Multi X was selected, for the third consecutive year, as part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the most recognized ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) ranking in the world, due to its complete evaluation of 61 industrial sectors.
According to the results, Multi X improved its performance in relation to the previous year, reaching the 92% percentile (+ 9% than previous version) of the leading companies in sustainability management in the Food Products industrial sector.
Portugal will invest 87 million euros within the framework of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), in centers for research and development of products for the economy of the sea in the Algarve, Lisbon, Oeiras, Peniche, Aveiro and Porto. It has been announced by the Minister of the Sea, Ricardo Serrão Santos, within the framework of the inauguration of Expo Fish Portugal, which is held in Peniche and which is the first virtual international fair for fresh or processed fish.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
The Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) and Shetland UHI have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic partnership agreement that will enhance co-operation between the fishing industry and scientists.
Shetland UHI was formed on 1st August 2021 from the merger of Shetland College, Train Shetland and NAFC Marine Centre, and the new agreement will build upon the strong relationship previously forged between SPFA and NAFC Marine Centre.
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NOAA has released two Atlases compiling the best available science to inform the identification of Aquaculture Opportunity Areas (AOAs) in the Gulf of Mexico and Southern California.
NOAA previously identified these regions for their potential to host sustainable commercial aquaculture development in the United States. Areas in the Atlases will have characteristics expected to support multiple types of aquaculture industries including finfish, shellfish, seaweed, or some combination.
Global consortium to bring aquaculture technologies together through development of new software.
An international consortium has begun a pioneering €1.3 million (£1.11 million) pilot project in Badcall, Scotland, that will accelerate the aquaculture sector’s digital transformation and support the drive towards enhanced sustainability, productivity, and operational efficiency on fish farms.
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Philippines fishing company RD Fishing Group has achieved Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) certification for its fleet of twelve tuna purse seiners, while the tuna processing plant operated by Philbest Canning Co. has attained certification to the Seafood Processing Standard (SPS), according to standards holder the Global Seafood Alliance.
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Chile makes a leap in the link with the EU, strengthening alliances in digital trade and services, benefiting thousands of SMEs.
With this modernization, the negotiation of which ended after 13 rounds of negotiation since 2018, both parties are seeking a new, last generation Agreement, more robust and that projects the bilateral relationship in political, cooperation and commercial terms. Chile makes a leap in the link with the EU, strengthening alliances in digital trade and services, benefiting thousands of SMEs; in caring for the environment and gender equality.
Source: Mundo Acuicola | read the full article here
On the occasion of Aquaculture Day (November 30), the University of Cádiz (UCA) has organized a conference entitled "Present advances for the aquaculture of the future" that will be held a few days before, specifically on the 26th, in the Degrees from the Andalusian Center for Marine Studies, in Puerto Real, Cádiz.
This conference, whose program can be downloaded here, has been structured in a series of conferences given by young researchers that will focus on the aquaculture of the future and more specifically on the species with the greatest potential and on which they are becoming important. efforts.
The Spanish Fisheries Confederation, Cepesca, has developed an awareness day on the negative consequences of the presence of waste in the sea in which the students of the Ribeira Nautical-Fishing School have participated. The day is part of the first cycle of conferences given by the fishing employers under the umbrella of the Program for raising awareness of waste and garbage '' Seayourlitter '', which is being developed with the collaboration of the Biodiversity Foundation through the Pleamar program, co-financed by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full article here
'The pirates have arrived' Argentina
When the jiggers arrive at the fishing zone on January 7, hundreds of boats will already be catching squid: "There are already more than a hundred foreign fishing boats that have settled on the e...