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Other Media | ipac.acuicultura: ABANCA will take control of Nueva Pescanova with 80.46% of the company's shares

SPAIN
Saturday, March 28, 2020

ABANCA will take control of Nueva Pescanova after completing an operation in which it will acquire a package of securities, hitherto owned by Banco Sabadell and Caixabank, equivalent to 39.8% of its capital. After this purchase, ABANCA will own 80.46% of the shares of the fishing company. This has been made public by ABANCA, who adds that the operation will be formalized in the coming weeks "with the aim of safeguarding a fundamental company for Galicia".
 
ABANCA's plan, as the entity itself points out, “includes strengthening the company's financial structure and its main areas of corporate and commercial activity. To do this, it will strengthen the best corporate governance practices and apply improvements in the field of management, all with the aim of strengthening its competitive position and enhancing its growth. ”
 
In accordance with its plan, ABANCA will retain a significant stake in Nueva Pescanova's shareholding to advance in the search for an industrial partner that will allow it to build a long-term value project from Galicia.
 
Furthermore, among the objectives of the operation is "to return the company's decision-making bodies to Galicia" and "to reinforce ABANCA's support for the industrial complex related to the sea", in which Galicia is one of the leading communities in the world .
 
Source: ipac.acuicultura | Read the full article here (S

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: New Silk Way Logistics sends cargo of salmon on container train to China via Russia

NETHERLANDS
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Russian company developed electronic seal on container loaded with salmon on Netherlands/Belgium joint venture – which is first logistics company pushing cargo through the Embargo from Europe to China.

Railfreight reports that New Silk Way Logistics, a Dutch company that offers “door-to-door intermodal rail and logistic solutions between Europe and China”, has loaded frozen salmon on a container train operated by DBO Bahnopertor destined for Xi’an, China.

Managing Director Oscar Vermeij told SalmonBusiness that New Silk Way Logistics is a joint venture between two large logistics forces from the Netherlands and Belgium, named KLG Europe & H.Essers.

“We are specialised in rail transportation between Europe and China, with a high focus on temperature-controlled carriage. Mainly for Pharmaceutical products, but now also for foodstuff,” he said.

“We transported this shipment with salmon in our unique 45ft Reefer Hichcube pallet wide from the Netherlands to the rail terminal. Salmon is a product which is on the Russian embargo list. It’s a very unique circumstance, we are the first logistics company pushing cargo trough the Embargo from Europe to China,” added Vermeij.

Author: Owen Evans / SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here


Other Media | Visserijnieuws: Lobster fishermen in uncertainty

NETHERLANDS
Saturday, March 28, 2020

No catering, no lobster sales
 
COLIJNSPLAAT - Uncertainty trumps for the lobster fishermen. On March 16, the fishing gear was launched for the new Oosterschelde lobster season, but because the catering industry is closed due to corona, the market has disappeared.
 
Obviously, the auction of the first Oosterschelde lobster on Thursday March 26 at the UFA auction Colijnsplaat, traditionally the official start of the season, did not go ahead. There is also no supply. "Ninety percent of the Oosterschelde lobster goes to the catering industry," says chairman Ida Sinke of the OWV Vaste Vistuigen Vissers association. "And because it is closed now, we can let the lobsters run better."
 
The lobster fishermen are in uncertainty. The big question is: can the catering industry reopen from April 6? If not, there is no demand and supplying is still pointless. Normally, the season for the renowned Oosterschelde lobster runs until mid-July (this year Wednesday 15 July).
 
Source: Visserijnieuws | Read full story here (Dutch)

New dates set for Scottish Skipper Expo 2020 – 13 and 14 November!

UNITED KINGDOM
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Scottish Skipper Expo 2020 has been rescheduled to take place on 13 and 14 November 2020 at the P & J Live arena in Aberdeen following its earlier postponement due to coronavirus (Covid-19).

Hugh Bonner, managing director of Mara Media, said: “We are grateful for the incredible support we have received from exhibitors, the wider fishing industry, and the P & J Live arena.”

