The Eurocommissioner for Fisheries stresses that the Government must consult the sector and ensure "equity"
Accustomed to fishing against all odds, the fishermen try to put the bow to the storm or weather it. Without fearing the sea or the wind, they respect them because they live with them. They do not believe that it is compatible with their "essential" role as food suppliers to coexist with offshore wind power if it affects the fishing grounds. They share the convenience of looking for alternatives to fossil fuels, but appeal to the authorities demanding protection for fishing and ecosystems.
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The Kaleido Group, Ideas & Logistics, an international logistics operator with headquarters and capital in Vigo and with offices all over the world, has launched two open innovation programs focused, respectively, on aquaculture and fishing: Aquaculture Tech and Fishing Tech. Both programs are the result of the different innovation needs observed from Kaleido Technology Solutions -the group's innovation company- in different sectors and which, initially, gave rise to the Logistic Tech program.
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Eurotech Marine, a distributor based in Madrid, has just launched updates to its renowned series of technological solutions for the fishing sector. The company is one of the firms present in the special "Technology in Fishing", included in the June issue of IP Magazine.
Thus, its catalog presents a new range of stabilized OMNI purse-seine sonars; the classic OMNI budget series of large sonars; the special OMNI-180º 184 khz; the new scientific sounder KSE-310 for fish size and biomass in 38/70/120khz; the new pyramidal doppler current meter under the keel; meteorological wind direction and measurement devices; a tide gauge in ports, roadsteads, canals and rivers or an ultrasonic tide gauge, among other solutions.
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American consumers bought roughly 9 percent fewer units of fresh salmon in the four weeks ending May 15, but US food industry experts suggest that presenting consumers with product that resonates with them during this time of inflation could help fill the void.
Experts at FMI, the trade group representing food retailers and their supply chain partners, said three major trends are driving consumers to part with their hard-earned dollars today: Convenience; Better for You; and Indulgence & Taste.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
The Norwegian government is preparing to set out its future regulatory proposals for offshore salmon farming.
The rules proposed for farming further out to sea are different from those imposed by the “traffic light” scheme which governs coastal aquaculture in Norway.
Fisheries Minister Bjørnar Skjæran said the goal was to be at the forefront of developing the world’s most productive and environmentally offshore aquaculture industry while providing food for a growing world market.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here
Iceland’s Marine & Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI) has issued its fishing opportunities advice for the forthcoming 2022/23 season and 28 fish stocks in Icelandic waters, with its recommendations including reduced quotas for key groundfish species.
A cod total allowable catch (TAC) of 208,846 tonnes has been advised by MFRI for the new fishing year, down 6% from the current season.
The institute explained that its recommendation is based on the management plan adopted by Icelandic authorities.
During the last day of AquaVision 2022, innovation and entrepreneurship took center stage. The attendees, from more than 40 different nationalities, were able to learn about the development of different initiatives such as the implementation of new technologies for aquaculture, sustainable solutions through bacteriophages and the possibilities of efficient microproteins, among others, to finish the first block of the morning delving into the development of innovation in cell cultures.
The fishing sector, which represents the inshore, high seas and high seas fleets, which operate in Spanish and community fishing grounds, as well as other distant ones, warns of the serious impact that the rise in fuel prices is having on its economy, and its possible consequences, according to a report by the Vigo Shipowners Cooperative
In the case of fleets that receive fuel on the peninsula, the 20-cent bonus is insufficient compared to the March scenario; already subsidized fuel costs exceed 90 cents in Vigo, and thus the profitability limit calculated at 60 cents/litre.
Ålesund, Norway-based Hofseth International has its sites focused on greater penetration into European markets as it continues to develop its unique land-based salmon farm in an abandoned olivine mine.
Founded by Roger Hofseth, the company started out as a salmon processor in 2005 and has since become a major supplier of salmon to the U.S., and a salmon farmer in its own right
Author: Chris Chase / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere