The role of feed is fundamental not only in the production of salmonids, but also has a fundamental role in making the sustainable development of salmon farming a reality.
The role of feed is fundamental not only in the production of salmonids, but also has a fundamental role in making the sustainable development of salmon farming a reality. And here, the general manager of BioMar, Eduardo Hagedorn, was emphatic in affirming that it is possible to double production by 2050 in a sustainable way.
Some 2.38 million tonnes of the global tuna catch is now certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable fishing, according to the international non-profit organisation’s latest quarterly tuna update.
The MSC-certified volume represents 47% of the global wild commercial tuna harvest. As a result, the number of brands selling tuna with the MSC label now totals 430, with 202 selling skipjack, 106 selling yellowfin and 122 selling albacore.
The Iceland Fisheries Agency has completed the allocation of 131,826 tonnes of the catch limit for capelin, but the Icelandic government has already been allocated 7,318 tonnes of Icelanders’ share of the catch, or 5.3% in accordance with the provisions of the Act on Settlement and Employment Quotas.
The trawler, Venus NS receives by far the most tonnage at 12,310 tonnes, followed by the Vilhelm Þorsteinsson EA which receives 12,121 tonnes.
Source: The Fishing Daily | Read the full articlehere
Former Grieg Shetland MD turned around Scottish operation before it was sold
Grant Cumming, who was managing director of Grieg Seafood Shetland before the company was sold to Scottish Sea Farms (SSF), has re-joined Grieg as chief operating officer for North America.
Cumming spent 16 years with Grieg after starting his salmon farming career with Marine Harvest (Mowi) and has most recently been working as operations manager for SSF in Shetland. Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here
The Russian State Duma has approved a draft of another round of its investment-quota program, taking another step toward its goal of transforming the country’s seafood industry through the redistribution of fishing rights.
The draft legislation, which has been forwarded to regional authorities for input, is designed to complete a state-initiated effort, begun in 2016, to renew the country’s fishing fleet and beef up the country’s seafood-processing capacity.
Author: Ivan Stupachenko / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
The international NGO Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has just announced the appointment of Amélie Navarre as Director France.
Succeeding Margaux Favret, Amélie Navarre was appointed on November 8 as France Director of the NGO MSC (Marine Stewardship Council), which has been certifying responsible seafood products for more than 10 years. Responsible for corporate partnerships within the NGO since 2017 and an agri-food engineer by training, Amélie Navarre has been supporting the seafood sector for 10 years towards best practices, from upstream to downstream.
If in Spain it is the shipowners of the deep-sea longline fleet who have sounded the alarm due to the lower chances of catching them after the veto in the 87 fishing zones, in other European ports the conditions imposed by Brexit are leading to consider carrying out the paralysis of the ships. Thus, two weeks after the publication of the compensation conditions for Brexit, the French and Irish shipping companies are thinking about it. In principle, a hundred fishing jobs could disappear in Brittany ports.
FAO has launched a new phase of the "Common Oceans Tuna" project that aims to ensure that the main stocks of tuna are fished at sustainable levels by 2027. The initiative is part of the "Common Oceans" program, financed by the Fund for the Environment Environment (GEF), and the five Regional Organizations for Tuna Fisheries Management, national and intergovernmental entities, the private sector, civil society and researchers collaborate in it.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Producers and suppliers from Scotland will be represented next year with a dedicated pavilion at Aqua Nor, the largest trade show for aquaculture, for the first time since 2017.
Aqua Nor, a major expo and conference, will be taking place in Trondheim, Norway over 22-24 August next year. The “Team Scotland” presence is being co-ordinated by the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), state agencies Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Marine Scotland as well as trade body Salmon Scotland.
Chile’s State Defence Council (CDE) is suing Nova Austral for damages to the sea floor stemming from farm operations in the Magallanes region.
The CDE presented their case in Chile’s Third Environmental Court, claiming compensation for environmental damages from Nova Austral’s farming activities. The case sites series damage from salmon overproduction and dumping of polluting agents on the seabed without authorisation. The affected regions include the Alberto de Agostini National Park in Chile’s Southern fjords, the Magallanes region and the Chilean Antarctic.
Ships sink in Montevideo Port dock collapse Uruguay
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Vietnam's seafood exports reached 10.2 billion USD Viet Nam
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