Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


MLA Teslyn Barkman. (Photo: Stock File)

Falklands delegation travels to Argentina for fishery talks

Click on the flag for more information about Falkland Islands FALKLAND ISLANDS
Friday, May 11, 2018, 22:30 (GMT + 9)

Next Monday, May 14 four representatives from the Falkland Islands Government’s Natural Resources Department will be part of a UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office lead delegation meeting with the Government of Argentina, in Buenos Aires, to begin two days of discussions on fish and squid stocks in the South Atlantic.
 
According to a statement of the Falklands Government, the talks will also include the possibility of resuming the exchange of scientific fisheries data for the benefit of the region, Mercopress informed.
 
This meeting follows an outline agreement within the September 2016 Joint Communiqué between the UK and Argentina, which highlighted the need for improved cooperation and positive engagement on South Atlantic issues of mutual interest.
 
MLA Teslyn Barkman, portfolio lead for Natural Resources, including Fisheries, said:
 
“We have one of the best managed fisheries in the world, which actively works to minimize the risk of over-fishing in our waters. The 2016 Joint Communiqué pledged to remove all obstacles limiting the economic growth of sustainable development of the Falkland Islands including fishing, and attending these discussions will give us the opportunity to move forward in our efforts to conserve our marine resources and the long-term sustainability of fish stocks we share.”
 
Prior to the announcement of the Government, the secretary of the Association of Fishing Companies of the Falkland Islands, Stuart Wallace, had already spoken out in favour of bilateral talks, but stressed the need for the fishing private sector to be also represented in the meeting, particularly when fishing on the high seas is addressed.

During the 1990s, Argentina and the Falkland Islands met twice a year to evaluate fishery resources and exchange scientific information. On some occasions, scientific research cruises were also carried out with representatives of both countries.

John Barton, Falklands-government Director of the Natural Resources Department will head the Islands delegation.


[email protected]
www.fis.com

 

 


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Namibia
Aug 16, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Fishcor records revenue growth thanks to better price and volume
United States
Aug 16, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
Pacific Seafood finishes rebuilding Warrenton plant, destroyed by fire
Ecuador
Aug 16, 02:20 (GMT + 9):
Second period of mangrove and mouthless crab ban begins
Australia
Aug 16, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
BioMar allowed to start new feed facility construction in Tasmania
Chile
Aug 16, 01:20 (GMT + 9):
Proposal to modify farming density regulation splits salmon industry
Namibia
Aug 16, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Esau urges //Karas to farm in fish
European Union
Aug 16, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Endangered eel larvae make a tasty treat for fish in an ocean desert
United States
Aug 16, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Tiny cod fish re-emerge around Kodiak, giving scientists a window into climate change effects
United Kingdom
Aug 16, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Global boom in taste for octopus squeezes market as prices double for trendy cephalopod
United Kingdom
Aug 16, 00:30 (GMT + 9):
Scottish salmon producers reveal mortality rates
Chile
Aug 16, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
Sand fleas may not adapt to temperature increase in Antarctica
United States
Aug 15, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Greenpeace acknowledges retailer progress on sustainable seafood products
Peru
Aug 15, 22:20 (GMT + 9):
Seafood production fell in June with lower anchovy catch
Cambodia
Aug 15, 22:10 (GMT + 9):
Entrepreneur from Singapour plans to invest in aquaculture
Norway
Aug 15, 21:30 (GMT + 9):
Salmon price status at week 32



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
High Liner Foods’ income drop reflects continued sale challenges
Canada Frozen seafood company High Liner Foods reported a decline in its adjusted net income and in the adjunsted EBITDA in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period a year ago.
Three interested parties in buying Young's Seafood
United Kingdom Young's Seafood sale, which has attracted interest from private equity and rivals in the seafood sector, is expected to be completed in September and fetch USD 255 million.
Tsukiji old air conditioning puts tuna at risk
Japan Tokyo’s world famous fish market Tsukiji is undergoing difficulties as a consequence of its inadequate air conditioning system to face the intense heatwave hitting Japan.
Alaska seafood industry fears 'devastating' effect of trade war with China
United States Alaska fishermen have expressed serious concern about the ‘devastating’ consequences that the United States’ trade war with China could have for the this state's seafood industry.
 
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
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
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 - 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.
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. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
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
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2018 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER