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Other Media | FiskerForum: Quiet May for landings in Murmandk

Monday, June 15, 2020

The Murmansk Sea Fishing Port saw a drop in activity during May this year with no blue whiting products landed at the port last month.

While in April fishing companies had landed 60% of their catches to the port, this figure fell to around 30% last month, as a roll-back in Covid-19 restrictions in European ports meant that more production was landed elsewhere.

As a result, there were only landings of demersal fish and shrimp in Murmansk during last month as 47 fishing vessels landed catches.

Author. Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: The Canary Islands allocate 8.7 million euros to offset the costs of fishing and aquaculture operators

Friday, August 07, 2020

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced the subsidies for the 2019 campaign aimed at compensating the additional costs borne by the operators of certain Canary Islands fishing and aquaculture products included in the Operational Program for Spain of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014-2020.

The aid, valued at 8.7 million euros, is aimed at operators in the fishing, breeding, processing and marketing of certain fishery and aquaculture products in the Archipelago. And they are destined to subsidize the commercialization by air and sea, fresh and frozen, outside the Archipelago, of artisanal fishing products; the production and marketing of industrial fishing in the Canary Islands; the transformation of fishery or aquaculture products from the islands.

Source:Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: American Airlines resuming Santiago and Miami salmon cargo flights

Friday, August 07, 2020

Airline announces it will continue cargo route.

Fresh salmon exporters may breathe a sigh of relief as America Airlines has confirmed its cargo-only/three-times-a-week flights between Santiago and Miami will continue, reports DF.

Both the salmon and airlines industries have faced difficulties in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

American is operating its commercial flights between Santiago and Miami four times a week with a Boeing 777-200 aircraft

Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here

Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Virtual summit promises real interest for RAS professionals

Friday, August 07, 2020

The “pioneers of sustainable seafood production” are to be celebrated at the first-ever 2020 RAS Virtual Summit on September 16.

The global online event will gather together leaders in land-based aquaculture to deliver executive insights and best practices from recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) experts.

The RAS Virtual Summit is organised by RAStech magazine and has been designed with RAS operators in mind.

Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here

Other Media | FiskerForum: Marport sets up in South Africa

Friday, August 07, 2020

Craig Santer who joined Marport in January this year is now heading the company’s new Cape Town branch, bringing with him fourteen years of experience in the marine electronics industry, and specialising in South Africa’s commercial fishing industry.

Marport has announced the opening of Marport South Africa (PTI) located in Cape Town. The company will distribute Marport’s full product line of catch control and net monitoring sensors, echo sounders, current profilers and sonar for the world’s fishing fleet.

Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full article here

Other Media | EuropaAzul: Ecologists regret the presence of Irish ships on the Basque coast

Friday, August 07, 2020

The ecological group Eguzki regrets once again the presence of pelagic trawlers near the coast. "We have come to count up to seven Irish ships, although the total number of ships is likely to be higher." A sample of its activity could be seen on Sunday afternoon in the port of Ondarroa: a beautiful bloody swordfish with its dorsal fin broken as a result of pelagic nets. "Those networks that swallow everything, be it a commercial, non-commercial or protected species," denounce the ecologists.

Fishing with pelagic nets is prohibited both in Spain and in the waters of the Basque Country by their respective administrations, mainly because they catch and drag everything that gets in their way and generates a lot of discard.

Source: EuropaAzul | Read the full article here

Other Media | iPac.acuicultura: PescAgri, the new Italian organization that brings together fishermen and fish farmers

Thursday, August 06, 2020

The Italian Confederation of Agriculture (CIA) has promoted the creation of PescAgri, the Italian Association of Fishermen and Aquaculturists, focused on "the protection, development and enhancement of fishing and aquaculture activity in all its professional and territorial senses", informs the organization through a statement.

The president of this new structure, which expands the CIA's areas of representation, is Antonino Algozino, 45, with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and founder of a state-of-the-art freshwater organic aquaculture plant for the rearing of trout, sturgeon and ornamental fish in Sicily, Enna province.

Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Japanese government preparing to launch 'Go To Eat' campaign

Thursday, August 06, 2020

From 21 July and running until 8 August, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) has been recruiting organizations and restaurants to participate in the "Go To Eat" campaign. The campaign aims to stimulate demand in the food and beverage industry for a limited time by subsidizing part of the cost of dining out.

Restaurants have been hit hard as customers have refrained from eating out as a way of limiting the spread of COVID-19. After dropping to as low as 10 percent of the previous year’s revenue, many eating establishments have been able to rebound to about 50 percent. However, spacing tables more widely to meet social distancing guidelines has put limits on capacity.

Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | Read the full article here

Other Media | The Fish Site: How reliable are aquaculture sustainability certification schemes?

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Researchers are raising concerns over the scope of current sustainability certification schemes in the aquaculture sector – saying that they could be overly focused on environmental and governance indicators.

A recent study published in the journal Global Environmental Change has reviewed the metrics and methodology of eight global sustainability certification schemes for aquaculture: ASC, GLOBAL GAP, Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), BRC Global Standards, International Featured Standards (IFS), Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO), Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), and Friend of the Sea (FOS).

Author: Megan Howell / The Fish Site | Read the full article

Other Media | BBC News: The islands that want tourists as well as fish

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Hundreds of miles from its nearest neighbour, the remote Faroe Islands are surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing has always been a way of life, and fish accounts for 90% of all exported goods. But coronavirus is hitting efforts to increase tourism.

The drive to the village of Glyvrar is nothing less than dramatic.

The road from the airport winds past mountains and fjords, and passes through tunnels cut into hillsides and burrowed under the sea.

Glyvrar is home to the Faroe Islands' largest firm, Bakkafrost - which farms salmon.

Author: Adrienne Murray / BBC News | Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Carrefour skrei wins a 'Superior Taste Award'

Thursday, August 06, 2020

The Carrefour Quality and Origin frozen skrei cod loin has obtained the “Superior Taste Award”, an independent certification granted by the International Taste Institute, the world leader in consumer food and beverage evaluation and certification. The recognition is the result of a blind tasting held in Brussels in which the appearance, texture, taste and smell have been assessed, the product marketed under the Quality and Origin Carrefour brand has achieved an overall rating of 91%. A percentage with which the company reaches for its frozen skrei cod loin the category of "Exceptional Product".

Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here

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