The July issue of Fish Farmer magazine is online now The July issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now, packed as ever with news and features. To access the latest edition online, click here. Norcod is currently the front […] Norway Royal Salmon urges shareholders to reject NTS takeover offer The board of Norway Royal Salmon has called on shareholders to reject all current offers for the company. NRS said in a stock exchange statement: “In the board’s view, the […] Meat giant could be lining up bid for Australia’s Huon The Brazilian meat processor JBS is reported to be ready to make a bid for the Australian salmon farmer Huon Aquaculture. Southern hemisphere newspapers including The Australian and Mercury suggest […] GAA partners with FishChoice Sustainable seafood platform FishChoice has entered into a “strategic partnership” with the Global Aquacultural Alliance (GAA). FishChoice is a not-for-profit online platform that compiles information on sustainable seafood sources, to […] RSPCA Assured investigating Mowi welfare complaints Animal welfare body RSPCA Assured is investigating complaints of poor welfare at four salmon farms operated by Mowi, but certification for the farms has not been suspended. Earlier this week […] National strategy ‘fails to address seafood’ UK Industry body Seafish has criticised a report on food strategy for its lack of focus on seafood. The National Food Strategy report, commissioned by the UK Government and led […] Bakkafrost behind launch of new air freight service A new air freight company is about to be launched with the backing of the Faroese fish farmer Bakkafrost. The company, which has yet to be given a name, is […] OTAQ reports good profits growth Marine technology group OTAQ has reported a strong increase in revenue and profits for the year to 31 March 2021. OTAQ, which makes the SealFence deterrent system as well as […] Counter measures ‘Multichannel marketing’ and livestreaming could get consumers back to the fishmonger, a report suggests No nation is buying as much seafood on-line today as China – and that includes its […]

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Solid solution

Øymerd’s floating islands should be tough enough to face the roughest seas. It is the latest in a growing line of futuristic offshore salmon projects that look more like space […] Continue Reading

GAA partners with FishChoice

Sustainable seafood platform FishChoice has entered into a “strategic partnership” with the Global Aquacultural Alliance (GAA). FishChoice is a not-for-profit online platform that compiles information on sustainable seafood sources, to […] Continue Reading

Counter measures

‘Multichannel marketing’ and livestreaming could get consumers back to the fishmonger, a report suggests No nation is buying as much seafood on-line today as China – and that includes its […] Continue Reading

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Fender – ON YOUR SIDE

We are a newly started engineering company in Norway with a goal to provide independent engineering, inspection and certification services for fish farmers and equipment suppliers. As an independent partner […] Continue Reading

Experience in aquaculture

Don’t ignore the human factor when it comes to risk management Fish farming is subject to many risks, some of which, such as extreme weather events, cannot be avoided. However, […] Continue Reading

Strong proof of concept

Production of large Rainbow trout in salty or brackish environments has always been associated with the risk of vibriosis (V. anguillarum), with vaccination being the only protective measure so far. […] Continue Reading

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Field Engineer – Argyll

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

Features

Heated argument

An intense debate is currently underway in Norway over the practice of using warm water to remove salmon lice. Pitching environmentalists on one side and the industry on the other, […] Continue Reading

Offshore harvest

A seaweed nursery in Argyll is set for growth after securing investment funding of up to £75,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The £150,000 project aims to expand […] Continue Reading

Opinion

Fishy statistics

Dr Martin Jaffa asks: has the pandemic reversed the long decline in fresh fish consumption? A new report commissioned by the Alaskan Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) would seem to suggest […] Continue Reading

Never-ending Brexit

The UK’s European divorce continues to have repercussions for the salmon industry It always used to be said that Scottish devolution was “a process not an event”. Well, it seems […] Continue Reading

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