Seven more companies have pledged their support to the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA). The accession of Frabelle, RD processing PNG, South Seas Tuna Canning SSTC, Nambawan, International Food Corporation (IFC), Philbest and Majestic Seafoods, to the supply chain coalition sends a clear message to tuna Regional Fishery Management Organisations (tRFMOs) – their slow progress on improving tuna management is prompting the marketplace to unite and speak out on a global scale.
Don’t start a trade war with EU, Salmon Scotland tells Westminster
UK Government ministers are reportedly seeking to urgently amend the Northern Ireland Protocol, the part of the Brexit agreement designed to prevent the return of a hard border between the Republic of Ireland, which is a member of the EU, and Northern Ireland.
The potential amendment has sparked concerns of retaliatory action by the EU.
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The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina, Julián Domínguez, advanced the Government's intention to establish a strategy to promote investments in the fisheries sector. The objective is "to build a scenario to 2035 to generate predictability in business, that these businesses can be done by Argentine companies and that the investment be Argentine," he said at the meeting of the Fishing Table in the city of Mar del Plata , which also served as the presentation of the new director of the South Buenos Aires Regional Center of Senasa (National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality), Manuel Baldovino.
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The former stock comet Atlantic Sapphire has received a round of applause on the stock exchange. An imminent issue is highlighted as one of the reasons behind the price drop.
The land-based fish farmer’s share price fell to a new low on Thursday morning, after a decline of just over three percent. Over the past year, three quarters of the company’s market value has been ploughed away.
Recently, the brokerages Norne Securities and DNB Markets were out with analyses that predicted large share issues in Atlantic Sapphire.
Source: SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Yesterday, the Association of Producer Organizations PESCA ESPAÑA was established, after the Board of Directors of CEPESCA, and after being initialed by the representatives of a total of six producer organizations and the election of Javier Garat, secretary general of Cepesca, as its president. Fishing Spain will allow the sector to strengthen the defense of its interests and enhance the promotion of its activity and the products resulting from it.
In addition, PESCA ESPAÑA proceeded to the election of its directors, in which Garat will be accompanied by the managing director of OPAGAC, Julio Morón, as vice president. For their part, Juan Manuel Liria Franch, president of the OPP-3, Sergio López, and Jesús Lourido, managers of the OPP-7 and OPP-77, respectively, and Francisco Correa and Pedro Mercant, presidents of the OPP, will serve as members. -13 and OPP-58, respectively.
The Öxarfjörður region on the North East coast of Iceland, encircled by volcanic mountain ranges, is about as remote as a traveller to that country is likely to get.
The local community numbers fewer than 200 inhabitants. Sheep farming was the main activity until recently, but thanks to the expansion of an important salmon farming project by the seafood company Samherji, the area is coming back to life.
Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full articlehere
A surge in salmon prices across all of its markets – created by strong demand and low supply – helped Mowi to achieve operational earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of EUR 206.7 million (USD 218.3 million) in the first quarter of 2022.
The total was EUR 97.5 million (USD 103 million) higher year-over-year. The Bergen, Norway-headquartered salmon farming company reported all-time high Q1 operational revenues of EUR 1.095 billion (USD 1.2 billion) for the opening quarter of the year
Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
World champion of legal, sustainable and regulated fishing, as well as respect for the human and labor rights of crew members, refrigerated, frozen or processed seafood products continue to enter the European Union (EU), whose origin is questioned by NGOs and MEPs. And it is not trivial because more than 70% of the seafood consumed by the citizens of the Twenty-seven comes from abroad. Coinciding with the dissemination of new reports confirming illegal catches and even slavers on Chinese ships, the rejection of fish and shellfish from flag vessels in countries where illegal
Source: La Voz de Galicia | read the full article here