Entries Categorized as 'Fisheries'

Seafood exporters call for separate ministry for fisheries

Date June 2, 2009

FnBnewsA seafood exporters lobby in Kerala has urged the government to create a separate ministry for fisheries. This would be beneficial not only for the exporters, but also for the five million people who were dependent on the industry, including the fishing community, said Anwar Hashim, president, Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI). “If the […]

Most coral reefs off north coast damaged

Date June 2, 2009

Some 60 percent of the coral reefs off the northern coast of the province are categorized as damaged, a study conducted by the East Java Maritime and Fisheries Agency has showed. Most of the damage is attributed to human activity, such as fishermen using illegal fishing methods, for example poison and fish bombs, and natural […]

EU adds 30 firms to exporters list

Date June 1, 2009

Thirty more seafood enterprises were approved to export their products to the European market, the Vietnam National Agro-forestry and Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (Nafiqad) announced this week. At present, Vietnam – with 301 seafood exporter firms- is second in the world in terms of the number of seafood firms licensed to export to the European […]

Some 42 countries to participate in sail Bunaken

Date June 1, 2009

Manado, N Sulawesi (ANTARA News) – Some 42 countries have confirmed their participation in Sail Bunaken 2009, which will be organized in Manado and Bitung, North Sulawesi, August 15-18, 2009. “Forty-two countries have confirmed their participation. They will send their naval chiefs of staff and some deputy chiefs of staff,” First Admiral Willem Rampangilei, commander […]

Armed forces trainees to tour growth area

Date June 1, 2009

Forty trainees of the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College are in Mindanao, the Philippines, as part of their study tour of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area. They were given an insight into the economic development of the sub-region as part of their course on international relations. Led by MAFDC commandant First Admiral Datuk […]

Climate change threatens millions in Southeast Asia

Date June 1, 2009

MANADO, Indonesia – About 100 million people risk losing their homes and livelihoods unless drastic steps are taken to protect Southeast Asia’s coral reefs, which could be wiped out in coming decades because of climate change, a report says. The Coral Triangle – which spans Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands […]

Scientists Pioneer Fast-Growing Shrimp for Farmers

Date June 1, 2009

Government researchers have developed a hardier type of commercially farmed shrimp that is cheaper and faster to produce by crossbreeding local varieties with broodstock from the United States, officials said. Indu Vannamei Nusantara I shrimp was developed by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries’ research office in Situbondo, East Java, by combining vannamei broodstock […]