The amount of Scottish farmed salmon exported in the first nine months of this year has exceeded the volume sent abroad in the whole of 2020.
Almost 80,000 tonnes of Scottish salmon worth more than £485 million was exported in the period, Salmon Scotland (formerly the Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation) said in the first edition of a new quarterly economic bulletin.
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French fishermen have started mobilizations blocking the English Channel in order to show their strength against the British Government. They blocked the link between Saint Malo and Jersey, in order to advance the issue of access to British waters, stalled for almost a year.
Since the beginning of 2021, 738 licenses have been applied for and obtained to access the EEZ, between 12 and 200 miles from the coast. But for the 6-12 mile zone, of the 175 licenses requested, only 104 have been obtained, with 71 still pending.
The Slippurin yard in the north of Iceland has been busy recently, and looks to remain that way into the new year.
FISK Seafood’s factory trawler Arnar is at the quayside, as is Thorfish’s factory trawler Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson, while Vinnslustöðin’s pelagic vessel Sighvatur Bjarnason has been on the slipway to be prepared for the coming capelin season.
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The CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council will be at the next AquaForum Puerto Montt international conference.
There are just a few days left for the 2021 AquaForum Puerto Montt International Conference, organized by B2B Media Group, the publishing house of AQUA magazine. The meeting, entitled "Aquaculture 2021: Climate change, challenge for productivity and the environment", will feature the participation of prominent national and international exhibitors, including the CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), Renate Larsen .
A new online service to help anglers navigate restrictions on commercial fishing areas in UK waters has been launched by Kingfisher's team at Seafish, a public body that supports the UK's fishing industry. United. It has launched a new fishing restriction mapping service for fishermen.
This free service allows anglers to view all UK gear restrictions in one place, with full coverage from all regulatory authorities. The service has been fully funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the Marine Management Organization (MMO).
The Commission has approved an investment package of more than 290 million euros for 132 new projects under the LIFE program for the environment and climate action and which, it explains, will mobilize a total investment of 562 million euros, with projects in almost all EU Member States. "The new LIFE projects will help to make Europe a climate neutral continent by 2050, to recover European biodiversity by 2030 and to contribute to the green recovery of the EU after Covid-19," he said in a statement from press.
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The Rosrybolovstvo hosted a meeting of the co-chairs of the intergovernmental mixed Russian-Peruvian commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation and fisheries - the head of the Rosrybolovstvo Ilya Shestakov and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Peru Luis Chavez.
During the meeting, the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery and the Deputy Minister discussed the state of bilateral trade and the prospects for the development of economic ties, issues of interaction in the agricultural sector, priority areas of cooperation between Russia and Peru, as well as issues of the legal framework.
Ilya Shestakov noted that Peru is Russia's strategic partner in the Latin American region. The year 2021 showed positive figures - the trade turnover between our countries increased to 45%. Ilya Shestakov invited representatives of the Peruvian delegation to take part in the 25th anniversary of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which will be held in June 2022.
The head of the Peruvian delegation thanked for the invitation to visit St. Petersburg and supported the proposal of the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery to hold the 7th meeting of the intergovernmental mixed Russian-Peruvian commission within the framework of the economic forum.
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