AquaEasy, a spin-out from Bosch's innovation hub Grow, recently signed a collaboration agreement with eFishery, the Indonesian aquaculture technology startup.
eFishery and AquaEasy have established a partnership that includes a distribution partner agreement, namely the implementation of an artificial intelligence (AI) solution supported by water quality internet of things (IoT) sensors, which have been developed for more than five years specifically for vannamei shrimp farming in Indonesia.
Canada’s Minister of Fisheries Joyce Murray on Wednesday announced she is renewing for two years the 79 farmed salmon licenses that are expiring on June 30.
“The decision follows two years of engagement with partners and stakeholders on these new measures. It will allow the industry to continue to operate within the current regulations while the transition plan is being collaboratively developed to define the future of the industry,” her department, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), said in a statement.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Chinese consumers are facing soaring prices for imported salmon, and that may not be good for long-term market growth, according to Fan Xubing, head of the Beijing-based seafood marketing consultancy Seabridge.
Exports of fresh Norwegian Atlantic salmon to China increased 67 percent in value year-on-year between January and May 2022, even while dropping 11 percent in volume.
Author: Mark Godfrey / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
Leaked information regarding the establishment of five highly protected marine areas has now appeared in the press (below). The NFFO has expressed concern, not so much about the choice of individual sites, which will now be subject to consultation, but the exclusion of fishing representative organisations from the whole process of establishing Highly Protected Marine Areas.
Two Dutch seafood businesses have joined forces to create a new joint venture to market sustainably produced shellfish and other products.
The 50-50 joint venture has been set up by Cornelis Vrolijk and Krijn Verwijs Verseke, both family-owned companies based in the Netherlands. The aim is to take advantage of economies of scale and to ensure a quality product all the way through the supply chain.
In November 2002, the oil tanker "Prestige", flying the flag of the Bahamas, capsized off the Galician coast while carrying 70,000 tons of heavy fuel oil, causing significant damage to the Galician coast and the west coast of France.
Almost 20 years later, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of Spain so that it can collect the 900 million euros (1 billion dollars) that the Galician justice claimed from the ship's insurer, London P&I Club, as compensation.
Source: IndustriasPesqueras | Read the full articlehere
The pillars of the second version of LatinPack CHILE 2022 are Packaging for a Sustainable World; Circular Economy; Eco Materials; Technology for Sustainability and Companies 4.0 with the purpose of generating an instance of dialogue and exchange of knowledge and experiences, as well as exposing business models, innovations and ventures, to change the market of containers and packaging, to a more sustainable, reusable one. and above all recyclable.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has agreed, at its XII Ministerial Conference, held in Geneva, to eliminate subsidies to any vessel or operator "that practices illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing or related activities". The agreement prohibits all WTO countries, regardless of whether they sign the pact or not, from granting aid (whether for fuel, staff training, improvement of facilities...) to ships and shipowners that do not respect certain practices sustainable nor to the fishing activities of an overexploited stock.
A lack of transparency in China’s distant water fleet is enabling extensive illegal fishing around the world, according to a new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF).
The NGO’s study maintains that better monitoring, regulation and transparency is urgently needed, along with global collaboration among nations which allow the fleet to fish in their waters and fly their flag and market states importing fish.
Chile’s environment watchdog has initiated a sanctioning process against salmon farmer Australis Seafoods for allegedly exceeding its production limit by 76% at a farm site in an environmentally protected area. It is the sixth case the watchdog has raised against Australis and the fourth related to overproduction.
Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full articlehere
La Pampilla, crime and punishment Peru
In our always convulsed country, the issue of the oil spill produced by the La Pampilla Refinery of the Repsol Group, on January 15, was forgotten news, until a revelation shook us reminding us that a...