Marine Engineering Technician, Bakkafrost

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At Bakkafrost Scotland we see things from a FRESH perspective. And you can join us. The Marine Engineering Technician will work as directed by the Engineering Manager, across our Marine Sites. You will ensure the highest standards of maintenance of all our shore based and marine assets. You should be familiar with the maintenance of…

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Bakkafrost Scotland recovery continues into 2024

Bakkafrost says its Scottish arm is on a steady but positive road to recovery, despite the latest trading update which shows a year-on-year fall in production for this year’s first quarter. The Scotland division has reported a harvest of 7,300 tonnes for the January to March period. This compares to 8,100 tonnes a year earlier,…

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Applecross and wellboats leading Bakkafrost Scotland fightback

Increased treatment capacity and investment in the Applecross hatchery are enabling Bakkafrost to address fish health issues in its Scottish operations, the company has reported. “Dual treatment” – tackling sea lice and gill health issues at the same time in wellboats like the Ronja Star, pictured – is helping to improve fish gill health while…

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Faroes shines for Bakkafrost as Scotland steadily improves

Bakkafrost’s Scottish business began to turn the corner during the final three months of 2023, the company reported today. After a difficult time with biological challenges between July and September Bakkafrost said “The fourth quarter gave opportunities with good biological development to grow the fish, resulting therefore in reduced harvest volumes, concentrating on growing into the…

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Bakkafrost Q4 Scotland harvest hits floor at 1,100 tonnes

Bakkafrost harvested less fish during the final quarter of last year, the latest trading update from the company shows. The fall was expected after a series of downbeat forecasts last year. Faroes-based Salmon producer Bakkafrost harvested a total of 17,100 tonnes of which only 1,100 tonnes came from its Scotland arm. This compares with 19,300…

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Bakkafrost threatens activist with legal action

Bakkafrost Scotland looks set to be the third salmon company in quick succession to take legal action against anti-fish farming activist Don Staniford. The company has sent a warning to the campaigner, via its solicitors Shepherd & Wedderburn, requesting that he stops trespassing on its sites and taking clandestine video footage. The letter states: “Your…

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Bakkafrost Scotland losses mount but progress on the horizon

Bakkafrost’s farming operations in Scotland continued to produce sizeable losses between July and September, the Q3 figures show. The Farming Scotland EBIT or operational loss was DKK 282 million (£33m), up from a loss of DKK 180m (£21m) a year ago. Freshwater Scotland saw its operational EBIT or profit increase from DKK 11m (£1.2m) to…

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Another award for Bakkafrost’s Native Hebridean

Salmon producer Bakkafrost Scotland has picked up another award for its Native Hebridean Salmon. The company was declared Primary Producer of the Year at the Highlands and Islands Food & Drink Awards 2023, held in Inverness last Friday night at the Kingsmills Hotel. Bakkafrost’s Native Hebridean product has won numerous awards over the past few…

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