Vietnam is expected to have earned around US$3.9 billion from its shrimp exports last year, an increase of 4% on 2020, thanks largely to strong growth rates in the industry’s sales to the US and EU markets, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Data compiled by Vietnam Customs finds that for the year up to 15 December 2021, Vietnam’s shrimp exports achieved overseas sales of $3.7 billion, an increase 3.7% over the same period of the previous year.
Rising temperatures are leading to "increasing diversity" of Vibrio bacteria in the UK sea. This is reflected in a new investigation, led by the University of Exeter, which found two species of Vibrio, Vibrio rotiferianus and Vibrio jasicida, which had not been recorded until now in British waters.
Vibrio species, it is recalled in this study, can affect marine organisms, such as bivalve mollusks, although the growing variety of them also raises concern in the field of human health.
Project began at the end of 2019 with the aim of caring for the environment and the Island of Chiloé. In this way, Salmofood becomes one of the first companies in the Los Lagos region to achieve a milestone like this.
Recently and with the aim of reducing the amount of industrial waste that is deposited in landfills or sanitary landfills and with this, deliver more and more sustainability to the company's operations
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The world trade in cephalopods has experienced great growth in recent decades: 416% in the volume of downloads since 1961, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, of the Nature group, which analyzes in detail the importance of this sector and that highlights that Spain, China and Japan are the leaders in this world trade. The project is led by USC researcher Sebastián Villasante from the Interdisciplinary Center for Research in Environmental Technologies (Cretus) and by Andrés Ospina-Álvarez, from the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (Imedea).
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“We do not expect a decision until late January or early February.”
It may be many months more before it is clarified whether the Atlantic Sapphire salmon plant in Hvide Sande in Denmark will be rebuilt after the catastrophic fire in mid-September, according to Danish publication Dagbladet Ringkøbing Skjern.
The facility in Hvide Sande is insured for more than $33 million.
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Indonesian aquatech start-up eFishery* today announced that it has successfully closed a US$90 million Series C funding round, making it the largest fundraise by an aquaculture technology startup in the world.
The funds raised will be used to scale up eFishery’s platform and to strengthen its digital products, making it the largest digital “cooperative” for fish and shrimp farming. eFishery also aims to expand regionally, targeting the top 10 countries in aquaculture, such as India and China.
Pelagic vessels are lining up to land at Síldarvinnslan’s plants in Neskaupstaður and Seyðisfjörður, and the first capelin landings of the season have arrived at the Vinnslustöðin plant in the Westman Islands.
In Neskaupstaður Vilhelm Thorsteinsson landed 2750 tonnes on Saturday, followed by Beitir with 2500 tonnes and Bjarni Ólafsson with 1900 tonnes. Hákon docked in Seyðisfjörður with 1650 tonnes, followed by Greenland-flagged Polar Amaroq with 1300 tonnes and Polar Ammassat with 1850 tonnes.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere
Today, January 10, the new edition of Nor-Shipping, the great Norwegian ship fair and the first major industry event scheduled for 2022, should have started. However, the new wave of COVID and the expansion of the Omicron variant forced the organization to delay the appointment until next April. The meeting will be from 4 to 7 of that month, as we collect in "The reunion agenda", the article published in the January issue of Fishing Industries (IP 2177) that compiles the key events of the year in fishing, shipping and aquaculture.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
The Kingfish Company doubled its sales last year on the back of fast growing demand for Dutch yellowtail in both Europe and the United States, it announced today.
Revenues totalled 10.4m euros against €5m in 2020 with sales in the final quarter of 2021 particularly encouraging at €3.8m.
Production of yellowtail last year in the company’s RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) facilities totalled 1,154 tonnes with more than a third of that figure (324 tonnes) coming in the fourth quarter.
Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full articlehere
Around 61,000 salmon and 7,700 rainbow trout escaped from fish farms in Norway last year, fewer than the year before, according to statistics from Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries.
However, Monika Haugland, senior adviser in the coastal and aquaculture department in the Directorate of Fisheries, pointed out that for several of the incidents the final escape figures have not been reported yet and are not shown in the statistics.
Author: Therese Soltveit / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere