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Published:  22 November, 2012
Catching 

Steelhead trout

Weeding out US fish killers

TWO men were arrested in California last week in connection with an illegal marijuana plantation, which diverted water from a stream that supported steelhead trout and coho salmon.

Published:  23 July, 2014
Catching 
Eustice buys time for Cornish sardine fishery

FISHERIES minister, George Eustice, has responded to the Cornish sardine fishery’s concern over the application of the reformed CFP landing obligation – an essential part of the implementation of the discards ban – with news that he has secured a temporary exemption for the fishery.

Published:  23 July, 2014
Catching 
Fisheries group launches EU Campaign

ON 16 July Secretariat of the Intergroup on Aquatic Environment and Recreational Fisheries hosted a cocktail event in the European Parliament to launch a discussion group focusing on the aquatic environment problems that affect fisheries and recreational fishermen.

Published:  23 July, 2014
Aquaculture 
Marine trout farming in south-west England

THE British Trout Association (BTA) is engaged in a public/private consortium with representatives from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and The Crown Estate (TCE) as part of a project team to explore the possibility of marine trout farming in the South of England.

Published:  23 July, 2014
Catching 
NFFO voice stock concerns to Eustice

THE National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations has delivered an open letter to UK Fisheries Minister, George Eustice, expressing its frustrations over the latest stock advice from ICES.

Published:  23 July, 2014
Catching 
Scottish fishermen to highlight issues of concern to UK Fisheries Minister

Scottish fishermen will highlight key issues of concern for the catching sector when they meet with UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice in the ports of Peterhead and Fraserburgh this Thursday  (24 July).

Published:  22 July, 2014
Processing 
Fitch delivers stable outlook for Young's owner

THE ratings company Fitch has delivered a reasonably confident report on Findus, the frozen food group which owns Young's Seafood.

Published:  22 July, 2014
Catching 
Fishing safety moves forward

The reduction in fishermen fatalities in 2013, as revealed in the recent publication of the Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s annual report, is a welcome development and indicative of the wide reaching work of the industry to reduce accident rates, says Derek Cardno, Safety Officer for the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF).

Published:  22 July, 2014
Processing 
Birds Eye may seek stock market listing - reports

ONE of the biggest buyers of frozen fish may soon be listed on the London Stock Exchange, according to weekend reports.

Published:  21 July, 2014
Processing 
International line up for seafood summit

THIS year's Humber Seafood Summit promises to be one of the most ambitious yet.

Published:  21 July, 2014
Catching 
Plenty to interest static gear fishermen at Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014

Small boat fishermen working creels and other static gear will find plenty to interest them at the Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014 fisheries show which will be held on 10 and 11 October.

Published:  21 July, 2014
Catching 
Fishupdate Briefing

  • RARE BLUEFIN FOUND OFF CORNWALL 
  • THE FISH DISH LEAVING ON PLATFORM........
  • GOOD NEWS ON ORANGE ROUGHY
  • N. IRELAND SEAFOOD DELIGHT

Published:  18 July, 2014
Aquaculture 
ASC certified trout soon in the market

Danforel’s Christiansminde Freshwater Farm in Denmark has become the first farm certified to the ASC Freshwater Trout Standard for responsible aquaculture.

Published:  17 July, 2014
Catching 
Higher cod prices lift Havfisk earnings

THE big Norwegian fishing company Havfisk (known as  Aker Seafoods until a name change last year) has today  reported a significant  jump in earnings and operating profits for the second quarter of this year.

Published:  17 July, 2014
Processing 
Young's Seafood takes fresh approach to advertising

Young’s Seafood, Britain's largest fish brand,  is taking a radically fresh look at its marketing strategy with the appointment of Quiet Storm as its  new advertising agency.

Published:  16 July, 2014
Catching 
Plymouth tops for sustainable fish

PLYMOUTH is being held up as a world beater when it comes to selling sustainable fish.

Published:  16 July, 2014
Processing 
Northern Ireland welcomes seafood jobs boost

A NEAR £1-million seafood investment at the Northern Ireland fishing port of Kilkeel which will create 33 new jobs has been  widely welcomed in the province at the weekend.

Published:  15 July, 2014
Catching 
Impressive partnership approach to mackerel certification will deliver real benefits

The impressive partnership approach of multi-national fisheries working together in a bid to deliver Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for north-east Atlantic mackerel underlines the commitment of northern European pelagic fishermen to sustainable fishing.

Published:  15 July, 2014
Processing 
Knives out for Grimsby seafood contest

SCORES OF men wielding sharp knives will be invading the Grimsby area over the August holiday weekend.

Published:  15 July, 2014
Catching 

Hake: under threat

Warning over Channel fish stocks

A NEW alert has been issued about the parlous state of fish stocks in the English Channel, leading to a call for more fish protection zones.

Published:  14 July, 2014
Processing 
FISHupdate briefing

SUPERMARKET GROUP OPENS UP ON SEAFOOD

EAT MORE AMERICAN SEAFOOD, URGES AUTHOR

ORANGE LOBSTERS FOUND

MACKEREL SEASON OFF TO GOOD START

Published:  11 July, 2014
Catching 
Prince of Wales outlines oceans and fish stocks challenge

THE Prince of Wales has warned of immense and alarming challenges facing the world's oceans and fish stocks.

Published:  11 July, 2014
Catching 
Prince of Wales discusses ‘Blue Economy’

THE Prince of Wales is today bringing together experts from the worlds of fishing and finance today to discuss ways to invest in the sustainability of the oceans.

Published:  10 July, 2014
Retail 
WWF publish Hong Kong sustainable seafood guide

WWF HAS published a new sustainable Seafood Guide for consumers in Hong Kong based upon scientific assessments of the main fish and shellfish supply sources by specialist fisheries consultant, MacAlister Elliott & Partners (MEP).

Published:  09 July, 2014
Processing 
Associated Seafoods employee shortlisted for award

TAMMY Rendall, a 19-year-old technical manager at Associated Seafoods Ltd in Buckie, has been selected as a finalist in the ‘Young Shining Star Award’ category in the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2014.

Published:  09 July, 2014
Catching 
New Icelandic catch quotas ‘based on science’

ICELAND'S Fisheries Minister, Sigurdur Ingi Jóhannsson, has decided on the total catch of most species for the next fishing year which begins on 1 September. His decision follows recent recommendations from groups like the Marine Research Institute, and there are few surprises.

Published:  09 July, 2014
Catching 
Rising sea temperatures cause heart failure in fish

RISING ocean temperatures due to climate change may cause great failure in fish, according to new research by the University of Aukland.

Published:  08 July, 2014
Processing 
Norwegian exports buoyant as salmon prices soar

NORWAY exported seafood worth a bumper 32.7 billion kroners (about £3.1 billion sterling) during the first six months of this year – up by NOK 5.3 billion (£502-million), around 20 per cent on the same period in 2013. Again the country's salmon farmers were the main winners as demand for salmon soared.

Published:  08 July, 2014
Retail 
Batter get your entries in for National Fish & Chips Awards 2015

THE Oscars of the fish and chips industry, the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, have got off to a ‘frying start’ since launching the search for entrants, but businesses from across the UK now only have a short period of time left to enter.

Published:  07 July, 2014
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