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Spanish industry federation Cepesca has brought together eight port authorities, a fishing company and a fishing gear supplier to launch pilot projects for the responsible handling of fishing gear, incorporating extended producer responsibility in dealing with gear that has come to the end of its useful life. These pilot projects have been developed as part of the Red-Use-II initiative. Participating companies are tuna company Grup Balfegó, based at L’Ametlla de Mar, and Alicante fishing gear designer and supplier Redes Tambores. The pilot projects are carried out at the fishing ports of Cala Rajada and Ibiza in the Balearic Islands, Celeiro… [...]

In September last year Danish fisheries minister Rasmus Prehn tightened regulations relating to fishing in the Skagerrak and the North Sea – but with a large number of violations this year alone, according to the minister, there is a need to investigate whether even tougher measures can be introduced. The Danish Ministry of Fisheries makes it clear that new measures are due to the activities of Dutch beam trawlers in Denmark’s waters, and this is reported to follow the authorities having intercepted 24 Dutch beamers for infringing fishing regulations this year already. Of these 24 violations, 19 are classed as… [...]

Nearly 60 satellite scans of Tuvalu’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) have been obtained since December 2021 as part of a pilot project under the World Bank-funded Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP). This initiative, designed to chart the extent of fishing activity by non-authorised or non-reporting vessels, is a collaboration between the Tuvalu Government’s Fisheries Department and New Zealand company Starboard Maritime Intelligence. ‘What Tuvalu is doing here is important, because access fees paid by foreign vessels fishing their waters represent more than fifty-five per cent of government revenue,’ said fisheries compliance advisor Francisco Blaha, who has worked in Pacific Island fisheries for over 30… [...]

The newly-appointed Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSO), for Skaginn 3X and Baader Ísland is a familiar face there. Jón Birgir Gunnarsson has a long background in the seafood technology business with Marel, Valka, and at Skaginn 3X when he headed sales and marketing during the company’s strong growth stage between 2016 and 2019. ‘With the appointment of Jón Birgir Gunnarsson, we are further strengthening our position in the Icelandic market and our expertise on superior pelagic processing solutions to the benefit of our customers,’ said Baader Fish managing director Robert Focke. ‘I am convinced that he will be as… [...]

Latest Fishing News

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all the time, with innovations reaching the market all the time. We track and monitor these developments and bring them to you as they happen to keep you updated. We’re also watching the industry’s steadily evolving politics with the constant demands for fishing to be greener and cleaner – keeping track of the industry landscape as it changes.
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New Vessels

We keep track of new fishing vessels from all over Europe and around the world, in line with the major optimisation of fisheries that has taken place in recent years. We follow shipyards and designers around the world to keep you updated on newbuilds in the fishing industry.