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19 April, 2014



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Should other nations follow Alaska's lead in using aquaculture as part of a fishery enhancement programme?
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Hebrides farmed salmon jobs
15 April, 2014 -

Local company is Western Isles success story

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Paul Wheelhouse visits the Gael Force Group and AKVA Scotland Group
14 April, 2014 -

The Scottish Government Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Paul Wheelhouse who also has responsibility for Aquaculture visited the Gael Force Group and AKVA Scotland Group in Inverness on Friday 7th of March.

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New innovations at World Aquaculture Conference
10 April, 2014 -

PARTICIPANTS at the World Aquaculture Conference will hear from about important developments in commercial fish health and shrimp nutrition.

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AquaVision announces Innovation Award
10 April, 2014 -

AQUAVISION and DSM Nutritional Products (DSM) are delighted to confirm the ‘DSM Innovation Award’ will again be presented at AquaVision 2014.

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Marine Harvest playing with a full deck
09 April, 2014 -

MARINE Harvest has taken advantage of the plastics expertise of Fusion Marine by installing decking made from environmentally friendly recycled plastic at their Ardnish Feed Trials Unit at Lochailort.


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Filling the GLOBAL skills G.A.P.
09 April, 2014 -

THE first ever GLOBALG.A.P. Capacity Building and Farm Assurer Workshop for Aquaculture is taking place in Brussels on 7-9 May.


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Peruvian scallop first for ASC assessment
08 April, 2014 -

PERU-BASED scallop producer, AcuaPesca Group, is the first company to enter assessment against the ASC Bivalve Standard. AcuaPesca is seeking ASC certification for their five scallop farms in Peru.


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First saltwater farmed tilapia
08 April, 2014 -

AQUASENSE is entering into discussions with global seafood companies for the exclusive right to distribute the fish industry’s first ever farm-raised, saltwater red tilapia products in the US market.


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Brazilian flair for Harbour Salmon Company
07 April, 2014 -

THE frenzy around World Cup 2014 won’t just be about football, it will be about everything from Brazil.


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Tesco forced to scrap salmon campaign
07 April, 2014 -

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has had to bin its ‘100% Scottish’ salmon campaign after admitting that some of its products were imported from Norway.


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The right ingredients for responsible supply
03 April, 2014 -

THE IFFO RS programme has announced changes to its Global Standard for Responsible Supply.


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Big players at Irish seafood conference
03 April, 2014 -

THREE leading figures in the global seafood industry lined up to speak at the BIM (Bord Iascaigh Mhara) 2014 national conference, which opened in Dublin yesterday.


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Oil change for MH salmon
03 April, 2014 -

MARINE Harvest has entered into an agreement with FF Skagen to clean all relevant fish oil used for Marine Harvest salmon farming. 


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EU raises objections to Marine Harvest takeover
31 March, 2014 -

AFTER having approved the takeover of Morpol by Marine Harvest on 30 September 2013, the European Commission has informed Marine Harvest that it is currently investigating whether ITS acquisition of Morpol infringed merger regulations.


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AKVA completes acquisition of YesMaritime
02 April, 2014 -

AKVA GROUP ASA completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares in YesMaritime AS yesterday.


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Ecuadorian shrimp cage farm success
28 March, 2014 -

THE first results from an experimental sea cage shrimp farm in Puerto Engabao, Ecuador, have been published.


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Events diary
17 February, 2014 -

A ROUND-UP of upcoming conferences, trade fairs, workshops and other events in the world of fishing and aquaculture. If we've missed anything, please get in touch and we'll get it listed - editor@fishupdate.com


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Sustainable Fish Feed for Aquaculture
28 March, 2014 -

ON 8 April the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation is holding a stakeholder workshop in Brussels to discuss future options for sustainable fish feed.


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No buenos Dias
27 March, 2014 -

THE Greek sea bass and bream farmer, Dias Aquaculture, will be filing for bankruptcy, it announced today.


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Marine Harvest sell farms in Orkney and Shetland
27 March, 2014 -

MARINE Harvest announced today that it is selling its integrated farming operations on Shetland and Orkney to the North American company Cooke Aquaculture Inc.


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Fish Farm application taken to the Wyre
26 March, 2014 -

A SCOTTISH Sea Farms (SSF) planning application for a salmon farm at Gairsay Sound, Wyre, Orkney, has been refused by the Orkney Island’s Council planning committee. 


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Wheelhouse hits the north
26 March, 2014 -

THE Scottish Government Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Paul Wheelhouse who also has responsibility for Aquaculture visited the Gael Force Group and AKVA Scotland Group in Inverness earlier this month.


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Poverty, hunger, nutrition and aquaculture
26 March, 2014 -

TWO specific sessions are being held at the World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014 conference that will discuss the role of aquaculture in alleviating the issues of global hunger, and its connection with poverty and nutrition.


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Call for oyster research
24 March, 2014 -

THE Food Standards Agency (FSA) is inviting tenders to design and execute a research study to identify and evaluate possible enhancements to improve norovirus removal from live oysters during shellfish depuration processes.


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Roy Brett
Scottish seafood to feature at World Gourmet Summit
24 March, 2014 -

PREMIUM quality Scottish salmon and seafood is to be showcased by Scottish Masterchef Roy Brett at Singapore’s flagship gastronomic event, the World Gourmet Summit 2014.


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