presidents, Raphaël SCANNAPIECO and Martial LUBRANO!
The day's discussions made it possible to take stock of the 2022 fishing campaign and prepare for that of 2023 for bluefin tuna, swordfish and Mediterranean albacore as well as an ICCAT point with the preparation of the French position in view of the 2022 annual meeting.
The Government of Spain has filed, before the Court of Justice of the European Union (EU), the appeal for annulment against the Execution Regulation 2022/1614 of the European Commission that prohibits fishing in 87 areas of the Atlantic platform in depths between 400 and 800 meters, considered as vulnerable marine ecosystems. The Government of Spain has shown its disagreement, at all times, with this regulation that entered into force on October 09, after its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (DOUE) on September 19.
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The Lidl supermarket chain will open this November a total of six new stores in five autonomous communities: Galicia, Andalusia, Community of Madrid, Catalonia and Castilla La-Mancha, after investing some €45 million and creating around 90 new jobs.
According to the schedule set, on November 17 the German firm will simultaneously launch four new establishments in the Pontevedra municipality of Cangas (Avda. de Bueu, 53, with some 1,400 m2 of sales room and 100 parking spaces); Córdoba capital (Ctra. Palma del Río, km 4, also with a surface area of 1,400 m2 and more than 130 parking spaces); the Madrid town of Galapagar (C/ Vicente Guillén Zamorano, 8-14); and the Barcelona municipality of Vilassar de Mar
A report highlights that 14% of food is lost before reaching the consumer
The importance of food cold chains is unquestionable. Even more so in a context of food insecurity and global warming. In order to raise awareness of the importance of investing in them to reduce hunger, provide livelihoods to communities and adapt to climate change, FAO has launched the report "Sustainable food cold chains" at COP27. The publication, from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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Despite lower sales volumes, BioMar reports an increase in revenue by 41 percent, while earnings recovered significantly compared to Q3 2021.
Driven by a solid sale in the feed business combined strong results in the newly acquired AQ1, BioMar earnings went up by 45 percent compared to Q3 2021. The significant increase in revenue was mainly driven by higher market prices on raw material and to some extend currency development.
Earnings continue to be impacted by the missing sales from Russia and of replacing raw materials from Russian/Belarus.
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Ships sink in Montevideo Port dock collapse Uruguay
A floating dock of the Tsakos Industrias Navales S.A. company in the port of Montevideo, where five ships were under repair, collapsed and two cranes fell into the water Thursday, leading to the parti...
Vietnam's seafood exports reached 10.2 billion USD Viet Nam
VASEP, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers, report that November 2022 was the first time since the beginning of the year, seafood export growth fell (down over 14%) over th...