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Aker BioMarine revenues up 6%

The Atlantic krill harvesting company Aker BioMarine has unveiled a 6% increase in its second quarter revenues to US $94 million (£73m). The adjusted EBITDA or operating profit increased by 35% year on year to US $29 million (£22m). Aker...
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UVAXX announces breakthrough against deadly fish disease

A Singapore company is reported to have successfully developed a vaccine which it believes can successfully combat a deadly disease. The company, UVAXX, a renowned leader in autogenous vaccines and a subsidiary of the Barramundi Group, made the announcement at...
North Sea Farmers proposed seaweed farm site

Combined wind and seaweed farm looks to pioneer offshore

The company behind an ambitious seaweed farm in the North Sea says it will be the world’s first offshore facility of its kind on a commercial scale. North Sea Farmers plans to open a seaweed farm this autumn, co-located with...
Diver

Under pressure

The diving industry is backing calls to reinstate the hyperbaric chamber at Dunstaffnage, as Sandy Neil reports. More than 25,000 people have backed an online petition calling for the reinstatement of a hyperbaric chamber on Scotland’s west coast. This medical...
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What price differentiation?

By Nick Joy The climate for fish sales and prices globally is generally set fair, with the odd bump. This is in stark contrast to the outlook for production globally, especially for salmon. The Canadian government isn’t just making life...
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Salmon now Iceland’s second highest seafood earner

Farmed salmon has jumped into second place as Iceland’s second most valuable seafood export, the latest official figures show. But it is still running a long way behind cod, the fish species the country has long been famed for. Salmon...
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What's New

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Water-Powered Sabertooth Cuts CO2

Trials are getting under way, at the US Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site in Hawaii. for a ground-breaking experiment in renewable energy. The idea is to run Saab Seaeye’s Sabertooth...
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THE supplier of Industrial Ice Machines – BUY or RENT

Flake ice or chip ice? We are often asked which is better within the fresh fish and shellfish industries. From our experience there are many questions that need...
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A new generation of the profifeed BeltFeeder 

The world-famous FIAP clockwork feeder has been further developed and now a PRO version is also being produced. Clear advantages incorporated in the new model include a sliding...

A closer look at the solutions Evoqua supplies for the Aquaculture industry

What is the history of aquaculture and when did its surge in popularity begin? Aquaculture has recently gained a lot of attention with the huge growth in global demand for...

Introducing GeneXpertise – for trout breeders

At Xelect, we’ve long believed that the latest technologies should be for the many, not the few. There’s a lingering myth in aquaculture that genetics is expensive, and that only...
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Raising the stakes

Supply partner Gael Force Group reveals how its sector-leading quality assurance programme and specialised SeaQureWeld process is taking fish pen manufacturing to the next level. The forces of nature in...
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Jobs

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Farm Manager – Braevallich, Near Lochgilphead

Dawnfresh Farming Ltd is the largest Trout Farming Company operating in the UK with farms located throughout Scotland and Northern Ireland. We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified...
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Key Account Manager – STIM

STIM is currently looking to identify a highly motivated individual to take on the role of Key Account Manager. As STIM is growing its presence in the UK and Ireland,...
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Marine Husbandry Opportunities – Oban area

Are you a highly motivated individual looking to grow your career within the aquaculture industry? Working within our newly designed farming structures and highly supportive teams might be just what...
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Trout Farm Assistant Manager, Harome Trout Farm – North Yorkshire

We produce over 300 tonnes of portion sized Rainbow Trout per year for a major retailer and we are looking for a dedicated individual to join our small team in...
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Detail your job, add pictures and logos with contact details and link to your own website for direct applications The Jobs will appear here and we will share them on...
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Features

Diver

Under pressure

The diving industry is backing calls to reinstate the hyperbaric chamber at Dunstaffnage, as Sandy Neil reports. More than 25,000 people have backed an online petition calling for the reinstatement...
Wild salmon

The final frontier

Salmon Scotland chief executive Tavish Scott highlights the work being done to protect Scotland’s iconic wild salmon. Captain James T Kirk: it is a name from one’s youth, depending on...
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Future fuels

Aquaculture was a key area for Seawork 2024, with questions around clean technology coming to the fore, as David Robinson reports. The 25th edition of the Seawork exhibition and conference...
Copenhagen

Blue food, green solutions

Copenhagen is the venue for an event that will bring together aquaculture expertise from all over the world. The eyes of the world’s aquaculture sector will be on Copenhagen this...
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Big country, big ideas

The Chinese fish farming sector is steadily growing, as part of a drive to ensure food security, as Eugene Gerden reports. The Chinese fish farming sector is steadily growing these...
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Growing together

Integrated aquaculture is catching on in world-wide markets, reports Julia Hollister. Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture, or IMTA, is similar to polyculture, where two or more crops are farmed in an integrated...
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Opinion

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What price differentiation?

By Nick Joy The climate for fish sales and prices globally is generally set fair, with the odd bump. This is in stark contrast to the outlook for production globally,...
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Big fish, little fish

Consolidation in the salmon sector is based on hard economic realities, argues Dr Martin Jaffa. The salmon sector in Norway appears to be embarking on a journey that Scottish producers...
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Activism and its effects

By Nick Joy So here I am trying to concentrate whilst looking after my extremely active granddaughter. My thoughts are punctuated with “Granddad, granddad can you come and…” To a...
Wild salmon

One sided

A new podcast on the future of wild salmon features numerous guests, but only one narrow viewpoint, argues Dr Martin Jaffa. Aquaculture UK at Aviemore was a celebration of the...
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Protecting human rights

Chris Ninnes, CEO of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council, offers an overview of the challenges faced by the seafood sector and what can be done to improve the social performance of...
Varieties of seafood

Counter argument

Dr Martin Jaffa asks: Is the consumer’s reluctance to try different fish actually the fault of the industry and retailers? An article in the Guardian newspaper looked at why people...
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Events

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Future fuels

Aquaculture was a key area for Seawork 2024, with questions around clean technology coming to the fore, as David Robinson reports. The 25th edition of the Seawork exhibition and conference...
Copenhagen

Blue food, green solutions

Copenhagen is the venue for an event that will bring together aquaculture expertise from all over the world. The eyes of the world’s aquaculture sector will be on Copenhagen this...
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State of Alaska supports Seagriculture USA 2024

Seagriculture USA 2024, the leading event for seaweed producers in North America, has secured sponsorship from the State of Alaska, where the conference will be held this September. Seagriculture USA...
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Plenary speakers confirmed for Latin American Aquaculture Congress

Plenary speakers have been confirmed for the Latin American Aquaculture Congress, taking place in Medellin, Colombia this September. They are Dr Benjamin Le Frentz of the US Department of Agriculture,...
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Story telling

Aquaculture needs to get better at explaining itself, but there were plenty of great narratives at the Blue Food Innovation Summit, as Robert Outram reports The Blue Food Innovation Summit,...
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Faroes hosts leading seaweed sector event

The Seagriculture EU 2024 conference, the premier event for Europe’s seaweed industry, was successfully held in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, from 18 - 20 June 2024. Under the unifying theme "Bridging...
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