It is alleged that fishermen from Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands are in breach of agreements and have been taking too many fish from the North Atlantic, where the Dutch also fish. The Dutch are particularly concerned about the mackerel catch.
In order to hit the supplier countries as hard as possible, the Dutch government is considering sanctions, including stopping imports of salmon from the three countries, reports De Telegraaf.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Following a €3.7 million deal, Agtira is poised to produce salmon, cucumbers, tomatoes and herbs in an aquaponics facility beside the Östersund branch of Sweden’s largest supermarket chain, Maxi ICA.
As a joint venture, Agtira will provide the system, Maxi will provide the site and buy all the produce. If the site has reached production capacity after four years Maxi will take it over. Either way Agtira will receive a payment of at least 20 million kroner (€1.97 million) over the first four years. It’s an intriguing and original take on aquaponics, but is based on a classic concept.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | read the full articlehere
The public fell 20% due to the tail blows of the covid pandemic
Conxemar closed its doors yesterday afternoon with more than 22,000 visitors from 95 countries and with an eye on Brussels, since the organization is already working on the event that it will hold in the European capital from April 10 to 12, 2022.
The fair is, above all, business and economy for Galicia and has involved a significant volume of transactions that the president of the event, Jose Luis Freire, does not dare to quantify. "El Mobile de Barcelona moves one hundred million euros and Conxemar I don't dare say how much, but it is very important."
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full articlehere
In a scenario in which there is an increasingly intensified aquaculture trend, the need to improve health aspects in aquaculture and reduce the use of antibiotics and biocides, four technology centers, led by Anfaco-Cecopesca, have come together to create the Network of excellence applied to the innovation and development of solutions for the control of infectious diseases in aquaculture production (Red FishHealth). Through this network, made up of Anfaco-Cecopesca itself, the Aquaculture Technology Center (CETGA), the Andalusian Aquaculture Technology Center (Ctaqua) and AZTI, the aim is to develop new integrated prevention tools and platforms, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and reinforcing the competitiveness of the aquaculture sector through a process of transferring R + D + i that allows reducing the impact of these pathologies in Spanish aquaculture.
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full article here
Mortality Elevator Pump (BEM) from DVS technology is capable of sucking between 840 to 1,400 kilos of salmon per minute.
An issue that is always relevant to the salmon industry, the Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB) season marked its beginning at the end of 2019, when in the Guaitecas Norte sector there was a fish mortality event that affected a neighborhood and specifically two fish centers. culture. Meanwhile, its most critical point occurred between March and April 2021, with what happened in the Comau fjord, causing a great media impression and testing the contingency plans raised by the authority and the industry, presenting certain delays in the mortality withdrawals.
Applications are now open for a third round of funding from the UK Seafood Innovation Fund.
Continuing to support a sustainable future for the UK seafood, the programme seeks ideas from innovators looking to introduce novel and practical solutions into the sector. The programme has also announced £1.5m of follow-on funding awarded to projects with promising outcomes from the previous round.
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full articlehere
The Danish Technical University (DTU) has published a new report examining the environmental footprint and ecological sustainability of Danish fisheries. Its key conclusion is that a broad-spectrum effort is needed to ensure that fisheries become even more sustainable, and this is a view fully supported by the Danish Fishermen’s Association (DFPO).
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full article here
The rapid increase in the number of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) being built or planned around the world might lead observers to think such technology is new.
But that’s far from the case, at least in the world of eel production. Valenciana de Acuicultura (ValAqua), sited in Puzol, north of Valencia, Spain began eel farming in its RAS in 1986 and has been in full operation ever since.
Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
A partnership between the Republic of the Marshall Islands and The Nature Conservancy will supply canned tuna to Walmart stores for the store’s Great Value brand across the United States.
The new joint venture, dubbed Pacific Island Tuna (PIT), is “designed to transform the global canned tuna supply chain,” according to a Nature Conservancy announcement. The new business model is intended to give Pacific islanders the ability to benefit from their tuna resources by directing 100 percent of long-term net profits back to them while utilizing a sustainable model of fishing and production.
Author: Bernadette Carreon / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
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