Safe fishing, Legal fishing, Sustainable fishing
The Ministerial Conference on Fishing Vessel Safety and IUU Fishing aims to encourage the widespread adoption of the Cape Town Agreement. Image: Europêche

Safe fishing, Legal fishing, Sustainable fishing

Safe, legal and sustainable sums up the message unanimously from governments during the Ministerial Conference on Fishing Vessel Safety and IUU Fishing, organised by the IMO and the Government of…

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New agreements for Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting
Agreement has been reached on Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting TACs for next year – but not on how to divide quotas between the coastal states

New agreements for Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting

Norway, Russia, the EU, the Faroe Islands and Iceland have agreed on 2020 TACs for Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting – but have yet to reach agreement on how quota…

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Korean first: Dongwon achieves MSC certification
Dongwon’s tropical Pacific yellowfin and skipjack free school purse seine fishery is a first for South Korea. Image: Dongwon Industries

Korean first: Dongwon achieves MSC certification

The first South Korean-owned fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) international standard for sustainable fishing as Dongwon’s tropical Pacific yellowfin and skipjack free school purse seine…

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Hampiðjan’s 40th anniversary flume tank session held in Hirtshals
This year’s Hampiðjan tank trip falls on the 40th anniversary of the very first such session, which back then took place in Hull. Image: Hampiðjan

Hampiðjan’s 40th anniversary flume tank session held in Hirtshals

Hampiðjan’s annual gathering at the North Sea Centre’s flume tank in Hirtshals is approaching fast. The trip takes place from 26th to 30th November and according to Hampiðjan Ísland’s managing…

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Marel agrees to acquire 50% stake in Curio
Marel has contracted to acquire a 50% stake in Curio, with an option to buy the remaining shareholding after four years

Marel agrees to acquire 50% stake in Curio

Marel has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Curio, an innovative primary processing equipment provider for whitefish processing. The transaction is subject…

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Zephyr rigged with full blue whiting package from Vónin
New Shetland pelagic vessel Zephyr has been supplied with a full package of Vónin gear for blue whiting. Image: Vónin/Ivan Reid

Zephyr rigged with full blue whiting package from Vónin

With their new Zephyr delivered from Larsnes Mekaniske Verksted yard in Norway at the beginning of October, skipper Allister Irvine and his crew looked carefully at the fishing gear options…

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Atlantic Sapphire nominated for 2019 European Small and Mid-Cap Awards
Atlantic Sapphire is pioneering its Bluehouse (land-raised) salmon farming locally and transforming protein production globally. Its innovation centre has been based at Langsand in Denmark since 2011. Image: Atlantic Sapphire

Atlantic Sapphire nominated for 2019 European Small and Mid-Cap Awards

Atlantic Sapphire, a pioneer of Bluehouse (land-raised) salmon farming locally and transforming protein production globally, has been shortlisted as a Star of Innovation company at the annual European Small and…

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Pia Glanz’s Jutland lines
Pia Glanz has been built for Thorsminde fisherman John Christensen

Pia Glanz’s Jutland lines

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The new Pia Glanz has some very distinctive Jutland lines, and represents the latest thinking in Danish fishing. Earlier this year John Christensen’s previous Pia Glanz was sold to Dutch…

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