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Pingtan adds two new jiggers to its fleet

CHINA | Saturday, December 03, 2016
Global fishing company Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. has completed construction on its two squid jigging vessels, which are ready to depart for their fishing designation.


Fishing sector production continued to grow in October
Peru | 23:20 | Peruvian fishing sector production increased by 3.43 per cent in October this year, compared to the same month in 2015, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics. Full Story
Maersk Line strengthens growth strategy through Hamburg line acquisiti
Denmark | 23:10 | Maersk Line is to acquire German container shipping line Hamburg SĂĽd after reaching an agreement with Oetker Group in an attempt to develop its growth strategy and increase transport volumes. Full Story
White spot disease confirmed in prawn farm
Australia | 23:00 | An aquaculture farm located south of Brisbane was placed under movement controls after test results confirmed a case of white spot disease in prawns. Full Story
SUBWAY becomes a Member of the International Pole & Line Foundation
With more than 44,000 outlets in 112 countries, international restaurant franchise SUBWAY has become the 40th Member of the International Pole & Line Foundation.
Dog Owners Can Choose MSC With Two New Petcurean GATHER Formulas
Dog lovers with exacting standards now have a new choice in sustainability with two new GATHER dog food formulas featuring MSC certified seafood.
Aquaculture Innovation Challenge Vietnam
Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal, Fresh Studio and Solidaridad kick off the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge with an inspiring event to bridge the gap between innovators and impact investors in the aquaculture sector.
Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila Receives BAP Certification
Tropical Aquaculture's partner tilapia producer, Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila has received its first star in Best Aquaculture Practices for its tilapia farm.
King crab season extended exceptionally
Chile The fishermen of Magallanes will be able to continue catching king crab until December 10, as it was informed by the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
EU-Mauritania agreement implies success for the Spanish fleet, ensures Govt
Spain To the Spanish Government, the commitments reached in the Extraordinary Joint Commission of the fisheries agreement between the EU and Mauritania imply a success for the Spanish fleet and for the sustainable management of fishing surpluses in this country.
EJF guides French retailers and firms to combat illegal fishing
France Environmental Justice Foundation has issued a new advisory note for French industry, retailers and brands on the risks associated with illegal fishing.
Lymphocystis viruses identified in fish
Spain A study involving the Autonomous University of Madrid suggests a polyviral origin of lymphocystis, an infectious disease that affects at least 150 species of fish and causes significant economic losses in aquaculture. In addition, it offers the first identification of papillomavirus in fish.