After five months of meetings, representatives of the European Union and the Republic of Mauritius have successfully concluded the negotiations of the new fishing protocol, of great strategic importance for the vessels that fish in the Indian Ocean, since Port Louis (Mauritius) It is one of the main unloading centers and the canning industry. With a duration of four years, it maintains conditions similar to those of the previous one, "very beneficial for the Spanish fleet that has a special interest in landings in Port Louis", collects the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
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The Status Quo is unsustainable’, says global supply chain collective, as the Faroes adds to the list of Coastal States setting pelagic quotas before sharing agreement is reached
Since February of this year, Northeast Atlantic Coastal States (the EU, UK, Norway, Faroes, Iceland, Greenland, and Russia) have met several times to explore solutions to quota sharing disputes for three lucrative and globally-important pelagic stocks –
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In a strong market, Mowi made an operational profit of 207 million euros at record-high levels in the first quarter.
Mowi’s first quarter was characterised by a surge in salmon prices in all markets due to a continued increase in global demand for salmon combined with low supply.
“The increase in salmon prices coming out of the pandemic has been impressive. Salmon is a fantastic product with great product features and the beneficiary of strong megatrends, and I firmly believe this will continue to boost demand going forward,”
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here
The Scottish seafood industry, with help from the Scottish government, is working to revive its langoustine exports after years of decline.
Exports of langoustine – also known as nephrops (Nephrops norwegicus) – from the U.K. to major markets have almost halved in the past decade. Typically exported to Europe – with the three largest buyers being Spain, Italy, and France – the U.K. exported a total of 18,000 metric tons (MT) of langoustine in 2010, with the majority of that being sourced from Scotland.
Author: Nicki Holmyard / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
After the agreement reached between the Government and truck leaders, which meant the unblocking of various routes that affected the connectivity of the Biobío Region last week, Camanchaca reported that it will normalize its operations starting today, Monday, May 9.
"We are in a position to receive the raw materials necessary for the operation of our plants and dispatch the finished products they produce to the different markets," Camanchaca indicated via a press release.
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France designs a plan to abandon the Mediterranean fleet. From Saturday May 7, southern shipowners can submit their applications for the new fleet exit plan (FEP), the fourth in almost ten years. The restrictions on trawling the Mediterranean fleet have led to the abandonment of many shipowners.
For their part, trawling fishermen from the ports of Tarragona, Torredembarra, L'Ampolla and L'Ametlla de Mar, will remain on land for two months and ten days and will not return to fishing until July 1.
A group of salmon farmers on Norway’s south west coast are to continue their fight against the government’s controversial traffic light control scheme.
Last week a special court of appeal upheld a decision by Oslo’s Ministry of Trade and Industry to place the area known as production zone 04 into the red category which will result in a 6% reduction in their output.
Author: Vince Mcdonagh / FishFarmer | read the full article here
Scotland’s economic recovery following the Covid lockdowns has largely been driven by strong growth in exports of drinks and seafood products, which together accounted for £5.2 billion of the £5.7 bn earned from Scottish food and drink exports in 2021.
Beverage exports, dominated by Scotch whisky, were worth £4.2 bn, and fish and seafood exports brought in £1 bn, according to a report by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
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Chile President Gabriel Boric is reportedly considering a moratorium on the farmed salmon sector that would halt its expansion in the country.
The 36-year-old Boric, the youngest president in Chile’s history, was elected in December 2021 and took office in March 2022. Previously, as a member of Chile's congress, he questioned the environmental sustainability of the country’s USD 5.2 billion (EUR 4.6 billion) salmon-farming industry.
Author: Christian Molinari / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Due to the blockade of Route 5 South between Concepción and Puerto Montt and other accesses to Greater Concepción, Camanchaca reports that four of its production plants in the Biobío region have had to be paralyzed, as well as its southern fishing fleet. This, as a consequence of the impossibility of receiving raw materials or dispatching finished products to their destination.