SPAIN :Pescanova intends to turn farmed shrimp into a widely consumed product worldwide. It is the big bet of the company chaired by Jacobo Gonzalez-Robatto.
So after visiting a few weeks ago Argenova (Argentina), its largest foreign subsidiary, Pesquerías Belnova (Uruguay), Promarisco (Ecuador) and Pescanova USA, advisor delegate Ignacio Gonzalez, this week is visiting Guatemala and Nicaragua, to audit on field production capacity of vannamei shrimp variety, reports La Voz de Galicia.
The international Port State Measures Agreement will come into force on 5 June, following its ratification by 29 States and the European Union.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has strongly welcomed the announcement, saying that stronger port controls are a critical step that helps take profit out of pirate fishing.
WORLDWIDE:Small-scale fisheries occur throughout the world, in fresh and marine waters of developed and developing nations. Often not subject to the same level of recording and reporting as larger industrial fisheries, particularly in developing nations, our understanding of small-scale fisheries is hampered by scattered and incomplete information.
ARGENTINA :The Argentinian news agency Pescare reports that the repeated illegal incursion of Asian vessels in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Argentina prompted the issue to be addressed during the recent meeting of the Subcommittee on Fisheries formed by China and Argentina.
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SRI LANKA: With its ban on fisheries exports to the EU market lifted, the country anticipates it will start to reinstate crucial trade links from next month, writes Jason Holland.
The lifting of the red card given to Sri Lanka that had banned the export of the country’s fisheries products to the European Union for 15 months presents its seafood industry with the opportunity to quickly regain a big slice of its former EUR 100 million (USD 113.5 million) export market, according to fishing and political leaders.