BIO-UV and Pinnacle in partnership for ozone treatments

Bio-UV Group Pinnacle

BIO-UV Group has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with US-headquartered Pinnacle Ozone Solutions to leverage the company’s QUADBLOCK Ozone water treatment products in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.  Pinnacle is one of the largest suppliers of ozone technology in the North American markets. Pinnacle’s patented advanced ozone technology will increase BIO-UV Group’s ozone…

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Major setback for US East Coast salmon farm plan

A plan for a large salmon farm on the US East Coast is hanging in the balance following a controversial decision by the local city council. Nordic Aquafarms has been trying for years to build the $500 million facility near the town of Belfast, Maine. It is also planning a large yellowtail farm in Humboldt…

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Atlantic Sapphire positive after higher harvest numbers

tlantic Sapphire salmon in tank

There was much brighter news from the Florida based salmon company Atlantic Sapphire yesterday, as it reported a large increase in its first quarter harvest. The company, which has had more than its share of problem including a falling share price last year, reported a 20214 first quarter harvest of 1.15 million tonnes (heads on…

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San Antonio conference set to break records

Aquaculture America 2024 will take place over February 18-21, 2024, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas USA. The event is organised by the World Aquaculture Society. At this point it looks like Aquaculture America 2024 will be the largest Aquaculture America ever. The exhibit Hall is almost full, the program includes…

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Ketchikan, Alaska set to host Seagriculture USA

Entrepreneurs, academics and other experts in the growing field of seaweed cultivation will be gathering in Ketchikan, Alaska for Seagriculture USA 2024, taking place over 11-12 September. Top speakers will share their insights on topics including seaweed for feed, food, offshore cultivation, biorefinery of seaweed, and much more. Alaska’s suitability for seaweed cultivation lies in…

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Cooke Seafood appoints new US public affairs director

Cooke Seafood has appointed Steve Hedlund from the Global Seafood Alliance as its new director of Public Affairs in the United States. Mr. Hedlund (pictured) is an experienced leader in seafood communications, public affairs, event management and media relations. He joins family-owned Cooke from his most recent role as spokesperson for the Seafood Alliance (GSA)…

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Atlantic Sapphire CEO set to quit

The CEO of land-based salmon farmer Atlantic Sapphire, Johan E. Andreassen, has announced he will be stepping down. Andreassen will remain in an “interim CEO role”, the company said, until a successor has been appointed. Atlantic Sapphire was founded in Demark but now operates a RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) salmon farm in Florida, USA. Andreassen…

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Cooke adds Mariner Seafood to its menu

Cooke Aquaculture is back on the acquisition trail after moving to buy US fresh and frozen seafood company Mariner Seafood. Based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Mariner has an international reach and processes a broad range of farmed and wild-caught fish. Its brands include MarSelect and GO WILD. The deal was completed through Cooke’s processing division,…

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GAA defends Cooke over trout plan for Puget Sound

The Global Aquaculture Alliance has stepped in to defend Cooke Aquaculture in its bid to switch from farming Atlantic salmon to steelhead trout in Washington state’s Puget Sound. In a letter submitted to Washington state’s Department of Ecology, GAA commended the New Brunswick-based company for its history of responsible aquaculture. Cooke Aquaculture is seeking permission…

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