Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Panama works on updating the Fishing Law that is more than 60 years old
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The Aquatic Resources Authority of Panama (Arap) updates Law 17, a rule with more than 60 years of validity and that will protect and promote the equitable use of the country's marine resources. "To promote the development and responsible and sustainable use of aquatic resources, is the objective of the draft Law No. 131 of 2019, promoted by the Ministry of Agricultural Development and the Authority of Aquatic Resources of Panama (Arap)", explains the agency .
This project, called the General Law on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Related Activities, is being consulted by a subcommittee of the Commission for Agricultural Affairs of the National Assembly, and will establish a regulatory framework to manage the country's marine resources in a more equitable manner.
Source: Fisheries Industries | Read the full articlehere
It maintains the temperature and the properties of the product, and it is also 100% sustainable
Sampera is the last company in the fishing sector that bets on the Sumbox packaging system, Hinojosa's alternative to Porex and that makes it possible for the product to "reach its customers in an excellent way and at the same time help to take care of the environment". From Hinojosa they emphasize the importance of to guarantee that the product conserves the necessary temperature, so that all its characteristics of aroma, flavor and image remain intact. All this is achieved with Sumbox, which also "is a sustainable and environmentally friendly option".
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A variety of strategies for raising investments in aquaculture were detailed by key executives from four of the world’s most ambitious recirculation aquaculture system (RAS) projects this week.
“[raising funding] is more of a matter of progress and general market environment, when we started we had to look for seed investors, with the vision and willingness to take a risk on a system we hadn’t built and a fish we hadn’t raised and a market we hadn’t proven,” reflected Ohad Maiman, CEO of The KingfishCompany.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere
Seafish has published a review showing how the impacts of Covid-19 have been felt across the whole of the seafood supply chain in the UK. This report will be the first in a series of regular Covid-19 impact assessments.
“There’s no doubt that Covid-19 has caused challenges and disruption for our seafood industry. Since the start of the pandemic we’ve been collating information on how businesses across all sectors have been affected,” said Seafish Director of Operations Aoife Martin.
Considers inadmissible the question raised by the super-regulator as it is an administrative and non-judicial body, which are the ones that can present the consultations
That a royal decree that pursues the liberalization of port stowage leaves the door open to impose the mandatory subrogation of the former workers of the defunct Sagep (public limited companies for the management of port workers) is something that continues to screech at the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC). In fact, it had opened a file in 2017, suspecting that giving priority to these workers could imply a restriction on free competition.
Source: The Voice of Galicia | Read the full articlehere
Kroger, Walmart, Target, Albertsons, and other major U.S. grocery chains are experiencing record e-commerce grocery sales. And while total grocery e-commerce sales declined in August, analysts expect stronger future growth.
U.S. grocery delivery and pickup sales for August totaled USD 5.7 billion (EUR 4.8 billion), down from their peak in June, according to the August 2020 Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey.
However, Americans are buying a larger volume of groceries online and ordering more frequently, the research firms found.
Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Between January and July, Argentina sent 286,222 tons in exchange for 934.7 million dollars. This meant a slight growth of 3 percent in volume, but with a fall of 9.4 percent in foreign exchange. Traditional fishery exports recovered in July and grew by 22.5%. On the other hand, non-traditional exports from the Peruvian sector reached US $ 123 million in July, a decrease of 22% compared to the same month in 2019. Exports Peru recovered in July, adding US $ 294 million, a growth of 22.5% compared to the same month last year, according to information from the National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat)
Offshore Shellfish, creators of the UK’s first fully offshore mussel farm, have won Best Aquaculture Company at the 2020 Aquaculture Awards.
The winners were announced at entertaining awards ceremony, which is now available to watch online.
Amy Novogratz, co-founder and head of aquaculture-focused investment fund Aqua-Spark, receiving the ‘Outstanding contribution to the industry’ award; and Scottish Sea Farms’ Noelia Rodriguez and Offshore Shellfish’s George Holmyard being awarded Finfish farmer of the year and Shellfish farmer of the year respectively
Source: The Fish Site | Read the full article here
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