Europêche appoints managing director
Europêche has appointed its five-year policy advisor Daniel Voces de Onaíndi as managing director.
 Thai Union looks to its workers’ rights
Thai Union Group has launched a Vessel Code of Conduct and vessel improvement programme to help improve ethical labour in the fishing sector.
 Record year for Bergur-Huginn
Icelandic fishing company Bergur-Huginn is celebrating its 45th anniversary, as well as a record year for its two trawlers Bergey and Vestmannaey.
 Workshop seeks to address global undernutrition
Participants at the Global Workshop on Nutrition-sensitive Fish Agri-food Systems agreed that evidence is mounting for fish as a solid investment choice for helping to reduce global undernutrition.
 Season’s Greetings
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 First brown shrimp fishery gets MSC certified
A North Sea brown shrimp fishery operating in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands has achieved MSC sustainability certification.
 Marin Teknikk secures contracts for new longliners
Marin Teknikk has entered into contracts with Frøyanes AS for delivery of design and engineering packages for two new longliner vessels.
 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards – open for entry
The 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards are now officially open for entry, enabling individuals and companies from all aspects of the industry to pit themselves against the crème de la crème of the UK’s aquaculture sector.
 AquaFeed facility proposed for Northern Tasmania
BioMar Australia have released plans to develop a AUD 56 million aqua feed production facility in the state’s north, providing a significant boost to the local economy, job creation and the state’s growing aquaculture industry.
 Atlantic and North Sea catch limits set
The Fisheries Council has upped catch limits in the Atlantic and North Sea for 2018, but introduced stricter controls for seabass and eels.