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Friend of the Sea partners Dutch firm to boost global sustainable shipping certification

ITALY | Tuesday, October 23, 2018
International certification scheme Friend of the Sea and Dutch marine surveying firm Varuna Marine Services have signed a collaboration agreement to boost sustainable shipping globally.


How to avoid tilapia mortality investigated
Mexico | 01:50 | The University of Colima is developing a scientific project on aquaculture health to identify and diagnose diseases, with the aim of reducing mortality impact and achieving greater tilapia survival. Full Story
Conservation group recommends not eating Tasmanian farmed salmon
Australia | 00:50 | A conservation group has been downgraded Australian Atlantic salmon from an Amber, "Think Twice" rating to a Red, "Say-No," following a comprehensive scientific assessment of the ecological impact of Tasmanian salmon farms. Full Story
Russian scientists to assess krill reserves in the Antarctic
Russian Federation | 23:40 | The Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo) is planning to begin a scientific expedition to the Antarctic waters to study the state of the krill reserves. Full Story
The Salmon ShowHow Gears Up for Smarter Processing
Marel will demonstrate the latest and best in salmon processing technology at its 18th annual Salmon ShowHow, taking place at Progress Point in Copenhagen, Denmark, 6 February 2019.
BigFish Launches New Delicious Fish Cakes
BigFish Brand’s fish cake range combines fish with locally-sourced ingredients, they are fast-freeze to deliver all the fish’s natural freshness, flavour and nutritional value to your plate.
White Dog Labs Announces First Production Plant for its Aquaculture Feed Ingredient, ProTyton™
White Dog Labs ProTyton™ plant to be built in collaboration with Midwest Renewable Energy in Sutherland, with shipments expected to commence in Q4, 2019.
MCS Publishes its Latest Seafood Ratings
The latest version of the Marine Conservation Society Good Fish Guide has been published online, using a simple 5-step rating system to identify fish sustainability where 1 is a Best Choice and 5 is a Fish to Avoid.
Promising opportunities offered to southern rock lobster exporters
Australia The Australian southern rock lobster industry is well positioned to achieve significant export growth given the promising early catches, strong prices and the imminent Free Trade Agreement with China.
Norway and Russia agree to reduce cod capture in the Barents Sea
Norway Norway and Russia have reached an agreement on Barents Sea fishery quotas for 2019, which sets a decline of about 7 per cent for cod catch from last year.
Galician fleet returns from the Falklands after very good squid harvest
Spain The Galician fleet operating in the Falkland Islands fishing ground is returning to the port of Vigo after the closing of the best season registered since 1995 in those waters.
Fishing rights to be implemented to species for human consumption
Peru The Ministry of Production will publish this month the proposal for the implementation of fishing rights for species of direct human consumption, which would include jack mackerel, hake, mackerel and eel, among other resources.