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20 August, 2014



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Up to 20 workers set be employed at airbase venture
15 August, 2014 -

THE first Scottish salmon farm built on land is set to begin production later this year at the community-owned Machrihanish Airbase, the Courier can reveal.

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The Franco-Scottish Salmon Company
25 July, 2014 -

A SECOND group of French HNC students has begun a four-week foreign work experience programme with the Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) in Argyll.

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Hatching a plan for lobster farming
25 July, 2014 -

AQUACULTURE equipment specialist, Fusion Marine, is participating in a multi-partnership project to develop a sea based lobster rearing system that could ultimately benefit coastal communities.

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Marine trout farming in south-west England
23 July, 2014 -

THE British Trout Association (BTA) is engaged in a public/private consortium with representatives from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and The Crown Estate (TCE) as part of a project team to explore the possibility of marine trout farming in the South of England.

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Catfish row threatens to derail US-Pacific trade deal
07 July, 2014 -

TEN Asian and Pacific nations have told the Office of the United States Trade Representative that the Agriculture Department’s catfish inspection programme violates international law, and their objections could hamper the Obama administration’s efforts to reach a major Pacific trade agreement by the end of next year.


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Final ten announced in Norwegian green concession round
01 July, 2014 -

THE final ten nominations of the green concession round in Norway have been announced by the Norwegian expert committee.


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Legal challenge to Loch Etive fish farm
30 June, 2014 -

OBJECTORS to a fish farm development on Loch Etive say their campaign is far from dead in the water as they a raised a judicial review into the legality of its planning permission.


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Pond provides better future for African women
30 June, 2014 -

A PARTNERSHIP between high-flying UK business women and African women farmers has built an enormous fish pond that is feeding a community, building a fish farming business and changing lives in a remote corner of rural Kenya.


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Scottish aquaculture company up for two awards
30 June, 2014 -

SCOTTISH Salmon Company in the running for two prizes at Highlands and Islands Food & Drink Awards.


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SFC scholarships for Sustainable Aquaculture students
27 June, 2014 -

INTERNATIONAL publishing and media business, 5m, and the University of St Andrews are pleased to announce a substantial scholarship from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) for students from the EU.


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Marine Harvest Group share option scheme
26 June, 2014 -

AT the MHG 2014 annual general meeting, approval was given of the issue of 1.5m options under the Share Option Scheme for Senior Executives (scheme).


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ASC certified tilapia in the spotlight
23 June, 2014 -

AQUACULTURE Stewardship Council (ASC) certified responsibly farmed tilapia was in the spotlight during a recent visit to tilapia farm, Trapia Malaysia.


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Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre announced
23 June, 2014 -

SCOTTISH minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Paul Wheelhouse, announced the launch of the much-anticipated Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) at a special meeting at the Royal Highland Show on Friday.


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New contracts for AKVA
19 June, 2014 -

AKVA GROUP ASA has entered into contracts for a total of five AC450 feed barges to companies within Norway Royal Salmon ASA group and related company Wilsgård Fiskeoppdrett AS.


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IPN gene and resistance mechanism identified
19 June, 2014 -

THROUGH a collaborative project with national and international research institutions, AquaGen has identified the exact positions of the gene that codes for IPN resistance in salmon.


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Hans Jørn Holm
A new face in Troutex ApS
17 June, 2014 -

Hans Jørn Holm has joined the worldwide supplier of trout ova Troutex ApS with effect from 1st of June 2014.


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€148 million for Irish seafood industry
12 June, 2014 -

FOLLOWING months of intense lobbying and negotiation, Minister Simon Coveney has today secured €148 million in EU funds for the period 2014 to 2020 for the development of the Irish seafood industry and the coastal communities that depend upon it.


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Aquaculture conference ends on positive note
12 June, 2014 -

ONE clear message has emerged from the World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014 (WAA14) conference: the global aquaculture industry is very well-placed to grow in a sustainable and socially responsible way, and will play an increasingly important role in supporting global food security and nutrition.


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Bright start for Bakkafrost
06 June, 2014 -

BAKKAFROST, the largest farmed salmon producer in the Faroe Islands, has revealed a strong start to 2014 with earnings before tax and interest (EBIT of 185.5 million Danish kroners (DKK) for the first three months of the year.


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Positive start for Chilean salmon
06 June, 2014 -

THE first quarter figures for the leading Chilean aquaculture companies suggests that the future of the salmon industry in the country is looking bright.


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Major refinance deal for Grieg
06 June, 2014 -

LEADING farmed salmon company, Grieg Seafood ASA, has entered into a major finance deal following a new loan agreement with Nordea and Danske Bank.


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Innovation hallmarks fish farm refurb
26 May, 2014 -

A NUMBER of fish farm pens at The Scottish Salmon Company’s (SSC) Toward site on Loch Striven have been upgraded using innovative new manufacturing techniques by Fusion Marine.


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Grieg back in black
26 May, 2014 -

COMPANY accounts for 2013 reveal that Grieg Seafood Hjaltland has returned to profitability after AGD contributed to a multi-million-pound loss in 2012.


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NAFTA urges Regulation of Canadian fish farms
26 May, 2014 -

THE formal investigation of Canada’s fish farming industry has been recommended by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation after its failure to protect wild salmon from disease.


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FishFrom frontman ‘has bottled it’ claims Jaffa
26 May, 2014 -

THE decision by Andrew Robertson, the public face of FishFrom, the company planning to launch Scotland’s first land-based salmon farm, to pull out of Aquaculture UK, relates to Robertson’s fear of justifying the company’s ideology to the industry, says Martin Jaffa, at Callander McDowell.


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Strong Q1 for SSC
23 May, 2014 -

THE Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has reported a highly successful first quarter to 2014, boosted by a new and exclusive two-year contract and a growing export market.


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Aquaculture vital to rural Scotland claims report
23 May, 2014 -

THE Scottish aquaculture industry ‘provides considerable benefits for fragile economic areas’, according to an independent report.


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Troubled biotech firm received millions in HIE funding
23 May, 2014 -

OBAN-based firm Aquapharm-Biodiscovery, which went bust last year, received over £3 million in investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) it has emerged.


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Young apprentices
23 May, 2014 -

THE news that 80 people are now enrolled on Modern Apprenticeships in the salmon farming industry has been welcomed by the SSPO boss as a great investment in the industry’s long term future.


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Making waves in aquaculture
23 May, 2014 -

A NEW wave energy device, created by Scottish marine energy company AlbaTERN, has been installed off the Isle of Muck on Scotland’s west coast.


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