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IN BRIEF - Fukushima operator to be forced to dump radioactive waste into ocean - japanese minister

JAPAN
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

MOSCOW, Sept 10 -- The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, which in 2011 experienced the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has no choice but to discharge a massive amount of radioactive waste into the sea since it currently has no technology for treating the contaminated water and no adequate space to store it any longer, Sputnik news agency quoted Japanese Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada as saying on Tuesday.

“We have no way but to release it (into the sea) and dilute it,” Harada said at a press briefing, as quoted by the Jiji Press.

More than a million tonnes of wastewater is currently stored in tanks at the Fukushima site, but the facility is reportedly running out of available space and expects to exhaust its capacity by summer 2022.

Source: Bernama


IN BRIEF - Italian restaurant chain ASK is fined £40,000

UNITED KINGDOM
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A High Street restaurant chain has been fined £40,000 for misleading customers by selling a lobster dish that was made largely of white fish.

ASK Italian, which boasts 112 restaurants across the UK, described its £14.95 Aragosta e Gamberoni dish as 'lobster and king prawns in a creamy tomato sauce with a hint of chilli'.

But a Trading Standards inspection revealed the dish contained just 70p worth of lobster, which only accounted for 35 per cent of the dish. 

Inspectors found 34 per cent of the meal was a mix of white fish called surimi, which is often used to make crab sticks, and was styled to look and taste like lobster. 

Azzuri Restaurants Limited, which trades as ASK Italian, was fined £40,000 after admitting misleadingly describing food at Swansea Magistrates Court. 

Source: Lara Keay/dailymail.co.uk | Read full article here


IN BRIEF - Wesley Vale aqua feed manufacturing plant in production by mid-2020

AUSTRALIA
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Danish-owned fish food company BioMar Australia has confirmed it's new $56 million Wesley Vale aqua feed mill is on schedule to start full production by the middle of the year.

In a boost for the North-West economy, BioMar Australia said the company intends to start commissioning of their Wesley Vale site in early February, with the official opening due to happen in April.


Opening Soon: The new Biomar Australia fish food plant at Wesley Vale is about to commission the facility next month and start full production by mid-year. Picture: file


In December 2017, BioMar unveiled its plans to develop a world-class, state-of-the-art fish feed production facility.

It would provide 55 jobs and breathe life back into what was the empty particle board mill at Wesley Vale.

Source: Libby Bingham/theadvocate.com.au | Read full story here


IN BRIEF - Increasing quality of seafood products for better competitiveness

VIET NAM
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The prices of material pangasius fish have declined for a long time, causing several farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces to suffer huge losses.

Mr. Cao Luong Tri, a farmer in Cho Moi District in An Giang Province, said that this year is considered to be the gloomiest year for fish farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces when the price of pangasius fish merely fluctuated from VND18,000 to VND20,000 per kilogram, causing a loss of VND3,000-VND5,000 per kilogram for farmers. This situation is totally different from that in 2018. Due to low prices and poor consumption, he decided to hold more than 700 tons of his pangasius fish.

Some fish ponds in Dong Thap, Vinh Long, Ben Tre provinces and Can Tho City have also passed the harvest time with the weight of some fish up to 1.3-1.4 kilograms per fish but factories still neglect to buy. At the present, although it is the end of the year, the price of material pangasius fish has dropped to around VND17,500-VND18,000 per kilogram, depending on payment method.

Source: Huynh Phuoc Loi/agroberichtenbuitenland.nl | Read full article here


IN BRIEF - SEA admitted three Nova Austral projects to qualification

CHILE
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Environmental Assessment Service, SEA Magallanes, entered into environmental qualification three of four relocation and fusion projects of aquaculture centers in our region.
 
In total, they represent an investment of more than 16 million dollars and according to the company, they seek to withdraw the centers located inside natural reserves in the commune of Puerto Natales to other waters with lower levels of environmental restriction, in the province of Magellan, specifically in the commune of Punta Arenas.
 
The fusion and relocation projects that were received for processing with the salmon farming centers located in the Acwalisnan canal, east of Puerto Yelcho, Clarence Island, commune of Punta Arenas.
 
A second center is located in the Sine Dineley sector, southwest of Puerto Luis, also on Clarence Island itself, and a third extends into an area north of Dante Islands and also comprises a part of Clarence Island. A fourth project entered by the company is in the previous stage of admission.
 
In its Environmental Impact Statement, the company informed that the relocation process that Nova Austral is of a voluntary nature and is related to the commitment addressed by the company, in the recent Zoning process of the Magallanes Region, where it committed to carry out the withdrawal of its aquaculture activities and concessions that operated in the Puerto Natales sector.
 
