The national aquaculture industry is a sector that has presented sustained growth in the last four decades. Not without its difficulties, it is a sector that has marked the economic development of the country, especially in those regions where it develops with greater force.
Specialized human capital has been a constant concern of the industry, professionals from different technical and knowledge fields have influenced to position this industry in one of the most important worldwide.
Author: Dra. Ivonne Lee Montero / MundoAcuicola | Read the full articlehere
The union seeks to join actions that ProChile is developing in China with other brands, in a strategic alliance with this public body.
The commercial committee of the Asociación de Mitilicultores de Chile A.G. (AmiChile) has continued to work during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic to generate actions that keep alive the positioning of the Patagonia Mussel brand in China, a country to which 401.2 tons of mussels were exported during the first half of this year, for a total value of 1,109,017 FOB dollars.
MIFCO extends canned tuna discounts until the end of 2020. This means that it will offer at reduced prices until the end of this year.
MIFCO cut canned tuna prices for the first time this year in March for Ramadan. However, due to the economic difficulties that customers are going through, the company extended the offer until August and has decided to maintain that price until the end of this year.
The European Union and the United Kingdom resumed negotiations yesterday to close the agreements necessary to end the transition period of ‘Brexit’ with a new model of relationship between the parties. Fishing is one of the main obstacles that has not yet been resolved and to date there has been no progress in this chapter.
For this reason, the European Fisheries Alliance (EUFA, for its acronym in English), demanded yesterday to reach a fisheries agreement "in the long term, mutually beneficial and that works for all of us."
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The removal of an old, unused dam from a tributary of Vermont’s Dog River in Northfield has opened up 26 miles of stream habitat, creating better conditions for trout and other species of fish, officials say.
The crumbling 100-foot concrete structure was recently removed from the Bull Run.
Photo: Friends of the Winooski River ?
The dam posed safety hazards and caused property damage on a former summer camp that is now The Woods Lodge, a local inn and retreat center.
The Friends of the Winooski River began the project by in 2018. Fundraising and permitting continued throughout 2019.
More than 24,000 cubic yards of sediment that had built up behind the dam is being removed.
Inka’s new processing plant at near Bergen, Norway, will be fully operational within 2-3 weeks.
In May last year, SalmonBusiness wrote that Inka, in collaboration with Seaborn and Marel, announced they were building a new salmon and trout processing plant. Inka Project manager in Inka Kjetil Løvaas stated during the Brussels Seafood Expo last year that the project would become “Europe’s most advanced processing factory.”
The new 5,500m3 building is now ready. Investment in the site was around EUR 13 million. Tuesday was the first test run, ahead of two weeks of the fine-tuning of its production equipment and robots, reports Midtsiden.
Author: Stian Olsen / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Dr Carsten Krome, managing partner and co-founder of Hatch, is keen to ensure that people are able to distinguish between good, bad and indifferent forms of aquaculture.
Ahead of the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit on 14 September – when he will host a virtual roundtable discussion on ‘The role of aquaculture in a resilient and sustainable global food system’ – he tells The Fish Site why there are many misconceptions that need to be addressed.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere
Trawl door manufacturer, Morgère, has appointed Amaury Hervé as sales manager in a move to develop new business in both the French and international markets.
Amaury brings tremendous experience to Morgère, having trained at the Maritime School in Paimpol, after which he became a fisherman and then mechanic with the CMA-CGM company. Most recently he was an officer-mechanic with the same company, following training at the Ecole Nationale Supérieur Maritime in Saint-Malo, Brittany.
In his new sales role, Amaury will also participate in sea trials to aid the launch of new products developed by Morgère, as well as help develop new fishing techniques.
“We are working with strategic partners who would like to bring the company back to market, and the product back to market,” Co-Founder and CEO David Benzaquen told SeafoodSource, while declining to name the partners.
Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Domestic market frozen fish prices show stability Russia Fed.
From 7 to 13 September, the dynamics of prices for frozen fish in the wholesale segment of the domestic market, basically, showed a tendency towards stability.
In the Far East region, there was a ten...