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Montevideo, September 26th 2023 - 00:17 UTC


  • Wednesday, May 3rd 2023 - 10:46 UTC

    South Atlantic Fisheries Enforcement with the Falkland Islands Maritime Authority

    A Taiwanese jigger in Stanley to register and receive its fishing license

    Without effective enforcement at sea, impunity and associated unlawful activities in the waters around the Falkland Islands threaten not just wider ocean conservation but the responsible management and value of the natural resources.

  • Monday, May 1st 2023 - 10:15 UTC

    Fisheries Patrol Vessel Lilibet formally handed over to the Falklands Government

    FPV Lilibet’s design is that of a smaller faster coast guard style vessel that meets the criteria required for operational service by the Natural Resources department

    On Wednesday 26 April the brand new Fishery Patrol Vessel, FPV Lilibet was formally handed over to the Falkland Islands Government and will assume her duties on Monday 1 May 2023.

  • Wednesday, April 26th 2023 - 08:52 UTC

    Round the world solo sailor thanks Falklands waters Taiwanese fishing vessel for his rescue

    “They were just wonderful,” Mr Herbert-Jones said. ”The guys took me to [their] heart, they dressed me, they patched me up.

    BBC Radio Shropshire is reporting that a round-the-world sailor who was hurt and stranded when his boat was damaged in a storm to the northeast of the Falkland Islands has praised the crew of a fishing vessel who rescued him.

  • Wednesday, April 19th 2023 - 10:10 UTC

    Guidance on CCAMLR Fisheries for British registered vessels fishing for profit

    British fishing vessels flying the Red Ensign

    The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has published the Guidance for people planning to fish with UK-registered vessels in waters administered under the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.

  • Wednesday, April 19th 2023 - 09:38 UTC

    Brazilian fish exports, mainly fresh water tilapia increased 15% in 2022

    Just over 80% of exports went to the United States, which imported the equivalent of US$19 million, an increase of 43% compared to the previous year

    Brazil’s fish export revenue increased by 15% last year, reaching a record of US$23.8 million, according to a report by Embrapa Pesca e Aquiculture in partnership with the Brazilian Association of Aquaculture (Peixe BR). Tilapia shipments, which accounted for 98% of the total, increased by 28% to US$23.2 million.

  • Monday, April 17th 2023 - 23:40 UTC

    Canada's Cooke Inc, taking over 80% of Nueva Pescanova package

    The Galician banking corporation Abanca confirmed it had sold most of the fishing processing conglomerate of Nueva Pescanova to the Canadian corporation Cooke Seafood Inc.<br />
    Nueva Pescanova is the name of the defunct Galician Pescanova company recovered by Abanca, after it surfaced the company was indebted in over 500 million US dollars which ended with several of the original owners jailed for fraud and fake accountancy.

  • Friday, April 14th 2023 - 10:03 UTC

    Falkland Islands new Fishery Patrol Vessel expected to arrive this weekend

    Falklands, Vietnam manufactured new Fisheries Patrol Vessel Lilibet

    The new Fishery Patrol Vessel, FPV Lilibet is due to arrive into Port William over the coming weekend. Her arrival has been delayed due to the Captain making the decision to assist a vessel in need during a storm. FPV Lilibet was stood down by the regional MRCC once a Taiwanese vessel confirmed that they could reach the vessel earlier than FPV Lilibet.

  • Friday, April 7th 2023 - 10:19 UTC

    Argentine fishing research campaign in South Georgia Islands completed

    The authorities praised the Victor Angelescu's capabilities

    A research expedition in the South Atlantic to further explore the oceanographic fishing scenario around the South Georgia Islands ended “satisfactorily” despite the “extreme” hydro-meteorological, environmental, and topographic conditions of the area, the Argentine Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MINCyT) announced this week.

  • Saturday, March 11th 2023 - 23:48 UTC

    2022 Was a Boom Year For Falklands Squid and Finfish Fleets

    The name LILIBET was proposed by Aimée, a pupil at Stanley Infant Junior School and Camp Education (Pic@LarusDom)

    Fisheries authorities in the Falkland Islands have said that 2022 was a bumper year for the squid and hake fishing fleets licenced by the territory. Sixteen ships caught a remarkable 101,166 tonnes of loligo squid; a catch that was exceeded only in 1989 when 118,120 tonnes were landed, although that record catch was achieved by almost three times as many ships.

  • Monday, February 20th 2023 - 10:36 UTC

    US Coast Guard unit arrives in Uruguay

    It is the Stone's second visit to Uruguay in as many years

    US Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Stone arrived Sunday in Uruguay as part of her South Atlantic tour to reduce illicit maritime activity and conduct joint exercises with Uruguay's Navy. The vessel's deployment seeks to develop partnerships and increase US interoperability with South American nations to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.