Industry News

Fish farms will produce nearly 2/3 of global food fish supply by 2030

3rd March 2014
Aquaculture will provide close to 2/3 of global food fish consumption by 2030 as catches from wild capture fisheries level off and demand from an emerging global middle class, especially in China, substantially increases. These are among the key findings of Fish to 2030: Prospects for Fisheries and...

Upcoming Event: IFFO-JCI Fishmeal and Fish Oil Forum in Xiamen, China - 28th March 2014

19th February 2014
In conjunction with the 9th JCI Spring Conference on Chinese Feed Raw Materials Market on 27th March, IFFO and JCI will jointly host our first Fishmeal and Fish Oil Forum on 28th March.The programme will cover a rich range of topics, focusing on both Chinese trade discussions and the latest global...

ICJ’s decision on Chilean-Peruvian maritime dispute

3rd February 2014
On Monday 27th January, the six year maritime border dispute between Chile and Peru was settled by the International Court of Justice in The Hague, with the ruling seen as in favour of Peru.  With 10 votes in favour and 6 against, the court ruled that the maritime border between Chile and Peru...

New krill oil at-sea extraction process

3rd February 2014
Tharos, a Chile-based krill utilisation consultancy, has finished the onboard trialling of its novel process for extracting oils from krill caught in the South Antarctic Ocean. “We have successfully finished our at-sea pilot stage,” says general manager Dimitri Sclabos. “Our programme consisted of...

Chile fishing quotas set and landing information certification

2nd February 2014
Fishing quotas and the requirement to certify landing information, for all industrial fishing vessels, transporting boats and artisanal fishing vessels of 12 or more metres length was confirmed in Chile this month.  The Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Subpesca) released the catch...