Fishfarmer Magazine
22 August, 2014

> Home 
> Fish Farmer News 
> Recruitment 
> Terms & Conditions 
> Contact us 
> Subscribe 

Should other nations follow Alaska's lead in using aquaculture as part of a fishery enhancement programme?
 Not sure
Current Results
Past Results

 Fish Farmer » NEWS TODAY! 

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.

(506 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(338 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(436 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(265 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(432 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(96 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(536 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(879 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(242 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(149 words)     open article More . . . 

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).

(441 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(442 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(416 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(142 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(665 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(190 words)     open article More . . . 

€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.

(662 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(214 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(352 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(274 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(294 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(473 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(145 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(229 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(334 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(464 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(548 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(132 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(658 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(549 words)     open article More . . . 

The non-electric company
20 May, 2014 -

AQUALINE has introduced a news antistatic feed pipe, with full documentation from SINTEF Energi.Aqualine with new antistatic feed pipe.

(276 words)     open article More . . . 

COAST question SSC claims 
20 May, 2014 -

THE Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) has contested claims made BY THE Scottish Salmon Co in relation to its fish farm operations in Lamlash Bay. 

(213 words)     open article More . . . 

Fish health distribution deal
20 May, 2014 -

A DISTRIBUTION contract has been signed between Leiber GmbH and PHARMAQ AS to supply products to the growing aquaculture markets.

(285 words)     open article More . . . 

EU commitment to aquaculture
08 May, 2014 -

EU COMMISSIONER for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, outlined a commitment to increase the percentage of seafood farmed within the European Union at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels yesterday.

(362 words)     open article More . . . 

Three is the magic number
08 May, 2014 -

THE Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GLOBALG.A.P. came together today to develop the next steps towards achieving efficiencies across the three programmes.

(559 words)     open article More . . . 

Orkney fish farm finally approved
02 May, 2014 -

APPROVAL was granted this week for a new Scottish Sea Farms site at Wyre, Orkney.

(178 words)     open article More . . . 

Salmon firm to increase promotion of Arran farm
30 April, 2014 -

ONE of Scotland’s leading salmon farming businesses is keen to promote its work on Arran, as overseas exports of the fish continue to rapidly grow.

(415 words)     open article More . . . 

Strong start for Marine Harvest
30 April, 2014 -

THE Marine Harvest Group achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1 090 million in the first quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 482 million in the corresponding quarter of 2013.

(317 words)     open article More . . . 

Cermaq opts for eco-solution
29 April, 2014 -

CERMAQ Norway has signed a contract with AKVA group for Polarcirkel EcoNets and plastic cages.

(543 words)     open article More . . . 

SSPO expel Grieg Seafood
29 April, 2014 -

THE Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation (SSPO) has announced the expulsion of one of its members, Grieg Seafood.

(407 words)     open article More . . . 

Knox Nets secures £1m aquaculture contract
28 April, 2014 -

A CONTRACT with Scottish Sea Farms, worth in excess of £1 million pounds, has been secured by Knox Nets, an SME business in Ayrshire. 

(315 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(317 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(219 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(522 words)     open article More . . . 

Hebrides farmed salmon jobs
15 April, 2014 -

Local company is Western Isles success story

(310 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(540 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(226 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(169 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(296 words)     open article More . . . 

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.

(250 words)     open article More . . .