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? / March 28, 2014 09:32
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 / October 23, 2013 10:40
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 / October 23, 2013 10:37
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 / October 23, 2013 10:30
(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.
Stronger salmon prices lift earnings in Cermaq / August 28, 2013 15:19
Cermaq reported an EBIT pre fair value for the second quarter of 2013 of NOK 229 million compared to NOK 60 million in second quarter 2012. The improved result was driven by a tighter salmon market and stronger prices
Marine Harvest ASA updates harvest volume for Q2 2013 / July 12, 2013 16:27
In connection with the presentation of the Q1 2013 results, Marine Harvest guided a total harvest volume of 80 thousand tonnes (HOG) for Q2 2013 and the actual result was not much far from the forecast, according to Marine Harvest....
AKVA group ASA 1Q 2013 report highlighting Improvement from last quarter and strong order backlog / May 15, 2013 10:44
AKVA group achieved revenues of 222.1 MNOK (243.7 MNOK) in the first quarter of 2013 with an EBITDA of 10.4 MNOK (39.7 MNOK)
MHG - WILL CHANGE CONDITIONS FOR VOLUNTARY OFFER / May 15, 2013 10:34
Reference is made to the announcement of 30 April regarding our intention to launch a voluntary offer for the shares in Cermaq ASA. As Marine Harvest has made clear, the condition for launching such offer is that the Annual General Meeting of Cermaq turns down the proposals relating to the Copeinca transaction
UPDATE OF SALMON HARVEST VOLUMES AFTER THE END OF Q1 2013 / April 12, 2013 17:52
Marine Harvest ASA has published update of salmon harvest volumes after the end of first quarter 2013
Cermaq: Possible PD-infection at a Mainstream farming site in Finnmark / January 21, 2013 12:21
Mainstream Norway has detected SAV virus in fish at the farming site Tuvan in Langefjorden, Finnmark, and is consequently suspecting PD at this site
AKVA group ASA to deliver another complete cage farm to Russian Fish-Aquaculture / January 15, 2013 20:58
Norwegian AKVA group ASA New has signed a contract with Russian Sea-Aquaculture LLC for a complete AKVA Cage Farm to be installed in the Murmansk region
Marine Harvest Sells all shares in Aquagen to focus breeding activities around the renowned Mowi strain / January 7, 2013 12:21
Marine Harvest has sold the 31.3% stake in Aquagen to Aquagen's majority owner EW Group GmbH for NOK 173 mill. The transaction will trigger an accounting gain of NOK 136 mill in Q4 2012 and a liquidity effect of NOK 161 mill, of which NOK 89 mill in Q4 2012
Foreign Investors may be allowed to privatize Sakhalin's Salmon Ranching Stations / September 17, 2012 17:46
With Russia's accession to WTO in place foreign Investors may be allowed to take part in the proposed privatization of Sakhalin's Salmon Ranching Stations
Russian Salmon farms developing towards more complete cycle of production / August 21, 2012 09:56
The Russian Salmon Company, a major producer of farmed salmon and sea trout in Murnask region, is working to build a more complete cycle of production
Murmansk scientists succeed in reproducing red king crab juveniles from embryo to fry / June 19, 2012 23:45
Some 300,000 red king crab juveniles have been released in the coastal area of the Barents Sea as Murmansk fishery scientists have called for state support to expand the operations to increase reproduction of this valuable shellfish introduced into the area from Kamchatka back in 1950s
Russian Sea Group announces launch of salmon farm in Murmansk region / June 15, 2012 08:25
OJSC "Russian sea Group" (hereinafter "the Company" or "the Group"), one of Russia's leading consumer food companies, today announces launch of the marine atlantic salmon farm on the site in Barents Sea, Murmansk region ...
Eretik Island to become centre for aquaculture development in Murmansk / May 17, 2012 10:50
So far little known Eretik Island in the village of Ura-Guba, Cola Peninsula, may soon become one of the centres for aquaculture development in Murmansk region. In its waters farmers are ready to install cages for Atlantic salmon culture, smolt is coming soon, reports http://www.megafishnet.com
Baltiisky Bereg Company planning to raise farmed salmon harvest / May 17, 2012 10:16
Thanks to multimillion investments into aquaculture Saint-Petersburg-based seafood producer Baltiisky Bereg is planning to raise its farmed salmon output to *** MT by 2013, reports www.megafishnet.com
Aquaculture development in Russia showing positive trends in 2011 / April 20, 2012 14:19
Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) has summarized results of the nation's aquaculture sector in 2011 and confirmed positive trends in farmed fish production, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/ with reference to VNIRO.
Marine Harvest to improve economy through in-house production of salmon feed / March 27, 2012 10:23
Marine Harvest ASA (leading supplier of salmon to world market and Russia in particular) 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.
Sturgeon caviar production in Russia rising at rapid pace / March 15, 2012 16:38
In 2011 Russia produced ca.** MT of sturgeon caviar, **% up on the previous year. Annual production of sturgeon meat currently amounts to ca.***MT, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Innovative fish harvesting system for aquaculture and processing sectors on display at Fishing, Aquaculture and Seafood Expo - from Sea to Plate / January 31, 2012 14:05
An innovative new welfare-friendly and humane fish harvesting system is likely to prove a focal point of interest for fish farmers and seafood processors visiting the forthcoming ‘Fishing, Aquaculture and Seafood Expo - from Sea to Plate' that will be staged in Glasgow, Scotland, in March 2012, reports www.megafishnet.com.
AKVA Group to deliver complete cage farm for Russian Sea Company / January 20, 2012 14:33
AKVA group ASA and OJSC «Russian Sea Group» announce the signing of the contract for complete AKVA Cage Farm to be installed in the operations of Russian Sea-Aquaculture LLC in the Murmansk region, reports www.megafishnet.com.
High-flying investment project to boost farmed salmon and trout production in Russia / December 19, 2011 11:50
High-flying investment project called Russian salmon to be carried out in Murmansk Oblast will boost farmed salmon and trout production to 15,000 MT per year, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Ambitious projects on commodity sturgeon farming to be launched in Russia's Olympic region / December 15, 2011 15:20
Several big projects on commodity fish farming have been recently announced in the south of Russia (the Olympic region of Kransodarsky Krai, Astrakhan and other regions). The region is the nation's leader in the sector, but a noticeable boost of commodity sturgeon farming and production of farmed caviar would provide for stronger state support, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
USD100 million credit line to boost Russia’s salmon aquaculture / December 14, 2011 16:51
Russian Agricultural Bank provided Russia's biggest seafood producer and importer the first tranche under the approved credit line with the total amount of RUR 2.8 billion for aquaculture development in Russia, reports www.megafishnet.com
Ambitious aquaculture development plans may supplant Norwegian salmon on Russia's fish market / November 17, 2011 16:31
Ambitious plans for aquaculture development in Russia's North Fisheries Basin may enable national fish farmers to win competition with Norwegian salmon and trout producers on the Russian market, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/