CFTO gets skipjack certification
CFTO has been awarded MSC certification for its Indian Ocean skipjack tuna fishery. Images: CFTO

CFTO gets skipjack certification

Tuna purse seiner operator Compagnie Française du Thon Océanique (CFTO), one of the largest French tuna companies, has been awarded MSC certification for its Indian Ocean skipjack tuna catches. This…

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Mediterranean countries unite against IUU fishing
Offshore patrol vessel Lundy Sentinel. Image: European Fisheries Control Agency

Mediterranean countries unite against IUU fishing

Sharing 46,000 km of coastline the numerous nations bordering the Mediterranean are collaborating to curb IUU fishing. 75% of Mediterranean and Black Sea fish stocks are judged to be currently…

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New Börkur comes home
Image: Thorgeir Baldursson

New Börkur comes home

New pelagic vessel Börkur NK-122 docked in its home port of Neskaupstaður in eastern Iceland for the first time earlier this week, its arrival just ahead of the Seamen’s Day…

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Spanish operators ask for Gulf of Guinea military presence
Spanish fishing operators have joined a growing movement asking for anti-piracy measures for the Gulf of Guinea. Image: OPAGAC

Spanish operators ask for Gulf of Guinea military presence

Spanish tuna operators have added their voices to the growing calls for the deployment of military forces to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The Spanish tuna fleet represented…

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