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Scottish aquaculture strategy intends to double its economic contribution

Friday, October 28, 2016, 23:50 (GMT + 9)

A group of Scottish leading aquaculture businesses and organisations have joined efforts for the first time to create an ambitious new growth strategy for the sector intended to double the economic contribution of the industry from GBP 1.8 billion in 2016 to GBP 3.6 billion by 2030. The strategy is promoted by Vision 2030 Group, including representatives of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Scotland Food & Drink, Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers, Highland Council, as well as leading businesses in the sector: Aquascot, Gael Force Group, Ferguson Transport & Shipping and Wester Ross Salmon. The Group has stressed the importance of identifying key actions forming part of the 2030 Aquaculture Strategy in order to generate over 9,000 new jobs in the sector and establish Scotland as a global leader in the ind... FULL STORY

Gulf of Cadiz anchovy quota increased over 30 per cent
Oct 28, 21:40
The European Commission (EC) approved the amendment to TAC (Total Allowable Catch) and Quota Regulation to inc... FULL STORY
Salmon price status at week 42
Oct 28, 21:30
Fresh salmon export volumes for week 42 are up 367 tonnes compared to week 41, but down 1,855 tonnes compared ... FULL STORY
Diseases threaten aquaculture production in Kerala
Oct 28, 03:20
Aquaculture production in the state of Kerala have been threatened by recurring epizootics and the emergence o... FULL STORY
Diseases threaten aquaculture production in Kerala
Oct 28, 03:20
Aquaculture production in the state of Kerala have been threatened by recurring epizootics and the emergence o... FULL STORY

Falkland Islands
Fishery sector contributes 40pc to Falklands' GDP after 30 years' development
Oct 28, 23:20
The fishing industry has contributed hugely to the economy of the Falkland Islands with GBP 564 million of Licence Revenue collected by the Fisheries ... FULL STORY

Canning industry seeks to improve crustacean traceability and treatment
Oct 28, 23:10
The Spanish Federation of Fishery and Aquaculture Product Processing and Trading Associations (FEICOPESCA) and Anfaco-Cecopesca are working on a proje... FULL STORY

Spain defends greater increase in bluefin tuna quota
Oct 28, 22:30
The Spanish Government requests an increase in Atlantic bluefin tuna quota that is above the 20 per cent planned for 2017, based on the success of the... FULL STORY
South Africa
Oct 29, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Spar South Africa Promotes Sustainable Seafood
European Union
Oct 29, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - World's largest marine park created in Antarctic Ocean
European Union
Oct 28, 23:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - EU proposes total commercial fishing ban on Atlantic sea bass
Palestinian Territories
Oct 28, 23:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Fishing zone expanded by 50% for Gaza’s 4,000 fishermen
Russian Federation
Oct 28, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Russia removed import duties on fish products
Oct 28, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Major Victory for Protection of the Southern Ocean
Oct 28, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Thrust on introduction of e-traceability for quality shrimp production
United Kingdom
Oct 28, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Scottish Salmon Producers welcome Aquaculture 2030 report
Oct 28, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Recovery plan issued for U.S. Northwest salmon, steelhead
New Zealand
Oct 28, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
John West, WWF and MSC partener to ensure tuna fishery future
Oct 28, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
Mackerel catch limit increased
United States
Oct 28, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Maine could quadruple shellfish farming sector value

Galicia and Cape Verde strengthen fisheries ties
Spain The Undersecretariat of Marine Affairs of Galicia and the Government of Cape Verde pledged to strengthen commercial and fisheries ties.
Shrimp exports maintain a growing trend
Viet Nam Vietnamese shrimp exports maintained a growing trend thanks to the stable demand from major markets and to the global shrimp price also on the rise amid the decline in the global supply of the resource.
Vietnamese seafood exports forecast to exceed USD 7b this year
Viet Nam Vietnamese seafood exports are expected to reach USD 7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 5.5 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters.
Thai Union nominated for 2016 'Stop Slavery Award'
Thailand Thai Union has been nominated for Thomson Reuters Foundation's inaugural Stop Slavery Award in recognition to its efforts to ensure that those working in the industry at large are also protected.
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