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  • 11 July 2014

    Rockhopper Exploration has confirmed that Premier Oil, operator of the Sea Lion field in the North Falkland Basin in which Rockhopper holds a 40 per cent interest, has now formally awarded the Tension Leg Platform (TLP) Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract to AMEC. As Premier confirmed in its recent IMS, pre-development activities on […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Human Capital

    Safety Technology Ltd has announced a joint venture with HCF CATCH (Centre for the Assessment of Technical Competence) this week. The RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited training provider, Safety Technology, will be working closely with Grimsby based HCF CATCH, to offer industry required safety training to Wind Energy companies in the Humber region. […]

  • 27 November 2007

    The European Commission is proposing further cuts in fishing catches to help protect stocks. The EU executive has suggested there should be a 25% cut in cod catches for most EU waters, although the northern North Sea will have an 11% increase.

  • 1 February 2008

    About 400 vessels from six European nations catch brown shrimp in the North Sea’s Crangon fishery, off the coast of Holland. Because the rate of catches has been too high, the fishermen have been blamed for the demise of the area’s shrimp stocks by retailers.

  • 20 December 2006

    European Union ministers have reached a deal to regulate permitted fish catches in 2007, aimed at stimulating the recovery of depleted stocks. During late-night talks, the ministers agreed a series of concessions offered by the European Commission, including a 14% cut in the North Sea cod catch.

  • 20 December 2006

    The EU’s fish quota deal – which includes cuts to the UK’s cod catches – represents “a good deal”, the government has said. Cod quotas will decrease by between 14% and 20% next year, with the number of days allowed for fishing also reduced. But permitted prawn, haddock, mackerel and monkfish catches will increase.

  • 28 October 2009

    Climate change patterns over the next three to four decades will cause dramatic changes to the productivity of fish catches, a new study has found. According to Daniel Pauly, a fisheries expert at the University of British Columbia (UBC), the catch potential will decrease by 40 percent in the tropics and increase by 30 to […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Critics of the government’s drive to adopt a “catch share” fishery management protested the Obama administration’s budget move to shift $17.4 million from research initiatives into the program. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration would get $54 million for implementing catch shares, which allocate annual quotas among fishermen with the aim of conserving fish and […]

  • 18 May 2005

    FISHERMEN in Port Dickson are facing a drastic decline in their catch. And, they claim river pollution from sand-dredging activities the past few days is the reason for the poor catch. A delegation, led by Port Dickson Fishermen Association general manager Ramlan Ismail, chairman Abdul Rahim Sawal and three representatives, went to the district office […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Human Capital

    Safety Technology Ltd this week announced the training of its first trainees at the flagship CATCH facility near Immingham, North Lincolnshire. Based in a wind energy hot spot, both onshore and offshore, candidates have travelled from all over the UK to this world class facility to gain RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certification to […]

  • 3 May 2006

    Fishing catches in South African waters were at a historic low, caused by greater demand and shifts in the distribution of certain fish stocks, said tourism and environmental affairs deputy director-general Monde Mayekiso yesterday. The low catches have meant fewer jobs for communities dependent on the sea for their livelihoods.

  • 31 March 2010

    THE Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is running a pilot project investigating the use of catch quotas to reduce discards in the North Sea. Cefas fisheries observers and remote electronic monitoring (REM) equipment, including CCTV, will be used to document and quantify the effectiveness of the catch quota system at reducing discards.

  • 31 July 2009

    Earlier this year, in its revised National Standard 1 Guidelines, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries published final guidance designed to help end overfishing and rebuild federally managed marine fish stocks. The guidance outlines a system of annual catch limits and accountability measures to prevent annual catch limits from being exceeded, and to […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Naval Design and Marine Consultancy Knud E. Hansen A/S has developed a highly efficient 50 m factory trawler with a focus on operating efficiency and maximised catch processing facilities. The design delivers excellent fuel economy, reduced environmental impact, and the flexibility to be operated as a single or pair trawler. Fishery Fishing is […]

  • 24 September 2014

    For the first time, scientists have shown that ocean warming has had a global impact on the mix of species caught by fishermen, The Pew Charitable Trusts reports. Previous studies indicated that some species are shifting location in response to temperature increases, with fish gradually moving away from the equator into cooler waters. However, research published […]

  • 29 August 2006

    The Japanese Fisheries Agency has seized a South Korean squid catching boat in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off Sado Island, Kyodo News reported on Monday. The agency announced earlier in the day that the boat was seized because it falsified the amount of its catches when it fished in the water close to Niigata […]

  • 3 December 2013

    A small fire occurred yesterday on board a Dana Petroleum-operated FPSO, moored in the UK North Sea.   In an e-mail sent to Offshore Energy Today, Dana Petroleum confirmed that there was a minor incident on its Triton Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) in the UK North Sea Monday. “Smoke and sparks were seen […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has wrapped up the land reclamation works for the first part of the K. Maavaru contract – Lagoon Island One. MTCC was contracted last year to reclaim four islands in the lagoon, located  in North Male’ (K.) Atoll, by a tourism property development and management company – Good Catch […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Knud E. Hansen A/S has developed a highly efficient 50 m factory trawler with a focus on operating efficiency and maximised catch processing facilities. The design delivers excellent fuel economy, reduced environmental impact, and the flexibility to be operated as a single or pair trawler. Fishery Fishing is well known to be an environmentally sustainable […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipping company Premuda has concluded the pending standstill agreements with its banks, under which banks formalized their intention not to exercise their rights to seek payment of the company’s outstanding debts. Premuda informed of its financial problems back in June, after which it managed to persuade banks to sign the standstill agreements so as to allow the company to […]

  • 25 October 2006

    The new “rationalized” system allots each boat an individual catch quota, which it can fill at its own pace. The system is meant to improve safety and protect the fish stocks. Seattle is the largest homeport for the North Pacific fishing fleet. Most of it moors in Lake Union or Salmon Bay. A 2004 report […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Scottish fishermen have expressed their anger at the decision by the Faroe Islands to unilaterally set itself a massively increased quota for mackerel this year of 150,000 tonnes. The move follows the breakdown of talks in Oslo last week in which the Faroes and Iceland refused to accept a compromise deal on catching opportunity from […]