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Vessel will take fight to lice
April 12, 2016 10:00

A NEW wellboat, equipped with the latest technology for fighting lice and AGD, was officially launched by Marine Harvest in Fort William on April 9 ...

The scary thing about a virus that kills farmed fish
April 11, 2016 12:10

Zika and Ebola get all the headlines, but pathogens that threaten livestock and crops could be even more dangerous for humans ...

Brakes backs sustainable seafood

BRAKES Group has become the first foodservice supplier to introduce Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified prawns in the UK ...

Timorese tilapia boost
April 1, 2016 09:59

A HATCHERY which will produce up to 5 million genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT) a year has been opened in Timor-Leste ...

Skye set for £80m plant
April 1, 2016 09:51

MARINE Harvest Scotland’s new feed mill will be built on the Isle of Skye, the firm announced on 29 March 2016.

Aller Aqua Group builds new factory in Zambia
April 1, 2016 09:42

Aller Aqua Group by Christiansfeld in Denmark is one of Europe’s largest producers of environmentally friendly fish feed. The company now takes further measures in their proactive growth strategy by building a new factory in Zambia ...

Fisheries and aquaculture: Sister activities with a common goal

CONAPESCA Director: Aquaculture must be recognized, or its development will be slowed

Studying the stubborn salmon disease SRS from afar
March 31, 2016 10:02

UMaine researcher digging into Piscirickettsia salmonis to present at June conference

Chem-free fixes emerging in sea lice saga
March 31, 2016 09:49

Innovations lead to new approaches, possibilities for salmon farmers ...

The Chinese company is ready to invest 15 billion rubles in Primorye aquaculture

The Vice-governor of Primorskiy territory Sergey Nekhayev met the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wen Lian Aquaculture Сo., Ltd.  Qiu Laizhong. The parties discussed the perspectives of investment cooperation in the spheres of aquaculture and tourism...

Marine Harvest reports strong earnings despite closure of Russian market

In connection with the presentation of the Q2 2014 results, Marine Harvest guided a total harvest volume of 106 thousand tonnes (HOG) for Q3 2014 while the actual harvest has amounted to 107    thousand tonnes, according to MHG. This result has been achieved despite the temporary closure of Russian fish market for Norway in the war of mutual sanctions...

Cermaq ASA : Continued high costs in Chile, but encouraging underlying biological development

EBIT pre fair value and non-recurring items was NOK 123 million in second quarter 2014 versus a comparable pro forma EBIT of NOK 137 million in second quarter 2013. Strong prices helped create satisfactory results in Norway and Canada, while earnings in the Chilean operation were hampered by high costs...

Marine Harvest salmon even healthier

Marine Harvest has entered into an agreement with FF Skagen to clean all relevant fish oil used for Marine Harvest salmon farming, according to MH. Cleaning of fish oils removes environmental pollutants, and should make intake limitations for salmon redundant. This sort of cleaning is not currently being carried in production of salmon feed and will be a differentiator for Marine Harvest...

Alaska Hatchery Monitoring Could Measure Real Time Effects of OA on Crab Larvae
March 28, 2014 09:36

In September 2013, Jeremy Mathis of NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory installed high-resolution carbonate chemistry monitoring equipment at the Alutiiq Pride hatchery in Seward, Alaska. The hatchery, operating since 1994, produces stocks of numerous organisms, including blue and red king crab, sea cucumbers, razor clams, oysters, and geoducks...

British Columbia Company Loses 10 Million Scallops; Lays off Staff. OA to Blame?

Located near Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Island Scallops is Canada's largest private marine research hatchery and first fully integrated shellfish producer. The company has pioneered scallop culture in BC since 1989 and has developed a premium hybrid "Pacific Scallop" for farming in local waters. But it is now facing a growing threat to its very existence, and OA may be at the heart of the problem...

Marine harvest calls for labeling of genetically modified salmon
December 5, 2013 15:57

Currently, there is an ongoing debate in the US on the introduction of genetically modified transgenic salmon. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received an application for approval of GM salmon for human consumption in the US. If authorization is granted, it will be the first genetically modified animal allowed sold to consumers, according to Marine Harvest...

First complete cage-farm for 15 000 tonne rainbow trout complex in China
December 5, 2013 15:47

AKVA group and its distributor Sinor AS, have secured a 23,4 MNOK contract with DunAn Longyangxia for delivery of a complete cage farm in a hydro dam reservoir near Xining, central China, according to AKVA group ASA...

Two more complete salmon farms for Russian Sea-Aquaculture

AKVA group ASA and OJSC Russian Sea Group have signed a new contract for two complete AKVA Cage Farms to be installed in the salmon farming operations of Russian Sea - Aquaculture LLC in the Murmansk region, according to ARVA group ASA.

Sales continue to grow strongly for Morpol ASA

Oslo, 23rd October 2013: Morpol's consolidated operating revenue in Q3 2013 amounted to EUR 140.4 million, which was higher by EUR  32.9  million in comparison to the same period last year, according to the company.

EBIT making big leap in third quarter for Marine Harvest

(Oslo, 23 October 2013) The Marine Harvest Group achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 793 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared to NOK 73 million in the corresponding quarter of 2012. Cash flow from operations was NOK 559 million (Q3 2012: 237 million), according to Marine Harvest ASA.

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