Between January and July, Argentina sent 286,222 tons in exchange for 934.7 million dollars. This meant a slight growth of 3 percent in volume, but with a fall of 9.4 percent in foreign exchange. Traditional fishery exports recovered in July and grew by 22.5%. On the other hand, non-traditional exports from the Peruvian sector reached US $ 123 million in July, a decrease of 22% compared to the same month in 2019. Exports Peru recovered in July, adding US $ 294 million, a growth of 22.5% compared to the same month last year, according to information from the National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat)
The Aquatic Resources Authority of Panama (Arap) updates Law 17, a rule with more than 60 years of validity and that will protect and promote the equitable use of the country's marine resources. "To promote the development and responsible and sustainable use of aquatic resources, is the objective of the draft Law No. 131 of 2019, promoted by the Ministry of Agricultural Development and the Authority of Aquatic Resources of Panama (Arap)", explains the agency .
This project, called the General Law on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Related Activities, is being consulted by a subcommittee of the Commission for Agricultural Affairs of the National Assembly, and will establish a regulatory framework to manage the country's marine resources in a more equitable manner.
Source: Fisheries Industries | Read the full articlehere
Offshore Shellfish, creators of the UK’s first fully offshore mussel farm, have won Best Aquaculture Company at the 2020 Aquaculture Awards.
The winners were announced at entertaining awards ceremony, which is now available to watch online.
Amy Novogratz, co-founder and head of aquaculture-focused investment fund Aqua-Spark, receiving the ‘Outstanding contribution to the industry’ award; and Scottish Sea Farms’ Noelia Rodriguez and Offshore Shellfish’s George Holmyard being awarded Finfish farmer of the year and Shellfish farmer of the year respectively
Source: The Fish Site | Read the full article here
Seafood processing equipment-maker Cabinplant has opened a new facility at its headquarters in Haarby, Denmark.
The new, 4,500-square-meter production plant increases the company’s production area by 50 percent, allowing Cabinplant “sufficient capacity for continued growth in the coming years,” according to CEO Ralf Astrup.
“It feels fantastic to be able to stand in a production hall like this today and we all have great expectations as to what we can achieve in the next few years. It is no small investment,” Astrup said.
Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource | Read the full article here
The project, which aims to provide five-per-cent of Spain’s demand for salmon, is set to cost around EUR 31 million.
The building site has been set back for months because of the pandemic, but preparatory work is now being commissioned for Norcantabric Spain’s first land-based salmon farm Norcantabric, reports El Diario Montanes.
The site, which is in Cantabria, Northern Spain, is aiming for initial production of 3,000 tonnes per year.
Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Alterations in the distribution of species due to climate change have made the principle of relative stability obsolete, which even threatens sustainability.
More cyclogenesis but fewer days of bad weather throughout the tides, increased catches of by-species, irregularities in spawning, greater presence of pelagic species, more sea spiders ... years ago that the 26 Anasol boats that fish in Gran Sol they have seen signs of climate change in their campaigns, assures Daniel Castro, president of the association.
Source: La Voz de Galicia| Read the full article here
The company has invested in a laboratory that adds to Cargill's existing innovation center in Dirdal, Norway, where research has been conducted for more than three decades. In addition, it has signed a new alliance to improve research for diets focused on water recirculation systems.
Recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) continue to grow in popularity as the global salmon farming industry invests in larger facilities of this type. However, with larger facilities, growing post-smolt on land is more complex, creating the need for more innovation and research.
The Australian tuna longline industry, valued at A50 million dollars, is under threat from a staffing shortage on boats, according to industry body Tuna Australia.
Tuna Australia member Heidi Walker, owner of Walker Seafoods in Mooloolaba, called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a recent meeting to create a specialised fishing visa.
Australia’s tuna industry relies heavily on overseas workers employed on temporary 482 visas to fill non-seasonal, semi-skilled roles, including sailing as deckhands, plus skilled jobs such as engineers and skippers.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
Malvinas-Falkland and the owners of the truth Argentina
Since President Alberto Fernandez took office, different events have taken place regarding the Malvinas issue and the strategy to be executed by the current government in the future, for a claim that ...
Fishcor told to divorce 'parasitic' partner Namibia
The following is an excerpt from The Namibian
MINISTER of public enterprises Leon Jooste has instructed the state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) to terminate its partnership ...