After a year operating the seafood route, Smyril Line Cargo is putting sailings on hold. There are several reasons for the decision.
Halgir Dahl Olesen, CEO of Smyril Line Cargo, regrets the decision, not least, he says, because the crew of the freighter “Akranes” has proven that sea transport can compete with road transport in both lead time, flexibility and delivery capability.
Source: Salmon Business | read the full article here
The Abrolhos Island Mid-West Scallop Trawl fishery of Western Australia has officially gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.
According to an MSC press statement, the fishery has been found to be “well-managed and supported by strong science from the Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.”
Author: Bernadette Carreon / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Norway-based tilapia breeding specialist GenoMar Genetics AS has signed a joint venture agreement with Agroavícola Sanmarino S.A., a Colombian poultry genetics distribution company belonging to the Italcol group.
The agreement includes the establishment of a new company in the next few weeks, named GenoMar Genetics Colombia
Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
On Friday, October 8, the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programs of the Chilean and Chinese Customs came into force, in what was constituted in a new milestone in the commercial relationship that exists between both. countries and that since 2010 made the Asian giant the main Chilean trading partner.
El Centro Tecnológico del Mar-Fundación Cetmar, dependent on the Consellería do Mar of the Xunta de Galicia, commemorates its twentieth anniversary. And it does so, as the Department highlights, "as an international benchmark in research, development and innovation in the maritime-fishing sector through its participation in nearly 600 actions in this area since its creation."
Seafood Norway, the industry employers’ organisation, has broadly welcomed the new Labour-led coalition government’s strategy for the sector. The plan includes a commitment to encourage investment and innovation, and increased funding – generated by the aquaculture sector – for local authorities.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | read the full article here
Crew had been advised to abandon ship after being told that the flame was headed toward the interior.
On Sunday evening, a chemical fire broke out aboard the container ship “Zim Kingston” near Victoria in British Columbia.
A Canadian Coast Guard officer told the ship’s radio operator, citing the view from the surveillance aircraft overhead, that “flame is appearing on the inside rows (of containers). The crew is focusing on the outside containers. The flame is headed toward the interior. Over.”
Source: SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Writing to the Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries, Swedish Fishermen’s PO (SFPO) chairman Peter Ronelöv Olsson has set out his serious concerns for the future of European fisheries in an open letter.
‘I am seriously concerned that soon the EU will no longer have professional fishing and therefore no producers of marine food,’ he stated, commenting that after the recent Meeting of the Council of Ministers in Luxembourg which set the fishing possibilities for 2022 in the Baltic
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere
CCAMLR 40th meeting of the Commission Opens Antarctica
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