China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
China is looking at the potential of ratifying the 2012 Cape Town Agreement and STCW-F, and a national conference discussed the implementation of the FAO PSMA agreement. Image: IMO

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification

A national workshop has discussed China’s potential ratification and implementation of fisheries-related conventions, including IMO’s 2012 Cape Town Agreement (CTA), aimed at improving safety standards on fishing vessels, and the…

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Compact wrasse catcher
Built by Jemar Norpower, Sigleflu has a 24-knot turn of speed. Image: Jamar Norpower

Compact wrasse catcher

Jemar Norpower has delivered a compact workboat to Fitjar fisherman, who intends to use the 23ft Sigleflu for potting and fishing for wrasse. Wrasse are becoming an increasingly prominent fishery,…

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New seiner/longliner for Østervold
The new Marin Teknikk-designed vessel for Østervold AS is designed to combine capacity for seine netting and longlining. Image: Marin Teknikk

New seiner/longliner for Østervold

Ship design company Marin Teknikk has secured an agreement for a new 67 metre combination longliner.seine netter to be built at the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey for Norwegian operator Østervold…

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Norway’s record-breaking July
Norwegian seafood exports saw a record month of July this year

Norway’s record-breaking July

Down 6% in volume, but up 11% in value terms compared to the same period in 2018, last month Norwegian seafood exports hit the strongest month of July to date.…

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Canada invests in clean technology
The government of Canada has announced nearly $620,000 in federal funding from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support clean economic growth in the Gaspe peninsula and Magdalen Islands

Canada invests in clean technology

The Government of Canada is helping Quebec fisheries and aquaculture businesses improve environmental sustainability and business results, and investments in clean technology for fish harvesters and aquaculture farms in Quebec…

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