MAN powers world’s largest live fish carrier
The two live fish carriers are being built at Cemre in Turkey. Image: Salt Ship Design

MAN powers world’s largest live fish carrier

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the main engines for two new live fish carriers, currently under construction at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey. The first, a…

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Managing wild wrasse fisheries
Controls are being introduced to manage harvesting of wild wrasse. Image: Marine Scotland

Managing wild wrasse fisheries

Mandatory controls over the harvesting of wild wrasse for managing sea lice in the salmon farming industry have been announced by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing. The new measures are…

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Cflow launches Flowline concept
Cflow’s Flowline system is designed to ensure the gentlest possible handling of live fish. Image: Cflow

Cflow launches Flowline concept

The Flowline system developed by Norwegian company Cflow is expected to have a significant impact on transport of live fish. Flowline is a result of close co-operation with Astorplast AS…

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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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