Tuna vessel belonging to Calvo's fishing fleet. (Photo: Celtapesca)
EL SALVADOR: Calvo Group has invested USD 10 million in the purchase of two ships, contributing for its tuna fleet to now have a total of six vessels operating in international waters.
The two new ships, Montecelo and Montefrisa, have already been fishing under Salvadoran flag in the Atlantic Ocean.
INFOFISH along with FAO is jointly organising a 3 day regional capacity building workshop on “Regional and National Good practices in Seafood Traceability in Asia”, at Kochi, Kerala, India during 22nd-24th March 2016. The workshop is intended at capacity building for Government officials in Asian countries on seafood traceability related to sustainable fisheries management and trade in legal seafood products, in order to combat IUU fishing and illicit trade in CITES listed aquatic species.
Tuna 2016 Bangkok - Catch the early bird registration before 25 March
Only two months to go ahead to meet up the top Tuna Industry players in the world at Shangrila Bangkok from 23 -25 May 2016.
Registration of the industry players is progressing well with the conference and also the exhibition, The exhibition booths are already taken up except a few for you to grab. Don’t miss the best chance of exposing your products and innovations to the right audience.
You will get a rare opportunity of hearing some 32 speakers of top tuna stakeholders in the world, addressing the current drivers affecting the global tuna industry.
Here is the link to the tentative conference programme.
Mr. Adolfo Valsecchi,the Chairman of Tuna 2016, the well experienced figure in the global tuna industry says,
“During the 3 days of the Conference we will have the unique opportunity of jointly looking ourselves " at the Mirror " and sharing a Global Balance about what we have really done during the Last 4 Years as a Serious Business Category , each one within its specific Segment Area.
Have we been capable so far to give clear, exhaustively "backed up", understandable answers to the Social expectations of our Consumers? I believe Not Yet. Not enough.
There is still too much controversial communication around our Business Category that at the end may damage the credibility of everybody.
During the last 4 years Tuna Industry has made a lot of progress in terms of Scientific Research and material "Know How" Achievements capable to better drive and support responsibilities, sustainable Tuna Fisheries in all Oceans.
But Tuna Industry, so far, has not enough shared such achievements with All the different Stakeholders.
This next Tuna 2016 Bangkok Conference will be the Opportunity! ‘’
Take the advantage of our early bird registration at the conference of which the deadline is on 25 March
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