Marine Harvest changes conditions on Cermaq offer 15 May, 2013 -
Following the positive reaction from private shareholders of Cermaq to its hostile take-over bid, Marine Harvest has said it will remove the previously announced condition that its bid for Cermaq will require acceptance for the sale of the government's shares.
The world’s first high-density view of the marker patterns in the Atlantic salmon 19 March, 2013 -
A genetic, biotechnical and breeding partnership have announced that they are the first to genotype more than 900,000 markers per sample from the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), thereby achieving the capability to implement genomic selection and improve their salmon breeding programme at Aqua Gen.
Farmed salmon flavour of month for Norway during February 19 March, 2013 -
The overall value of Norwegian seafood exports in February was 300 million Norwegian kroners (NOK) lower than the same month last year. However, significantly higher salmon prices are continuing to lead a recovery in the fish farming sector.
Marine Harvest ASA has entered into agreements with the largest European institute for applied research within fisheries, aquaculture and food, Nofima, and the leading Norwegian agricultural feed producer, Felleskjøpet Rogaland Agder, which opens up for establishing a leading Norwegian salmon feed company with a yearly production capacity of up to 500.000 tonnes of salmon feed.
Scottish Salmon Company and Meridian sign up to full scall wrasse farming 21 February, 2012 -
The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) and the Meridian Salmon Group have signed a pioneering three year agreement with Otter Ferry Seafish Ltd which will see Ballan wrasse* commercially farmed for use in salmon cages for the first time.
WITH the deadline for entries for the 2013 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards less than a month away, The Crown Estate has issued a reminder for entries and nominations from those who still wish to participate.
Research Council of Norway allocates NOK 4.2 million to aquaculture research project 30 January, 2013 -
The Research Council of Norway’s programme for aquaculture has allocated NOK 4.2 million for a three-year project about the legitimacy of the aquaculture industry at local level and conditions that influence access to area in the coastal zone.
Fish farms are just the tip of aquaculture industry, finds Nofima report 11 January, 2013 -
An increasing amount of the employment linked to the aquaculture industry is found in companies that supply services to the industry. This is one of the findings of a report produced by Nofima, the Norwegian food research institute, on commission from the Troms County Council.
SSPO demands apology, enquiry and retraction following sea lice claim 08 November, 2012 -
The representative body for the salmon farming industry, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, is to write to the University of St Andrews demanding an independent enquiry into the conclusion and promotion of a scientific paper published yesterday (7th November 2012), insisting that an apology and retraction is issued.
When to bleed or not to bleed - that is the question 19 September, 2012 -
THE amount of time before the fish is bled is more important than the choice of bleeding method, according to Nofima scientists, who have carried out experiments involving bleeding methods and the impact of the time interval from capture to bleeding.
Offshore Mariculture Conference to include visit to offshore fish farm 15 August, 2012 -
The fourth Offshore Mariculture Conference will bring representatives from across the sector together to discuss topics such as the latest research on what species to farm, to be updated on the latest technologies and also to learn from the experiences of those already farming offshore.
Aurora Marine Ltd., based in the Shetland Islands, at the crossroads of where the North Sea and North Atlantic Ocean meet, has recently taken delivery of a new workboat built by Viknaslipen A/S of Roervik in Norway.
IFFO Responsible Supply Programme Nets New Members 31 May, 2012 -
IFFO (the International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation) has just announced that, with the recent addition of factories in both Chile and Norway, it has reached a figure of 60% of the products produced by its members being certified to its independent Global Standard for Responsible Supply (IFFO RS) for Fishmeal and Fish Oil.
Scotland’s finest salmon targets export growth in Middle East 17 February, 2012 -
Scotland’s premium salmon brand is to seek export growth in Middle East markets later this week, as Label Rouge Scottish Salmon takes centre stage in a major gastronomic competition hosted at Gulfood, the world’s largest food and hospitality show, in Dubai (19th – 22nd February).
Norwegian seafood exports up, but salmon still a problem 15 February, 2012 -
THE Norwegian seafood industry has got off to a bright start for the New year with the value of exports up by 34 million kroners (4.24-million euros or £3.5 million sterling) to 4.2 billion kroners (557-million euros or £468-million sterling).
Umami Reports Second Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2012 14 February, 2012 -
Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. (OTCBB:UMAM), a holding company of fish farms supplying sashimi-grade Northern Bluefin Tuna to the global market, today announced its second quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2011.
AQUA 2012: Science responds to industry needs 07 February, 2012 -
As with all the events organised by the European and World Aquaculture Societies, our AQUA 2012 event in Prague in September will focus on how science plays a fundamental role in the development of the global aquaculture industry.
Agroittica Lombarda, world leader in Caviar production from farmed Sturgeon, confirmed Friend of the Sea 18 November, 2011 -
Calvisius Caviar (www.calvisius.it) and its farmed white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) from Agroittica Lombarda have recently passed their second full Friend of the Sea audit since their initial approval in 2008.
Marine Harvest cautious over production 18 November, 2011 -
Marine Harvest CEO, Robert Riethmüller, has said the company will not expand in 2011 or in 2012 because of the Chilean health situation after the crisis caused by the virus of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) since 2007.
Canadian ministers issue joint ISA statement 25 October, 2011 -
The minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Keith Ashfield, and the minister of Agriculture and Agrifoods from Canada, Gerry Ritz, have issued a joint statement referring to the news on ISA virus findings in British Columbia, Canada.