Over more than a million square kilometers of the northeast Atlantic, to the west and southwest of Scotland, Ireland and the United Kingdom, the fishing grounds of Gran Sol extend, legendary for their storms and for their fishing wealth. By that name are also known other community located to the west of France and south of the North Sea, east and northeast of Scotland. There, where the storms occur, more than a hundred ships of Galician capital fish, a third of them flagged, above all, in France and the United Kingdom, the latter flag being flown by the Piedras when yesterday it sank to the southwest of Ireland .
Author: Salvador Serantes / La Voz de Galicia | read the full article here
The Spanish fleet that operates in Atlantic waters in Senegal will be able to return to fishing. The signing of the licenses, by the Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy of this African country, Alioun Ndoy, has taken place after several weeks of negotiations between the Spanish administration and the European Commission, and between the latter and the Government of Senegal, indicates the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
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TheSpanish Fisheries Confederation ( CEPESCA )and the company Gravity Wave have signed a collaboration agreement to advance in the treatment and subsequent revaluation of fishing nets and gear at the end of their useful life.
The agreement has been signed within the framework of Cepesca’s REDUSE-II project which aims to contribute to the future implementation of a responsible management model for fishing nets and gear that incorporates the criterion of extended producer responsibility for the treatment and sustainable processing of materials
“Project execution has been excellent, and we are very satisfied with the progress at the construction site. With the first inlay of eggs and start of first feeding completed, we are gradually evolving from a pure project company to a farming company. The project continues to run according to the original plan,” Chairman of the board, Ragnar Joensen, says.
Author: Sindre Nordeide / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here
Rod catch figures for salmon and sea trout in Scotland last year were the lowest since records began in 1952, figures from the Scottish Government show.
Salmon and trout fishery statistics for the 2021 season show that 35,693 catches were reported for salmon and 12,636 trout. The spring catch for salmon was 66% of the previous five-year average, while the equivalent figure for sea trout was 77%.
The snow crab market in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is in turmoil as landings are well ahead of previous years and processors say they are “compelled to respond” to the market uncertainty.
The Association of Seafood Producers, a nonprofit representing seafood producers in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, said the snow crab market is “not functioning in a normal manner,” and that U.S. and Japanese buyers have been “reluctant to place orders.”
Author: Chris Chase / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
The use of restorative and circular raw materials, such as microalgae and insect meal, advances in BioMar seeking to respond to the final consumer who demands sustainability from different points of the chain.
Decisions and implementation of innovative strategies in sustainability are not quick, but they produce important changes when they occur. That is what BioMar has been doing in recent years and, recently, with the gradual incorporation of insect meal in its food supply for salmonids in Chile.
Food products from the Galician sea and countryside will not be lacking in Salimat, the Atlantic Food Show, which will open its doors on Thursday at the Feira Internacional de Galicia, in Silleda.
The Consellería do Mar will participate in the event with a 160-square-meter pavilion that will house seven companies and entities from the fishing sector. The space includes a room for tastings and tastings in which different workshops will be held to publicize the products of the Galician sea.
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Fuzhou, China-based Pingtan Marine has said it is expediting the modification and rebuilding of a new batch of fishing vessels to “further increase harvest capacity and volume,” despite China’s recent announcement of new fishing restrictions for Chinese vessels in the Indian Ocean.
In late May, China’s Agriculture Ministry said it will launch a voluntary fishing moratorium for Chinese distant-water vessels operating in the northern Indian Ocean.
Author: Mark Godfrey / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
The delegation of Irish fishing representatives in Brussels this week, met yesterday with Irish MEPs Colm Markey (Fine Gael) and Barry Andrews (Fianna Fáil).
The event organised by Sinn Féin MEP, Charis MacManus and his staff is giving Irish fishermen and organisation representatives the opportunity to present their case for a more just resource sharing of fish in Irish waters at EU level.
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full articlehere
Exports with a slight drop in May Argentina
According to data provided by CAPECA, foreign sales registered a 1.6% decline compared to the same period in 2021. In the first 5 months of 2022 there were sales of 674 million dollars. The biggest fa...