The future of anti-fouling – now
Ultrasonic anti-fouling technology is making marine growth on hulls and in raw-water cooling systems a thing of the past. This is taking shape against a backdrop of increasingly strict legislation relating to the use of metallic biocides in anti-fouling coatings.
 NASCO measures safeguard salmon stocks
The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO) has adopted new regulatory measures for salmon fisheries around the Faroe Islands and off West Greenland.
 Beating a path to sustainability as Thailand underlines its determination to be free of IUU
Thailand wants to be recognised internationally for its efforts to make illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) a thing of the past and in doing so herald a new sustainable and socially responsible era for its fisheries and broader seafood sector, reports Jason Holland.
 Opportunities for Earth Observation techniques
Business and organisations are invited to learn about opportunities and technologies for using Earth Observation techniques (including, satellites, high altitude platforms, drones, remote sensors etc) at a number of workshops being organised by the SpaceWave European funded project.
 Further US growth for Young’s
UK brand Young’s Seafood Limited has announced Young’s USA will undergo increased distribution, new products and extensions to its existing lines.
 Scottish salmon farm wins M&S accolade
M&S has named Scottish Sea Farms’ team at Wyre, Orkney, as its Outstanding Producer of the year in its Farming for the Future Awards 2018.
 Skaginn 3X selected to fit out HB Grandi factory trawler
Skaginn 3X has been chosen by HB Grandi to fit out the catch handling and processing deck of the new factory trawler the company is currently building at the Astilleros Armon yard at Gijon in Spain.
 Trump Ocean policy criticised
The Trump Administration in the US has issued a new executive order which rescinds and replaces the previous Administration’s national policy for the ‘Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes.’
 Fish mislabelling a threat to marine conservation
Scientists have found widespread mislabelling, poor trading practices and neglect for endangered species are threatening fish stocks after DNA-testing seafood products sold across the world.
 Taking production waste utilisation to 100%
UK manufacturer PP Control & Automation is providing Icelandic company Hedinn with early-stage design support and electrical control systems build for the production of its Hedinn Protein Plant (HPP).