Despite the increase in transport costs of containers and raw materials, which are negatively affecting the tuna industry, imports of the canned product into the EU in the first three quarters of 2021 are not being affected. In fact, sales were higher in the third quarter of 2021 (after slow growth in the first half of 2021). Statistics for the first three quarters of 2021 show a strong recovery in this market segment.
Oslo wants more quota after fish migrate north due to warming
The size of the population ”of southern hake, that of the Iberian coast, is unknown, say scientists from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES, for its acronym in English). They do have information from the Cantabrian Sea to the confluence of the North Sea with the Norwegian Sea, where they estimate that there may be between 184,000 and 318,000 tons. Half a century ago it was barely caught in the North Sea, but it has moved there; among other causes, due to the warming of the waters caused by climate change.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full articlehere
A fleet of three vessels that has tried to evade scrutiny of its illegal activities has been blacklisted by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), and the fleet’s insurance provider is considering dropping their coverage following an investigation by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF).
The fleet, which has operated in the Atlantic for years, first drew EJF’s attention when satellite monitoring of the three vessels’ movements demonstrated they were long-lining for tuna without registering with ICCAT, the regional fishery management organization that oversees the Atlantic tuna-fishing sector.
Author: Christian Molinari / SeafoodSource | Read the full article here
Accumulated traffic at the end of November is 7%. Fresh fish fell by 2.45% in the accumulated and by 2.88% in the last month.
The Port of Vigo is heading to close the year positively, according to the latest balance made by the Vigo Port Authority. Although the results for November have been negative, the annual accumulated remains green. The total traffic (which includes merchandise, fresh fish and supplies) accumulated during the first eleven months of the year was 4.4 million tons, which has meant an increase of + 7% compared to the same period of the year 2020.
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The UK and Norway have settled on an agreement for mutual fishing access in 2022.
Commenting on the fisheries deal for 2022 between the UK and Norway, the Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) and the Shetland Fishermen’s Association (SFA) attacked its “troubling imbalance” for herring catches.
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full article here
Cité Marine is investing 32 million euros to create a 12,000 m2 production unit and plans to hire 200 people. An additional investment of 15 million euros is already scheduled beyond 2025
Specializing in the market for seafood and processed vegetables, more recently on the market for vegetarian dishes, the Cité Marine group is planning the creation of an eighth industrial site in Saint-Quentin, in the Hauts-de-France region.
at the forefront of the latest production technologies and the hiring of 200 people.
Construction of a first unit will begin in 2022 for commissioning in early 2023
Beyond 2025, the project provides for an additional investment plan of 15 million euros, which should bring the site's workforce to 350 jobs.
Source: Les Marches / reussir.fr (translated from original in french)
An initiative to get community members and migrants to create innovative recipes from underused fish species has been supported by the Ostrobothnia FLAG in Finland. As a result, the consumption of less valued fish increased, and the cultural interaction and integration of migrants improved.
Fisheries are an important element of Finnish national identity and food culture in both coastal and inland areas. Locally caught fish is considered a resource that could be used more efficiently,
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere