Category Archives: Shipping & Transport

EC lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing; Thailand plays a central role in the international supply chain for fisheries products

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“€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 report

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€566 billion & growing… the EU blue economy is thriving; ‘living resources’ (fisheries, aquaculture & processing) up by 22% between 2009-2016

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UN Global Compact launching today the Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business; Norwegian Gov’t & Cermaq are partners

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GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

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FISH n’ Ships: Vessel traffic reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod, haddock; “behavior, feeding, mating, and socializing… may be altered” – NEFSC

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“NOISE pollution in the oceans is a growing problem”: Oysters close their shells in response to low-frequency sounds

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SHIPPING pollution: “Despite multiple claims, the industry’s attitude to the environment remains poor” – NABU 2017 Cruise Ship Rankings: “Still Dirty”

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MADE-in-China Norwegian salmon fish farm ‘Ocean Farm 1’ makes impressive arrival; Heralds new era for aquaculture

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ITF applauds Thai Union & Greenpeace agreement: “Strong code of conduct for all vessels in their supply chain, along with enforceable labour standards, is central”

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INVASIVE species: Half of the ships passing along Mediterranean coast of Israel carry damaging ascidians – Tel Aviv University researchers

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“HUGE progress” says Greenpeace: Thai Union commits to “more sustainable, socially-responsible seafood”; Comprehensive package of reforms

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AQUABOUNTY acquires for $14m Bell Fish Company’s assets; NASDAQ-listed firm intends to produce first “eco-friendly” GM salmon to market by Q1 2019

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MODELING invasive species’ activity: Zebra mussels’ infiltration of North American rivers (costs $1bn p.a. in damages)

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LETTER of intent has been signed with Norwegian seafood organisations whereby – among other things – they are to “finance removal of escaped farmed fish”

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EUROPEAN Commission discusses with stakeholders financing investments in a sustainable blue economy

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“FURTHER potential in the Middle East”: Connemara firm strikes “long term deal” to supply U.A.E. supermarket chain with organically farmed salmon

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“FLEXIBLE alternative to salmon farming giants in Norway…” Leading wellboat firm merges with one of Norway’s largest privately-owned salmon firm in €156m deal

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