The NPF Industry Pty Ltd is a collective of trawler operators, processors and marketers acting together as a single voice for the industry in the Northern Prawn Fishery, which spans the pristine waters from Cape York to the Kimberleys. The company was formed in 2007 to represent the interests of NPF operators and to promote the on-going sustainable development of the fishery. NPF Industry Pty Ltd works closely with government, scientists and regulators to ensure the wild areas of the Northern Prawn Fishery are responsibly and sustainably managed. NPF Industry has been a willing partner and leader of many significant initiatives to improve prawn stocks, reduce by-catch and foster research to improve the overall sustainability of the NPF. MSC certification is the crowning achievement in the quest for a sustainable fishery – safeguarded for the future.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.