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Sea Harvest getting closer to buy Viking Fishing assets

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, April 26, 2018
Frozen fish supplier Sea Harvest Group has managed to move a step closer to acquiring the fishing business of domestic peer Viking Fishing, after announcing the South African government approved a transfer of the fishing rights.


MARE to monitor bivalve mollusk production areas in Cantabria
Spain | 01:40 | The Government of Cantabria has commissioned the public company MARE to carry out the surveillance program for the production of bivalve mollusks and the collection of waste at the Meruelo landfill this year. Full Story
Thai Union increases stake in aquaculture feed subsidiary
Thailand | 01:20 | Thai Union Group has acquired 12.05 per cent of the existing shareholders of Thai Union Feedmill Co., Ltd., changing from now holding 51.00 per cent in that firm to 63.05 per cent. Full Story
JD.com commits to supplying BAP certified aquaculture products
China | 00:10 | E-commerce platform JD.com restates its commitment to increasing its supply of sustainable products and has announced that by 2020, 50 per cent of the farmed supply by volume will be at least two-star BAP. Full Story
Seamark Launches King Prawn Ready-to-Cook Range
Seamark has unveiled its ‘complete cuisine’ range of King Prawn Stir Fry, King Prawn Pak Choi and King Prawn Quinoa at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels.
FleXicut Marine to be Installed Aboard HB Grandi
HB Grandi has signed a deal with Marel for a FleXicut system and packing graders to be installed aboard its new freezer trawler to enable HB Grandi to increase its value-added production.
Farmed Seabass and Seabream from Italian Compagnie Ittiche Riunite Awarded Friend of the Sea
Italian aquaculture company CIR has been found compliant with Friend of the Sea's sustainability requirements for European seabass and gilthead seabream.
New Niche Found at Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum
The niche market of aquaculture technologies UBM Taiwan targets, have sprung up over the last few years to solve the predicted dilemma of future food production systems.
UK fishing firm to appeal against South Atlantic fishing licence decision
United States The High Court determines that a British firm will be able to appeal a controversial decision of the UK Government to hand lucrative fishing licences in the South Atlantic to foreign firms.
New attempt to unlock shrimp entry to Brazil
Argentina An Argentine delegation visited Brazil with the purpose of progressing in the negotiations for the Argentine shrimp to be commercialized again in the Brazilian market.
Over 100 kilos of eels destined to Hong Kong intercepted
Spain The Civil Guard conducted another seizure of eels that were to be illegally marketed. This time there were 113 kilos of elvers intercepted at Barajas Airport that were destined for Hong Kong.
Taiwanese fishermen argue EU imposes stricter rules due to protectionism
Taiwan Local fishermen have expressed complaints about the requirements imposed by the European Union on Taiwanese fisheries, which, in their view, are unreasonable.