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Aquaculture UK 2022 – trade show

Nothing beats getting together in person

Aquaculture industry companies and suppliers are looking forward to the sector’s biggest trade show in the UK As the UK’s leading trade show for the fish farming industry, Aquaculture UK is keenly anticipated by the organisations taking part – even...
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DNV takes ownership of Ocean Ecology

UK-based consultancy Ocean Ecology is now wholly owned by assurance and risk management provider DNV, following a chain of corporate deals. The move confirms DNV’s control of the UK firm, following DNV’s acquisition of Åkerblå, the previous majority shareholder of...
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Skretting named as feed supplier for flow-through project

Aquafeed business Skretting has committed to supply feed to the Icelandic land-based fish farmer LAXEY. LAXEY, known until last September as Icelandic Land Farmed Salmon, is building a hybrid flow-through salmon farm on the south coast of Iceland. The company...
Marianne Sivertsen Næss, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Norway

Norwegian government names new seafood minister

Norway has a new Minister of Fisheries and Oceans – just six months after the appointment of Cecilie Myrseth in the role. Myrseth moves up to Trade and Industry as part of a number of new senior appointments which the...
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Bluefront Equity launches new seafood fund

Seafood investor Bluefront Equity has launched its second investment fund by securing US $50m (ÂŁ40.4m) for sustainable projects. Interest is thought to be very high, with the launch reported to be attracting considerable international attention both in Norway and elsewhere....
Mairi Gougeon MSP at Aquaculture UK 2022

Even more at Aviemore

This year’s edition of the UK’s leading aquaculture trade show promises to be bigger and better than ever This May will see the return of Aquaculture UK, which is once more being held in Aviemore in the Scottish Highlands. With...
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Sail through 2021 with expert technical support

Ever had a call from your crew letting you know that they don’t have the right shackle to go with the stud link chain you’ve ordered? Covid-19 places new challenges...
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Specialist air products and solutions

Onshore and offshore aquaculture applications depend on a reliable, quality supply of compressed air and low pressure air for a variety of equipment, systems and processes. Even a short period...
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Net benefits for cleaner fish

Following work with the staff at Loch Duart and Scottish Sea Farms, Boris Nets have delivered the first nets for a wrasse acclimatisation project. The nets are made in 2...
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Machinery from well-known crustacean and mollusc processor goes to auction

On behalf of Prins and Dingemanse in Yerseke (NL), Industrial Auctions is organising an online auction with a large amount of processing machinery for their well-known products such...
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Digestive and metabolic enhancers to optimize feed-fish compatibility

  ADISSEO, Belgium. Compatibility of feeds with fish digestive and metabolic capacities is paramount for optimal growth performance and health. Suboptimal levels of dietary lipids, the inclusion...
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Increased cooling speed and shelf life with Optimice® slurry ice system

Great progress has been made in the handling of fish during the last few years. Research conducted by MatĂ­s, the Icelandic food and biotech research institute, the...
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Features

Aquaculture UK 2022 – trade show

Nothing beats getting together in person

Aquaculture industry companies and suppliers are looking forward to the sector’s biggest trade show in the UK As the UK’s leading trade show for the fish farming industry, Aquaculture UK...
Mairi Gougeon MSP at Aquaculture UK 2022

Even more at Aviemore

This year’s edition of the UK’s leading aquaculture trade show promises to be bigger and better than ever This May will see the return of Aquaculture UK, which is once...
Pike perch

Fit for an emperor

A RAS farm in Germany has been leading the way in raising pike-perch for the table at a commercial scale. Robert Outram reports Mark Saalmann has some advice for any...
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Innovation at sea

The marine sector is changing, with alternative fuels and bigger vessels coming onto the market, says Sandy Neil The world’s first hydrogen workboat, the UK’s first 100% electric workboat, the...
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Emerging innovations for the shellfish industry

Innovation could help the shellfish industry adapt to restrictions posed since Brexit, writes Martin Sutcliffe Water quality is an important issue for the aquaculture sector and can be incredibly varied...
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Fjords, the Faroes and flying fish

For a small fish farming nation, this rocky archipelago punches above its weight, writes Robert Outram. Additional reporting: Vince McDonagh The Faroese Research establishment formerly known as Fiskaaling has a...
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Opinion

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The speed of reaction

Opinion piece by Nick Joy I admit that my mind might not be quite on the job at the moment. Coming back from Sicily by car has been quite an...
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Southern exposure

Scotland was well-represented at the Aquasur trade show in Chile, as Mairi Gougeon reports I have recently returned from an official visit to Chile, promoting Scotland’s aquaculture sector and exceptional...
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Why we need exports

By Nick Joy Travelling to Europe is a wonderful thing for widening the mind but also reminding me how much we continue to depend on the good taste of our...
Norwegian Minister for Fisheries and Ocean Policy Cecilie Myrseth

Building up an appetite

How to persuade UK consumers to eat more seafood was a key issue at the Norway-UK Seafood Summit, reports Dr Martin Jaffa At the end of February, Norway came to...
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But where are the lice?

Modelling for the supposed prevalence of sea lice is not backed up by samples taken in the field, says Dr Martin Jaffa Congratulations to the Fish Farmer magazine team for...
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The great masquerade

Salmon Scotland Chief Executive Tavish Scott addresses the blurring of the lines between activism and journalism, and highlights the desperate tactics of anti-salmon campaigners Our sector has hundreds of brilliantly...
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Events

Aquaculture UK 2022 – trade show

Nothing beats getting together in person

Aquaculture industry companies and suppliers are looking forward to the sector’s biggest trade show in the UK As the UK’s leading trade show for the fish farming industry, Aquaculture UK...
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Full speed ahead for sea trials showcase

Preparations are moving fast as vessels, speakers and delegates confirm for this year’s Speed@Seawork, partnered with the Society of Marine Industries (SMI). The event, which showcases fast working boats and demonstrates the...
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Packed programme for Aquaculture UK’s new Innovation Theatre

Aquaculture UK has unveiled the programme for its first ever Innovation Theatre, with presentations running in parallel with existing Keynote Theatre. The trade show and conference will be held over...
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Data will drive the fish farm of the future

As technological advancements continue and costs become more accessible, how are traditional and modern fisheries adopting data-driven approaches and intelligent systems into their production processes? This will be one of...
Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Rural Affairs, at Aquaculture UK 2022

Minister to open Aquaculture UK conference

Scotland’s Rural Affairs Minister, Mairi Gougeon, will head an exciting line-up of speakers at Aquaculture UK, which gets underway in Aviemore in two months’ time.  The keynote theatre programme, now...
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Scotland’s marine software expertise on show in Chile

Software developed in Scotland to help predict the impact of fish farm waste on the marine environment will be showcased for international markets at the AquaSur trade show, in Chile...
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