The Faroe Islands reform the fisheries management

The Faroese Parliament has passed a bill that aims to reform its national fishery policies. The bill, called the Act on Management of Marine Resources, states that all living marine resources in Faroese waters are property of the people of the Faroe Islan...

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Piri piri fish with charred corn salad

Fish really is an international commodity. One can get fish almost everywhere in the world and its flesh is similar. What differs most is the way to preserve and cook it. Therefore we think is it good for us fish eaters to travel the world around on the i...

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New salmon deheader released for sale

Marel is pleased to announce that it has now released its automatic Salmon Deheader MS 2720 for sale. Salmon processors are constantly looking for ways to improve yield and achieve a better flow. The new Salmon Deheader helps achieve this by performing ...

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Total catch in 2017 was nearly 1,2 million tonnes

Total catch of Icelandic vessels in 2017 was 1,176.5 thousand tonnes, which is a 107 thousand tonnes increase from 2016. The increase between years is mostly due to more capelin and blue-whiting catch, nearly 197 thousand tonnes of capelin were caught in ...

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Iceland looks to reduce fishing fees

ICELAND’S new government is looking to ease the burden on small and medium sized fishing companies by reducing the licence fees they pay for the right to fish inside the country’s territorial waters according to fishupdate.com. Prime Minister Katrín...

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Swiss ban boiling lobsters alive

SWITZERLAND has outlawed the age old restaurant culinary practice of boiling lobsters alive. From March 1, as part of new government animal protection reforms, it will be illegal for chefs to throw live lobsters into the pot according to fishupdate.com...

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Cod in Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

“Eating cod makes you clever” might be a good slogan for having a healthy meal of Atlantic cod for dinner at least twice a week. And probably it is true. But what really matters to, is that we get a tasty meal of sustainable food source such as fresh ...

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Örfirisey back to sea

HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Örfirisey is back at sea in the Norwegian sector, following an incident while fishing in the Russian part of the Barents Sea in October last year.A control rod in the controllable pitch propeller failed, with the result that...

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Planning a great expansion in salmon farming

Icelandic salmon Fiskeldi Austfjarda (FA), which trades as Ice Fish Farm, has applied for a major expansion to its operations in the east of the country. The company currently holds licenses in this region totalling 11,000 metric tons; it has applied to e...

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