Nor-Fishing 2020 Digital met with positive response from the industry
News about Nor-Fishing 2020 going digital has been met with positive feedback from both exhibitors and visitors. 150 exhibitors have confirmed their attendance so far.
The interaction between visitors and exhibitors has long made Nor-Fishing the industry’s most important meeting place. Creating this marketplace at Nor-Fishing Digital is the Nor-Fishing Foundation’s most important goal.
The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Argentine Republic, Luis Basterra, held a remote meeting with the ambassador of the People's Republic of China in the country, Zou Xiaoli, in order to "continue strengthening bilateral relations and advancing trade ties on specific products, some of which already have an important position in this market ”, the authority reports in a statement.
In terms of fishing resources, Zou Xiaoli highlighted the value of shellfish and Argentine red prawns. Regarding the latter product, he highlighted that it is "very popular in the Chinese market, it has been sold a lot and that is why our collaboration in fisheries has enormous possibilities."
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
The Spanish Fisheries Confederation (Cepesca), has expressed "its support" to the claims made by the Government of Indonesia before the two Regional Fisheries Organizations (RFOs) that manage the tropical tuna fisheries in the Pacific "and within which the Chinese-flagged longline vessels that have been accused of abusive treatment of their crew in recent weeks were officially registered, "the organization said in a statement. The Government of Indonesia, the country of origin of the four recently deceased crew members on board these ships and, according to the evidence thrown overboard, "has opened a criminal investigation into the events."
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here
H? Chí Minh, Vietnam-based pangasius firm Nam Viet Joint Stock Company, or Navico, plans to begin construction in August at a factory in Vietnam that would produce collagen and gelatin from pangasius, an official from Navico told SeafoodSource earlier this week.
The construction work will take around one year to complete, she said.
Navico and another local pangasius producer – the Dai Tay Duong Company Limited – each have a 50 percent stake in the Amicogen Nam Viet Company Limited, the operator of the project. The chartered capital of the Amicogen Nam Viet is VND 46.48 billion (USD 2 million, EUR 1.8 million).
Author: Toan Dao / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Mara Media, the organiser of Irish Skipper Expo 2020, has been informed by the event venue, UL Sport Arena, that it has entered into an agreement with HSE – (Irish Health Service Executive), to use its facilities as a field hospital in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and as such, the venue will no longer be available to host Irish Skipper Expo 2020.
The show will now be moved forward to 12 and 13 March 2021.
Hugh Bonner, managing director of Mara Media said: “Although disappointed, moving the show forward to March 2021 will provide an opportunity for the industry to reinvigorate itself and enable forward planning to take place with more confidence.
“Over the years we have developed a very special relationship with the fishing community; the support and loyalty they have shown during this challenging period has been incredible, for which we express our sincere thanks.
Built by Nauplius Workboats, 35 metre vessel will be equipped with the latest technology for salmon sea lice management from ScaleAQ.
Inverlussa Marine Services and Mowi Scotland have entered into agreement for the delivery of the bespoke vessel and Thermolicer system later this year, the salmon farmer has announced in a press release.
The vessel will be 35m x 14m, and is being built in Holland by Nauplius Workboats and will be operated by Scottish workboat operator Inverlussa Marine Services.
Source: Salmon Business | Read the full article here
Danielle Blacklock, who was recently appointed director of NOAA’s Office of Aquaculture, talks to The Fish Site about how to ensure the US develops a sustainable offshore aquaculture sector, what the country can learn from other nations and how the sector is coping with COVID-19.
In one way or another I have been involved with the aquaculture sector for over a decade. I worked as a professional cook as a way to put myself through school and I was drawn by the idea of growing something – raising a product tide to table. Working in aquaculture allows me to support several things I am passionate about, including coastal economies, increasing domestic seafood and feeding our communities.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full article here