South Africa’s Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment has concluded the delayed 2021-2022 Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP) for nine of the 12 commercial fishing sectors that were due for reallocation …
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The European Commission is negotiating with Senegal on a proposal to deploy the European Union border agency, Frontex, in the West African country’s territorial waters to guard against illegal fishing and migrant smuggling.
Non-governmental organizations, including the Environmental Justice Foundation, have warned illegal fishing is ongoing in Senegal, fueled by foreign vessels taking advantage of the region’s high levels of… Read More
After months of delaying the issuance of its 2021 financial results, Cape Town, South Africa-based Oceana Group has said it will release the company’s provisional report on 3 March, 2022, and its audited financial statements on 25 March, 2022.Read More
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based Ocean Harvest has entered a strategic partnership with two other firms to develop a land-based salmon farm in the U.A.E. with a planned annual output of 2,000 metric tons ...
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Luderitz, Namibia-based seafood company NovaNam, a subsidiary of Nueva Pescanova Group, has commissioned a NAD 36 million (USD 2.4 million, EUR 2.1 million) solar photovoltaic project at its hake-processing factories in Luderitz and Walvis Bay.
The renewable energy project, which will generate 317,000 kilowatts per month, is part of a bigger plan by NovaNam’s parent company, Pontevedra, Spain-based Nueva Pescanova Group, to ensure… Read More
Morocco Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch said the country hass committed to expanding the country's marine protected areas and doubling the resources the country currently expends annually in its fight against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Akhannouch told the One Ocean Summit 2022 participants in Brest, France, that efforts by North Africa country’s national leadership to ensure sustainable fishery management has enable… Read More
Cape Town, South Africa-based seafood firm Oceana Group has appointed Neville Donovan Brink, a fishing industry veteran of 30 years, as its CEO to replace Imraan Soomra, who resigned on 14 February, 2022.
And on Monday, 7 February, Oceana suspended its CFO, Hajra Karrim, on a “precautionary basis pending a further process."
The sudden leadership changes at Oceana Group comes after repeated warnings… Read More
Oman-based seafood processor and dealer in frozen and coated fish Oman Fisheries Company (OFC) announced it has firmed plans to double its current fish processing output capacity by the end of 2022, according to Oman Fisheries Company CEO Suleiman Al-Ghannam …
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