US & Canada

Ecuadorian Shrimp Exports to the US Plummet in April 2024

Ecuadorian exports of frozen warm-water shrimp to the United States witnessed a sharp decline in April 2024. According to recent data released by the US National Oceanic...

US Court Overturns USD 10 Million Verdict in Shrimp Breeding Case

The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has overturned a USD 10 million jury verdict involving a pioneering shrimp breeding technique. This decision pertains to...

North Carolina Faces Controversy Over Inshore Shrimp Trawling Ban

In North Carolina, United States, the practice of inshore shrimp trawling has sparked a heated debate, pitting environmental conservation against the livelihoods of commercial fishermen. At the...

Indonesian Shrimp Industry Diversifies Markets Amid US Anti-Dumping Measures

The Indonesian shrimp industry faces a pivotal moment as it navigates through challenges posed by anti-dumping measures in the United States. With the Marine Affairs and Fisheries...

Nigeria Boosts Shrimp Industry with Refurbished U.S. Boats

Under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria has embarked on an initiative to bolster its marine sector with a dedicated ministerial portfolio, Marine and Blue...

Shrimp Imports Under Scrutiny as NOAA Tightens Regulations

In the latest developments from NOAA’s Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) in the United States, federal efforts to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing are intensifying,...

Redfish Quota Increases Amidst Concerns from Canadian Shrimpers

As the commercial redfish fishery in Canada reopens on Saturday, the federal Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, Diane Lebouthillier, has emphasized that agents...

Mount Pleasant Shrimp Dock and Processing Facility Undergoes Major Renovation

A refurbishment of Mount Pleasant’s shrimp dock and processing facility in South Carolina, United States, is set to strengthen the local shrimping community, ensuring the continuation of...

Mexico Re-Certified for Shrimp Exports to the United States

Mexico has successfully obtained certification from the United States, allowing the export of shrimp to the country. This certification is issued annually by the US Department of...

U.S. Bans Chinese Shrimp Producer Over Alleged Use of Uyghur Forced Labor

Three more Chinese companies, including shrimp producer Shandong Meijia Group, have been banned from exporting their products to the United States. This decision, driven by allegations of...

U.S. Fishing Industry’s Death Rate 40 Times Higher Than Average

Shrimping in the Gulf of Mexico, United States, is a demanding and hazardous occupation. Texas shrimpers endure grueling month-long boat stints, battling not only the strenuous labor...

North Carolina Wildlife Federation CEO Calls for Ban on Inshore Shrimp Trawling

In the United States, the CEO of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Tim Gestwicki, has called on state legislators to “put a stop to inshore shrimp trawling...

Rebound Summer for Shrimp Sales: An Opportunity for Retailers

After a challenging start to the year for fresh seafood sales in the United States, retailers are eyeing a potential comeback this summer. With a focus on...

Shrimp and Lobster Contain High Levels of ‘Forever’ Chemicals

A new study from researchers at the University of Dartmouth in the United States warns seafood enthusiasts of the potential health risks associated with consuming high levels...

Red Lobster Bankruptcy: Company to Close Underperforming Locations

Red Lobster, one of the world's largest seafood restaurant chains, is facing significant financial challenges that could lead to the closure of up to 135 more locations...

Over Half of Shrimp Imports Noncompliant, NOAA Finds

The latest report from NOAA Fisheries to Congress reveals that approximately 56% of audited import entry filings in the US are noncompliant, primarily due to incomplete chain...

Ecuador Shrimp Exporters Hit by USD 15 Million Monthly Tariff in US Market

The shrimp sector in Ecuador is experiencing significant impacts from recent measures imposed by the United States, its second-largest market after China. As of May 30, the...

Ron DeSantis Allocates USD 7.5 Million to Redevelop Shrimp Dock Near Fort Myers Beach

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced a major initiative to boost the state's shrimp industry by directing USD 7.5 million from the state's Job Growth Grant Fund....

Ecuadorian Shrimp Faces Potential Tariff Increase in the U.S.

Ecuadorian shrimp exporters may soon face higher tariffs when entering the United States if a preliminary ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is ratified. The...

Shrimp Quota Dispute in Nunatsiavut: Harvesters Threaten Legal Action

A group of shrimp harvesters from Nunatsiavut, Canada, are facing a standoff with the government over the allocation of their 2024 communal shrimp quota. The harvesters, who...

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Ecuadorian Shrimp Industry Set to Benefit from New Trade Agreement with Costa Rica

Costa Rica has officially ratified a bilateral trade agreement with Ecuador. This agreement, celebrated...

US Court Overturns USD 10 Million Verdict in Shrimp Breeding Case

The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has overturned a USD 10...

St. Kitts and Nevis Launches USD 620,000 Project to Boost Shrimp Production

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean has teamed up with...

National CANIRAC Delegates Gather in Mexico to Celebrate Seafood

In Mexico, Campeche is set to host the inaugural national meeting of the National...

Shrimp Quota in North Sea and Skagerrak Reduced for Next Year

In a recent agreement between Norway and the European Union, the annual quota for...

North Carolina Faces Controversy Over Inshore Shrimp Trawling Ban

In North Carolina, United States, the practice of inshore shrimp trawling has sparked a...