MSC-labelled Aker Biomarine krill products confirmed sustainable and well-managed
Norwegian company Aker Biomarine’s krill fishery first achieved MSC certification in June 2010, followed by MSC re-certification in August 2015.
 New talent strengthens Lima team
Alexander Becker has joined the Lima team as an area sales manager, covering Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.
 Search on for kidnapped Korean fishermen
Three South Koreans missing from a fishing vessel hijacked in waters off Ghana have yet to be found despite the aid of a Korean navy boat.
 2017 revenues up GB£14m for UK fleet
A new report shows the UK fishing fleet saw record fishing revenues of GB£950m in 2017 with revenues rising by GB£14m since 2016.
 Study reveals ‘astonishing’ aphrodisiac effects of west of Scotland oysters
A study suggests that oysters from the West of Scotland are unusually high in a molecular compound which is linked to improved male fertility. Scientists say it may explain reports of an unusual aphrodisiac effect which has led to a baby boom in areas around the oyster beds.
 Gold standard IPRS helps Vietnamese farmers
In-pond raceway system (IPRS) technology was introduced in both southern and northern Vietnam in 2016, attracting much attention to freshwater fish farms in northern Vietnam. To date, there have been over a hundred cells already constructed in Hải Dương, Hưng Yên, Bắc Ninh, Hà Nội, Bắc Giang, Thanh Hóa, and Nghệ An provinces.
 MSD Animal Health appoints UK aquaculture business manager
MSD Animal Health has appointed Sophie Smith as its UK aquaculture business manager.
 MIT to exhibit at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen
MIT will be showcasing its driveline repair and service portfolio at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2018.
 Winners of the 2018 Icelandic Fisheries Bursary Awards announced
Minister of Education, Science and Culture Lilja Alfreðsdóttir announced the winners of the 2018 Icelandic Fisheries Bursary Awards at a ceremony held at the Iceland Ocean Cluster in Reykjavik.
 Aquaculture companies urged to apply to innovation fund
Aquaculture sector small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Scottish Highlands and Islands are being encouraged to apply for the GB£1m Accelerated Aquaculture Innovation (AAI) fund.