News Digests

The News Digest is a monthly collection of articles related to the fishery and aquaculture market. It further complements the market intelligence services provided by EUMOFA with qualitative information addressed to sector stakeholders.

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News Digest n.2 / 2024

News Digest n.2 / 2024

  • One year of salmon tax in Norway: uncertainty remains
  • EU Leads on sustainable fisheries at South Pacific Fisheries meeting
  • Seaweed worms could revolutionise fish farming diets
  • New global fisheries management body’s first meeting focuses on sustainable practices and promoting biodiversity
22/02/2024

Archive

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News Digest n.1 / 2024

News Digest n.1 / 2024

  • The EU fisheries control system gets a major revamp
  • A Norwegian Company Set Up A Land-Based Aquaculture Farm, But It’s Not Salmon They Bet On
  • Future of European eel fisheries may hinge on a coordinated management regime
  • Advantages of microalgae as a feed ingredient explored
  • New study confirms seaweed and mussel farms improve biodiversity and abundance of marine life
  • Preserving sharks in the Mediterranean
19/01/2024


News Digest n.11 / 2023

News Digest n.11 / 2023

  • The EU and UK agree on fishing opportunities for 2024 worth around €1 billion to EU fishers
  • Native oyster nursery installed in Belfast port
  • Warming Mediterranean will drive bluefin tuna elsewhere to spawn
  • Overfishing declines in Mediterranean, while aquaculture is on the rise - FAO report
  • COP28: European Commission commits €1 million to Blue Mediterranean Partnership
  • EU donates EUR 1 million to WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism
  • Commission to explore the future of fishers up to 2050
19/12/2023


News Digest n.10 / 2023

News Digest n.10 / 2023

  • Could the world's fastest growing bivalve be the farmed seafood of the future?
  • EU-funded project aims to solidify wind farms as viable aquaculture sites
  • Can aquaculture solve the Mediterranean’s overfishing problem?
  • Commission proposes fishing opportunities for 2024 in the Atlantic, Kattegat and Skagerrak
  • Baltic Sea: Agreement reached on 2024 fishing opportunities
22/11/2023


News Digest n.9 / 2023

News Digest n.9 / 2023

  • Study seeks to improve seafood intake in the first 1,000 days of life
  • EU and Kiribati agree on a new fisheries protocol to their sustainable fisheries partnership agreement
  • Thousands of salmon escaped an Icelandic fish farm. The impact could be deadly
  • From plastic waste to stadium seats
  • Salmon fishing in Scotland threatened by rising sea temperatures
  • A win for the ocean: High Seas Treaty signed at United Nations
19/10/2023


News Digest n.8 / 2023

News Digest n.8 / 2023

  • Commission proposes fishing opportunities for 2024 in the Baltic Sea
  • EU organises the 1st EU Algae Awareness Summit in Paris from 5 to 7 October
  • Marilena and the sturgeons: conservation and sustainable aquaculture in Romania
  • The EU and UK reach three agreements on fisheries management
  • Our Baltic conference: Commissioner Sinkevičius gathers ministers in September to improve the situation of the Baltic Sea
18/09/2023


News Digest n.7 / 2023

News Digest n.7 / 2023

  • Finland's trout farming sector records 25-year high
  • A new sustainable fisheries partnership agreement signed between the EU and Madagascar
  • Warning of invasive pink salmon threat to UK fisheries
  • France commits EUR 1 million to WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism
  • Sustainable fisheries: Launch of Energy Transition Partnership for EU fisheries and aquaculture
  • Raising investment for Europe’s largest catfish farm
18/07/2023


News Digest n.6 / 2023

News Digest n.6 / 2023

  • Sustainable fisheries: progress on fish stocks recovery, but more efforts needed to build a resilient sector
  • Launch of the European Blue Forum to shape the future of our ocean and marine resources
  • Norway sets salmon tax at 25 percent
  • €12 million algae innovation project launched in Europe
  • Farming for the future: Aquaculture Remote Classroom brings aquaculture awareness to the streets
  • ‘Why not make an entire pen?’ Aquaculture equipment company putting recycled plastic to the strength test
20/06/2023


News Digest n.5 / 2023

News Digest n.5 / 2023

  • A path to a business in fisheries
  • EU Fishing Authorisations website launched
  • Seaweed startup set to develop sargassum aquafarms
  • Women in the Blue Economy projects ready to start: Think Big, go Blue!
  • Sea Rangers sail ahead thanks to BlueInvest
  • 4 ways to ensure the future of aquaculture is sustainable
16/05/2023


News Digest n.4 / 2023

News Digest n.4 / 2023

  • EMFAF call for proposals for Scientific Advice on Fisheries is open.
  • New Fisheries Food Safety Hub launched by IICA and CRFM under EU-funded project
  • InvestEU: €28 million for the first Blue Economy instrument in Portugal
  • State aid: Commission adopts revised rules for fishery and aquaculture sector
  • Fisheries: EU and Norway conclude bilateral consultations on fishing opportunities in the Skagerrak, reciprocal access to waters and exchanges of quotas
  • Slovakia will receive €20 million from the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund 2021-2027
  • WiSA awards celebrate female aquaculture success
17/04/2023


News Digest n.3 / 2023

News Digest n.3 / 2023

  • UN delegates reach historic agreement on protecting marine biodiversity in international waters
  • Norway’s seafood exports up in value, down in volume
  • Shining a light on Sardinia’s aquaculture challenges
  • New research reveals 12 ways aquaculture can benefit the environment
  • EU Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters’: 20 new projects to restore our blue Planet by 2030
  • FRESQO – ensuring fresh fish
22/03/2023


News Digest n.2 / 2023

News Digest n.2 / 2023

  • Fisheries, aquaculture and marine ecosystems: transition to clean energy and ecosystem protection for more sustainability and resilience
  • Experimental farm brings salmon and kelp together
  • EU Cohesion Policy: European Structural and Investment Funds supported SMEs, employment of millions of people and clean energy production
  • Ever tried seafood made from algae?
  • Minister McConalogue announces investment of €37.3 million in capital projects in Ireland’s six fishery harbour centres
  • The Blue Food Innovation Summit is back
  • Could insects, algae and agri-food by-products be the future building blocks of aquafeeds?
  • New deep-sea fisheries project committed to reduce impacts on marine habitats and achieve sustainable fisheries
  • EU pledges €1 million for landmark WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies
22/02/2023


News Digest n.1 / 2023

News Digest n.1 / 2023

  • Researchers hail industry potential of newly discovered microalgae
  • European Green Deal: Analysis on main drivers of food security in the EU and worldwide
  • An investor’s perspective on indoor shrimp farming
  • Norway’s aquaculture companies line up for Inseanergy’s floating solar units
  • Sustainable fisheries: EU and UK agree on fishing opportunities for 2023
  • Ocean algae more resilient to future climate change
  • €186 million to promote high quality and sustainable EU agri-food products
  • State aid: Commission adopts new rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery and aquaculture sectors
01/02/2023