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  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), NOAA Fisheries and the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on fisheries and offshore wind coordination. Under the 10-year agreement, the parties will collaborate on the science and process of offshore wind energy development on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf. RODA, a coalition of fishing industry […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Stabicraft Marine has delivered 9 custom 659 Wheel House vessels to Alaska where they will be used as observation boats to monitor the gill net fishery and the fishery’s interaction with sea mammals and sea birds. The vessel orders came at a special request from Saltwater Inc, a private organization that gathers data […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Research & Development

    The European Union, under the Horizon 2020 programme, has granted €2 million to provide information services that offer high resolution water quality and met-ocean indicators in coastal and nearshore areas. The FORCOAST (Earth Observation Services for Wild Fisheries, Oysterground Restoration and Bivalve Mariculture along European Coasts) project’s goal is to improve operation, planning and management […]

  • 31 January 2014

    From January 27, two new Inshore Fisheries and Conservation byelaws are in force to protect sensitive reef and seagrass features in internationally important marine areas. The byelaws, made by the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA), protect the locally and internationally important habitats of seagrass and rocky reef habitats within Marine Protected Areas, in […]

  • 16 May 2011

    After a turbulent period the Noordhoek Group has finalized and formalized a re-launch of the group. By attracting external capital the company is to proceed to operate at the same location in Zierikzee, while the vast majority of the quality staff will be able to join the company. The investment company Value Enhancement Partners from […]

  • 5 October 2007

    Fisheries ministers from across the UK are meeting in Scotland for the first time. Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead is in Peterhead with colleagues from Westminster, Wales and Northern Ireland.

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two new Inshore Fisheries and Conservation byelaws are in force to protect sensitive reef and seagrass features in internationally important marine areas. The byelaws, made by the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA), protect the locally and internationally important habitats of seagrass and rocky reef habitats within Marine Protected Areas, in the productive coastal […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Authorities in Spain, France and Portugal signed a joint declaration for the maintenance of fishery agreements in the framework of the Common Fishery Policy (CFP). In the text, the three countries expressed their conviction that the external dimension of the CFP should preserve the future of the European Union (EU) fleet. The signatories highlight the […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    According to a new NOAA Fisheries economics report, U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $199 billion in sales in 2012, a gain of seven percent over the previous year, with the economic impact of fishing jobs increasing three percent from 2011 to 2012. Further, two more fish stocks were rebuilt to target levels in […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Research & Development

    The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA) has been launched to address fisheries and wind development. ROSA will provide for and advance regional research and monitoring of fisheries and offshore wind interactions in federal waters. ROSA’s goals are to collect and disseminate salient and credible data on fisheries and wind development, and to increase the understanding […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Safebridge introduces a breakthrough online solution for type-specific ECDIS training, developed in cooperation with leading marine equipment manufacturers. New requirements in ECDIS training from Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 2012, the International Safety Management (ISM)- Code and consequently tough port state control regulations make hands-on, type-specific training essential for today’s seafarers. […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) has formed a Fisheries Peer Review Group to act as independent advisors on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon impacts on fish. The aim of the Fisheries Peer Review Group is to advise Tidal Lagoon Power and the fisheries research contractors on the methodology being adopted for the prediction of effects and […]

  • 18 December 2007

    The Scottish fishing industry has given a cautious welcome to EU fishing quotas aimed at rewarding conservation. A deal was reached to make cuts of 18% to fishing days off the west coast of Scotland and 10% in the North Sea, with an 11% rise in the North Sea cod catch.

  • 30 September 2010

    Australia: The fishery status reports for 2009 show a substantial improvement in the number of Commonwealth-managed stocks classified as “not overfished” and “not subject to overfishing”. The report, by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics – Bureau of Rural Sciences (ABARE–BRS), assesses the status of 101 fish stocks managed by the Australian Government.

  • 29 July 2007

    The fisheries minister has been visiting fishermen and fish merchants in Sussex to discuss plans to develop the industry. Jonathan Shaw toured Hastings fish market and met representatives of the town’s Fishermen’s Protection Society.

  • 27 April 2010

    Researchers say the fishing industry needs to harvest a more diverse range of species to take the pressure off our favourite seafood. Australian fisheries scientist Tony Smith, from the CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans Flagship in Hobart, says there needs to be a “balanced exploitation” of the oceans.

  • 28 February 2008

    MPs have voted against a move to take control of fisheries away from the EU. The Scottish National Party was pressing for an amendment to restore responsibility for fisheries and marine conservation.

  • 18 December 2007

    A ‘fair settlement’ has been reached on 2008 EU fishing quotas at the annual talks in Brussels, UK Fisheries Minister Jonathan Shaw has said. Cuts in fishing days of 18% and 10% were agreed for Scotland’s west coast and the North Sea respectively, with an 11% rise in the North Sea cod catch.

  • 9 June 2007

    The new Scottish government is to carry out a review into whether a new £20m fisheries protection vessel is needed. The previous executive had agreed to put a contract for building the boat out to tender.

  • 13 July 2010

    Brunei has called on the ASEAN states to tackle over-fishing, in an effort to strengthen fisheries and diversify its own economy, at the Meeting of the ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Fisheries (ASWGFi) on June 25. “Brunei Darussalam is a small regional player in fisheries and aquaculture productions [however] Brunei places the fisheries industry as […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Conservation Department together with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources have taken steps to develop 18 lagoons in the island. The development of the new lagoons is scheduled for completion before the end of 2015. Arrangements are in place to remove unauthorized establishments in the lagoon areas and develop them without harming their […]

  • 26 March 2013

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Gateway, announced on March 22 the acceptance of the CCGS S. Dudka, a new Canadian Coast Guard specialty vessel which will be used primarily to support the conservation and protection of fisheries resources. “Our Government is proud to accept the […]