The main objective of SEAI is to protect and promote the interests of the marine industry and generally the members of this association are engaged in seafood business.
SEAI is in the look out of establishing various infrastructure facilities in various coastal states like landing centres, water treatment plants, common effluent treatment plants etc. SEAI is having its head office in Kochi in Kerala and eight regional offices in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnatka, Gujarath, Orissa, West Bengal, Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh.
Whale shark capture and trade banned Peru
The Ministry of Production announced a ban on whale shark (Rhincodon typus) capture in marine waters of Peruvian jurisdiction as well as its landing, transportation, retention, processing and marketing.
Industry praises financial aid for paua fishermen New Zealand
Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the financial assistance package announced by the Government for the Kaikoura commercial paua divers, who have been under considerable financial stress since last year’s earthquake.