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Agreement signed to boost Pacific marine parks

COOK ISLANDS | Wednesday, September 03, 2014
A partnership agreement was signed to promote marine parks in the Pacific waters, rich in tuna resources, in the framework of the Third International Conference on Small Islands Developing States, being hosted in Samoa.


Pescanova requests creditors’ meeting for five subsidiaries
Spain | 02:00 | The multinational Galician firm Pescanova requested voluntary creditors’ meeting for five of its subsidiaries, all of which were declared as insolvent. Full Story
NGO threatens to take legal action over farm escape report
Republic of Ireland | 01:00 | West Cork-based environmental group has threatened to sue the Information Commissioner in an attempt to obtain a report on salmon escape that took place last February. Full Story
The struggle for Acuinova about to be defined
Chile | 23:50 | Several national and international companies remain interested in acquiring Acuinova, whose operations will be bid this week as part of the process led by the bankruptcy trustee, Landmark Capital and LarrainVial. Full Story
Banner Day for Bluefin Tuna
A bright new chapter for Atlantic bluefin tuna has begun, NOAA Fisheries has issued a strong final amendment for protecting these giants of the ocean.
BioMar Chile Presents New Strategy for Sea Lice Control
Tests carried out by BioMar Chile to control the caligidosis in salmon have discovered that a compound derived from the soap bark tree, a Chilean endemic tree, might help to significantly reduce the parasite burden.
Friend of the Sea Launches New App to Find Restaurants Serving Sustainable Seafood
Friend of the Sea App database provides users with the most current listing of Friend of the Sea sustainable seafood products and restaurants.
Morgère to Promote their Popular Range of Trawl Doors at Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition
Morgère will be promoting their range of trawl doors at the exhibition, which are proving popular with many Icelandic skippers for their versatility and consistently good catch rates.
Galicia reopens some raft polygons and shellfish beds
Spain The presence of the lipophilic toxin in the Galician estuaries is subsiding significantly, which has contributed to the opening of six mussel farming polygons.
EU’s largest wild eel fishery to be boosted
United Kingdom A major investment will make it possible for Europe's largest wild eel fishery to develop value-added products in Northern Ireland.
Vietnamese seafood exports to Russia keep rising
Viet Nam Seafood exports from Vietnam to Russia reached USD 36.2 million in the first seven months of 2014, representing a 5.4 per cent increase year on year, according to VASEP.
Four-year fisheries protocol agreed with Cape Verde
European Union The EU and Cape Verde have agreed on a new Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement, which will expire in four years and will replace the current Protocol, expiring on 31 August.