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Pangasius exporters partner to improve public relations in the EU

VIET NAM | Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Twenty leading Vietnamese pangasius exporters have decided to set a market development fund to cope with the public relation crisis in the EU, which has negatively affected Vietnam’s tra fish sales there this year.


Almost 10 pct of worldwide catches were discarded in the last decade
Canada | 00:20 | Almost 10 per cent of the world's total catches were discarded in the last decade due to poor fishing practices or inadequate management, as it is concluded in a joint study performed by researchers from Australia and Canada. Full Story
Aquaculture continues growing in Scotland
United Kingdom | 23:20 | New research commissioned by the Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise determined that fish and shellfish farming contributes GBP 620 million to Scotland's economy every year. Full Story
Alagoas begins marine shrimp farming
Brazil | 23:00 | The state of Alagoas will begin marine shrimp farming after receiving the first environmental license certificate given to it by the State Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Aquaculture and the Institute of the Environment. Full Story
Five Aquaculture Innovations Reach Final Round
Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal, Solidaridad and Fresh Studio, hosts of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge, invited the top five innovations to move forward to the final round.
Wärtsilä 31 Main Engine to Power New Fuel Efficient Fishing Vessel
Wärtsilä has been selected to provide its Wärtsilä 31 main engine, the propulsion machinery, and the auxiliary engines for a new state-of-the-art pelagic trawler under construction at a Norwegian shipyard.
Alibaba Group Announces Strategic Cooperation with Chicken of the Sea
E-commerce leader Alibaba Group has announced strategic cooperation with Driscoll’s and Chicken of the Sea to bring U.S. food products to China, home to the world’s largest consumer market.
World's Largest Wild Salmon Run Harvest Season Opens
The projected commercial harvest of 27.5 million sockeye salmon is on target with the 10-year average for Bristol Bay – which is home to the largest wild salmon run on the planet.
Can NL cod industry be reopened in Newfoundland and Labrador?
Canada Cod is returning to Newfoundland and Labrador's coasts after the fishery collapse 25 years ago forced the capture ban in these waters.
Petroleum exploration could increase zooplankton mortality
Australia A team of researchers from Tasmania has found that the air gun signals commonly used in marine petroleum exploration had significant negative impact on the zooplankton stocks.
Micro-algae biodiesel reduces up to 80 pct high-powered engines contamination
Chile The first Chilean tests of microalgae biodiesel in high-powered diesel engines show that a reduction of gases emissions and particulate matter of up to 80 per cent can be achieved in engines like those used by Trans-Santiago buses and trucks.
OCI invests CAD 1 million in groundfish processing plant
Canada Ocean Choice International Inc has committed to make a further investment of USD 752,000 in the Fortune-based facility, in Newfoundland and Labrador, to ensure it continues operating.