Fishing firm I&J, the fishing business belonging to AVI Limited, largely improved the group's results in the first half of 2016 financial year, aided by the weaker rand and lower fuel costs.
The interim results of the first semester of current fiscal year (July-December 2015) show that this segment experienced improved catch rates compared to the second half of the previous financial year.
But even when capture rates improved in comparison with those from the six previous months, particularly in the case of freezer vessels, on average, they were lower than those from the first half last year.
However, as the two new vessels were commissioned during the semester, the increase in fishing c...
Thai Union urges the UK to commit to sustainability goals United Kingdom
In order to demonstrate its commitment to delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Thai Union Group joined more than 80 leading companies that united in a call on the Government of the United Kingdom.
Tanner crab season canceled in Alaska United States
The Alaska Board of Fisheries finally decided not to open commercial tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi and C. opilio) fishery in the Bering Sea this season, after the last attempt to allow a limited catch failed.
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