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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Six times more food from the ocean, claims new report
The Future of Food from the Sea report argues that oceans have the potential to enable a sixfold increase in food production – if the management and technology are in place

Six times more food from the ocean, claims new report

The world’s oceans have the capacity to supply much of the food required to feed a growing world population, primarily through the sustainable expansion of marine aquaculture, according to a…

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Prestige Oysters – first MSC-certified oyster fishery in the Americas
Prestige Oysters are the first wild oyster fishery in the Americas to be recognised for sustainable fishing practices

Prestige Oysters – first MSC-certified oyster fishery in the Americas

Prestige Oysters, one of the largest producers of Gulf oysters, has achieved MSC certification for its private oyster fisheries in Texas and Louisiana, making it the first wild oyster fishery…

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Expanding aquaculture capacity at Norðskála
Vónin’s new Norðskála facility is expected to be finished in January 2020.

Expanding aquaculture capacity at Norðskála

The expansion of Vónin’s aquaculture division at Norðskála will update the company’s capacity, gearing it up to continue providing the aquaculture industry with a premium service. The new working hall…

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Norcod: Time is right for sustainable cod farming
Trondheim company Norcod is heading going into cod farming, aiming for a 25,000 tonne annual production by 2025. Image: Norcod

Norcod: Time is right for sustainable cod farming

Trondheim-based Norcod is making plans for farming cod on an industrial scale, anticipating a robust global demand for seafood. The company sees a generally favourable environment ahead, with projected strong…

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