Video shows traceability and human rights link
A new video documents how a Thai digital traceability pilot programme has helped boost human rights in the seafood industry.
 Friend of the Sea certification
Burgerstein Micronutrients (Antistress Ltd, Association for Health Protection) has attained Friend of the Sea's certification for three Omega-3 products.
 SSC feed barge supports extra capacity
Gael Force Group will build a 400t SeaMate feed barge with an eight-line feeding system for The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC).
 New range of Saeplast boxes
Alison Handling, Europe’s largest independent stockist of plastic containers, continues to support the fishing industry with its new range of Sæplast boxes following its recent acquisition of GW Containers.
 Baader adds to processing range
Baader has released a number of new additions to its range of fish processing equipment, including the new Baader 75 hand-held pinbone remover, the Baader 240 skinning machine optimised for fresh or smoked salmon that can handle up to 50 fillets per minute in its twin-lane configuration, and the Baader 588 filleting machine for fresh or defrosted whitefish.
 EP’s No to pulse gear
Following an angry debate on Monday, MEPs voted yesterday to end electrical fishing in Europe. This was a surprise turn of events, as a vote in favour of an outright ban had been seen as unlikely.
 Call to protect wild salmon from lice
The Scottish Government have been urged to protect wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout from lice following a damning report.
 IUU operation results in eight arrests
An operation to tackle illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Liberian waters has seen the arrest of eight IUU vessels.
 UK training programme promotes sustainability
A new free training programme aims to help UK inshore fisherman learn about sustainable fishing, fisheries science and management.
 Electric pulse fishing debate heats up
Europêche have criticised campaigners against electric pulse fishing ahead of a European Parliament vote on 16 January.