The agreement seeks to promote scientific and technical cooperation on issues of mutual interest in the field of health and welfare of aquaculture species and veterinary medicine, establishing a framework to advance common objectives, such as disease prevention and control.
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) and the All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Drugs and Animal Food, FGBU "VGNKI", signed a protocol of scientific and technical cooperation that will generate joint actions in the prevention and control of diseases of aquaculture fish and molluscs.
Aquafeed manufacturer Skretting has completed recruitment for its global procurement team, it announced today.
With over 1,000 ingredients currently in the global portfolio, the team’s objective is to support Skretting’s operating companies optimise their supply, said procurement director Robert van den Breemer.
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Aquaculture technology supplier Ace Aquatec has announced that it has opened its first regional office in Chile.
The Scottish company has developed a range of aquaculture technologies including acoustic and non-acoustic predator deterrents that are safe for marine mammals to electric in-water stunning that improves animal welfare at slaughter, and biomass measurement that uses real 3D data to improve accuracy.
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Norwegian fishing gear supplier Frøystad AS is dividing its activities, establishing a separate company in Finnsnes which will focus on seine net gear while also supplying a range of items from the wider Frøystad range.
The intention is for Frøystad Finnsnes AS to be running by January in new premises and with 4-5 staff working with general manager Roy Arnfinn Olsen.
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The Scottish Nationalist Party did not support the rule
The House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted yesterday afternoon in second reading the new Fisheries Law, which thus advances in its legislative process before its final approval. The committee phase will be next Tuesday, September 8, prior to approval in third reading. The law entered Parliament at the beginning of July.
The ultimate goal of the rule is that “the UK operates as an independent coastal state and manages its fish stocks sustainably outside the EU.
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Fundamar and Funpromar present the SEREAS portal, www.sereasdomar.org, an informative project to discover, transmit and enhance the role of women in the fishing and canning sector. Fundamar and Funpromar created the SEREAS brand in 2017, as an informative project at the service of making the role of women visible in the extractive and transforming sector of seafood. Both foundations represent the group of occupations of the sea, whose protagonists are an essential part of the intangible heritage of the sector.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has released a food safety checklist for human and animal food operations to heed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The checklist is meant to be used as an assessment tool as pandemic conditions persist, and can be especially pertinent for operations re-starting after a recent shutdown.
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In connection with the transition to a new extranet for Norges Sildesalgslag's users, a new technical solution has also been developed for bidding at Norges Sildesalgslag 's auction.
Norges Sildesalgslag, the Norwegian Fishermen’s Sales organisation for pelagic fish which is Europe’s largest marketplace for first-hand sales of pelagic species, request to all parties to familiarize themselves with the new solution in the auction system.
The new solution is designed to improve access, user experience and the technical e solution. Security has also been further improved in the new version.
The new solution is currently out in beta so that all buyers can familiarize themselves with the solution, as well as test bidding in the auctions that may take place. It is also possible to go to previous auctions if you want to get acquainted with the solution without bidding on catches.
As of now, both new and old auction solutions are available for use on Norges Sildesalgslag extranet.
Dongwon Industries, South Korea’s largest fishing group, has announced that it intends to go ahead with its plan to enter the aquaculture business by building a large environmentally land based smart salmon farm in the country.
Dongwon is linking up with Norway’s Salmon Evolution by investing in the business and using its advanced technology. Work is expected to start within the next few months and, when completed, the £130 million project will be capable of producing up to 20,000 tonnes of salmon a year. The project will be located in Yangyang county in the province of Gangwon.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here
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...