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Seafood exports forecast to grow driven by shrimp

INDIA | Friday, July 28, 2017
Total seafood exports from India reached USD 5.78 billion in 2016-17 and they are expected to exceed USD 6 billion in the current fiscal driven by demand for Indian shrimp in the global market.


Salmon sector to use Chinese technology against harmful algae
Chile | 00:30 | The technique, known as flocculation, was able to convert green microalgae-laden water into clear crystal water in China, and now SalmonChile is trying to implement it in the south. Full Story
Giant JD.com becomes Pingtan’s exclusive online retailer
China | 00:30 | Global fishing company Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd has entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement with giant online retailer JD.com to work together on the continuous innovation of the online seafood retail business model to achieve enhanced marketing and continued growth. Full Story
Alaska's processor fined for alleged wastewater discharge breaches
United States | 23:50 | The United States Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with a seafood processor located in Alaska over alleged wastewater discharge violations at their Nome-based plant. Full Story
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.
Ny-Fiskur Invests in Another FleXicut System
Icelandic fish producer Ny-Fiskur has announced it is investing in a second FleXicut system from Marel for its processing facility in Sandgerdi, Iceland.
AS PRFoods Sales Revenue Increase by 34%
In the Q2 2017 the unaudited consolidated sales revenue of PRFoods increased by +33.9% - EUR +3.3 million - reaching the level of EUR 13.1 million.
Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation Announces the 25th Alaska Symphony of Seafood 2018
The Alaska Symphony of Seafood is a competition for new value-added products made from Alaska seafood, its goal is to inspire innovative ways to fully utilize and increase the value of Alaska’s seafood.
Zebrafish embryo cryopreservation achieved by using gold nanotechnology and laser
United States Researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute have been able to provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for the successful cryopreservation of zebrafish embryos.
PSPA requests probe into foreign steel vessel construction
United States The Pacific Seafood Processor's Association is challenging a request for an exemption to a federal law limiting the amount of foreign steel allowed in fishing vessel construction.
EuropĂŞche requests further diplomatic support to renew Guinea-Bissau agreement
European Union The European long-distance fleet has requested the EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries diplomatic support at the highest level to renew the agreement with Guinea-Bissau.
Greenland halibut latest research survey starts in NAFO zone
Spain The fishing and oceanographic research vessel Vizconde de Eza set sail from the port of St. John's in Newfoundland to begin the "Greenland halibut 3L 2017" survey in the ?Flemish Pass, Division 3L zone.