The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) reported that, as every year, the Chinese fishing fleet that was operating on squid resources in international waters of the South Pacific, in front of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Peru and Ecuador, began its navigation towards the Atlantic Ocean, so it will pass through our EEZ through the Strait of Magellan.
The total traffic of the Port of Vigo accumulated during the first ten months of the year has exceeded 3,950,000 tons, which represents an increase of 9% compared to the same period in 2020, according to the latest port data. In the ranking of the most outstanding merchandise during these ten months are frozen fish, with a figure greater than 525,000 tons and a growth of 12%, only surpassed by automobile traffic and, after the first two, metals and its manufactures.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
“The devastation in the Lower Mainland and interior of BC is heartbreaking.”
Last week, torrential rains devastated vast swathes of western Canada’s British Columbia – dumping a month’s worth of rain in two days and causing floods and mudslides that swallowed stretches of highways and forced the evacuation of thousands of people.
Responding to an enquiry from SalmonBusiness for an assessment of the damage caused by the catastrophic weather
Author: Matthew Wilcox / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
The Kingfisher team at Seafish, the public body that supports the UK seafood industry, have launched a new Fishing Restrictions mapping service for fishers.
This free service allows fishers to view all UK fishing gear restrictions in one place, with complete coverage of all regulatory authorities. The service has been fully funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full articlehere
The UK offshore sector aims to spend £16.60 billion on recovering more than a million tonnes of disused oil and gas structures from the North Sea over the coming decade.
Disused oil and gas installations ranging from massive rigs to the well heads in hundreds of metres of water are to be brought to shore for reuse, recycling and disposal in the coming decade, according to an industry report.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere
José Luis García, head of the marine program of WWF Spain (World Wild Fund for Nature), puts forward that he has nothing against the Galician bivalve and its bateeiro sector, as much as it may not seem like it, given the impetus with which they have opposed the Galician mussel wearing a blue seal that Mexillón de Galicia considers it deserves. "We are a conservation organization that works on the sustainable use of resources" and, from their point of view, the cultivation of this mollusk in Galicia is not a sustainable fishery or at least "does not meet the certification criteria."
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full articlehere
The endless negotiations to obtain access licenses to British waters have caused the fatigue of French fishermen and now a strong response is called for access to the waters of the United Kingdom. In France they no longer wait
The shock wave of the announcement by the Minister of the Sea, during the fisheries conference in Saint-Pol-de-Léon on Thursday 18 November, of a plan to withdraw from the fleet for fishermen affected by Brexit, has not subsided .
A bill was presented in Congress to exclude the cultivation of exotic hydrobiological species in protected areas in the south of the country.
The president of the Fisheries Commission, Jorge Brito, said that they not only seek that no more aquaculture concessions are granted, but that the existing ones are withdrawn.
After the request of more than 60 organizations and communities linked to the protection of the environment, a project was presented in Congress that seeks to remove the aquaculture industry from protected areas in the south of the country.
Source: MundoAcuicola | 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...