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Blumar presents its first Sustainability Report

CHILE | Saturday, August 19, 2017
With the publication of its first Sustainability Report, which includes salmon farming and...


North Korean seafood trucks get stuck on the border
China | 00:50 | The government of a city in Northeast China is currently negotiating with North Korean authorities over the seafood trucks that are stuck between the two countries' customs ports of the countries. Full Story
Marine protected area creation worries the fishing sector
Argentina | 00:40 | The plan promoted by the Ministry of Environment to create new marine protected areas in Argentine waters, where fishing activities are prohibited, has generated strong concerns in the fisheries sector, which is also shared by the Federal Fisheries Council. Full Story
Apex to launch IPO to finance new plant construction
India | 23:20 | Aquaculture product producer and exporter Apex Frozen Foods will this month launch its initial public offer in order to collect funds in order to finance its expansion. Full Story
MSC Scholarships to Help Fund Fisheries Research in East Africa and Kenya
The MSC program provides funding of up to USD 5200 to support research looking at environmental improvement, supply chain management or best practice in fisheries management.
BioMar Celebrates 10 Years of Strategic Sustainability with BioSustain
The BioMar Group celebrated the 10th anniversary of the BioSustain™ concept at Aqua Nor 2017, with a rooftop party at their new offices in Norway.
SIMBA Seafood Traceability System Improves Productivity
Dynamic Systems, Inc., a leader in Automated Seafood Solutions has updated SIMBA to now track production minute to minute as it happens on the plant floor for real-time data.
Gfresh Partners with JD.com to Smash Single Day Sales Record of Live Lobsters
An international sales promotion at JD achieved single day record-breaking sales of live lobsters, many of these lobsters were purchased in partnership with Gfresh, the world's largest online seafood marketplace.
Hy-Vee deepens its commitment to responsibly sourced seafood products
United States Hy-Vee announced that all their national brand frozen seafood offered at their stores is responsibly sourced in compliance with the Midwestern grocery chain’s seafood procurement policy.
Sanctions against illegal fishing hardened to seek EU's green light
Taiwan The Taiwanese Government imposed fines in 109 cases of illegal fishing involving deep-sea fishing vessels from Taiwan as of the end of July.
Pacific salmon found in Irish rivers cause bewilderment
Republic of Ireland The finding of 30 pink salmon in nine rivers of the West Of Ireland since last June has caused concern among Inland Fisheries Ireland authorities, since this is a native species to the Pacific Ocean.
Chinese vessel captured in Galapagos with threatened shark species
Ecuador A Chinese flagged vessel with some 300 tonnes of fish, including at least two shark species considered vulnerable by Ecuadorian authorities, was detained in the Galapagos Islands marine reserve.