Indonesia works towards sustainabilityWorld Fishing | 17 Jun 2013
The International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) has praised the Indonesian fishing industry's efforts to increase the market potential for its pole and line and hand line caught tuna.
Scottish shellfish industry has a bright future, says award-winning MDfishupdate.com | 14 Jun 2013
The dedication and inspiring enthusiasm of those working in the Scottish shellfish industry will ensure a bright future for the sector, according to Stephen Cameron, managing director of the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG), speaking just after he had scooped the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award at last night's (13 June) Crown Estate Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards 2013 in Edinburgh.
FishChoice websiteWorld Fishing | 13 Jun 2013
FishChoice has introduced a new dynamic to its website - a tool designed to make it easier to find suppliers of sustainable seafood.
MSC certified seafood recommended by Monterey BayWorld Fishing | 12 Jun 2013
A new report by Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program has found that the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) chain of custody standard is the only wild capture certification programme to meet Seafood Watch criteria for environmental sustainability.
Russian salmon fishery re-assessmentWorld Fishing | 11 Jun 2013
The Iturup pink salmon and chum salmon fishery, the first Russian fishery to be MSC certified, has started the re-assessment process.
North Sea cod nearly ready for MSC certificationWorld Fishing | 10 Jun 2013
A new report that uses the Marine Stewardship Council's (MSC) sustainability standard as a common benchmark has found that North Sea cod stocks are nearly ready to be MSC certified.
FOS certification for Otto FranckWorld Fishing | 07 Jun 2013
Tuna, sardines and mackerel under the LaPerla brand canned for German importer, Otto Franck Import KG, have been certified by Friend of the Sea.
Clam and cockle fisheries certifiedWorld Fishing | 05 Jun 2013
The Spanish Ría de Arosa Galician Cooperative Society has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its artisanal clam and cockle fisheries.
Blumar earns three star BAP certificationWorld Fishing | 04 Jun 2013
Chilean salmon farming company, Blumar SA, has become the third in the country to achieve three star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification from the Global Aquaculture Alliance.
Stakeholders in Thai fisheries reach fishmeal production agreementfishupdate.com | 04 Jun 2013
At a meeting held on 27th May 'it was agreed a Thai industry/government round table would be formed to drive improvements in fishery management and identify fishmeal plants that would enter assessment for the IFFO Responsible Supply (RS) certificate.
Seafish sets out certification standardsWorld Fishing | 30 May 2013
In a bid to eliminate confusion for consumers and the industry over different certification standards, Seafish has launched a new web resource to provide information on standards which apply to fish and shellfish supplied in the UK.
Joint MSC for nephrops fisheriesWorld Fishing | 28 May 2013
Swedish and Danish nephrops fisheries, Fiskeri AB Ginneton and Danske Fiskeres Producent Organisation (DFPO), have entered into full Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment as a joint client group - a world first.
Marine Harvest agrees to limit pesticides and seal killingsGuardian Unlimited | 21 May 2013
One of the world's largest fish farm companies, Marine Harvest, has voluntarily agreed to much tougher limits on its pesticides use and seal killing by joining a strict new environment scheme. Marine Harvest will join the Aquaculture Stewardship council, a new accreditation scheme championed by WWF, after coming under repeated attack for heavy use of toxic chemicals, seal-killing and major outbreaks of sea lice and salmon diseases.