The April issue of Fish Farmer magazine is online The April issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now and you can view the online version here. It’s been a turbulent period for the industry and it has had […] Export stats don’t add up, says SSPO Nearly 5,000 tonnes of salmon went missing in January – missing, that is, from HM Revenue and Customs’ export statistics. The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation said that a massive discrepancy […] Salmon Evolution has ‘roadmap’ to ambitious RAS target Land-based farmer Salmon Evolution says it has a “clear roadmap” to achieving annual production of more than 70,00 tonnes by 2030. The target is set out in the company’s annual […] Eimskip’s transatlantic shipping plan pays off An “experimental” export route by sea to the United States and Canada for fresh salmon exports has exceeded expectations, according to Icelandic shipping company Eimskip. Exporters in Iceland and the Faroe […] Hybrid workboat shows the way forward Inverlussa Marine Services has ordered a new hybrid catamaran from shipbuilder Moen Marin. The vessel will be the first hybrid workboat in Scottish aquaculture. The NabCat 1510 is a 15 […] Mowi Scotland reports doubled harvest for Q1 Mowi Scotland more than doubled its harvest output and operating EBIT during the first three months of this year, a Q1 trading update from the company today shows. The Scottish […] SNP pledges to ‘streamline’ farm consents Fish farmers in Scotland would benefit from a less complicated regulatory system, under proposals set out by the Scottish National Party – but operators may also face a Norwegian-style auction […] Iceland shines light on aquaculture stats Iceland has just launched its first aquaculture dashboard, bringing near total transparency to the country’s growing fish farming sector. The online dashboard was unveiled by Fisheries Minister Kristján Þór Júlíusson, […] The art of story telling Writing last month’s piece about the last 50 years reminded me how much the industry has changed in other ways. When I first started to understand how we were seen […]

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The jab that’s just the job

The new generation of vaccination machines are safe, effective and economical. Immunisation of stock is now a standard practice in salmonid aquaculture and has been so for nearly three decades. […] Continue Reading

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AROTEC-G® offers an effective and sustainable strategy for the control of the ectoparasite Sparicotyle chrysophrii in gilthead seabream farming AROTEC-G® is a microencapsulated functional product composed of a blend of […] Continue Reading

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How Foover can help

A new system can help remove mortalities quickly and efficiently Standard livestock farming systems have been developed to be efficient at growing animals, but as in nature there is always […] Continue Reading

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From net-cleaning ROVs to cleaner fish hides, AKVA can help keep your stock safe Five years ago, AKVA group and the ROV (remotely operated vehicle) manufacturer Sperre launched the first […] Continue Reading

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Scottish Sea Farms are a recognised employer within remote areas of the West Coast and Scottish Highlands and Islands.  Providing industry leading personal learning and development paths, our aim is […] Continue Reading

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Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. (GTFL) is one of India’s leading players in the technical textiles sector. Established in 1976, the company today is a multi-divisional, multi-geographical technical textiles company and […] Continue Reading

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Bakkafrost has made it clear it is ready to spend big in order to reshape the Scottish Salmon Company. The Faroese salmon farming group has set aside an investment programme […] Continue Reading

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Unfair game

Earlier this month, I came across a headline in the Mail on Sunday that declared: “Listen to country folk – we know our land best”. This was a piece written […] Continue Reading

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