Read more about the article MSC certifies two Russian Barents Sea fisheries
Along with the fishery for opilio crab, the Russian Barents Sea fishery for Greenland halibut has been awarded MSC certification. Image: NOAA

MSC certifies two Russian Barents Sea fisheries

Barents Sea Greenland halibut and opilio crab fisheries have been awarded MSC certification as sustainable and well-managed fisheries. These catches can be sold to markets in Europe, US and Russia,…

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Read more about the article Royal Greenland halibut initiative means year-round employment
Royal Greenland’s Paamiut factory can now provide year-round employment for its staff. Image: Royal Greenland/Jan Jørgensen

Royal Greenland halibut initiative means year-round employment

A new initiative at Royal Greenland’s plant in Paamiut to produce fillets from Greenland halibut provides 35 year-round jobs. The Paamiut factory was rebuilt last autumn, when a production line…

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Read more about the article Canadian partnership obtains MSC certification for Greenland halibut fishery
Certification of the Greenland halibut fishery means greater market access and benefits for Canada’s Atlantic and Arctic fisheries. Image: Ocean Choice International

Canadian partnership obtains MSC certification for Greenland halibut fishery


Four leading Canadian industry associations, together with the Marine Stewardship Council, have announced that products from the Canadian Greenland halibut (turbot) fishery in Fishing Areas 0AB2J3KLMNO can now bear the…

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Read more about the article Longliner sold to Iceland
Aja Aalu has been sold to Iceland and renamed Sólborg

Longliner sold to Iceland

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Icelandic fishing company fishing company Útgerðarfé­lag Reykja­vík­ur has acquired a netter/longliner from Greenland. The 34 metre, 9 metre breadth Qaqortoq-registered Aja Aalu was built by Karstensens Skibsværft in Denmark in…

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Read more about the article All EU-caught Greenland halibut now MSC certified
Doggerbank Seefischerei’s Gerda Maria is one of its two trawlers fishing for Greenland halibut

All EU-caught Greenland halibut now MSC certified

German deep-sea fishing company Doggerbank Seefischerei has been awarded MSC certification for its West Greenland halibut fishery. Following a 13-month assessment, Doggerbank Seefischerei GmbH’s halibut fishery off the west coast…

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