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Marine Harvest sees strong revenue growth in Q4 2016

NORWAY | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 257 million (EUR/NOK 9.0327) in the fou...


Amberjack project seeks to diversify Spanish aquaculture
Spain | 22:00 | The Aquaculture Research Group of EcoAqua University Institute of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will lead during the next two years the Seriola National Aquaculture Plan to diversify aquaculture at industrial level in different Spanish regions. Full Story
Advisory Committees recommend rejecting restrictions on shrimp trawlin
United States | 21:40 | Five committees that met at a public hearing, which took place in New Bern, North Carolina, decided to deny a petition for rulemaking that would create stricter regulations on shrimp trawling. Full Story
Tanner crab season canceled in Alaska
United States | 02:00 | The Alaska Board of Fisheries finally decided not to open commercial tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi and C. opilio) fishery in the Bering Sea this season, after the last attempt to allow a limited catch failed. Full Story
NFI's Future Leaders Volunteer at Food Bank with SeaShare
An energetic group of 33 seafood industry professionals, who are recent graduates of the NFI Future Leaders program, volunteered at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, repacking over 3,000 pounds of food.
Wild Alaska Salmon: A Prized Healthy & High Quality Lean Protein Source
Recent news reports have mentioned parasites in Alaska salmon; however, Alaska wild salmon is among the highest quality seafood and safe for consumer consumption.
American Seafoods Names New CEO
American Seafoods Group has selected Food Service and Consumer Products Industry Executive Mikel Durham as its next Chief Executive Officer.
Chicken of the Sea Will Reward Americans for Eating More Seafood in the New Year
New #EatMoreSeafood ‘Go Fish‘ initiative offers the public extra incentive to meet new dietary guidelines calling for increased seafood consumption.
New Brunswick processor forced into liquidation
Canada Seafood processor and exporter, Mills Seafood, is under receivership and forced to liquidate due to money owed to 75 creditors.
Canarian lawmakers call for arrest of vessel transporting fish oil from Sahara
Spain The Port Authority of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria confirmed that Key Bay vessel, which docked on Saturday in the port of La Luz, is transporting fish oil from Western Sahara.
Legislators urge government to promote consumption and production of tilapia
Mexico The Standing Committee of the Congress has approved to encourage the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food to expand the dissemination of programs and actions related to the promotion, consumption and production of Mexican tilapia.
Thai Union urges the UK to commit to sustainability goals
United Kingdom In order to demonstrate its commitment to delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Thai Union Group joined more than 80 leading companies that united in a call on the Government of the United Kingdom.