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Maldives: 50-tonne ice plant to be opened in Felivaru in December October 04, 2021   |  Source: Avas

An additional 50-tonne ice plant will be opened in Felivaru before Fishermen's Day, Fisheries Minister Dr. Hussain Rasheed Hassan has said. The minister shared information on Feliveru ice plant at the Parliament on Monday. The minister said a 100-tonne ic...

Jammu and Kashmir: Blue revolution, produces 21,000 MTs of fish annually by Mukeet Akmali October 04, 2021   |  Source: Greater Kashmir  | Copyright: Greater Kashmir 2021

With introduction of several schemes, Jammu and Kashmir fish production has reached 21,000 MTs annually including 650 MTs of trout fish. As per the official document, J&K produces around 21 Thousand MTs of fish every year including 650 MT of trout besides...

India: Maritime concerns with the ‘big fish’ by Nishtha Kaushiki October 04, 2021   |  Source: The Pioneer  | Copyright: 2021 The Pioneer.

China happens to be the largest fishing nation producing approximately one-fifth of the global catch. Apart from freshwater fish, a vital part of the Chinese exports also come from the oceanic fish found in the deep sea. Interestingly, as per available re...

Sri Lanka: Boat industry seeks opportunities in Southern Africa October 04, 2021   |  Source: Sunday Observer  | Copyright: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd., 1995–2021.

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Pretoria in collaboration with the State Ministry of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply Facilities, Boats, and Shipping Industry Development, organised a webinar recently to identify business opportunities...

Bangladesh: Once exporter, dried fish market now depends on imports by Omar Faruque October 04, 2021   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2021 The Business Standard

Now 70% of the dried fish market is dependent on imports, according to industry insiders, who said demand for and price of dried fish are increasing simultaneously every year in the country, but its production is falling day by day. Traders at the country...

Haryana: Farmers turning to fish farming using barren, saline land in Sirsa October 04, 2021   |  Source: The Hindustan Times

Saline land and saline water, which is considered a curse for agriculture, is proving to be a boon for farmers of Sirsa district in Haryana, officials said on Saturday. There is a lot of land in Haryana, which was often left barren due to rise in saline w...

Pakistan: Police produces 30 Indian fishermen in court October 04, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Observer

Docks Police produced 30 arrested Indian fishermen before a local court for violating territorial waters. The court granted five days remand of Indian fishermen to police. “We were unintentionally entered in Pakistani waters while on a fishing trip,” ...

Odisha and Andhra Pradesh: Cyclone Gulab may have caused damages worth Rs.2,000 crore by Jayashree Nandi October 04, 2021   |  Source: The Hindustan Times

The economic impact of cyclone Gulab that hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts is estimated to be around Rs.2,000 crore, with much of it being borne by farmers, according to RMSI, a global disaster risk management firm. “Gulab is a very unique cyclone a...

Goa: Seafood set to get more expensive by Nida Sayed October 04, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

At the beginning of the previous fishing season, diesel stood at Rs 54 per litre — a price that trawler owners in Goa considered high in the face of the pandemic. Little did they anticipate that it would increase to Rs 94 per litre by the time the seaso...

Bangladesh: 22-day ban on hilsa fishing starts at midnight October 04, 2021   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2021 thedailystar.net

The ban will remain effective till October 25, as per decision of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock. According to fishermen and researchers, hilsa's movement from the sea to the river has already been disrupted due to several reasons, including clim...

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