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Lockdown could have long-lasting impact on fishing industry

INDIA | Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The forced fishing holiday due to the 21-day lockdown will have a long-lasting impact on t...


Fish canning industry could generate 270,000 new jobs
Peru | 05:00 | The Peruvian fish canning industry can generate some 270 000 more jobs in the midst of thi... Full Story
Morrisons Supermarket To Help Restock Britain's Foodbanks
United Kingdom | 03:00 | £10 million of dedicated stock to be set aside in Morrisons supermarkets for l... Full Story
Samherji's Saga Seafood closes down
Namibia | 01:10 | SAGA Seafood Namibia, the operating company for Icelandic fishing company Samherji in Nami... Full Story
Zeus Capital Advises on Creation of EUR300m Seafood Business
Zeus Capital has acted as exclusive financial adviser to Sykes Seafood on its successful acquisition of Klaas Puul from the Dutch Seafood Company and H2 Equity Partners.
The MSC Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
The MSC is temporarily allowing audits and fishery assessments to be conducted remotely in light of the coronavirus pandemic and in consideration of the welfare of all individuals participating in its certification program.
Friend of the Sea Publishes New Sustainability Criteria
Friend of the Sea, the world’s leading certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, concludes revision process and publishes updated Wild Caught Standard and Audit Guidance.
GOODFISH Redefines Conscious Functional Snacking with Salmon Skins
GOODFISH is changing the way we think about snacking with the launch of the first 100% traceable Wild Alaska Sockeye crispy salmon skins propelling sustainable seafood into mass market culture.
Coronavirus pandemic shakes up Alaska fishing industry
United States Like almost all industries and institutions across Alaska, the novel coronavirus pandemic is shaking up the fishing industry. With restrictions changing almost daily and cases spreading across the Un...
Seiyu Becomes First Retailer to Endorse BAP Certification
Japan Tokyo – Seiyu, GK (a Japanese subsidiary of Walmart Inc.) became the first retailer in Japan to introduce the Global Aquaculture Alliance's Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification to...
Jack mackerel catch limit for 2020 increased
Peru Norm indicates that an additional 40,000 tons will be exclusively for fishing with artisanal vessels. Until March 20, 97.7% of the 100,000 ton-quota assigned last January had been met. The Ministry...
European South Pacific Jack mackerel fishery achieves MSC certification
Netherlands The Hague – A new milestone has been reached for sustainable jack mackerel fishing in the South Pacific. Following a 15-month assessment, the European South-Pacific Jack Mackerel Fishery was cer...