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25 April, 2014



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First ASC certification Down Under
22 April, 2014 -

TASSAL Operations’ Macquarie Harbour Farm has become the first farm in Australia to achieve certification against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Standard for responsible aquaculture.

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Good day for Eday
22 April, 2014 -

EDAY Fish Farm site has been named as a Regional Finalist in the 2014 M&S Farming for the Future Awards.

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Ocea Bremnes Seashore double team on sea lice solution
22 April, 2014 -

OCEA and Bremnes Seashore recently signed an agreement on the further development of the Ocea Thermolicer.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Canadian salmon disaster
21 March, 2014 -

A POWER failure at the Sustainable Fish Farming (Canada) Ltd land-based aquaculture site in Centre Burlington has led to the death of 12,000 market-ready salmon.

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PHARMAQ signs agreement in Vietnam
21 March, 2014 -

PHARMAQ and The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Vietnam have signed an agreement of co-operation today.

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IFA presses for more support for oyster sector
20 March, 2014 -

IRELAND’S 130 oyster producers need practical support by way of a working licence system and vital capital aid made available to all growers, says IFA’s Aquaculture Executive, Richie Flynn.

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Fish farming enters the space age
19 March, 2014 -

THE world’s seas could soon be home to a raft of state-of-the art ‘robo-rigs’, an exciting innovation developed by a Norwegian company that could pave the way for a new era of aquaculture.

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ISA outbreak at Chilean salmon farm
19 March, 2014 -

INFECTIOUS salmon anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed in two cages in a salmon farming centre in Chiloe Island belonging to Invertec Pesquera Mar de Chiloe (Invermar).

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Sustainability first for fish farming industry
18 March, 2014 -

TODAY at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), along with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) and Rabobank, joined together for the first time in the US to demonstrate how the global farmed salmon industry is leading the way in changing current aquaculture business practices to ensure a sustainable future for the industry.

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Scottish Salmon Company helps make the Day
18 March, 2014 -

THE Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has donated to help pay for the Mull and Iona Pipe Band to attend Lochgilphead’s Armed Forces Day celebrations this summer.

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Dan helps the minister with the first fish
Joint venture project sees launch of barramundi farm in Sri Lanka
17 March, 2014 -

A joint venture project between Sri Lankan company Oceanpick and Kames Fish Farming Ltd of Scotland has seen the launch of the first marine fish farm in Sri Lanka.

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Scottish Salmon Exports to USA set to reach £200 million
12 March, 2014 -

SCOTTISH farmed salmon 2013 sales to the USA hit nearly £200 million for the first time, the fourth year running that the USA has been a leading destination for Scottish salmon.

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Delegates to enjoy LEGO at AquaVision 2014
12 March, 2014 -

RESPECTED innovation professor David Robertson will give a talk at AquaVision 2014 titled ‘Brick by brick: How LEGO rewrote the rules of innovation’.

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First ASC certified salmon introduced to North America
11 March, 2014 -

LOBLAW, Canada’s largest seller of seafood, will be the first food retailer in North America to offer shoppers ASC certified salmon.

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Scottish Sea Farms to sponsor Cape Wrath Challenge
11 March, 2014 -

A QUIRKY, unique and friendly series of running events in the far north-west of Scotland has secured support from Scottish Sea Farms for the next three years, with £6,000 sponsorship from the Heart of The Community Trust.

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Levels of medicine in farmed fish within permitted limits
11 March, 2014 -

THE results of analyses performed on 8,940 farmed fish in 2013 showed neither residues of legal medicines above permitted limits nor traces of illegal substances.

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Harbour Salmon sales swim upstream
11 March, 2014 -

HARBOUR Salmon Co has been highlighted as the key brand contributor to category growth according to latest figures from Kantar.

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Icelandic salmon farms first to earn BAP Certification
11 March, 2014 -

FJARDALAX ehf’s salmon farm sites in Iceland are Europe’s first salmon farms to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late February.

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Scottish salmon farming is Freedom Food’s greatest success
10 March, 2014 -

Freedom Food – the RSPCA’s food labelling scheme – has announced that 70% of Scottish salmon is now farmed to the RSPCA's higher welfare standards. 

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Marine Harvest fish farmer wins LANTRA learner award
07 March, 2014 -

A farm technician at Marine Harvest’s Inchmore hatchery at Glenmoriston has won a prestigious award for people studying for qualifications in aquaculture.

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Ness of Copister Salmon loss
05 March, 2014 -

A Meridian Salmon Group spokesperson said: “We can confirm that our Ness of Copister farming site on Yell, Shetland, suffered serious damage as a result of the sustained, severe storms that have hit the region.

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New MD takes the helm at Aqualife
04 March, 2014 -

AQUALIFE, the market leader in commercial fish health and welfare, has appointed Ronnie Soutar, formally Director of Veterinary Services at University of Edinburgh, as its new Managing Director.

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Aquaculture UK 2014 on track for sell-out show!
03 March, 2014 -

Aquaculture UK 2014 on track for sell-out show!

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Mass-death of Canadian scallops
28 February, 2014 -

THREE years’ worth of scallops, worth more than Canadian $10 million, has been wiped out at a shellfish producer in British Columbia.

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Good year for Scottish Salmon Company
28 February, 2014 -

THE Scottish Salmon Company results for 2013 show an uplift on 2012, with the company finishing the year on target both in terms of harvest volumes and profit (EBIT).

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ASC certified salmon heads to Japan
28 February, 2014 -

AEON, Japan’s largest retailer, is the first store in the country to sell Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified salmon.

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