Source: elpinguino.com

IN BRIEF - Marel’s Kristinsdottir leaves for dairy giant, but retains seafood link

ICELAND
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Stella Bjorg Kristinsdottir, marketing manager for Marel's fish business and a well-known face throughout Iceland's seafood sector, is leaving the firm, she told Undercurrent News.

The second week of 2020 will be her last with Marel, as she departs for a "new and exciting role outside of the seafood industry", as director of some product lines and new business development at dairy producer Mjolkursamlag Kaupfelags Skagfirdinga (MKS).

"I’ve been for almost 15 years with Marel now – practically living and breathing this great company," she said. "However, I felt it was time for me personally and professionally to grow further, hence move on to a new challenge."

Source: undercurrentnews.com


Stella: FIS team wishes you good luck with your new project! has been a pleasure working with you all these years


 


IN BRIEF - Anchovy Round trip

SPAIN
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Spanish anchovy fleet will start the campaign of this fishery on March 1. To fully enter it, the ships of Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country must yield to their French counterparts 1.7 million kilos of quota, with the aim of not matching both fleets in the development of the campaign. In exchange, the Cantabrian fleet will also have the relevant authorization for access to Gallic fishing grounds in which bait fishing can be carried out to fish, which are of particular interest to Basque and Cantabrian anchovies.

Source: laopinioncoruna.es


IN BRIEF - Panicking EU threatens to make UK pay if fishing access is blocked after Brexit

UNITED KINGDOM
Sunday, January 12, 2020

BRITAIN could find itself embroiled in another ‘cod war’ after Brexit if it expels foreign boats from its waters, the European Union has warned.

Fishing communities the length and breadth of the UK have repeatedly called for European trawlers to be kicked out after the UK leaves the bloc while fishermen on the continent have threatened to retaliate with a blockade of ports. Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, whose country holds the rotating six-month presidency of the EU, made clear the team of negotiators who will kick off talks with Britain after January 31 will push for continued access. Mr Plenkovic said: “We want to avoid any fisheries skirmishes in the Atlantic. 

During the 1970s a series of cod wars between Britain and Iceland saw UK boats lose access to rich fishing area around the Nordic country. And last summer saw tensions flare in the English Channel between British fishermen and their French counterparts over scallops. Boats collided and stones were hurled form one vessel to another in a bitter dispute over the harvesting of the shellfish.

Source:  Laura O'Callaghan/express.co.uk | Read full story here


IN BRIEF - CATC announces the hiring of Dr.Jason Cleaversmith

CANADA
Friday, January 10, 2020

Souris, PE. - The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada (CATC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Cleaversmith has accepted the position of Vice President leading the Health and Nutrition business unit and General Manager of Canadian Operations, effective January 1, 2020.

Dr. Cleaversmith brings more than 17 years of experience in aquaculture and comes to CATC from Nevis Marine where he provided consultancy services to the aquaculture industry, most notably as an industry expert with HATCH.Blue, an innovative aquaculture accelerator supporting a cohort of 13 technology companies on three different continents.


IN BRIEF - Shrimp farm ready to expand in rural Minnesota

UNITED STATES
Thursday, January 09, 2020

The former calf barn on the once working Damhof dairy farm has been transformed into a 17-tank shrimp barn with a permanent tropical temperature of 86 degrees. Inside the salt water tanks are thousands of Pacific white shrimp.

Their recycled water is checked twice a day, the tan color is from good bacteria introduced to mimic the ocean.  Automatic feeders drop pellets of food into the shrimp tanks every 20 minutes. The shrimp will go from about the size of an eyelash at arrival, to large shrimp within 3 to 4 months.

And, as a sold-out sign reveals, the community is buying them up at $20 per pound, just as quickly as they can be grown to size.

Source: 5ABC/kstp.com | Read full article here


IN BRIEF - Salmon near 'crisis point', say fisheries experts

UNITED KINGDOM
Thursday, January 09, 2020

Fisheries experts have called for salmon conservation to be made a national priority amid claims the species is approaching "crisis point".

They say environmental change and the impact of humans across the northern hemisphere is putting the fish at risk.

Conservationists are meeting politicians at the Scottish Parliament to discuss the issue.

The Scottish government said it was committed to developing a wild salmon strategy by September this year.

The Holyrood event includes a round table discussion and evening reception, sponsored by Michelle Ballantyne MSP.

Source: BBC | Read full story here


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