The Ministry of Production, through the Institute of the Sea of Peru (Imarpe), has started the first phase of the evaluation of the northern-central anchovy stock, corresponding to the winter-spring period, with the spawning biomass estimation cruise, through the Egg Production Method (MPH).
The ship sails today from the port of Callao with specialists, technicians and crew on board the Scientific Research Vessel (BIC) "Luis Alberto Flores Portugal", which will have the support of the fishing vessel "Galileo" to collect the eggs of anchovy in the study area, the same one that set sail from the port of Chimbote on August 31 to begin work in front of Callao.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
The deputies consider the increase of 530 million euros proposed by the commission for the EMFF insufficient
The hypothesis of a no-deal Brexit leading to the expulsion of the Community fleet from British waters is increasingly becoming reality. What is emerging as the most likely outcome was made clear yesterday in the spirit of the MEPs of the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament, who shared with the president of that chamber, Pierre Karleskind, the need to provide in the next European Maritime Fund and of Fisheries (FEMP), scheduled for 2021-2027, the consequences that the British disconnection will have in fishing without agreed conditions.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full article here
Nieuwpoort, Belgium-based MARELEC is launching virtual showrooms featuring the firm’s next generation food processing solutions in an effort to continue engaging protein suppliers from afar.
The company, which develops portion-cutters, graders, industrial weighing, marine, flow scales, and production management software, said the showroom allows “customers and prospects to visit a factory in full operation, equipped with only MARELEC Processing Solutions.” Author: Madelyn Kearns / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
The United States and Russia were the main factors driving the company's sales growth during the second quarter.
The salmon farming company Nova Austral registered a 4% increase in its revenues during the second quarter (2Q) of 2020 compared to the same period last year, totaling US $ 35.2 million. This increase was mainly due to higher volumes sold, which were partially offset by lower market prices.
Nueva Pescanova incorporates José Manuel Carballo Fernández as general director of Systems and Processes
The Nueva Pescanova group announced this Tuesday the appointment of José Manuel Carballo as general director of Systems and Processes, and his incorporation to the company's Executive Committee. Carballo Fernández has more than 30 years of experience in the field of information technology and, as explained by the multinational, "has led and developed complex projects" in companies such as Acciona, the Prisa group and Siemens.
Canadian food giant acquires Ontario-based Allseas.
In a press release, the Canadian speciality food manufacturing and distribution company Premium Brands, which turns over nearly CAD 2 billion a year, writes that it has acquired leading distributor of fresh and frozen seafood Allseas.
The Allseas transaction is expected to close in four to eight weeks and is subject to customary closing conditions including the approval of the Canadian Competition Bureau, it wrote.
Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here
Over the past five years, VAKI Scotland Ltd has established a reputation for delivering superior customer support and service for clients in the UK and Ireland. As the company observes it fifth anniversary, Gareth Hammond, the area manager for the UK and Ireland, shares his thoughts on the accomplishments and challenges of the subsidiary.
The accomplishments of the Scotland office, which manages all sales for the UK and Ireland, as well as customer service and support, are numerous. “Personally, I’m most proud of the Aquaculture Awards UK last year,” said Gareth.
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Combining the use of innovative technologies and lessons learned from the terrestrial livestock sector will enable huge improvements in the aquaculture indsutry, according to Laurent Genet, chief strategy officer at Nutreco.
Ahead of the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit, which is taking place virtually on 14 September - when he will be part of a panel event on accelerating innovation in aquaculture - he compares the development of aquaculture to that of more established animal protein sectors.
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An unpublished study published by Oceana reveals the serious situation of the red lobster (Panulirus argus) in Brazil, a species that generates more than 50 million dollars in annual exports. According to the report, the stock of the species is below 18% of its maximum capacity, which could compromise the future of fishing if the current fishing pattern is not modified.
"If we continue at this rate, the lobster fishery will soon collapse," warned Oceana director general, oceanologist Ademilson Zamboni. Fishing depends on young individuals, since the fishing pressure is so great that they cannot grow.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
The European Commission has proposed large cuts to the total allowable catches (TACs) of Baltic cod for 2021, with the new advice recognizing that stocks have continued to decrease and are below healthy levels.
For western Baltic cod, it recommends an 11 percent reduction in the TAC to 3,395 metric tons (MT), at the same time as a 70 percent cut in the eastern cod to just 595 MT.
Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | 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...