Eros chooses Fleet Xpress
Norwegian fishing company Eros A/S has signed a contract with Inmarsat Maritime to install Fleet Xpress on three fishing vessels operating in the North Sea, Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea.
 Videos show Scottish aquaculture support
A video case study campaign highlights how the Scottish aquaculture industry is embracing support to innovate and grow.
 Australia’s seafood sector continues to grow
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston has welcomed the ABARES Australian fisheries and aquaculture statistics 2016 report setting out that the value of the Australian fisheries and aquaculture sector increased by 9% to $3 billion in 2015-16, injecting an additional $270 million into rural and regional economies.
 Marine Harvest acquires Northern Harvest
Marine Harvest has reached an agreement to acquire Northern Harvest, a salmon farming company in eastern Canada.
 Fukushima Radiation: Study Shows Migratory Fish Not Affected
Following the massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima Prefecture released vast quantities of radioactive materials into the atmosphere and ocean, raising concerns over the consumption of seafood from the Pacific, reports Bonnie Waycott.
 Fukushima Radiation: Study Shows Migratory Fish Not Affected
Following the massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima Prefecture released vast quantities of radioactive materials into the atmosphere and ocean, raising concerns over the consumption of seafood from the Pacific, reports Bonnie Waycott.
 Japan’s pole-and-line fishery gets MSC assessment
Japanese fishing company Ishihara Marine Products Co. Ltd. has entered its pole-and-line skipjack and albacore tuna fisheries for assessment against the MSC Fisheries Standard. The Ishihara company caught 1780 tonnes of skipjack and albacore tuna in 201
 Broodstock Capital expands with new investment fund
Seafood investor Broodstock Capital has raised NoK200 million for another dedicated investment fund for the seafood and aquaculture industries.
 Marin Teknikk secures contracts for Russian Fishery companies
Marin Teknikk has achieved what it calls a break-through in the Russian market by securing design and engineering packages for four new long-line vessels.
 Silage solution targets high value FPC
A new silage solution has been designed to produce high quality fish protein concentrate (FPC) that maximises market value.