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Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Cooke closes in on Tassal acquisition

Thursday, November 03, 2022

Canadian salmon farmer Cooke Inc. is just one step away from acquiring Tassal after 96.56% of the Tasmanian company’s shareholders voted to accept Cooke’s offer for their shares.

The A$1.1 billion (£616 million) purchase of Tasmania’s largest salmon farmer is subject to approval by the Supreme Court of New South Wales at a hearing next Tuesday.

Source: fishfarminfexpert | Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: US-based RAS salmon producer attracts new investors

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

LocalCoho, a land-based aquaculture start-up producing Coho salmon already being served at Nobu in New York and several other restaurants, has received multi-million-dollar funding from two seafood industry entrepreneurs, which the company will use to increase harvest capacity and continue to improve husbandry practices.

The two investors are seafood veterans Rodger May, owner of Pan Seafood, and Per Heggelund, a former owner and operator of a freshwater land-based Coho salmon farm in Washington state. 

Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here

Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: The European fleet urges the Commission to keep alive the horse mackerel fishery

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

From one year to the next, scientists from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) propose to close the jack mackerel fishery in the strip of the Northeast Atlantic that begins in Fisterra, extends through the Bay of Biscay and Gran Sol and reaches the Norwegian Sea. A blow to the fleet, disconcerted by the drastic cut to zero, especially since twelve months ago they advised a maximum of 71,138 tons. Faced with this recommendation, the European Association of Fish Producer Organizations (EAPO), on behalf of "the EU pelagic industry", appeals to the European Commission: "We have a responsibility to keep the fishery alive if we can do it sustainably ».

Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full article here

Other media | MundoAcuicola: Chile leads the recycling program for disused fishing nets in Latin America

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

The Latin American Alliance for Food Security through Sustainable Fishing (ALPESCAS) and the National Fisheries Society of Chile (SONAPESCA), created an ambitious sustainability and circular economy program in our country, which consists of the collection of fishing nets fishing in disuse, with the purpose of contributing to the decontamination of the beaches and oceans. This, product of the replacement by highly technological networks, which currently allow a selectivity that exceeds 99% in common hake.

The process - for which Chile has already delivered more than 6,000 tons of this material - transforms disused fishing nets into biodegradable products

Source: MundoAcuicola | Read the full article here

Other Media | WorldFishing: NFI names new leader

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

US seafood trade association National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has confirmed the appointment of Lisa Wallenda Picard as its new President & CEO.

Picard joins NFI from the National Turkey Federation (NFT) where she is the Senior Vice President for Policy, Trade and Regulatory Affairs.

In January of this year, NFI’s President & CEO John Connelly announced plans to retire in early 2023, prompting a nationwide search. The President Search Committee was chaired by Kim Gorton, President and CEO of Slade Gorton Inc, and NFI’s Vice Chair of the Board.

Source: Worldfishing | Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Major seafood trends revealed in Japan's latest fisheries report

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Japan’s Fisheries Agency has released its annual Fisheries White Paper, covering trends in fisheries and aquaculture, the supply and demand patterns of fiscal-year 2021, and the impacts of the pandemic on the country’s seafood industry.

The white paper starts off with a review of Japan’s fifth Basic Fisheries Plan, a five-year guideline for systematically promoting fisheries-related measures based on Japan’s Basic Act on Fisheries.

Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource| Read the full article here

Other Media | The Fishing Daily: Norwegian Fishermen’s Association agrees to organisational structure change

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

The Norwegian Fishermen’s Association has agreed to a new organisational structure which will see its regional members reduced from eight to two.

“Friday 28 October 2022 is an important day in the history of the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association,” claims its leader Kåre Heggebø after all eight annual meetings of the member teams have decided to go for a simplification of the organisational structure.

Source: The Fishing Daily| Read the full article here

Other Media | EuropaAzul: The Brotherhoods and environmentalists get more arguments against the installation of wind farms in Galicia

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

Galicia does not plan to admit wind farms along the coast and its Brotherhoods refuse to receive compensation and ask to move offshore wind farms that are projected in community waters away from the coast to minimize the impact on their fishing grounds.

At the moment, the Brotherhoods have presented allegations against the trail of projects for the installation of offshore wind farms off the coast of the community. "We are competing for the same waters," laments Javier Sánchez, patron saint of the San Cibrao fishermen's association.

The representative of the sector is willing to "coexist" with this type of facilities as long as they are located further from the coast so as not to affect their fishing grounds.

Source: EuropaAzul | Read the full article here

Other Media | Fishing Industries: Curb overfishing and focus on restocking species: keys against China's 'point of no return'

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

China produces 35% of the world's seafood (mainly from aquaculture) and consumes 45%, approximately 65 million tons per year. For comparison, the United States consumes about 7 million tons a year. Some research suggests this is just the beginning: the tonnage of seafood consumed in China could triple by 2030 as a result of population growth, at a time when the country urgently needs to effectively curb overfishing. and focus on monitoring the repopulation of species, collects the Sustainable Fisheries initiative, from the University of Washington.

Source: Fishing Industries | Read the full article here

Other Media | The Fish Site: FAO outlines a holistic approach to sustainable aquaculture

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

As the blue food sector expands its contribution to global food security, the FAO interviewed Matthias Halwart, head of the global and regional processes team for aquaculture at the FAO, to outline the organisation’s commitment to sustainable practices and the Blue Transformation.

Aquatic foods are contributing more than ever before to global food security and nutrition, says the FAO. According to the latest SOFIA report, total fisheries and aquaculture production reached a record 214 million tonnes in 2020

Source: The Fish Site | Read the full article here

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UK reaches deal with Norway to secure opportunities for UK fishing industry
United Kingdom The UK has reached an agreement with Norway to secure increased opportunities for the UK fishing industry in 2023. UK fishing vessels will have access to key fish stocks under the n...

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