Trawler crew confirmed COVID-19-free
55 crew members of Mar del Plata freezer trawler were screened for Covid-19 before departure. Image: CEPA

Trawler crew confirmed COVID-19-free

The Council of Argentine Fishing Companies (CEPA) reports that 55 crew of Solimeno SA’s trawler Luca Mario have been tested for Covid-19 and given the all-clear. CEPA has been making…

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Covid-19 hits Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries and aquaculture
Small-scale and coastal Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 hits Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries and aquaculture

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are being felt by the fisheries and aquaculture sectors around the world – and in the Mediterranean and Black Sea small-scale fisheries have been…

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Spain’s fishing sector requests authorisation to source COVID-19 testing
The Spanish Fishermen’s Federation has sought authorisation to source its own COVID-19 testing facilities

Spain’s fishing sector requests authorisation to source COVID-19 testing

With the public sector’s difficulties in supplying industry sectors with COVID-19 testing facilities, the Spanish Fishermen’s Federation CEPESCA has requested official authorisation from the Ministry of Health, allowing it to…

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EU Commission approves €100 million Italian guarantee scheme
The European Commission has approved a €100 million financial lifeline for Italian businesses, including the fishing sector

EU Commission approves €100 million Italian guarantee scheme

A €100 million Italian State aid scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)has been approved by the European Commission, providing a lifeline to the agricultural, forestry, fishery and aquaculture…

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Providing support to combat COVID-19
Nueva Pescanova and its overseas subsidiaries have donated seafood, cash and PPE as part of efforts to combat Covid-19. Image: Nueva Pescanova

Providing support to combat COVID-19

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International fishing and processing group Nueva Pescanova is participating in the fight against COVID-19 by donating products to feed medical staff and auxiliary personnel at the field hospital at the…

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Critical worker certificates available for fishermen and key seafood workers
Seafish has created critical worker certificates available for fishermen and other key seafood industry workers

Critical worker certificates available for fishermen and key seafood workers

Seafish has created critical worker certificates that can be issued on request for fishermen and other key workers in seafood businesses to use when travelling to and from work or…

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