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Fisheries

  • Friday, January 12th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Jan-Nov 2006 fish & seafood exports top those of whole 2005

    Argentina in the first 11 months of last year exported 550,000 tonnes of fresh and processed sea and river fish and seafood for 1.15 billion dollars, more than in the 12 months of 2005, when it sold abroad 445,000 tonnes for 799 million dollars, the SENASA phytosanitary watchdog said in a report yesterday.

  • Tuesday, January 9th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine anchovy fishery may damage South Atlantic ecosystem

    Greater fishing pressures exerted on southern patagonian anchovy could harm the local ecosystem.

    The indiscriminate Argentine anchovy (Engraulis anchoita) fishing in the southern zone of Argentina could inflict serious damage to Magallanic penguins, whales, seals and sea lions population numbers, warned a study published in prominent scientific magazine Science.

  • Tuesday, January 9th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Shipping lines increase capacity 14 percent

    Moeller-Maersk and 407 other shipping lines increased their capacity to move containers 14 percent in 2006, the fastest pace in six years, as trade expanded, data from Containerisation International showed.

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean fisheries 2006 exports could reach 3 billion dollars

    Chile's fisheries exports totaled 2.945 billion US dollars during the first ten months of 2006, up 19.6% over the same period a year ago, according to the Fisheries Under Secretariat, SUBPESCA. But figures also show that the total volume was 1.157 million tons compared to 1.36 million tons in 2005, which means 18% less.

  • Friday, January 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Royal Navy agrees to fisheries deal for shipbuilders

    HMS <i>Mersey</i>Fishery Patrol Ship

    Britain's Royal Navy fishery patrol ships received a new lease on life when the Ministry of Defence settled a GBP 52 million (USD 101 million) deal with Portsmouth shipbuilders. The new contract with VT Group effectively guarantees that the HMS Tyne, HMS Severn and HMS Mersey will remain at sea until the end of 2013.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Real-time positions of fishing vessels available on-line

    The Undersecretariat of Fishing and Development Activities of the Delta Area is now publishing on its web site maps that show the real-time positions of fishing vessels equipped with satellite monitoring devices, the Ministry of Agrarian Affairs (MAA) reported.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina establishes hake TAC of 340.000 tons

    Argentina's Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Secretariat, SAGP y A, established a total 2007 allowable catch, TAC, of 340.000 tons of common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) which is 10.5% lower than last year's TAC of 380.000 tons.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Coast Guard arrest Taiwanese jigger

    A Taiwanese flagged vessel was arrested by the Argentine Coast Guard accused of fishing inside Argentina's EEZ and is currently en route to Comodoro Rivadavia.

  • Tuesday, January 2nd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Summer hake ban in common fishing zone

    The ban is aimed at protecting hake juveniles and allow them to reach maturity

    The Maritime Front Joint Technical Commission (CTMFM) has set the summer ban for common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) in the common fishing zone (CFZ) shared by Argentina and Uruguay, between 1 January and 31 march 2007.

  • Wednesday, December 27th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine fisheries exports 510.000 tons in ten months

    Argentine fisheries exports (sea and fluvial; fresh and processed) during the first ten months of 2006 totaled 510.223 tons representing over a billion US dollars, according to the latest report from Senasa, Agro-food Health and Quality Service