The 42nd annual meeting of NAFO, which this year was held telematically due to the restrictions of the pandemic, has ended confirming the sharp reduction for the cod quota in the 3M. The scientific recommendation, which was 1,000 tons - compared to the 8,500 adopted for 2020 - has not been met, but just barely.
The parts of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization have approved a 1500 tonne quota, of which the EU is the main beneficiary with 716 tonnes; followed by Denmark (Faroe Islands and Greenland) with 336; United Kingdom with 140 and Norway with 139 tons.
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Canada’s aquaculture industry has welcomed a government commitment to developing the blue economy and encouraging the growth of coastal and rural communities.
The prime minister’s Speech from the Throne – which starts a new session of parliament and outlines government priorities – was delivered by the governor-general, Julie Payette, on Wednesday.
Tim Kennedy, president and CEO of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA), said: ‘Canada is a water nation. With three coasts and some of the most marine and freshwater resources in the world, communities and families rely on capturing value from our waters.
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Salmon specialist JCS Fish are week celebrating no fewer than six ‘Great Taste’ stars across its range of smoked fish products.
BigFish Traditional Smoked Salmon and BigFish Traditional Smoked Sea Trout were recognised for the third year running in these awards, this time with two ‘Great Taste Stars’ each, while BigFish Signature Smoked Trout and Signature Smoked Salmon received their first ‘Great Taste’ recognition, each achieving One Star status.
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" Today, aquaculture is one of the most powerful drivers of development of the fishing industry", - he said in a speech at the College of Ilya Shestakov. - "Since the adoption of the federal law currently reach more than 1.5-fold increase in the volume of farmed fish, and the production of salmon - has doubled," - he added.
The volume of production of commercial fish products of aquaculture in 2019 reached 248 thousand tons, which exceeds the indicators of 2018 by 20%. At the end of the first half of 2020, 169 thousand tons of aquaculture products were produced, which is 17% more than in the first half of 2019.
The volume of state support for the development of aquaculture amounted to almost 353 million rubles.
Source: Press Service of the Federal Agency for Fishery
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will stop accepting import declarations from two Russian vessels for four weeks, after the coronavirus was detected on the outer packaging and samples of Russian aquatic products.
The customs office on Saturday said the coronavirus was detected by authorities in the eastern coastal province of Shandong.
The two vessels were named as fishing vessel Vladimir Starzhinsky LLC Roliz and transport vessel Crystal Africa.
The trawler processing vessel 'Vladimir Starzhinsky'(Photo: courtesy Vulcano Shripyard)
The restrictions come as China tightens seafood imports from a number of sources due to the coronavirus.
Customs on Friday said it would suspend seafood imports from a Brazilian company for a week after a package of fish tested positive for the coronavirus.
Last week, China suspended imports from an Indonesian seafood producer for one week after a batch of its frozen hairtail fish tested positive for the coronavirus.
Chinese authorities in the northeastern Jilin province had also detected the virus on the packaging of imported squid from Russia last week.
Source: Reuters reporting by Emily Chow and Wang Jing; Editing by Sam Holmes
Marel Inc. and Fusion Marine Technology Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership for exclusive service in the commercial fishing marine industry.
As stated by Einar Einarsson, President of the North American Region “ As the world’s largest and most innovative producer of advanced processing equipment it is imperative to support the equipment in a manner that allows the processor to utilize the full potential of the machinery, and realize the full value their purchase.
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Pacific Seafood's processing plant in Warrenton, Oregon, U.S.A is facing another mass outbreak of COVID-19 amongst its workers, a little more than four months after dealing with more than 130 employees testing positive for the coronavirus among its five plants in the area.
According to a 24 September press release from the Clatsop County Public Health Department, testing of the plant’s 159-member night shift conducted earlier this week by a private laboratory revealed 77 positive results for COVID-19.
Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Barbanzanas companies found a thriving alternative market on the Internet
The sale of fish and shellfish over the Internet underwent a real transformation during confinement. It was a relief for thousands of families because they could access a virtual square without leaving the kitchen and get a fresh, quality product with all the sanitary guarantees. Many companies also saw in the networks an opportunity to continue their businesses and avoid closure. Firms from the region confirm that orders increased considerably and this activity, "chegou to stay".
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The environmental organization Sea Sheperd accuses vessels of 16 meters or more, especially trawlers, of French fishing of decimating the dolphins and sharks of the Atlantic coast. According to Sea Shepherd, for a month she has been patrolling the French Atlantic coast, to witness the activity of small-scale fishing. The small ship Sea Sheperd, Le Clémentine, followed the activities of the French fishing vessel "Voluntas Dei" from Arcachon, which currently operates in Finistere (Brittany). The "Voluntas Dei" is a relatively modest 16 meter long fishing vessel giving the image of working in responsible and reasoned fishing, when it is not.
The course of pelagic fishing week 43 Norway
This autumn's best NVG herring week and less mackerel from the North Sea
We received significantly smaller quantities of mackerel than in the previous three weeks. A total of 23,100 to...