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IN BRIEF - Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) launches its IV 'Seas Forever Week'

Friday, May 31, 2024

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an international non-profit organization that annually celebrates "Seas Forever Week" and, in this edition, has taken Oceans Day (June 8) as a reference.
Under the motto, Sustainable fishing means more..., this year MSC celebrates the fourth edition of this initiative and throughout the week, from June 3 to 9, a series of activities will be carried out focused on showing how sustainable fishing successfully contributes to the protection of our oceans and, therefore, to the health of the planet and our own.
“Seas Forever Week” has the collaboration of around 90 entities from the scientific, commercial, educational, communication and sustainability fields. Among this year's activities, the collaboration between the Coloring The World Foundation and MSC stands out, which has materialized in an urban intervention open to the public by the renowned multidisciplinary artist Okuda San Miguel.
With this original installation, using art as a transformative tool, the growing interest of global consumers, and Spanish consumers in particular, in the health of the oceans and the importance of sustainable fishing for promote its conservation and regeneration.

Other Media | EuropaAzul: A warmer sea will affect fishing activities

Friday, May 31, 2024

Since there have been records, a La Niña phenomenon has never coincided with such a warm Atlantic. Energy and dynamics come together to create cyclones that may also be more intense than normal.

Meteored releases its first estimate for the 2024 tropical cyclone season in the Atlantic Ocean, where it is estimated that it could be very active. This is derived from the large number of cyclone formation, from depressions to major hurricanes.

Source: EuropaAzul l Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: The yellow card to Senegal endangers the future of the fishing agreement with Europe

Friday, May 31, 2024

Generalized concern in the Spanish fishing sector about the possible consequences that the yellow card for illegal fishing that the European Commission has just issued to Senegal may entail, with direct implications for the interests of the fleet that fishes under the protection of the EU-Senegal fishing agreement. as well as for the set of mixed Galician and Andalusian societies present in the African state. If the Senegalese Government does not agree to improve its compliance and control guarantees, and reinforce its commitment to the fight against illegal fishing by correcting the “serious deficiencies” argued by Brussels, the yellow card could become a red one. And with this, the closure of the community market to all fish landed in Senegalese ports and processed in its factories. 

Source: Industrias Pesqueras l Read the full article here

Other Media | The Fishing Daily: His Majesty King Charles III Announced as Patron of The Seafarers’ Charity

Friday, May 31, 2024

The Seafarers’ Charity is honoured to announce that His Majesty King Charles III has become our new Patron, succeeding Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This announcement was made today by Paul Butterworth, Chair of Trustees, at the charity’s Annual Meeting held at the prestigious Fishmongers’ Hall in London.

Since its inception in 1917, The Seafarers’ Charity has been supported by the Royal Family in its mission to tackle seafarer hardship in all its forms, both at sea and on land. 

Author: Oliver McBride / The Fishing Daily l Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Wage agreement reached for Norwegian fish meal and fish feed industry

Friday, May 31, 2024

Negotiations impact around 700 members of Industri Energi working in companies such as BioMar, Pelagia, Skretting, MOWI Feed, and EWOS.

Norwegian workers union Industri Energi (IE) and the country’s Seafood Federation (Sjømat Norge) have successfully concluded central wage negotiations for the fish meal and fish feed industry, resulting in a new wage agreement.

Minimum wage rates will be increased by NOK 13.64 ($1.29/€1.19) per hour.

Source: SalmonBusiness l Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Walmart, Target, Amazon Fresh lowering grocery prices

Friday, May 31, 2024

Target, Walmart, and Amazon Fresh are the latest grocery chains in the U.S. to lower prices, after Southeastern Grocers and Giant Food announced initiatives to lower prices this spring.

Walmart said it rolled back prices on nearly 7,000 items in its stores.

While food price inflation has declined since last year, Walmart US President and CEO John Furner acknowledged years of rising prices are taking a toll on U.S. consumers, as well as the company’s bottom line.

Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource l Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - The first cruise of the scientific ship Dra. Barbieri set sail, it will study yellow and red prawns and nylon shrimp

Thursday, May 30, 2024

It will take place between May 16 to August 15, 2024.
On May 16, the scientific vessel Dra. Barbieri set sail from the Port of Valparaíso to carry out the "Direct evaluation of yellow shrimp, red shrimp and nylon shrimp between the Regions of Antofagasta and Biobío" the project leadership is led by the Researcher Carolina Lang. The captain of the ship is Rolando Cabrera, and the head of the cruise ship is the fishing engineer Bernardo Leiva.
Gonzalo Pereira, Executive Director of IFOP, expressed “this is a new milestone for the Dra. Barbieri ship, which set sail on the first crustacean research cruise, between Antofagasta and Santa María Island in the south of Chile, a total of 20 participating people among the crew, researchers from the direct evaluation department as well as from the oceanography and environment department and scientific observers.

For us, this cruise is tremendously important because we are beginning a new stage, in which we have two scientific vessels carrying out parallel research work, which previously had to be done alternately either with the Abate Molina or with leased vessels. I have to highlight that this first cruise has the participation of the pilot Ailyn Miranda.”

Source: IFOP

IN BRIEF - Índice NASDAQ del Salmón Exportadora Semana 21/2024

Thursday, May 30, 2024

The NASDAQ Salmon Index is the weighted average of weekly reported sales prices and corresponding volumes in fresh Atlantic Superior Salmon

Other media | MundoAcuicola: Court of Appeals of Punta Arenas suspends bankruptcy of salmon farm Nova Austral

Thursday, May 30, 2024

The Court of Appeals of Punta Arenas has decided to suspend the liquidation of the Norwegian capital company Nova Austral, after Ewos presented a de facto appeal against the resolution of the Court of Letters and Guarantee of Porvenir that had declared the bankruptcy of the production company. salmon.

The resolution of the appeal court, composed of ministers Jorge Kusanovic and Caroline Turner, and the Court's prosecutor, Pablo Miño, accepted an order not to innovate requested by Ewos, which has temporarily paralyzed the liquidation process of the salmon farm.

This decision represents significant relief for the company's 3,600 workers, who would be affected by bankruptcy.

Source: MundoAcuicola l Read the full article here

Other Media | Alimarket: New frozen seafood company in financial trouble

Thursday, May 30, 2024

In a few months it goes from diversifying towards the modern refrigerated fishmonger to reducing its activity

The frozen seafood sector is witnessing the financial difficulties of another operator, this time of a processor that also had everything ready for its diversification into the modern refrigerated fish market in trays. In the last edition of Conxemar he talked about his latest developments in this regard and now, just a few months later, his activity depends on an agreement with the bank.

We reveal the evolution of this company, which came to have a notable presence in chains such as Dia, Carrefour and Alcampo

Source: Alimarket l Read the full article here

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Shell processing plant suspends operation, 20 staff laid off
Canada The following is an excerpt from an article published by CTV News: Coastal Shell Products in Richibucto, N.B., has suspended all operations. The company made the announcement in a news release ...
Orpagu and ABANCA strengthen ties to improve the financing and modernization of the fishing fleet
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