Sharon Boyle of Mara Media added: “The feedback we received was that there was a real desire for the Scottish Skipper Expo to go ahead this year, and the new November dates will provide the fishing industry with a showcase event to look forward to, which will reinvigorate the sector and the numerous businesses which support it.”

The new rescheduled date was agreed following close consultation with both the fishing industry and the event venue.


Other Media | SeafoodSource:Hamachi, kampachi, hiramasa still popular in Japan

JAPAN
Friday, March 27, 2020

Yellowtail – known as “buri” or “hamachi” in Japanese – is Japan’s top farmed finfish export by value at USD 137 million (EUR 122.9 million, JPY 14.7 billion), and as such, is displayed at most seafood shows in Japan.

At the Seafood Show Osaka 2020 in February - one of the last seafood trade shows to take place before the onset of the COVID-19 crisis shut down large public industry gatherings, hamachi and its close relatives in the genus, kampachi and hiramasa, took center stage.

Both buri (Seriola quinqueradiata), as well as kampachi (Seriola dumerili) and hiramasa (Seriola lalandi) were featured by numerous companies farming them in Japan. Typically, hiramasa’s taste and texture are similar to kampachi, and compared with the buttery fatness of farmed buri, both are springier and have a cleaner taste.

The Nagasaki Fisheries Cooperative Association prominently featured hiramasa at the event, the rarest and most expensive of Japan’s three farmed seriola species. The association’s subsection chief, sales section, Daisuke Yamasaki said that hiramasa tracks with kampachi on price, but not with buri, which is cheaper. The price of farmed hiramasa is not strongly affected by wild-catch quantities, as producers can adjust feeding to bring the farmed fish on faster or slower to avoid timing harvests when wild catches are strong, Yamasaki added.

At the show, the association displayed a 1.5-kilogram hiramasa fillet. Yamasaki said that this product runs in the range of JPY 2,500 to JPY 3,500 per kilogram (USD 23.42 to USD 32.78, EUR 20.93 to EUR 29.30). This year prices are at the higher end of the range. The main determinant of price is the farmed production quantity, which in turn is mostly a function of water temperature – the fish fatten faster when the water is warm. Production is mainly in southern Japan, around Kagoshima or Nagasaki, as the species is sensitive to cold.

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


Other Media | ipac.acuicultura: The Plenary today votes on the measure that will allow changes in the FEMP and dedicate € 37 billion of funds

SPAIN
Friday, March 27, 2020

We advanced it the same day in which the Conference of Presidents approved by written procedure the proposal of President Sassoli to convene an extraordinary plenary session this Thursday, March 26 to debate and vote on the first legislative initiatives presented by the European Commission to face the effects of the pandemic caused by Covid-19 in the Member States. An extraordinary plenary session on March 26 in Brussels, which replaces the one scheduled for April 1 and 2, and by which the emergency processing procedure was launched, which allows a vote in plenary without has prepared a parliamentary report in advance or based on an oral report.
 
There will be three legislative initiatives to debate and vote, including the Investment in Response to Coronavirus initiative; one of the central points of the community response.
 
This Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative would seek to mobilize all existing Union budget resources in order to provide financial assistance to Member States for an immediate response to the coronavirus crisis and its long-term repercussions. This includes advancing payments, redirecting cohesion funds and assisting Member States to direct money where it is most needed as quickly as possible.
 
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the complete article here (Spanish)

Other Media | The Fish Site: Aquaculture firms offered €120,000 coronavirus aid package

EUROPEAN UNION
Friday, March 27, 2020

Companies in the EU’s fisheries and aquaculture sectors have been offered up to €120,000 each in aid, to help see them through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking at this week’s Agrifish Council, Virginijus Sinkevicius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans, and Fisheries, explained that: “The aid can take the form of direct grants, repayable advances or tax advantages. Also guarantee on loans or subsidised interest rates for loans are possible to cover liquidity needs. This can be applied as from last Friday [20 March] and until 31 December 2020.”
The aid has been offered, the commissioner explained, because: “The fisheries and aquaculture sector have been particularly hard hit by market disruption. There is no doubt that we will all have to face long-term negative consequences for the women and men working in fisheries and aquaculture.”Other moves to help safeguard the sector adopted by the commission include a proposal for a Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative, which is “directed at promoting investments by mobilising available cash reserves in the European Structural and Investments Funds, to fight the crisis immediately.

Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full article here


Other Media | iLasks.no: Color Line inserts 'SuperSpeed 1' as pure cargo ship for salmon

NORWAY
Friday, March 27, 2020

"Superspeed 1" was taken off the regular route on March 16, as a result of government action to deal with the coronavirus. Now the car ferry will be used to transport both fresh and frozen fish between Kristiansand and Hirtshals.

"Superspeed 1" was supposed to have undergone an ordinary dock stay in Denmark, but due to the COVID-19 situation lay at the quay in Kristiandsand, Color Line said in a press release.

Now the ship will be transporting goods, including fish. The authorities in countries in Europe make exceptions to the entry and quarantine rules for the carriage of goods.

- On all Color Lines routes we ship a lot of thermo trucks, as well as containers and tanks. All of our ships have facilities that allow us to plug in the thermocouples of electricity through the crossing. We generally have great demand from carriers that transport fish, both fresh and frozen. The reopening of the Kristiansand route to Hirtshals is important for Norwegian fish exports. Over the past 24 hours we have experienced positive feedback from the transport industry, which is confirmed by high activity with the booking of seats, writes CEO Trond Kleivdal in an e-mail to iLaks.

Author:Stian Olsen / iLaks.no | Read the full article here


Other Media | IndustriasPesqueras: Ireland stresses with the EU the importance of maintaining the single market and free movement for fisheries

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Navy of the Republic of Ireland, Michael Creed, yesterday urged the European Commission to deploy "the full range of available supports" to ensure that the agri-food and fisheries sectors can "better meet the needs of society "During the Covid-19 crisis with the least possible economic impact."
 
In addition to the measures that he already moved last week, the minister stressed the need to maintain the integrity of the single market throughout the response to this health crisis, "for example, by ensuring that border controls do not unnecessarily interrupt the free movement of goods or labor in the EU ”. This is "particularly important to guarantee the continuous effective operation of agrifood supply chains".
 
Creed assured that “the key priority for all of us is to take the necessary measures to ensure that producers and processors can continue to operate effectively, that supply lines are kept open, that we continue to feed people and that the economic impact in the agri-food and fishing sectors. In this way, we can ensure that these sectors can not only survive, but also contribute enormously to facing the pandemic. ”
 
Source: IndustriasPesqueras | Read the full article here (Spanish)

Webinar on 'Friend of the Sea certification and conservation. An Update'

WORLDWIDE
Friday, March 27, 2020

Dear Madam/Sir,  

This is a reminder to webinar on "Friend of the Sea certification and conservation. An Update"

During this half an hour session, Paolo Bray (Founder and Director at Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth) will cover the following subjects:  

  • The history of Friend of the Sea 
  • Independence   
  • National Accreditation 
  • Certification Procedure  
  • Benchmarks     
  • Friend of the Sea compared to other similar standards 
  • Friend of the Sea new standards: Salt, Seaweeds, Insects, Shipping, Ornamental Fish, Whale and Dolphin Watching, etc  
  • Conservation Projects and Campaigns   

Sign up to the webinar here

This webinar will take place on Friday 27th of March 2020 at 03:00 pm CET in Milan, (07:00 am in San Francisco; 10:00 am in New York; 02:00 pm in London; 04:00 pm in Johannesburg; 09:00 pm in Bangkok; 10:00 pm in Hong Kong; 01:00 am 28th in Sidney).   

Participation is free of charge. 

Friend of the Sea certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants. 

If you cannot attend the live session, sign up anyway and we will send you a recording.  

You will also have the opportunity to pose questions to the speaker during the webinar.  

Please, feel free to share this email with any interested colleagues.   


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