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A REPORT on the state of European fish stocks makes encouraging reading, with the proportion of overfished stocks in the EU waters of the Northeast Atlantic at 39% - down from 95% in 2005 and 47% last year.
ICELAND is expected to announce shortly a rise in its cod quota of anything between 10,000 and 15,000 tons.
GRIMSBY seafood expert Mike Parker has been awarded an OBE for his services to the seafood industry, seafood sustainability and the local community in Grimsby.
It was another resounding success where the winners of the BFFF Annual Awards were announced.
Discards Ė where fish are thrown away at sea Ė have been virtually eliminated in some species by fishermen taking part in current trials, according to the latest catch quota report from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).
The UK Government has been accused of failing to address problems facing Scottish fishermen. †
THE number of fish processing units in Britain and people working in the industry have declined sharply over the last eight years, a Barclays bank report on seafood and frozen food shows. However, there has been an increase in productivity.
Six new full time jobs have been created by The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) across Portree, Loch Torridon and Loch Carron.
ďOverall 103 plants in 10 countries are now IFFO RS certified, amounting to 40% of world combined fishmeal and fish oil production and 70% of that produced by IFFO members,Ē says Francisco Aldon Head of Standards at IFFO.
Argyll and Bute Councilís environmental health team has issued a second temporary warning about harvesting common cockles in as many days, this time in Loch na Cille, Mid Argyll.
Six Shetland men are currently studying for their Class Two Skipperís Ticket at the NAFC Marine Centre, and, for the first time in many years, all the students are local.
The Scottish Development International (SDI) Tokyo team is calling for Scottish seafood producers to take part in the Japan International Seafood Expo.
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Annual Science Conference 2013 programme has now been issued.
Icelandic fisheries company HB Grandi has declared that, like last year, none of its processing plants will close for the summer months.
An historic deal to reform the broken Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been agreed by EU Member States and is expected to become law later this year.
Cermaq has revealed today, Monday June 17, that it has received an offer †of NOK 6.2 billion for its international aquaculture fish feed and nutrition company, EWOS, from a private investor group.
The first of 5,000 bespoke life-jackets to be produced for Scotlandís fishermen as part of a £438,000 life-saving safety project has been officially handed over to the fishing industry by First Minister Alex Salmond.
The NAFC Marine Centre has won the Aquaculture Supplier of the Year Award at The Crown Estateís Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards 2013, which was held on Thursday, 13 June, at the Prestonfield House in Edinburgh.
Argyll and Bute Councilís environmental health team has issued a temporary warning about harvesting common cockles in Kildalloig Bay, Campbeltown in Argyll
The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has praised the efforts of the Indonesian fishing industry and the countryís government in driving forward the sustainable fisheries agenda.†
With only a week to go until the start of Pembrokeshire Fish Week, Saturday, June 22nd to Sunday, June 30th the countdown is on.
THE Faroe Islands has signed a new agreement to protect Arctic fishing and marine life and to prevent oil pollution.†
AMERICANS are taking, in large numbers, to what used to be a very British taste in seafood - smoked fish.
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