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
Mahé, Seychelles-based Ocean Basket has unveiled a plan to construct a new fish processing plant within the country’s newly designated fish processing zone …
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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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The ban on tilapia imports in Ghana will be sustained until the West African country achieves adequate production levels to meet domestic demand, according to Ghana Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Mavis Hawa Koomson.
The minister, speaking in early February during the official launch of the Volta Catch depot, operated by Tropo Farms in the town of Kasoa, said her ministry will work closely with the country’s law-enforcement… Read More
Cape Town, South Africa-based fishing company Oceana Group has completed a probe into issues pertaining to its U.S. subsidiary, but was unable to release the company’s results on 31 January 2022 as previously promised …
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A campaign to develop, publicize, and enforce guidelines setting standards for the responsible management of transferring catch between vessels at sea is gaining momentum.
The Food and Agriculture Organization is leading an effort to close loopholes allowing for transshipment of catch on the high seas, a practice the United Nations organization said encourages illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
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Despite the People’s Republic of China maintaining that mainland China and Taiwan are parts of “One China” whose sovereignty cannot be divided, the world's second-largest economy appears reluctant to entertain such perceptions when it comes to the management of fisheries for both entities.
The country’s delegation to the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has disagreed with the commission’s 10,557 metric ton (MT)… Read More