GB£800,000 project to enhance gill health in farmed salmon
A new £798,400 research project aims to help accelerate understanding of gill health issues in farmed salmon and identify new approaches to overcoming these issues.
 Nutreco acquires Skretting Nigeria
Skretting’s parent company Nutreco has assumed 100% ownership of Skretting Nigeria in a deal focussed on developing innovative fish feed products and growth.
 First London Oyster Week events confirmed
The first round of feature events for London Oyster Week has been confirmed with more than 25 restaurants and bars across the city offering masterclasses and tasting sessions between 21 and 29 April.
 Pingtan Marine vessels undergo rebuild to boost capacity
27 of Pingtan Marine Enterprise’s fishing vessels are being modified and rebuilt by Huanghai Shipbuilding in a bid to ensure they can operate compliantly in the Indian Ocean and increase the company's total annual harvest capacity from 80,000 to 110,000t.
 Nils Williksen to use Baader machinery at new plant
Norwegian salmon supplier Nils Williksen has signed a contract with Baader to use its salmon slaughter and processing technology to increase capacity and productivity.
 2000 BAP facilities certified
The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme has surpassed the 2,000-facility mark, with certified processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills in 33 countries and six continents.
 Ghana makes progress towards sustainable fisheries
A stakeholder meeting in Ghana has marked a turning point towards implementing the global guidelines on tenure rights, to save the country’s declining fishing industry and safeguard national food security.
 Sunderland Marine’s Tom Rutter retires after 39 years
Following 39 years’ service with Sunderland Marine, Chief Executive Officer Tom Rutter will retire on 30th June 2018. 
 Electronic monitoring project improving data collection efficiency
A multiyear electronic monitoring collaboration between the Alaska Fisheries Science Center and NOAA's Fisheries Information System Program is improving data collection safety and efficiency onboard vessels with limited access for human observers.
 Loch Duart on Sunday Times ‘Profit Track 100’ list
Loch Duart has been placed at number 21 in the annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100, which ranks Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits over three years.