Norwegian fishing gear supplier Frøystad AS is dividing its activities, establishing a separate company in Finnsnes which will focus on seine net gear while also supplying a range of items from the wider Frøystad range.
The intention is for Frøystad Finnsnes AS to be running by January in new premises and with 4-5 staff working with general manager Roy Arnfinn Olsen.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
The Scottish Nationalist Party did not support the rule
The House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted yesterday afternoon in second reading the new Fisheries Law, which thus advances in its legislative process before its final approval. The committee phase will be next Tuesday, September 8, prior to approval in third reading. The law entered Parliament at the beginning of July.
The ultimate goal of the rule is that “the UK operates as an independent coastal state and manages its fish stocks sustainably outside the EU.
Source: Pesuqeras Industries | Read the full articlehere
Fundamar and Funpromar present the SEREAS portal, www.sereasdomar.org, an informative project to discover, transmit and enhance the role of women in the fishing and canning sector. Fundamar and Funpromar created the SEREAS brand in 2017, as an informative project at the service of making the role of women visible in the extractive and transforming sector of seafood. Both foundations represent the group of occupations of the sea, whose protagonists are an essential part of the intangible heritage of the sector.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has released a food safety checklist for human and animal food operations to heed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The checklist is meant to be used as an assessment tool as pandemic conditions persist, and can be especially pertinent for operations re-starting after a recent shutdown.
Author: Madelyn Kearns / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
In connection with the transition to a new extranet for Norges Sildesalgslag's users, a new technical solution has also been developed for bidding at Norges Sildesalgslag 's auction.
Norges Sildesalgslag, the Norwegian Fishermen’s Sales organisation for pelagic fish which is Europe’s largest marketplace for first-hand sales of pelagic species, request to all parties to familiarize themselves with the new solution in the auction system.
The new solution is designed to improve access, user experience and the technical e solution. Security has also been further improved in the new version.
The new solution is currently out in beta so that all buyers can familiarize themselves with the solution, as well as test bidding in the auctions that may take place. It is also possible to go to previous auctions if you want to get acquainted with the solution without bidding on catches.
As of now, both new and old auction solutions are available for use on Norges Sildesalgslag extranet.
Dongwon Industries, South Korea’s largest fishing group, has announced that it intends to go ahead with its plan to enter the aquaculture business by building a large environmentally land based smart salmon farm in the country.
Dongwon is linking up with Norway’s Salmon Evolution by investing in the business and using its advanced technology. Work is expected to start within the next few months and, when completed, the £130 million project will be capable of producing up to 20,000 tonnes of salmon a year. The project will be located in Yangyang county in the province of Gangwon.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here
The Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária del Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento de Brasil (Embrapa) has released the results of a study that shows the profile of the Brazilian consumer who buys seafood in the country's main retail channel, which is the supermarket. The investigation, coordinated by the institution, was carried out through a questionnaire to 1,350 people from five capitals, one for each geographic region. The focus of the study was on consumers who go to the supermarket's fishmongers, in different establishments in different neighborhoods. In this way, the best representation was sought both in terms of public and social strata.
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full articlehere
Salmon exchange expands team with Exchange Broker and Business Developer.
Fish Pool reports that it is very pleased with the hiring, and CEO Søren Martens looks forward to strengthening the team.
“Fish Pool passed last year’s trading volume in July and we have had one of the strongest first half in Fish Pool’s history this year. Since the Oslo Stock Exchange, our main owner was acquired by the European stock exchange Euronext in 2019, integration with their system will also be central to the future.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here
Chile’s biggest salmon farmer, AquaChile, has recycled more than 200 tonnes of plastic in a year of working with Puerto Montt company Greenspot.
The initiative seeks to provide a sustainable solution for plastic material that must be replaced after it has completed its useful life. In this way, AquaChile has taken care of its industrial waste such as buoys, floats and pipes, it said in a press release.
Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full articlehere
An ugly impasse is developing between UK and French fishermen’s organisations over access to scallops in the Channel, and the French industry fears that a failure to reach an agreement could lead to clashes of the kind that last occurred in 2018 between UK and French scallopers.
According to Pascal Coquet, who sits on the scallop commission of French fishing industry body CNPMEM, the French side is amenable to renewing the agreement reached a year ago on reciprocal access to scallops and allocation of kilowatt days.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
Frozen mackerel, 74% imported from Norway South Korea
In August 2020, frozen mackerel imports amounted to 1,908 tons, down 18 % from 2,336 tons a year earlier.
The cumulative import volume reached 29,304 tons in August, up 4 % from 28,227 tons a ye...
The countdown begins for the shrimp Argentina
The following is an excerpt from an article in Revista Puerto:
There are few open areas for fishing, many concentrated boats and bad weather. Yields have dropped in recent weeks and the seaso...