Salmon producer Nova Austral has given up the second of two sites it had been leasing from another salmon farmer, Australis, in the Skyring area of southern Chile.
In November last year Nova Austral announced that it had decided to close the first site, Skyring 3, just three months after it had stocked 750,000 smolts, after the Skyring area experienced extreme weather conditions and the site was heavily predated by sea lions.
Author: Jonathan Garcés / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here
Japan’s largest rotary sushi chain, Sushiro, will raise its prices in response to higher material costs and lower profits.
Sushiro is Japan’s largest sushi chain both in terms of sales and number of outlets. The chain has maintained a price of JPY 100 (USD 0.75, EUR 0.70), before tax, for a plate of two nigiri sushi since its establishment in 1984.
Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
Another 50 speakers will be announced over the next couple of weeks. For the first time ever, the event will bring together the global business’ senior leaders, to address the most important questions facing the shrimp industry worldwide.
It’s set to be an event packed with crucial insights that will take its place as an essential fixture in the seafood calendar. Tickets are selling fast and are available through the Global Shrimp Forum website.
Source: The Fish Site | read the full article here
Aquaculture researchers secure more than £1m funding to explore imaging technology and AI. Trio of innovation projects backed by SAIC expected to deliver positive environmental and fish health impacts.
The Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) will support three new innovation projects that aim to deliver economic impact and reduce the environmental footprint of aquaculture, following its latest call for research initiatives.
June 2022 Fareham UK, Kópavogur Iceland - The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, or IceFish as it’s known, opens its doors and will welcome exhibitors and attendees from around the world, at Smárinn, Kópavogur, Iceland.
Established in 1984 and held every 3 years, in this case 5 years due to covid, exhibiting companies at IceFish will showcase their newest technologies, products and services to both attendees and potential customers from a range of commercial fisheries organisations and associated businesses.
This year's IceFish exhibition will include:
- A virtual IceFish exhibition running alongside the in person event
- Industry variety as the sector continues the move into processing of seafood
- Matchmaking meetings (8-9 June)
- The 8th Icefish awards, recognising excellence in the industry
Within the framework of the day against illegal fishing, the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA) highlights the strengthening of the electronic monitoring system for the control of fishing operations, which considers the use of VMS, on-board cameras, electronic log and certification of landings in electronic systems to enhance the control of fishing operations.
Source: MundoAcuicola | read the full article here
An interactive tool that consolidates data on seafood production from six global rating and certification programs, provides NGOs, policymakers, businesses and other stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of the sustainability of seafood. sea products.
Users can see which species are certified by which organization, where there is room for improvement, and where seafood producers need help moving forward on their journey toward environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has valued the commitment of maritime transport and the port system in the fight against climate change and decarbonization in the conference "Renewable energies in port" within the framework of the activities to celebrate the Day Environment World. In this sense, the head of Ecological Transition of the PAV, Federico Torres, has indicated that the PAV will invest 130 million euros in environmental actions within the framework of its strategic goal of zero emissions by 2030.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
More funding has been announced for wild salmon conservation measures in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has authorised new funding of £500,000 to support two projects: the National Adult Sampling Plan, which provides crucial data on wild salmon stock; and the development of a standardised fisheries management plan template which can be used by all the fisheries management areas in Scotland.
Salmon producer Cermaq says it is conducting its own investigation related to the claims by Chile’s environmental agency that it overproduced roughly 800 tons of Atlantic salmon than allowed in one of its sites in the country.
“The Superintendence of the Environment (SMA) recently filed a charge against Cermaq Chile regarding the maximum authorized farming production at the Estero Navarro Salmon Farming Center, located in Magallanes, during the 2017-2019 production cycle.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here