Just a few weeks ago Skretting made the first delivery of freshwater diets in sustainable bags to Mowi Chile. “This is the dispatch of two pallets of food packed in the new format of compostable bags, which allows us as Skretting to give life to one of our objectives declared in our Sustainability Roadmap, and in turn, coincides with Mowi's objective of reduce the use of plastics, proposed by the company worldwide in its Sustainability Strategy” says Eduardo Leyton, Freshwater Technical Assistant at Skretting Chile, in charge of advancing this project
Source: Mundo Acuicola | read the full article here
With the help of the reopening of the horeca channel and continued strong demand in the retail channel, the aquaculture industry is poised to face a more than predictable robust year in 2022, especially for the two big farmed species. , salmon and shrimp.
Also by 2022, sustainability-related investments are expected to increase in the sector as major producers and distributors have set themselves ambitious targets to further reduce aquaculture's potential impact on the environment and carbon footprint.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 18 at 11:00 a.m., an informative event of the AQUA Sur 2022 fair will be held. In the virtual meeting, which will be broadcast on the AQUASur Connect platform, information will be provided about the event that will be held in Puerto Montt (Los Lagos region) next March.
The objective of the instance is to provide details on the preparations for AQUA Sur 2022 and useful information for those who attend the face-to-face event that will take place between March 2 and 4, 2022.
The Association of Stevedoring Companies and Port Employment Centers, Anesco, has presented five allegations to the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda to the Draft Law amending the Consolidated Text of the Law on State Ports and the Merchant Navy and the Maritime Navigation Law. "The Draft Law incorporates a series of adaptations to the First Book regulating the state-owned port system that directly affect the interests and operations of the terminals dedicated to providing the port service of handling goods"
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
The European Commission invites all interested parties to comment on the proposals to review the rules on state aid in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors. The objective of the proposed revision is to align the current rules with the political priorities of the EU, in particular the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), as well as the European Green Deal. Member States and other interested parties have until March 13, 2022 to respond to the consultation.
United States-based fish farmer Forever Oceans has signed a deal with Brazil for the largest offshore concession ever given for sustainable marine aquaculture, totalling 64,200 hectares.
Forever Oceans will raise seriola rivoliana – known by several names including amberjack, longfin yellowtail and in Brazil as ‘Olho de Boi’ or remeiro – in automated cages in two zones between 4.3-9.3 miles off the coast of the Brazilian state of Bahia.
Author: Amod Salgaonkar / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) announced on 7 January that Urchinomics has been formally endorsed as an “Ocean Decade action.”
The endorsement by the Ocean Decade marks the third time ever that a for-profit company has been highlighted by the Ocean Decade, an awareness campaign run by the U.N. Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).
Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Ireland announces Brexit Inshore Fisheries Business Model Adjustment Scheme. Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced a support scheme for the inshore fisheries sector to assist inshore fishers in adjusting to the impacts of Brexit on their businesses. The Brexit Inshore Fisheries Business Model Adjustment Scheme delivers on a recommendation of the Report of the Seafood Task Force – Navigating Change (October 2021).