Nueva Pescanova strengthens its position among the main fishing and aquaculture companies for its contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) according to the Seafood Stewardship Index prepared by the World Benchmarking Alliance, which ranks the top 30 companies in the aquatic products sector for their contribution to the SDGs. Nueva Pescanova occupies third position in this last classification (up two places compared to the previous one) and only behind the Thai Union Group from Thailand and Mowi from Norway (previously Marine Harvest), which maintain their positions.
Salmokine is a biotechnology company focused on the innovation and development of new alternatives to face the health problems of the salmon industry.
Last Thursday, October 7, the final webinar of the first version of The Global Aquaculture Challenge was held, an initiative of The Yield Lab, of the investment AgTech of the United States, which has the support and active collaboration of the Mesoregional Strategic Program Salmon More Sustainable from Corfo.
The Council for the European Union reached an agreement on next year’s fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea at the latest AGRIFISH Council meeting in Luxembourg this week, with some total allowable catch (TAC) levels still exceeding scientific recommendations.
Following much of the European Commission’s proposal published in August, substantial quota reductions have been made for multiple stocks, including an 88 percent cut for western Baltic cod to just 489 metric tons (MT).
Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Europe’s rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is creating widespread supply-side frictions as companies struggle to find enough workers or materials to meet rising demand.
According to a report in the Financial Times, increased economic activity after coronavirus restrictions were eased across Europe earlier this year have produced a “very high workload for drivers and dispatchers, which in turn leads to dissatisfaction and resignations.”
Source: SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Underwater sensor business OptoScale has raised $4.1m (£3m) to scale up its operations and expand to Australia, Chile and Iceland.
OptoScale, based in Norway, sells real-time monitoring equipment for fish farms. The company already operates in Norway, Scotland and Canada and its technology enables remote monitoring of data, including accurate and real time average weight as well as detection of welfare issues like wounds, deformations and lice
Carsoe has acquired all outstanding shares in Intech, consolidating the two companies’ seafood activities and tray denesting technology at Carsoe and Intech respectively.
The former owners of Intech, Leif Carøe Andersen and Carsten Trudslev, will continue with their respective business responsibilities and as significant minority shareholders in both of the combined businesses.
A long round of discussion in Luxembourg has resulted in EU Ministers reaching agreement on catch limits for 2022 for the Baltic’s ten main commercial stocks.
Ministers have decided to further reduce fishing opportunities for western and central herring as well as for western cod. On the positive side, the Council has agreed to increase fishing opportunities for plaice, sprat, Bothnian herring and Gulf of Finland salmon.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere
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