SalMar to operate world’s first hydrogen-powered workboat

What is claimed to be the world’s first hydrogen-powered workboat is preparing to go into operation for a Norwegian fish farmer. The vessel (pictured) has been developed by Moen Marin, the largest supplier of aquaculture work vessels in collaboration with Moen Verft and Marin Design, and with the support of the Norwegian government technical support…

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Salmon’s ‘big six’ to challenge EU price fixing claims

Norway’s “big six” salmon companies have all strongly denied an accusation of price collusion made by the European Commission. The Commission claimed yesterday that the companies broke competition rules by sharing information on prices and salmon volumes. It has sent what is known a statement of objection, also known as an SO, to each of…

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SalMar records harvest of 254,000 tonnes in 2023

SalMar, the world’s second largest salmon farmer, is today reporting a final quarter harvest of 83,200 tonnes – and a 2023 full year harvest of 254,100 tonnes. However, comparison with the previous period are not valid as SalMar had not yet fully absorbed its takeover target, the NTS group, 12 months ago. Figures for Scottish…

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SalMar denies China fish smuggling claims

SalMar has strongly denied a Norwegian radio report that it was involved in the illegal import of salmon into China a decade ago. Worried about seafood being smuggled into the country through Vietnam to get around sanctions imposed on other nations, China imposed major restrictions on seafood shipments from overseas. The radio station NRK Dagsnytt…

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Rebel NTS shareholders to sue SalMar

The feud between a group of former NTS shareholders and the salmon farming giant SalMar shows no sign of letting up. Some shareholders have been unhappy at the price they were offered during the takeover saga last year, which saw SalMar eventually succeed in acquiring NTS. The deal brought Norway Royal Salmon, SalmoNor and the…

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