Category archives for: Fishery News

EU Sets Up Sustainable Fishing Model

EU Sets Up Sustainable Fishing Model

Operating rules for European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) aid to help fishermen to comply with new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) requirements were endorsed by the Parliament on Wednesday. EMFF aid will help fishermen to observe the discard ban, e.g. by buying more selective fishing gear, but will also be used to improve safety and […]

HMAS Darwin Performs Medical Evacuation of Sick French Fisherman

HMAS Darwin Performs Medical Evacuation of Sick French Fisherman

While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel. The French Fishing Vessel (FV) Cape Saint Vincent called for assistance late on the night of the 10th of April. The French Joint Headquarters […]

Unique Trawler Joins the Russian Fleet

Unique Trawler Joins the Russian Fleet

State-of-the-art fishing vessel Taurus has entered service under the survey of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS). The ship was built to the dual RS/DNV class and registered under the flag of the Russian Federation. The ordering customer and shipowner is ZAO TAURUS of Murmansk. The Taurus is intended for fisheries, i.e. stern trawl, and in accordance […]

UK: New Independent Maritime Initiative Launched

UK: New Independent Maritime Initiative Launched

The new independent international maritime initiative “Human Rights at Sea” (HRAS) from the Maritime Practice of 9 Bedford Row International, London, is being introduced as a human rights on-line information, and lobbying platform. Its main goal is to support human rights integration into State, business and individual working practices, as well as promote the wider […]

Danish Maritime Days Brings Together Blue Denmark

Danish Maritime Days Brings Together Blue Denmark

Blue Denmark is invited to arrange maritime activities when Danish Maritime Days puts the maritime industry on the map of the world in October 2014. An open invitation for the entire Blue Denmark In continuation of the Danish Government’s Plan for growth in Blue Denmark, the initiative has been taken for a major maritime event, […]

ICJ Orders Japan to Stop Whaling

ICJ Orders Japan to Stop Whaling

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, has delivered its judgment in the case concerning the whaling in the Antarctic brought by Australia against Japan. In its ruling, which is final, the court has ordered Japan to stop hunting whales off Antarctica. The decision was reached by the ICJ’s 16-judge panel out […]

Havyard Names State-of-the-Art Fish Carrier

Havyard Names State-of-the-Art Fish Carrier

Havyard’s newbuild 117, the live fish carrier “FS Stormy” was duly named on Saturday 29th March in Fosnavaag town centre. In addition to invited guests, many of the open ship visitors also joined the ceremony. And they got to listen to dashing brass music by Herøy Janitsjar (a janissary / brass band) and observed godmother […]

HNLMS Evertsen Transports Injured Civilian Mariner to Hospital (Seychelles)

HNLMS Evertsen Transports Injured Civilian Mariner to Hospital (Seychelles)

HNLMS Evertsen delivered a badly injured civilian mariner to a Seychelles hospital after two days’ medical treatment at sea, on Friday, 21 March 2014. The incident began Wednesday afternoon, when Evertsen received information that a crew member of the French fishing vessel Belouve was badly injured and unconscious after having been accidentally struck on the […]

EU Parliament Passes ‘the North Pole’ Resolution

EU Parliament Passes ‘the North Pole’ Resolution

The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for a protected area around the North Pole which could ban oil companies and industrial fishing fleets from the region. The text echoes the demands of an international campaign which has attracted the support of over five million people including Sir Paul McCartney and US oceanographer Sylvia […]

Global Maritime Performs FEED for Offshore Based Fish Farm in Norway

Global Maritime Performs FEED for Offshore Based Fish Farm in Norway

Global Maritime has performed the technical design and engineering (FEED) of an offshore based fish farm for Ocean Farming AS in Norway, a subsidiary of the SalMar Group. The new design combines the best of existing technology and solutions from the Norwegian fish farming industry and the offshore oil and gas sector. The facility is […]

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