Archive for the ‘Fisheries’ Category

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining
NOAA stunning octopod: credits to Bruce Strickrott Expedition to the Deep Slope Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining Seas At Risk and the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) welcome the call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining in international...
May 28th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Fisheries, Mining, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean
..Seas at Risk EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean The European Parliament plenary voted today on how to spend approximately EUR 6 billion of European taxpayers’ money on ocean-linked activities under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2021-2027. The decision to reintroduce subsidies...
April 4th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step
Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step Today, the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament decided to reintroduce in the future .. – which amounts to approximately 6 billion Euros – subsidies which are harmful to the environment and which were phased out already 15 years ago. “The decision...
March 7th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More

Key fishing vessel safety treaty boosted with accession by Spain

Key fishing vessel safety treaty boosted with accession by Spain
H.E. Mr. Carlos Bastarreche Sagües, Ambassador of Spain to the United Kingdom and Permanent Representative of Spain to IMO, deposited the instrument of accession to the Cape Town Agreement with Secretary-General Lim. Spain is latest country to accede to the International Maritime Organization’s Cape...
February 8th, 2019 | Fisheries, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

Ministers head for cliff edge by failing to end overfishing

Ministers head for cliff edge by failing to end overfishing
.. After a long night of negotiations, the EU’s Fisheries Council agreed fishing limits for the North Sea and North-East Atlantic that will see overfishing continue in 2019. This was the penultimate chance for Ministers to meet their legal obligations under the Common Fisheries Policy to end overfishing...
December 19th, 2018 | Environment, European Union, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More

Wärtsilä Ship Design enables unique capabilities for new factory fishing trawler

Wärtsilä Ship Design enables unique capabilities for new factory fishing trawler
The specially designed unique bow design of the trawler enhances efficiency. The 121 metres long factory trawler will also be capable of processing fish from other vessels. Wärtsilä Corporation, 26 October 2018 at 12 noon EEST The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the ship...
October 26th, 2018 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

More infrastructure support required to facilitate insurance for Arctic sailings, urges IUMI

More infrastructure support required to facilitate insurance for Arctic sailings, urges IUMI
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair The change in ice conditions is opening the high Arctic as a trade route, fishing ground and potential tourism destination; but more infrastructure support is required to facilitate the provision of adequate insurance, says IUMI in a position paper released today. Helle...
August 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Fisheries, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Oceanology | Read More

FUGRO resumes acquisition of data for Norway’s Mareano Seabed mapping programme

FUGRO resumes acquisition of data for Norway’s Mareano Seabed mapping programme
In an area that extends above 80 degrees latitude, Fugro is collecting high res seabed data for Norwegian authorities mapping programme, MAREANO. Fugro has been awarded a hydrographic survey contract, valued at NOK 44.7 million (approximately €4.7 million), by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service....
August 10th, 2018 | Fisheries, Markets, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team
The National Lobster Hatchery’s two new graduate researchers, (L) EmmaTheobald and (R) Elsa Domoney. Photo credit: Ikandi Media The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The...
July 12th, 2018 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Fisheries, HR, Oceanology | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Damen Maaskant scores second twin-rigger contract

Damen Maaskant scores second twin-rigger contract
Twin rig fly shooting fishing trawler Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has secured another contract to build a twin-rig fly shooting fishing trawler; this time for brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. This is Damen Maaskant’s second fishing trawler contract in as many months, following close behind...
January 26th, 2018 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sentinel Marine awarded contract by European Fisheries Control Agency for charter of patrol vessel

Sentinel Marine awarded contract by European Fisheries Control Agency for charter of patrol vessel
Sentinel Marine has been awarded a contract to charter its Lundy Sentinel ERRV to the European Fisheries Control Agency. Framework contract provides for maximum of 20m Euros over four-year period Aberdeen-based Sentinel Marine has been awarded a contract to provide a patrol vessel to be chartered by...
January 25th, 2018 | European Union, Fisheries | Read More

Risk assessments for fishing operations

Risk assessments for fishing operations
… In 2016, the Club experienced a high volume of crew injury claims on fishing vessels. The latest in our series of Risk assessment articles focuses on risk assessments for fishing operations to assist members in mitigating such claims. Of the claims recorded by the Club, three main areas of causation...
November 20th, 2017 | Fisheries, P and I Clubs | Read More

HRAS: Industry leads the way on ILO 188

HRAS: Industry leads the way on ILO 188
l to r: Dave Fenner MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency), Robert Greenwood NFFO (National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations), Daniel Shepherd HRAS (Human Rights as Sea) The UK’s fishing federations in conjunction with the MCA Fishing Safety ​team have together developed a Fishing Safety Management...
November 17th, 2017 | Fisheries, ILO | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the choice for fishing vessels

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the choice for fishing vessels
The new purse seiner trawler being built for Lunar Fishing Company will be equipped with the market’s most efficient propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation,  16 November 2017 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä continues its success in providing highly efficient,...
November 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels
Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide 762kWh of battery power for three new hybrid fishing vessels Richmond, B.C. – September 5, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Norwegian maritime electronics firm Elmarin AS as the supplier of lithium...
September 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

USAID and Inmarsat Partner for Legal, Traceable and Sustainable Fishing

USAID and Inmarsat Partner for Legal, Traceable and Sustainable Fishing
Geronimo Silvestre, Chief of Party, USAID Oceans, Gerbrand Schalkwijk, Chief Sales Officer, Inmarsat Maritime and Angela Hogg, USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia’s Regional Environment Office Director at the signing ceremony for the partnership. BANGKOK, August 25, 2017 – The United States...
August 29th, 2017 | Fisheries, Fishing Trawlers, IT and Communications | Read More

HRAS News: Fishing, safety and the Human Element

HRAS News: Fishing, safety and the Human Element
… The recent Nautical Institute Seaways article (June 2017) in co-ordination with the New Zealand based FISH Safety Foundation has looked in detail at the growing need and trend to openly discuss the issues of safety in the global fishing industry, including the protection of basic human rights....
August 18th, 2017 | Charity, Fisheries, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology
Falcon is at the leading edge of Huon’s developments in advancing the use of technology in aquaculture. The largest majority privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle. Their newest Falcon is now enhanced...
August 17th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…
The new salmon processing and transportation vessel for Hav Line AS, Norway, is the world’s first vessel of its kind with a hybrid/battery solution. Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design features the world’s first hybrid propulsion solution for fish farming industry The technology group Wärtsilä...
August 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä engines and propulsion solutions to power two new fishing trawlers

Wärtsilä engines and propulsion solutions to power two new fishing trawlers
rendering of the fishing trawler to be built at the PJSC Vyborg shipyard in Russia Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 August 2017  – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the engines and the complete propulsion package, including the propulsion control system for two new fishing...
August 7th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Korean Spain Ocean Forum 2017

The Korean Spain Ocean Forum 2017
l to r: Capt. Rafael Pastor and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, participated in the KOREA SPAIN OCEAN FORUM 2017, acting as Chairman of the expert panel on “Cooperation in Maritime and Fisheries Matters” The event, chaired by Hon. Dr. Chang Ho Yang,...
July 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries | Read More

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security
Following comes from RUSI’s Lieke Bos, Project Officer; a timely event NOT to be missed:  18 July 2017, 1000-1100 RUSI, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is delighted to invite you to the launch of the Occasional Paper ‘Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported...
July 12th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel
The new trawler being built for Reseach Fishing Co will be equipped with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, Wärtsilä propulsion machinery and auxiliary engines. The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide its Wärtsilä 31 main engine, the propulsion machinery, and the auxiliary engines...
June 13th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More