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SeaPark joins the Global Seafood Initiative platform

UNITED STATES | Tuesday, June 19, 2018
SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Company a leading firm in the retail market of frozen shrimp in the United States, has joined the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative platform as a funding partner.


European Council adopts North Sea demersal species management plan
European Union | 00:50 | The European Council has adopted a new multiannual management plan for the North Sea concerning demersal fish stocks. Full Story
New trout processing plant starts operations in Puno
Peru | 00:40 | A new trout artisanal processing plant for direct human consumption will begin operations ... Full Story
Brussels adopts new regulations of South Pacific RFMO
European Union | 00:00 | The European Council has adopted a regulation setting out revised rules on management, con... Full Story
BlueNalu, a Pioneer in “Cellular Aquaculture,” Announces Launch
BlueNalu, a pioneer in the field of “cellular aquaculture,” formally announced the launch of its business, at the annual conference of the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research.
McDonald's Releases Reel It In! Sustainable Fishing Card Game
McDonald’s is using its size and scale to advance sustainable fish sourcing as the industry standard, helping to protect long-term fish supplies and help improve the health of surrounding marine ecosystems.
Tech Visionary Oliver Luckett Moves Into Sustainable Seafood
In an unexpected move, Oliver Luckett, branding expert, tech mogul and former Head of Innovation at The Walt Disney Company, has turned his attention to sustainably sourced seafood.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Becomes First MSC Certified Hotel Group in Asia
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has received Marine Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification for all 53 of its properties across mainland China and Hong Kong.
Hotel group Iberostar obtains MSC’s chain of custody
Spain Iberostar Group presented on Friday its new sustainable fisheries initiative together with the Marine Stewardship Council, becoming the first hotel chain in southern Europe to have the chain of custody of MSC.
Fresh cod exports grow but frozen cod sales fall
Norway A total of 5,700 tonnes of fresh cod, including fillets, were exported with a total value of USD 25.2 million in May, representing a 4 per cent growth in volume and a 12 per cent increase in value, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council.
IFOP and conservation organization join forces to promote sustainable fisheries
Chile The Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) and conservation NGO The Nature Conservancy (TNC) signed a collaboration agreement on Friday that promotes joint research activities to advance the sustainab...
Pollock B season started with slight TAC increase
United States Pollock "B" season opened Sunday with a total quota of 731,804 metric tons, which is about one per cent higher than last year, which was 650,095 tonnes.