Archive for the ‘Fisheries’ Category

Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea

Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea
Fishers from Kalymnos island in Chios Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea Greece hosts some of the most important nesting sites to sea turtles[1] across the Mediterranean Sea, while also holds wintering and foraging sites for resident population of adults and juveniles. In the past few years,...
November 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology | Read More

Safe fishing, legal fishing: conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement

Safe fishing, legal fishing: conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement
Safe fishing, legal fishing: conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement A Ministerial Conference (21-23 October) has opened in Torremolinos, Spain, to garner momentum towards entry into force of the Agreement. This will also help to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing. The...
October 21st, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, IMO | Read More

IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing

IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing
. IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing The Conference (21-23 October) brings together ministers and high-level officials from more than 100 countries to promote ratification of the Cape Town Agreement, a key international treaty for safety of fishing vessels. Entry into force...
October 15th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, IMO | Read More

Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat

Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat
. Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat  Edel is the first hybrid vessel built for the aquaculture sector by Norwegian shipyard Moen Marin and NRS Farming’s first diesel-electric boat. Danfoss Editron has supplied two 105kW permanent magnet motors...
September 5th, 2019 | Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enacts new crew welfare regulations

Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enacts new crew welfare regulations
. Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enacts new crew welfare regulations London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to report that as of 23 May 2019, the 17 member State Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has enacted new agreed minimum terms and conditions in relation to crew employment conditions in...
August 8th, 2019 | Fisheries, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Damen Landing Utility Vessel 1608 unveiled for aquaculture industry

Damen Landing Utility Vessel 1608 unveiled for  aquaculture industry
The “Lady Rebecca” – aft section Damen Landing Utility Vessel 1608 unveiled for  aquaculture industry D-day for new fish farm landing craft On 26th July, Damen Shipyards Group and Coastal Workboats Scotland unveiled a new vessel for the aquaculture industry in Oban, Scotland. The unveiling...
August 2nd, 2019 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister
Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister 24th July 2019 “He was stabbed with a knife below his heart by a Chinese crewman.” London. UK. In partnership with Fijian-based NGO, Pacific Dialogue, Human Rights at Sea publishes the fifth case study in the current...
July 25th, 2019 | Fisheries | Read More

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