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Four companies fined after tragic accident in processing plant

UNITED STATES | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined with more than USD187,000 four companies related to a deadly explosion that took place last year in the plant Omega Protein has in Moss Point, Mississippi.


Gulf of Mexico shrimp landings show slight variation
United States | 02:10 | Last year shrimp catch was the second-highest harvest in the state of Louisiana since 2007, though the level was within the average of the last seven years. Full Story
Demersal discard ban consultation launched
United Kingdom | 01:10 | A consultation on how to implement the demersal discard ban in England has been lanunched by the Fisheries Minister. Full Story
Navantia sets up a subsidiary in Brazil
Brazil | 00:30 | The Spanish government authorized Navantia to establish a subsidiary in Brazil, in order to participate in major contracts for fleet renewal planned for the coming years. Full Story
Exceed Your Production Goals with Marel
Marel will be present at the Seafood Expo North America, March 15-17 2015, where you will be able to discover the latest innovations in filleting, slicing, packing, weighing, and production control.
EAS Welcomes You to Rotterdam for Aquaculture Europe 2015
The conference will focus on the role and contribution of aquaculture to the management of natural resources and its importance in society through the provision of high quality, nutritious and healthy food.
Valuable Insights at the 14th Salmon ShowHow
For 14 years, salmon processors have been coming to the Marel Salmon ShowHow to experience the latest and best in salmon processing innovation, and to gain valuable insights from experts in the field.
NAQUA earns BAP Certification
National Aquaculture Group’s processing plant, shrimp farm, barramundi farm, shrimp hatchery and shrimp and barramundi feed mill all earned BAP certification.
Pacific Seafood faces another anti-trust lawsuit
United States Pacific Seafood is facing a new lawsuit filed by a group of fishermen in Oregon, just as the company was preparing to sign an agreement to buy 90 per cent stake in Ocean Gold Seafoods Inc.
NGOs applaud suspension of fish imports from Sri Lanka
European Union Fisheries Ministers of the EU agreed in Brussels to punish Sri Lanka for not fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, imposing trade restrictions upon it.
BC company buys 700,000lb of sea cucumber for Chinese market
Canada British Columbia- based aquaculture company Gourmet Ocean Products Inc. announced that it has recently bought about 400,000 pounds of mature sea cucumber.
'Seafood Expo Southern Europe' 4th edition cancelled
Spain Diversifield Communications announced that it has decided to cancel the fourth edition of Seafood Expo Southern Europe 2015 to be held between 21 and 23 September this year.