Seafood processing in India.
INDIA : The Brexit could represent an opportunity to boost their exports to Indian seafood traders, whose shippings to the island nation may become as they used to be during the pre-EU formation days.
MALAYSIA: About 35,400 metric tonnes of tilapia worth RM248mil in production value were recorded in Malaysia in 2015, said Fisheries Department Director-general Datuk Ismail Abu Hassan.
He said the department had set the production of tilapia, worth MYR 7,000 per tonne and MYR 12,000 per tonne in retail, to reach 130,000 metric tonnes by 2020 to meet the nationwide demand.
Fish oil. (Photo: Pesquera Diamante)
PERU : At the level of marine ingredients, Peru has lost leadership in fishmeal production, according to the president of the National Fisheries Society (SNP), Elena Conterno.
MALAYSIA - The tuna industry in Malaysia can achieve a revenue of RM1 billion by landing at least 130,000 metric tonnes of tuna in the by year 2020, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek today.
FIJI: Aquaculture is another way of strengthening food security in the country and government says this is done through a program with the Fisheries Department to improve livelihoods.
BRAZIL :The algae supplement is a joint effort of TerraVia Inc and Bunge Limited and will be produced at the companies' SB Renewable Oils joint venture facility in Brazil, where full product scale-up was reached in late 2015.
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.