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Shrimp exports surpassed USD 3 billion in 2017

ECUADOR | Monday, February 19, 2018
Shrimp managed to become last year Ecuador's main non-oil export product, after displacing...


Exalmar ended 2017 with positive results, despite drop in Q4
Peru | 01:30 | Pesquera Exalmar ended 2017 with an 87 percent increase in sales, which reached USD 255 m... Full Story
Cargill launches new aquaculture technology center
India | 01:00 | Cargill has just inaugurated a Technology Application Center in Kaikaluru, soon after after having opened the first fish feed plant in Vijayawada. Full Story
Adisseo completes acquisition of Nutriad
China | 00:20 | French-Chinese giant Bluestar Adisseo Company has completed the acquisition of global feed additives producer Nutriad, as part of its strategy to become one of the worldwide leaders of specialty additives in animal nutrition. Full Story
Time-Temperature Solution Perfect for Reduced Oxygen Packaging
Timestrip Seafood Indicators can detect breaches in temperature during processing and transport, making it safer for products such as crab meat and scallops to be delivered.
Strong Operational Earnings for Marine Harvest in Q4
Marine Harvest Group achieved an operational revenue of EUR 1 010 million in the quarter and EUR 3 654 million for 2017. Full year turnover is record high for the Group.
Russian Fishery Company Increases Deep Processing of Pollock on Trawlers
As part of the program to increase the output of high-value-added products, the RFC has already converted production lines on four trawlers, which has already allowed a significant increase in the production of pollock fillets in 2017.
Red Lobster Reveals Seafood With Standards Commitments
Red Lobster, the world's largest seafood restaurant company, has unveiled its Seafood with Standards platform, detailing its commitments to serving seafood that is Traceable, Sustainable and Responsible.
Scanning techniques, another tool to address abuses in the fishing industry
Thailand The Government of Thailand is reinforcing measures to eliminate human trafficking in its fisheries industry, following claims of widespread abuse by a human rights group.
Australia´s shellfish reefs show worrying decline
Australia A new research confirms that around 90-99 percent of Australia’s shellfish reefs have disappeared, making them the most threatened ocean ecosystem.
Government reconsiders installing cameras on fishing vessels
New Zealand The Fisheries Minister announced the New Zealand government is reconsidering installing cameras on all commercial fishing vessels.
Oceana CEO resigns and intends to acquire majority stake in US company
South Africa Oceana CEO, Francois Kuttel announced his resignation, as part of a strategyto become the largest shareholder in a fishing business that provides a key service to Westbank Fishing, the group’s biggest offshore subsidiary.