Peterhead leads the way in raising standards as it becomes the first port to receive the new Seafish seafood certification under the Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme (RPFS). Following the successful…
Russia's Federal Agency for Fisheries is examining plans for a new fishing terminal in the port of Murrmansk to serve the fishing fleet and for shipping seafood production. The Agency’s…
The port of Vladivostok has increased its throughput of seafood products landed by 29% compared to the same period in 2017, taking the position as Russia’s top fish port as 157,700 tonnes of fish have been transshipped across its quays in the first seven months of this year.
Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon announced that the Government of Canada is investing over C$12 million over two years in small craft harbour improvements and transfer projects in Avalon.
Construction work on Lerwick Harbour’s replacement whitefish market is scheduled to begin this month in a project that will more than double capacity for landings at the UK´s second largest fishing port. Following competitive tendering, Tulloch Developments Ltd A532;has been appointed main contractor by Lerwick Port Authority, with completion set for early 2020.
Denmark’s busiest fishing port, Skagen, saw landings worth DKK992 million (€123.80 million) last year, the largest figure since it became an autonomous port back in 2001. The figures firmly cement Skagen’s place as top Danish port.
After 25 years serving the port community, Maurice Benoish, the current president of SEM Lorient-Keroman which manages and operates the fishing port of Lorient and its ship repair facilities, has decided to step down. The twelve directors have elected Jean-Paul Solaro to take over as the port’s new president
The Russian Caspian Sea port of Makhachkala is about to be developed with infrastructure for receiving, processing and storage of not less than 150,000 tonnes of fish annually. The deal has been struck between FGUP Natrbresurs and LLC Construction and assembly department No 12 (Republic of Dagestan), which bid for the lease agreement for the state-owned port.
The British Ports Association has published new research revealing post-Brexit challenges and opportunities for UK fishing ports, stating that a domestic successor to EMFF is critical to transition, while landings vital to strengthening the economic link between UK resources and communities.
New warehouses and office buildings are appearing around Skagen’s western port area where fishing companies in particular are establishing new facilities.