US Red Lobster chain fighting for survival

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Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant chain, is fighting off the threat of bankruptcy amid rising debts. The group, which has hundreds of restaurants across the United States, Asia and central America, has filed in a Florida court for bankruptcy protection in a bid to reduce debt and fend off collapse.

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Fish Update Briefing, Friday, October 19

CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL FISHING NORWAY’S fisheries minister, Harald Tom Nesvik, has pledged a crackdown on illegal fish dealing. He told a meeting of the Nordland County Fisheries: ‘I am going to pursue those who are involved in such activities.’ He has also promised extra resources in the fight against fish crime which has been rising…

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Fish Update Briefing, Friday, May 18

CHINA PLANS SALMAR STYLE PLATFORM CHINA is planning to develop an offshore salmon farming sector by using platforms similar to the large vessel bought by the Norwegian company SalMar last year, the South China Morning Post says. One Chinese company is developing a 35 metre tall rig capable of producing 1,500 tonnes of salmon a year.…

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