Marine Husbandry Opportunities – Mallaig

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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 you are searching for in your next career step. We are currently recruiting for Husbandry roles at our Nevis marine farms in Mallaig. The husbandry…

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Taking on the challenges

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Climate change and other factors keep throwing up new threats to fish health, as our expert panel explained in Fish Farmer’s Aqua Agenda webinar. Robert Outram reports THE PANELLISTS  Dr Iain Berrill Head of Technical, Salmon Scotland Dr Iain Berrill has always had an interest in the marine and freshwater environment. He studied a BSc…

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Hatchery Manager, Girlsta Hatchery – Shetland

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We have a rare opportunity for a highly skilled Hatchery Manager to help deliver our plans for growth. With 58 marine farms around Scotland’s west coast and Northern Isles, Scottish Sea Farms supplies premium quality salmon to customers in over 24 countries. To achieve our ambition to be producing 50kt by 2025., we plan on…

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Aqua Technician, Girlsta Hatchery – Shetland

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At Scottish Sea Farms we are committed to supporting local economies in some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands by providing employment and career development opportunities in the local communities in which we operate. Our teams are the first in our industry accredited at Platinum standard through Investors in People.…

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Electrical/Maintenance Engineer, Girlsta Hatchery – Shetland

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At Scottish Sea Farms we are committed to supporting local economies in some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands by providing employment and career development opportunities in the local communities in which we operate. Our teams are the first in our industry accredited at Platinum standard through Investors in People.…

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Scottish Sea Farms situation beginning to improve, SalMar reports

Scottish Sea Farms could be turning the corner with its biological problems, new figures suggest today. The business has still to get back into profit, however. SalMar, which jointly owns the business with the Leroy Seafood Company, says in its 2023 fourth quarter report that SSF (also known as Norskott Havbruk) showed an improvement from…

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Trial for new consenting process gets underway

Scottish Sea Farms is the first of two salmon producers to submit a planning notification to help trial a new, improved process for farm consents. Scottish Sea Farms will be applying to merge four of its Shetland sites into one, while Mowi will be making an application to the Highland Council. The trial follows the…

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Northern lights

Orkney and Shetland are key to hopes for expansion for the Scottish salmon sector, reports Robert Outram Some of the most exciting developments in Scottish fish farming are taking place in the Northern Isles – Orkney and Shetland – where operators are investing in expansion, new sites and improved processing facilities. Back in December 2021,…

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Aqua Agenda: Fish Health webinar

Thanks to all who attended Fish Farmer’s first Aqua Agenda webinar this week. We had a great panel – Iain Berrill, Head of Technical with Salmon Scotland, Charles Allan, head of the Scottish Fish health Inspectorate and Ronnie Soutar, Head of Veterinary Services with Scottish Sea Farms – addressing the pressing issue of fish health…

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Fish farm trainees shortlisted for Lantra awards

Trainees from three aquaculture companies have been short-listed for Lantra Scotland’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills, known as the ALBAS. Scottish Sea Farms, Cooke Aquaculture and Bakkafrost will all be represented at the awards event, which will take place at the Crieff Hydro on Thursday 7 March 2024. Hamish MacLean (pictured, above) from Tobermory…

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