Read more about the article North Atlantic Pelagic Advocacy Group established
The newly-established North Atlantic Pelagic Advocacy Group has been set up in the UK, and its membership now includes European processors and retailers

North Atlantic Pelagic Advocacy Group established

A UK-based supply chain led initiative, focused on driving improvements to the management of the North East Atlantic fisheries for mackerel, herring and blue whiting has been established. The formal…

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Read more about the article Sapmer joins ISSF
Sapmer’s tuna purse seiner Manapany

Sapmer joins ISSF

La Réunion-based fishing company Sapmer is the latest seafood producer to join the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), which advocates for sustainable tuna fishery management and encourages the adoption of…

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Read more about the article ​Spanish fleet renews commitment to sustainability and efficient governance
OPAGAC has signed up to a voluntary corporate social responsibility initiative sets up a framework for responsible business practices across sectors and geographic regions​. Image: OPAGAC

​Spanish fleet renews commitment to sustainability and efficient governance

The Spanish tuna fleet, represented by the Organisation of Associated Producers of Large Tuna Freezers (OPAGAC), has signed the Sustainable Ocean Principles, a framework for responsible business practices in the…

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Read more about the article Spanish tuna fleet’s responsible fishing model attracts worldwide interest
The OPAGAC fleet takes a unique dual approach to responsible fisheries. Image: OPAGAC

Spanish tuna fleet’s responsible fishing model attracts worldwide interest

At a meeting in London the Spanish tuna fleet shared its APR (Responsibly Fished Tuna) sustainable fishing standard, currently the only such standard in operation anywhere in the world that…

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Read more about the article Thai Union receives sustainability disclosure award
Patarachai Sonthikhant (right) receives the Sustainability Disclosure Award from Dr. Pipat Yodprudtikan. Image: Thai Union

Thai Union receives sustainability disclosure award

Thai Union Group has been recognised for its sustainability reporting, receiving the Sustainability Disclosure Award from Thaipat Institute and Thailand’s Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) for its sustainability reporting. Patarachai…

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Read more about the article Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, IFFO and GAA to collaborate on challenges in South East Asia’s fisheries
IFFO, SFP and GAA are working together to address challenges facing South-East Asia’s fisheries. Image: Shutterstock

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, IFFO and GAA to collaborate on challenges in South East Asia’s fisheries

A report commissioned by IFFO, The Marine Ingredients Organisation, and GAA, The Global Aquaculture Alliance, on South East Asian fisheries and their relevance to fishmeal production highlights the need for…

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Read more about the article EU and Guinea Bissau sign sustainable fishing partnership agreement protocol
The EU and Guinea Bissau have signed a sustainable fishing partnership agreement protocol. Image: FAO

EU and Guinea Bissau sign sustainable fishing partnership agreement protocol

The EU and Guinea Bissau have this month signed a new five-year protocol to the existing Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement (SFPA). According to the European Commission, this new protocol fully…

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