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Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Belgium and Ireland carry out joint inspections of fish landings as part of the Common Control Plan

Monday, May 22, 2023

As part of the measures to implement the Common Control Plan in force between Belgium and Ireland, the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) has been conducting joint inspections with the Belgian fisheries authorities.

The Common Control Plan facilitates the first sale of fish in Belgium, a product that has been landed in Irish ports and transported before weighing. This plan is approved by the EU Commission.

Source: IndustriasPesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | FishFarmer: Scottish salmon exports to Asia double in Q1

Monday, May 22, 2023

Scottish salmon exports to Asia have more than doubled to £24m in response to growing demand, new HMRC figures show.

European destinations continue to dominate as the main international market for Scottish farmed salmon.

However, North America and Asia accounted for nearly half (47%) of all sales in the first three months of this year, driven by strong demand from China, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korea.

Source: FishFarmer | read the full article here

Other Media | FishFocus: Lyme Bay seafood trail launches

Monday, May 22, 2023

The Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC [LBF] has launched the seafood trail that will stretch across the four ports of Axmouth, Beer, Lyme Regis, West Bay and beyond. LBF a not-for-profit was set up late last year to help support the 50 small-scale fishermen and inshore fleets from across the four ports.

Mandy Wolfe Chief Exec at LBF said:

“We are so excited to be launching the seafood trail. We know there is huge support for our members from hospitality businesses around the bay and we want to support and promote those that buy our members catches.“

Source: FishFocus | read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Nissui Creates a symbol mark for group companies that are expanding around the world

Monday, May 22, 2023

Nissui has recently established a new symbol mark of "Nissui Global Links," which represents the mutual connections of its group companies spread around the world. It symbolizes global collaboration, and will give an impression of the Group's activities around the world to those outside the company.

"Nissui Global Links" was born in the 2001 medium-term management plan "TGL Plan". It consists of domestic and overseas group companies and partner companies. The current long-term vision "Good Foods 2030" inherits the basic concept, and aims to provide high value-added products by deepening mutual cooperation while leveraging the unique strengths of each company.

The symbol mark expresses a group that is active in the field of the entire earth. An orbit that goes around a sphere is drawn, and the Nissui brand symbol is placed at the center. In the future, it will be used for websites, business cards, exhibitions, etc.

IN BRIEF - Aquaculture and Mariculture gain momentum in Argentine Patagonia

Friday, May 19, 2023

They articulate technical exchange days between the Secretariat of Fisheries of Santa Cruz and its counterpart in the province of Tierra del Fuego to advance in aquaculture production.

In the continuous path that our country has today regarding aquaculture, various are the actions that are carried out in various provinces, such as the case of the two provinces located further south of the Republic.

In this area, through actions carried out by the Provincial Government of Santa Cruz, through the Ministry of Production, Commerce and Industry, seeking the sustainable productive development of the natural resources of that province, the Research and Development team of The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture traveled to Tierra del Fuego to participate in technical exchange sessions on mussel cultures and mollusc toxins.

For some time in the province of Santa Cruz, work has been carried out on aquaculture projects for the cultivation of mussels, which are linked to the innovative development promoted by the Ministry of Tierra del Fuego, through its Secretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture, a topic that we consistently deal with through of FISHING.

These projects are articulated between the two aforementioned provinces and for this reason a meeting was held so that the technical team of Santa Cruz could learn "in first person" the operation and characteristics of the proposal, in order to replicate it to those who follow this path that is traveled in several countries.

Source: Pescare

IN BRIEF - Sonora becomes world capital in aquaculture

Friday, May 19, 2023

During the inauguration of the event, Governor Alfonso Durazo stressed that aquaculture is a priority activity in Sonora.

He emphasized the relevance of seeking agreements that make it more sustainable, help reduce the rates of hungry people, and support food sovereignty among nations.

Accompanied by Xinhua Yuan, deputy director of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, Lina Pohl, FAO representative in Mexico, and Octavio Almada Palafox, undersecretary for Fisheries and Aquaculture, the president stressed that efforts must be increased to guarantee inclusive development throughout the state, guaranteeing facilities for small producers who live in marginalized areas.

Despite the deficiencies of the past, the state of Sonora is placed in the first places of aquaculture production in Mexico.

"I am sure that the reflections that will be carried out in these important sessions will contribute to a better future for the state's aquaculture production, but, above all, to combat hunger in the world with greater success and breadth," assured.

IN BRIEF - Agriculture announces subsidies for 550,000 euros for associations of the fishing and aquaculture sector

Friday, May 19, 2023

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has called for aid to promote and support fishing associations for the year 2023 for a value of 550,000 euros.

Specifically, these subsidies, the call for proposals for which has been published this Thursday in the Official State Gazette (BOE), are intended for national associations to carry out representation activities before the General State Administration, before the European Union and before international institutions.

They may also be requested for specific activities of special interest to the fishing sector, both nationally and internationally, such as the organization and participation in congresses, seminars and assemblies, activities whose purpose is to achieve greater integration of women in the sector. and those aimed at promoting research and technological development.

Source: EuropaPress

IN BRIEF - Many doubts and unknowns remain in the Santander shipwreck

Friday, May 19, 2023

Ten sailors were traveling on the Vilaboa Uno: only seven have been rescued alive and one is still missing. The sea was calm and the ship was empty of cargo.

Around 04:30 in the morning of May 1, the Vilaboa Uno began to sink suddenly in front of Cabo Mayor, on the coast of Santander. The fishing district of the Cantabrian capital woke up in a state of shock upon hearing the news: the shipwreck had left two dead, one missing person who is still missing 48 hours later, and a person with severe hypothermia.

Ten sailors of different nationalities were traveling on the ship, most of them from Senegal, others from Spain, Ghana and Peru. Around 04:10, the Maritime Rescue Center received a distress call from the fishing vessel that was six miles north of Cabo Mayor.

Upon learning of the situation, the Santander Rescue coordination center mobilized its rescue units and the fishing boats in the area to act quickly and managed to do so in less than an hour. The Siempre Nécora fishing boat rescued seven people, six alive and one deceased. A second fishing boat, Ave Fénix, rescued another of the sailors, also deceased, and a boat, a last crew member, alive, as detailed by the head of the coordination center, Germán Erostarbe, in statements to TVE.

Source: eldiarioalerta

Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: The market runs out of Galician octopus until July 3

Friday, May 19, 2023

The last octopuses of this campaign will land today in the Galician markets. They can be auctioned tomorrow in those rollers where there are also bids on Saturdays, but that's as far as it goes. There will be no more fresh Galician cephalopods —at least through authorized channels— until July 3, already in the middle of the high tourist season.

Although the professionals have until 4:00 p.m. to collect what has entered the traps, in some ports, such as Bueu, traps have been accumulated on the quay for days

Source: LaVozdeGalicia | Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: US government gives Alaska and Washington USD 220 million in fishery disaster relief

Friday, May 19, 2023

The U.S. Department of Commerce has allocated USD 220 million (EUR 204 million) in fishery disaster relief to the U.S. states of Washington and Alaska for a fishery disaster that took place from 2020 to 2023.

“Fishery disasters have devastating effects on local communities and our blue economy,” U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo said. This disaster funding provides much needed assistance to our fishing industry and we will work with the affected communities to begin the difficult work of helping them recover.” 

Author: Nathan Strout / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

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