Wärtsilä Danmark gets first UN Sustainable Development Goals certification
Wärtsilä Danmark is the first marine sector company to be recognised as having implemented a management system dedicated to meeting the UN’s sustainable development goals. Image: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Danmark gets first UN Sustainable Development Goals certification

Technology group Wärtsilä’s local marine office in Denmark, Wärtsilä Danmark A/S has been awarded certification by Bureau Veritas’ in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The certification provides…

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MSC certifies Namibian hake fishery
Landing hake from a Namibian trawler. Image: MSC/Oliver Binneman

MSC certifies Namibian hake fishery

MSC certification of Namibia’s hake trawl and longline fishery recognises progress made by the Namibian government and fishing industry in rebuilding hake stocks as it becomes the first fishery in Namibia,…

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Australia’s eastern tuna and billfish fishery receives MSC certification
The Eastern Tuna and Billfish certification applies to the target species of albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna, and swordfish. Image: Tuna Australia

Australia’s eastern tuna and billfish fishery receives MSC certification

One of Australia’s largest fisheries, the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF) has been awarded MSC certification for sustainability, which has been achieved with support from the Australian Government’s Our Marine Parks…

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FoS certifies Marpesca Group
The Panama-based Marpesca Group has fishing and distribution bases in Ecuador, The US and Spain.Image: FoS

FoS certifies Marpesca Group

Friend of the Sea has announced certification of the Marpesca Group (Grupo Marpesca) for sustainable seafood production practices. Marpesca can now display the Friend of the Sea eco-label on its…

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Friend of the Sea certifies L’Acquachiara Srl
Fish and shellfish producer L’Acquachiara has been awarded Friend of the Sea certification. Image: Friend of the Sea

Friend of the Sea certifies L’Acquachiara Srl

Adriatic shellfish producer L’Acquachiara Srl, a top Italian producer of shellfish and other fish products, has earned certification for sustainable seafood production by Friend of the Sea. The certification enables…

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Taiwan’s yellow card lifted
Participants in Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture have welcomed the EU decision to lift the yellow card. Image: Fisheries Agency

Taiwan’s yellow card lifted

The yellow card warning handed to Taiwan in October 2015 by the European Commission has been lifted, in recognition of the efforts made to strengthen legal framework, monitoring, control and…

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Canned tuna under ‘Responsibly Fished’ label reaches Spanish consumers
The first canned tuna under the AENOR Conform RFT label is now available to Spanish consumers

Canned tuna under ‘Responsibly Fished’ label reaches Spanish consumers

Canning companies Garavilla, which produces the Isabel brand, and Sálica, which has the Campos brand, will be the first to distribute products carrying the AENOR Conform RFT label. This month…

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Spanish tuna fleet kick-starts full MSC process
‘This is the largest tuna fleet in the world to apply for MSC certification on this scale which shows OPAGAC’s commitment to sustainable practice and fisheries management,’ said Lloyd’s Register Fisheries Manager Polly Burns. Image: OPAGAC

Spanish tuna fleet kick-starts full MSC process

The Spanish tuna fleet has begun the process to assess all its fisheries to the MSC Standard for sustainable fishing, including operations in the the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans,…

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