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Guam will receive USD 200,000 for deal with Hawaiian tuna fishermen

Wednesday, December 02, 2015, 03:10 (GMT + 9)

Through a deal settled between regional authorities of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) and the Government of Guam, Hawaii-based longline fishers will be allowed to use half of Guam’s quota of 2,000 tonnes of bigeye tuna catch this year allocated to Guam for a USD 200,000 payment. Referring to the deal, Guam Fishermen’s Co-op president Manny Dueñas stated that fishermen from this island nation catch about 50 metric tons of different varieties of fish in a year, but bigeye tuna is rarely caught because the island doesn’t have the capability to catch the resource for commercial purposes, Pacific Daily News reported. Dueñas expressed hope that the Government of Guam uses the money received in exchange for the fishing rights to help improve facilities in Guam to support local fishermen. The 26-member nation Western and C... FULL STORY

European Union
Hilton to offer MSC certified cod in its hotels
Dec 2, 00:40
Hilton Worldwide has become the first global hotel company to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-label... FULL STORY
Invermar achieves positive results, but thanks to non-operating income
Dec 1, 23:50
Invermar managed to close the first three quarters of this year with positive figures, unlike the rest of the ... FULL STORY
FAD closures effectiveness in bigeye tuna fisheries under scrutiny
Dec 1, 23:20
Use of Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) waters will come under closer s... FULL STORY
Management plan regulated for Bay of Biscay and Northwest fishing grounds
Dec 1, 22:50
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has published in the Official Gazette the new Mini... FULL STORY

AquaChile accumulates losses for USD 68.9 million through September
Dec 2, 02:40
Empresas AquaChile experienced losses for USD 68.9 million in the first nine months of 2015 compared with a profit of USD 4 million in the same period... FULL STORY

United States
Alaska seafood confirmed as free from radiation
Dec 2, 02:10
Alaska health authorities working with the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have determined that salmon, cod, halibut and other species are ... FULL STORY

Corpesca invests USD 44 million in Brazilian animal nutrition company
Dec 2, 01:00
Fishing company CORPESCA, of the Angelini Group, announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, Corpesca do Brasil, will buy 30 per cent of the company FASA... FULL STORY
United Kingdom
Dec 2, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Selonda Aquaculture Q3 net profit up at EUR 2.4 million
Dec 2, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Burin lobbying for additional Arctic surf clam licences
Dec 2, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - SIAL CHINA 2016 Cater to HoReCa’s Needs
United Kingdom
Dec 2, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - One of the three founders of Loch Duart Ltd, has decided to retire
Dec 2, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Nireus Aquaculture Press Release 9M 2015
United Kingdom
Dec 2, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Young’s Seafood International Holdings (formerly Findus Group) Announces James Hill to Step Down as CEO on 31 December 2015
Dec 1, 21:50 (GMT + 9):
First national sustainable aquaculture act approved
Marshall Islands
Dec 1, 04:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - First Major Yellowfin Fishery MSC Certified
Dec 1, 04:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - CFTO/SOVETCO - largest tuna fleet in France - achieves Friend of the Sea certification
United States
Dec 1, 03:10 (GMT + 9):
Red tape halts federal ocean aquaculture plan
Dec 1, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Organic Life link to AwF in Vakkom
Dec 1, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Shrimp fishing season concludes today, sees record catch: MoAF

Where is ‘El Niño'?
Peru In an interesting article published by the Institute of Aquatic Resources of Peru under the title En Busca del Niño Perdido (In Search of the Lost Child), the organization notes that "El Niño phenomenon will not take place in the Peruvian coast."
Retailers and tuna brands request better management for largest tuna fishery
United Kingdom Leading UK’s supermarket chains and tuna product manufacturers press for the introduction of a more sustainable blueprint for tuna fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.
Red tape halts federal ocean aquaculture plan
United States The long and expensive federal permitting processes for ocean aquaculture projects, which requires an extensive environmental monitoring and data collection performed by the interested party has been halted by the Federal Government to develop the activity.
Aquaculture company develops USD 9.5m expansion programme
Zambia Yalelo Limited has devised USD 9.5 million investment plans to increase tilapia production at the company’s cage fish farming operations in Siavonga.
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Nueva Pescanova, S.L. - Group Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel ehf - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. -Headquarter-
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  -Holding Headquarter-
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

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