IN BRIEF - 'Salmon signature' used to study historic Alaska fish returns
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Alaskan fishermen are no strangers to the roller coaster flux of salmon returning to home spawning grounds. Most fishermen have experienced or at least witnessed both banner years and disaster years, riding out the consequences of a life lived according to marine resources.
Modern biologists have come to recognize these strong and weak variances as cycles that span not years but decades. Now, studies coming out of the University of Washington (UW) are indicating recognizable cycles that cross hundreds of years in their rotation.
"Food inflation in the second quarter was approximately 2.4 percent, with shrimp inflation in the high teens and land-based protein inflation in the mid-single digit range," said Bradford Richmond, Darden's chief financial officer, principal accounting officer and senior vice president.
Twenty-one customers and clients of the US Group of companies have initiated an action at the Fast Track Division of the High Court for the recovery of GHS 1,167,928 being the company’s total indebtedness to them.
Marel's executive team has been expanded and strengthened with several experienced and highly qualified Marel's Managing Directors. These changes will further align execution with strategy and enable Marel to reach its long term goals.
Newfoundland Fisheries Minister Keith Hutchings announced CAD 300,000 for harvesting and processing upgrades for the new Ocean Choice International processing plant in Fortune at its official opening today.
In a news release, the province said the opening of the plant fulfills an important requirement in an agreement between the company and the provincial government to create significant processing employment in the region, and generate greater value from provincial groundfish resources.
Holders of fishing rights operating in Namibian waters will be closely monitored to ensure that they comply with the conditions attached to their business activities.
The rights holders will now be required to meet certain standards set at the discretion of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, before they are allocated new quotas.
Darden Restaurants, which has been under pressure from an activist hedge fund, announced on Thursday 19th of 2013 that it would jettison its Red Lobster chain, one of several steps it said it would take to bolster its stock value.
A former fisherman, Willie Hay (84) was President of the SFF from 1982 to 1993 - a crucial time for fishing where his steady leadership and ever-present humour helped steer the industry through a particularly turbulent period, including the reform of the CFP.
The ship will be designed by Havyard Design and Solutions in Fosnavaag will be constructed at Havyard Ship Technology`s shipyard in Leirvik, Norway. The ship is due to be delivered in the third quarter of 2015. The contract includes an option for a second vessel.
Fisheries Agency seeks to banish fears over radioactive fish Japan
The Fisheries Agency of Japan invited the media to tour a research facility in Onjuku, Chiba Prefecture, in an effort to address the concerns of Japanese and foreigners around possible radioactive contamination of fish from the country waters
Aids for Gibraltar fishermen transferred Spain
The head of the Secretariat General of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment announced the immediate transfer of aid to fishermen fishing in the Bay of Algeciras.
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