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Tamil Nadu: Fishing harbour: Rs. 1.5 crore sanctioned to prepare DPR June 22, 2018   |  Source: The Hindu

A long-felt demand of fishermen in the coastal hamlets in and around Arcottuthurai for a berthing harbour in the vicinity seems to be getting close to fruition. The Fisheries Department has reportedly invited tenders for construction of a fishing harbour ...

India: MPEDA all set to launch its multi-species aquaculture complex June 22, 2018   |  Source: UNI India

Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is all set to launch its sprawling multi-species Aquaculture complex at Vallarpadam, near here. This was informed by MPEDA Chairman Dr A Jayathilak, IAS, to the visiting media persons, taken to the most...

Andhra Pradesh: Shrimp exporters reelunder EU’s fresh blow by T. Appala Naidu June 22, 2018   |  Source: The Hindu

In yet in another blow to Andhra Preadesh’s agriculturists, the European Union has rejected as many as five containers of shrimp produced in the State during the present fiscal, citing the presence of excessive levels of antibiotics. “Rejection of shr...

Sri Lanka: Sea Pact announces new wave of support for Sri Lanka longline tuna FIP by Madelyn Kearns June 22, 2018   |  Source: Seafood Source

Soon after the 2018 SeaWeb Seafood Summit’s pre-conference session on tuna sustainability concluded on Monday, 18 June, in Barcelona, Spain, Sea Pact announced new funding for a Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) aimed at reducing the impact of Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka: Construction of first of four multi-purpose fishery harbors to begin soon June 22, 2018   |  Source: Colombo Page

Plans are afoot to start the construction of the first harbor of the four multipurpose fishing ports to be constructed with the Korean assistance within the next few months, State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi ...

Sri Lanka: Assures will address issue of bottom trawling June 22, 2018   |  Source: The Sunday Leader

Sri Lanka today assured it will address the issue of bottom trawling and other fishing methods which have a negative impact on marine resources. Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that it is important to control Illegal, Unregulated, Unre...

Odisha: Fishing ban lifted, buzz back at Paradip June 22, 2018   |  Source: Telegraph India

Sea fishing hubs in coastal pockets are now abuzz with activities after the government recently lifted the fishing ban. Sea-going fishermen ventured into the sea with their fishing crafts early morning on Friday that were lying idle for the past two month...

Maharashtra: CM grants stay on fishing lease rates by Ramu Bhagwat June 22, 2018   |  Source: The Times of India

Almost a year after the controversial government resolution hiking lease rents by several times on waterbodies given for fishing purposes was issued, the government has finally has ordered a stay on it. The move has come as a respite for fishermen coopera...

Kerala: Matsyafed to open 'fresh fish supermarket June 22, 2018   |  Source: Mathrubhumi

The Kerala State Cooperation Federation for Fisheries Development (Matsyafed) will open ‘fresh fish’ supermarkets for boosting fish trade. The plan is to start 10 fish markets in three years. The first fish market will begin in Kottayam. The construct...

Maldives: MIFCO initiates Open-Day to hire for Addu fisheries complex by Mohamed Rehan June 22, 2018   |  Source: https://avas.mv/en/50351

Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO) has initiated its open-day seeking interested and qualified individuals for its currently under development Addu city fisheries complex. The fisheries company will be providing information about its operations...

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