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.
 Satellite data strategy to help India
Scientists will meet this month to discuss how best to utilise satellite data to identify areas of fish abundance.
 MacGregor acquires Rapp Marine
MacGregor will acquire Rapp Marine Group (RMG) from Nord Kapitalforvaltning to strengthen its fishery and research vessel segment.
 Official launch: Offshore Mariculture Asia
Marine finfish production in Southeast Asia has huge potential due to a regional preference for seafood, declining wild captures and a desire to further develop seafood export markets. In light of this, Singapore has been chosen to host the first edition of Offshore Mariculture Asia which will take place 15-17th May 2018 in association with the US Soybean Export Council, USSEC.
 PG Flow Solutions appoints CEO
PG Flow Solutions has promoted chief operating officer (COO) Steve Paulsen to chief executive officer (CEO).