Peru’s Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has opened the second anchovy fishing season of the year in the country's south region, setting a total allowable catch (TAC) of 486,500 metric tons (MT), government gazette El Peruano reported.
The TAC is flat from that established for the first season, which ran from January through June, with the limit also set at 486,500 MT.
Author: Christian Molinari / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), owner of Cermaq, and Maruha Nichiro Corporation (Maruha Nichiro) have announced that they have reached an agreement leading to the creation of a new joint venture, ATLAND Corporation, which will specialize in salmon production on land. ATLAND will be established in Nyuzen City, Toyama Prefecture around October 2022.
ATLAND will be comprised of 51% Mitsubishi Corporation and 49% Maruha Nichiro.
Industrial giant Mitsubishi, which owns salmon farming heavyweight Cermaq, is to form a joint venture with fishing and aquaculture company Maruha Nichiro to construct an on-land salmon farm in Japan.
The new company, Atland Corporation, will build the 2,500-tonne capacity recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility in the town of Nyuzen in Toyama prefecture and will draw sea water from a depth of 300 metres or more, where the water has a low, stable temperature.
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Urk, The Netherlands-based Seafood Connection has established a joint venture with Agrofish Italia with the goal of repositioning itself in the Italian seafood market.
The Dutch seafood supplier, owned since 2013 by Tokyo, Japan-based seafood conglomerate Maruha Nichiro, said the move to create Seacon Italia was its “next step” in serving the Italian market, which is the largest purchaser of seafood in Europe and which boasts the fourth-highest seafood consumption level in the European Union, according to EUMOFA data.
Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Dutch fishermen blocked harbours in the Netherlands today in protest at soaring fuel prices and over the spatial squeeze resulting from offshore energy developments and marine protected areas.
The protest had been organised under “Eendracht maakt Kracht,” (EMK), which translates to “Unity Makes Strength,” also announced protests in locations, such as Lauwersoog harbour, IJmuiden and Den Helder.
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Land-based fish farmer Salmon Evolution says the strong biological performance for its first batch of smolts, reported in the company’s Q1 2022 presentation has continued for the remainder of the second quarter.
The company’s initial batch of smolts was released to its on-land fish farm at Indre Harøy, Norway in March this year.
Chile’s environment agency has given salmon producer Multi X 15 days to implement measures for the proper disposal of chemicals it used in its hatchery.
During its investigation of Multi X’s Chaparano Pisciculture hatchery in the Los Lagos Region of Chile, environment agency Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA) confirmed that the salmon producer used formalin and lufenuron and it constructed an unauthorized bypass for the discharge of the chemicals, reported news outlet Mundo Aquicola on Monday July 4.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
We understand and support the closure of areas where vulnerable ecosystems exist” to protect the oceans and biodiversity, emphasizes Iván López, president of the European Bottom Fishing Alliance (EBFA). But not with "scientific gaps and without evaluating the enormous socio-economic consequences for fishermen and for food security." For this reason, at the same time that it arms itself with arguments, the fleet calls for dialogue with the European Commission
Source: La Voz de Galicia | read the full article here
BioMar is the first global aquafeed supplier to adopt this 1.5°C path to net zero under the Science Based Targets (SBTi) initiative.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has stated that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions must be cut in half by 2030 and reach zero by 2050 to avoid the worst effects of climate change. To achieve this goal, private and public entities must follow a line of reductions to keep global warming below 1.5 ºC.
The shipowners of Ondarroa have described the closure of 94 fishing grounds as a "hammer blow", as the EU is trying to impose. According to Kiko Marin, from the Organization of Ondarroa Producers, "a good part of the areas that are closed are on the cliffs (usual fishing areas for fixed-gear vessels, such as longliners and flyers. Apart from the fact that the access to these areas also for trawlers there are going to be cohabitation problems as a result of these closures.
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