Breaking news in the fishing industry.
The United States House of Representatives has passed legislation to help get American Samoa’s economy, and especially its canned tuna sector, in order…. Read more (Pidp.EastWestCenter.org)
Thailand’s worldwide canned tuna exports are showing a very strong recovery and have started this year with a strong upward trend…. Read article on Atuna.com (free subscription required)
The Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) is in the process of identifying key tasks to help its members increase their competitiveness in local and international markets for the 2010-15 period…. Read more (English.Vietnamnet.vn)
Bluefin tuna-fishing nations are questioning European Union Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki’s decision to close the bluefin tuna purse-seine fishery a week earlier than scheduled…. Read more (SeafoodSource.com)
The Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) this week ramped up its surveillance of the South Pacific islands for illegal fishing activities…. Read more (SeafoodSource.com)
Two Spain-based processors on Tuesday added their names to the roster of brands that support the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation…. Read more (SeafoodSource.com)
The European Union’s executive says the region’s fishermen can no longer fish for bluefin tuna after Wednesday…. Read more (MyEyeWitnessNews.com)