Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
If you would like to send us an article, contact Margaret Stacey
   


Sürsan seabass and seabream farm in Turkey.

Lloyd’s Register Nets First Audits for New ASC Aquaculture Standard

  (UNITED KINGDOM, 4/16/2019)

The fisheries and aquaculture assurance specialist Lloyd’s Register (LR) has audited the first farms in the world for the new Seabass, Seabream and Meagre Standard to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) program.

Since the standard launched on 18 March, LR has already audited six farms including two SÜRSAN SU ÜRÜNLERİ farms in Turkey, with a further seven in the pipeline, and has also received significant interest from many other fish farmers looking to verify their farms.

Turkey has seen a rise in seabream and seabass certification.

“Turkey in particular has seen a rise in seabream and seabass certification in recent years, with many businesses seeking to provide enhanced assurance despite tough global market conditions,” comments Paul Macintyre, Aquaculture Director at LR.

“The species have been blighted by negative connotations in the past, particularly around perceived impacts on the environment, biodiversity, water quality and the benthos. Being certified by this standard means producers can prove that their farms have met the criteria demanded by ASC which in turn means retailers and consumers can have confidence in the product.”

As the pioneer of the first accredited aquaculture standard, LR has 30 years’ experience in the industry, providing fishery and aquaculture certification and assurance to customers in over 40 countries.

LR is currently the largest global provid er of MSC Sustainable Fishing Assessments, assessing over 100 species of fish.

Sürsan has a total annual production of 9300 tons clustered in 9 sites.

Paul previously worked for an international aquaculture production company and as well as leading the aquaculture team at LR, participates on a number of Standard Owner technical committees. He continues: “We’re seeing significant growth across the aquaculture, fishing and seafood supply chain industries as more businesses adapt to the demands of retailers. We audit against the full range of standards as do many other CBs, but it’s the technical competence of our auditors and assessors working across the world who make us different. They’re experts in aquaculture, chain of custody and supplier audits for retailers and manufacturers, and have a deep-rooted understanding of the challenges faced by fish farmers as they navigate the increasing demand for aquaculture products, and pressure from customers to maintain “approved supplier” status.

About Lloyd’s Register

Lloyd’s Register started out in 1760 as a marine classification society. Today, it is one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology – improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for clients in over 75 countries worldwide.

Source: Lloyd's Register

[email protected]
www.fis.com


Information of the company:
Address: 71 Fenchurch St
City: London
State/ZIP: England (EC3M 4BS)
Country: United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)20 7709 9166
Fax: +44 (0)20 7488 4796
E-Mail: [email protected]
More about:


Location:

View Larger Map



 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE ARTICLES
GAPP Co-Invests with European Partners to Support Wild Alaska Pollock Launches
Ethos Seafood Group Transforms Prepackaged Seafood Category With Recycled/Recyclable Film
Salmon Evolution Starts First Phase for Giant Fish Farm on Land
Thai Union Releases 7th Annual Sustainability Report
NC Commercial Fishing Resource Fund Launches New Statewide Public Relations Campaign Called Always NC Fresh
New KONGSBERG-Designed Freezer Trawler is Ready to Commence Service in Arctic Fishing Grounds
Skaginn3X Signs an Agreement with Mowi
GLOBALG.A.P. and FishChoice.com Partner to Support Access to Sustainable Seafood
FairTrade Tuna Fishery in Indonesia Achieves Certificate for Sustainability
All Natural Florida Cultured Sun Shrimp Offered Directly to Consumers to Help Stave Off Food Shortages
Good Start to the Year for BioMar Group
Cermaq’s Activities to Meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals
MSC Funds Ocean Projects to Tackle Ghost Gear and Protect Threatened Species
Kvarøy Arctic & James Beard Foundation Announce the First Women in Aquaculture Scholarship Fund
The Tuna Export Business is Utilizing AI TUNA SCOPE
Record Profit and Continued Growth in the North Atlantic Activities
As Norway Starts Reopening, the Seafood Industry Prepares for a New Reality
AquaMaof Announces New RAS Facility in France
Breakthrough in Batching & Robotic Packing for Frozen Fillets
Increased Capacity in Samherji's Land-Based Fish Farming Site in Grindavík
More Articles...

Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
The boy from Kalles Creamed Smoked Cod Roe Spread laughs more than 3 times at Walmart
United States Kalles Kaviar (known as Kallen Mätitahna in Finland) is a Swedish brand of smörgåskaviar. It is manufactured by Abba Seafood. Kalles Kaviar is mainly made of salted cod roe (Gadus mor...
Ocean Beauty Seafoods and Icicle Seafoods Announce Merger
United States SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Two of Alaska’s oldest and largest seafood companies, Ocean Beauty Seafoods LLC and Icicle Seafoods, Inc., announced today that they are merging their wild salmon and...
Despite the partial reopening of the HORECA channel, fish sales remain stagnant and prices drop
Spain The sector fears the impact of the economic crisis on the demand for fishery products, which, together with the limitations imposed by COVID, threatens its future Shipowners continue to...
Biosensors in Arctic bivalves for environmental monitoring
Norway Monitoring the quality of ocean water is important, for various societal, economic and ecological reasons. But it is also costly and time-consuming, and the monitoring task itself can sometimes put hu...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
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. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
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
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
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly 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
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
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 - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) - Headquarters
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
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
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2020 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER