Monday, May 19th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands' loligo squid stocks show healthy status

Loligo catches even suprised the scientists<br>Photo FIS

Another successful Loligo squid season has made history in the Falkland Islands with the total production of almost 25,000 tons of high quality squid. This was despite discouraging prospects previous to the season.

Saturday, May 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Labor strife leaves 60 Uruguayan fishing vessels idle

Most of the Uruguayan fishing fleet has been docked since last April 29 because of labor disputes leaving an estimated 3.000 workers from processing plants and other branches of the industry out of work according to the vessel owners.

Tuesday, May 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Officials optimistic following EC inspection mission

Uruguay last week successfully passed inspections undertaken by the Food and Veterinary Office Follow-up Mission of the European Commission's (EC) DG SANCO agency, governmental sources announced.

Monday, May 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Blasting audit report on Argentina's Fisheries Secretariat

Argentina's National Auditing Office accused the country's Fisheries Secretariat of lack of controls and transparency which have driven the hubssi and Illex squid resources to “the limit” because of over fishing.

Saturday, May 10th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Falkland Islands: Protegat on fishery patrol soon

AN end is in sight to the certification and compliance issues the new fishery patrol vessel Protegat is facing, the Director of Fisheries has said.

Wednesday, May 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina fisheries exports drop 15% during first quarter

Argentina's fisheries exports in the first quarter totaled 85.320 tons, equivalent to 177 million US dollars which represents a drop of 15%, volume and money; 15.422 tons and 31.7 million US dollars less, according to the latest official release.

Tuesday, May 6th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

South Atlantic: Spanish vessel completes fisheries study

Research vessel, the Miguel Oliver. <br>(Photo: INIDEP)

The research vessel, the Miguel Oliver, owned by the Spanish Government, completed a fisheries resources study of Patagonian platform international waters on 15 April.

Tuesday, May 6th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands trawler in South Georgia icefish survey

Trawler <i>Sil</i> chartered by GSGSSI<br>Photo: Anjali Pande

The Falkland Island registered trawler “Sil” has been chartered by Government of South Georgia, South Sandwich Islands for a research fishing cruise.

Monday, May 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Korean fishing vessel fire in Falklands waters

Falkland Islands fire fighters fought a blaze on board a Korean fishing vessel on Sunday night.

Monday, May 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

EC delegation checks Uruguay's fisheries plants and vessels

A European Union sanitary mission is scheduled to begin this week the auditing of Uruguay's fishing industry, --processing plants and vessels--, announced Monday Daniel Montiel, head of the country's Aquatic Resources Department, DINARA.


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