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Other Media | Fishfarmingexpert: Norcod reduced operating loss by NOK 52.6m last year

Thursday, March 02, 2023

Norwegian cod farmer Norcod earned revenue of NOK 51.4 million (£4.1 m) in the last quarter of 2022 and made an operating loss before fair value adjustment of NOK 32.3 m.

Total operating loss for the year before fair value adjustment amounted to NOK 123.1 m. “This corresponds to an improvement of NOK 52.6 m, or 60% for the period.

Author: Ole Andreas Drønen / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here

IN BRIEF: Panama hosts this biannual meeting on March 2 and 3

Wednesday, March 01, 2023


Madrid, March 1, 2023.- The Spanish tuna fleet returns in 2023 to the Our Ocean Conference (March 2 and 3 in Panama) with 100% of its catches certified with the Responsible Tuna Fishing (APR) seal, which guarantees its responsible origin with the environment and socially sustainable, an objective to which he committed himself in this same forum six years ago.

In Panama, the fleet, grouped in the Organization of Associated Producers of Large Freezer Tuna Vessels (OPAGAC) and represented by its managing director, Julio Morón, will reaffirm its commitment to the integral sustainability of the tuna fishery

tropical, where he has been working since 2010.

Source: OPAGAC

IN BRIEF - Rosrybolovstvo contributes to the development of shipbuilding in Primorye

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

The Primorsky Territorial Administration agreed on design documentation to increase the production capacity of the Zvezda shipbuilding complex (SSK Zvezda).

It is planned to create a technological platform for placing blocks of ships under construction, an integrated transformer substation and a lighting system. New facilities are being designed within the water protection zone of the Bolshoi Kamen Bay in the Ussuri Bay of the Sea of Japan.

Design materials comply with the requirements of environmental legislation on fishing and the conservation of aquatic biological resources, as they include measures to eliminate and reduce the consequences of a possible negative impact during construction on the habitat of aquatic biological resources, and provide for constant industrial environmental monitoring.

Source:  Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo)

IN BRIEF: Welcome to the Feed Iceberg!

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

There is a lot of outdated information still in circulation about feed, but the industry, and Skretting, has made huge breakthroughs along the way.  One of Skretting’s ambitions is to make sure that we are transparent and accountable in what we do, so that consumers can feel secure in buying and eating farmed fish and shrimp.

Why the ‘Feed iceberg’?

In the same way that 90% of an iceberg is hidden below the waterline, almost all the value of feed is not visible to the naked eye. We want to change that.

Source: skretting

IN BRIEF: Barcelona approves the 'Amazon tax'

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

The Ada Colau town hall plans to raise 2.6 million euros a year

The plenary session of the Barcelona City Council has approved, with the favorable votes of the government groups, BComú and the PSC, and the municipal groups of ERC, JxCat and Cs, the e-commerce delivery tax (TREC), also known as 'Amazon tax', to regulate the use of public space by these companies and which until now was free. It is the first time in Spain that a city proposes a regulation aimed at large postal operators.

Source: infoRETAIL

IN BRIEF: Seafood Sustainability Awards: Entries open

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

New Zealanders doing the hard mahi to ensure the sustainability of our fisheries and aquaculture should put their hands up for the Seafood Sustainability Awards, says Dan Bolger, deputy director-general Fisheries New Zealand.

The Seafood Sustainability Awards are a chance to recognise outstanding contributions to sustainability right across the seafood sector. Entries open from 28 February 2023.

A panel of independent judges, representing different parts of the seafood sector will select finalists and winners across 7 categories: Operational Innovator, Market Innovator, Future Leader, Ocean Guardian, and Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki. The winner of the Supreme Sustainability Award will be selected from winners across these categories.

In addition, a winner will be selected for the Minister for Oceans and Fisheries Award to recognise long-term contributions to sustainability in the seafood sector. NIWA’s former chief fisheries scientist, Rosemary Hurst, won this category in 2020 and will be chairing this year’s judging panel.

Source:  Seafood NewZealand

IN BRIEF - Russian fresh catches of Far Eastern fish are sent to the domestic market

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Fresh catches of Far Eastern fish are sent to the domestic market without delay for storage in seaports

By February 27, the total load of refrigerators for the storage of fish products in the Primorsky Territory is 35%. The fish terminals contain 45.7 thousand tons of fish products obtained by the Far Eastern fishing enterprises. A week earlier, the level of utilization of refrigeration capacities was 38%.

The constant availability of free refrigeration capacities for round-the-clock reception of any volume of fish products is ensured due to the dynamic and continuous operation of the seaport complex of Primorsky Krai.

According to the industry monitoring system, at present, 30 vessels with 42.4 thousand tons of fish products on board are on their way to the ports of Primorye, mainly fresh-frozen catches of pollock, herring and cod.

Source: Federal Agency for Fishery

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Norway, UK ministers pledge to bolster countries’ seafood bond

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Strengthening the longstanding seafood ties that exist between Norway and the United Kingdom can help many commercial players and the wider value chain weather the severe headwinds that they’re continuing to face, Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) CEO Christian Chramer said at the 2023 edition of the annual Norway-UK Seafood Summit, held in London’s Fishmongers’ Hall on 27 February.

Collectively, these and other challenges are leading to crises in key seafood markets, Chramer said. At a consumer level, there’s both a decrease in purchasing power and growing competition from other protein sources and food sectors.

Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

Other Media | FishFocus: Keynote and Plenary Speakers, Comprehensive Conference Agenda announced for SENA

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

The organisers of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America announce this year’s keynote speaker, Global Economist Megan Greene, and plenary speaker, Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs Thea Lee, who headline a robust conference programme featuring more than 30 educational sessions. Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, North America’s largest seafood trade exposition and produced by Diversified Communications, will take place from March 12-to-14, 2023 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Source: FishFocus | read the full article here

Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: Galicia will host almost half of the offshore wind power deployed in Spain

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

The Council of Ministers has "finally" approved, as recognized by the Minister for the Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, the first maritime spatial planning plans (POEM), which try to "reconcile the different uses" that are made of the jurisdictional waters, both for traditional activities, such as fishing, and for those that are just around the corner, such as offshore wind.

Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full article here

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Import and export data of aquatic products in February 2023
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