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IFFO RS launches tool to help achieve certification

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 23:00 (GMT + 9)

Non-government organisation IFFO, representing and promoting the fishmeal and fish oil sector and other marine ingredient origin at world level, has launched the new Improver Programme (IP) Application Mechanism. With this initiative it intends to provide clear and useful guidance to those who do not currently meet the Global Standard for Responsible Supply (IFFO RS) certification requirements and provide a more robust mechanism for implementing necessary improvements in order to achieve IFFO RS certification in the future. The organisation has adapted the IP Application Mechanism to bring the Improver Programme in line with current internationally recognised Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) guidelines. It is hoped that this mechanism will promote the path towards responsible supply of marine ingredients aligned with IFFO RS’ Statement of Change to ... FULL STORY

Galicia to invest 40pct more to improve marine-fishing product trade
Mar 22, 00:20
The Government of Galicia will invest about EUR 9 million this year in actions aimed at improving the commerci... FULL STORY
Huon continues legal battle at court over salmon farming
Mar 21, 23:50
Salmon company Huon Aquaculture is taking federal court action against a 2012 Federal Government decision to a... FULL STORY
Historic Japanese oyster stocking in Tongoy
Mar 21, 23:30
The recent stocking of more than 25,000 seeds of Japanese oysters in the management area of ??the Tongoy Bay s... FULL STORY
Viet Nam
Vietnam requests US catfish anti-dumping duties re-evaluation
Mar 21, 22:40
Vietnamese Government asked the United States to re-evaluate catfish import restrictions, since these anti-dum... FULL STORY

Aqualande acquires Spanish trout producer
Mar 22, 22:30
Smoked trout supplier Aqualande aims to position itself better to supply the growing market for smoked trout through an acquisition in Spain. The g... FULL STORY

Salmon price status at week 11
Mar 22, 21:30
The volumes of fresh Norwegian salmon exported in week 11 are up 2,037 tonnes (+12,9 per cent) from last week and up 2,568 tonnes (+16,8 per cent) fro... FULL STORY

Marine Harvest improves operational results in 2017 despite lower salmon harvest
Mar 22, 01:00
Marine Harvest recorded a year-on-year growth of 4 per cent in total revenues during 2017, amounting to EUR 3 649.4 million. This improvement was... FULL STORY
Mar 21, 22:00 (GMT + 9):
Main salmon producers saw profits grow by 60pct in 2017
Mar 21, 02:10 (GMT + 9):
Multiexport Foods increased profits 70pct in 2017
Mar 21, 01:50 (GMT + 9):
Grup Balfegó announces 'Tuna Tour' sixth season
Mar 20, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Salmones Camanchaca improves profits in 2017, despite lower salmon sales
Mar 20, 22:30 (GMT + 9):
GeneSeas wants to increase tilapia fillet production by 80pct
Mar 20, 21:50 (GMT + 9):
Argentina and Norway sign aquaculture cooperation agreement
Viet Nam
Mar 20, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Catfish exports intended to grow to USD 2 billion this year
Mar 19, 21:10 (GMT + 9):
Shrimp imports restricted from countries where AHPND presence confirmed
Viet Nam
Mar 16, 22:10 (GMT + 9):
US to inspect Việtnam catfish controls
United Kingdom
Mar 16, 00:20 (GMT + 9):
One salmon farm produces waste equivalent to 'all of Scotland's west coast towns'
United Kingdom
Mar 15, 06:50 (GMT + 9):
Research indicated that 41 per cent of Brits think we’ll be eating lab-grown fish
Mar 15, 06:00 (GMT + 9):
Keeping ocean currents from spreading disease in farmed salmon

EU and Côte d'Ivoire renew fishing agreement
European Union The negotiations held in Abidjan have allowed the European Union and Côte d'Ivoire to agree on a new fisheries partnership protocol that gives access to Ivory Coast waters to 36 EU vessels.
Snow crab trap fishery MSC certificate suspended
Canada The Marine Stewardship Ccouncil certificate for the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence snow crab trap fishery in Canada has been suspended by certifier SAI Global.
Private equity fund acquires Morenot majority stake
Norway FSN Capital V has acquired a majority stake in Norway based Mørenot Holding II, a world leading supplier of equipment and services to the world’s fishery- and aquaculture industries as well as marine seismic.
Seafood sector firms call for effective fishing regulations
United Kingdom A coalition of 17 supermarkets, processors and industry groups urge the United Kingdom Government to adopt robust fisheries regulations after Brexit.
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

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