Brazil's incipient fish farmed exports in the second half to 2022, doubled in value and increased 14% in volume compared to Jan/July 2021. In effect sales reached US$ 14,3 million, from US$ 7,2 million y-to-y, with volume increasing to 4,931 tons from 4,327 tons.
The second of six winter krill surveys in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is underway. The first winter krill survey was completed successfully on board the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands fishery patrol vessel MV Pharos SG in May this year.
Uruguay's National Directorate of Aquatic Resources (DINARA) Chief Jaime Coronel has told reporters all the evidence submitted by Uruguayan Navy authorities was being analyzed in the case of a Chinese fishing trawler caught while performing illegal catches in territorial waters earlier this month.
The Joint Technical Commission of the Maritime Front of Argentina and Uruguay has issued a temporary ban on hake catching due to the “concentration of juvenile specimens” that “it is necessary to protect,” it was announced Wednesday.
Last Tuesday, 11 tons of squid were found in a Chinese flagged vessel that was captured by the Uruguayan Navy, after a chase that took place between Sunday night and early Monday morning.
Prefectura, a branch of the Uruguayan Navy, and the Uruguayan Prosecutor's Office are investigating a Chinese-flagged fishing vessel captured last Monday by the National Navy in Uruguay’s waters after a persecution that began on Sunday.
The Cooperative of Fishing Vessels Owners of the Port of Vigo, ARVI, will host on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, July 6 and 7, the IX ARVI International Conference on the Future of Fishing: “The new CFP and FEMPA in the Future of Fisheries”, in which prominent experts will participate to analyze the review of the EU Common Fisheries Policy and the new European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund.
Farmed salmon exports totaled US$ 27.6 billion in 2020, surpassing exports of other categories of fish, according to the latest release of a biennial report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The Uruguayan navy arrested Monday dawn a Chinese flagged jigger caught illegally fishing in the country's EEZ. The arrest was done following a night chase as the jigger tried to escape despite having first accepted a party of inspectors to board the vessel.
The Falkland Islands Government's new Fishery Patrol Vessel (FPV) provided under a 15-year contract by Seagull Maritime Limited, beginning in 2023, finally has a name, “Lilibet”. The name was put forward by schoolchild Aimee Walker following an open competition at both Falkland Islands Schools in May.