Damen completes Eidsvaag Opal conversion
Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam built PSV Eidsvåg Opal back in 2013, and has nor converted it to operate as a feed carrier for its new owners. Image: Damen

Damen completes Eidsvaag Opal conversion

Damen Shipyards Group has recently completed a conversion project for Norwegian company Eidsvaag. Following a tender procedure, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) converted a former platform supply vessel (PSV) into a…

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Faroese salmon farmer abandons airfreight
‘Ethically, it is absolutely the right decision,’ said Atli Gregersen. Image: Hiddenfjord/Súsanna Johansen

Faroese salmon farmer abandons airfreight

Atlantic salmon farmer Hiddenfjord has announced the suspension of all air shipping of its products as of 10th of October this year. This change has reduced Hiddenfjord’s overseas transport CO2…

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WWF leads funding for Faroese seaweed

Faroese company Ocean Rainforest has more than ten years of experience in seeding, growing, harvesting and processing seaweed under open ocean conditions. Image: Harald Bjørgvin/Ocean Rainforest

WWF leads funding for Faroese seaweed


Faroese seaweed farming company Ocean Rainforest has secured $1.5 million in funding, led by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which committed $850,000. The rest comes from a mix of Faroese backers and…

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Intership orders a new wellboat
Intership’s new well boat will be delivered by Zamakona in early 2022. Image: NSK Ship Design

Intership orders a new wellboat

A 2200 cubic metre capacity well boat to operate in Eastern Canada has been ordered by Intership, which has already struck a long-term contract with Mowi for its operation. Due…

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ABB wins sustainable live fish carrier hybrid power order
Live fish carrier Færøysund is due for delivery in September this year

ABB wins sustainable live fish carrier hybrid power order

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A new live fish carrier is set to become one of the most environmentally friendly vessels of its kind. The 77 metre diesel-electric Færøysund is being built at the Aas…

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Vónin moorings and nets for high-energy sites
The MOWI team wanted to see Faroese fish farming for themselves

Vónin moorings and nets for high-energy sites

With high-energy aquaculture sites to oversee in Scotland’s Western Isles, Mowi Regional Seawater Manager Kris Laird wanted to see for himself how Faroese Fish Farmers operate in highly exposed environments…

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Damen delivers fish farm service vessel
Based proven Damen Multi Cat 1908 design, Inverlussa Marine Services have customised their new Patricia Mathesen. Image: Damen

Damen delivers fish farm service vessel

Damen’s policy of building hulls for stock has made possible delivery of a new service vessel for Inverlussa Marine Services in only a few months. The contract for the new…

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Valka to deliver efficient salmon processing for SalMar’s new InnovaNor plant
Valka is supplying grading and distribution systems for SalMar’s new InnovaNor processing facility in Troms. Image: Valka

Valka to deliver efficient salmon processing for SalMar’s new InnovaNor plant

Valka is to deliver what is seen as what will be the world’s most efficient processing system for whole salmon to SalMar’s new InnovaNor plant. Norwegian salmon farmer SalMar has…

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Loch Duart extends protection of its salmon into North America
Salmon producer Loch Duart has announced that it is making significant further investment to ensure the traceability of its salmon as it takes the food fraud fight to North America. Image: Loch Duart

Loch Duart extends protection of its salmon into North America

The North-West Scotland-based salmon farming business has been working in the UK with forensic food analysis experts Oritain, for two years, deploying their pioneering ability to trace fresh salmon samples…

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