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Based on the outcome of the annual general meeting on 21st May 2013, the board of directors of Cermaq ASA has decided that the voluntary offer on all shares in Copeinca, which was announced 5th April, will not be completed.
The Maritime Coastguard Agency has revealed that 136 people's lives may have been saved during the last six years if they had been wearing a lifejacket or buoyancy aid.
The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) is in a strong position for the year ahead, following a positive first quarter for 2013.
Marine Scotland has announced the appointment of the two remaining chairmen for the Inshore Fisheries Group (IFG) network.
Associations representing 70,000 employees and over €2 billion in European farmed fish production signed up on Thursday May 23 to a declaration of five principles upon which the valuable aquaculture industry should be handed down through the generations in the best possible economic, social and environmentally sustainable state.
THE move towards creating a super-sized global salmon producer moved a huge step closer today after Marine Harvest shareholders agreed to increase their offer for Norwegian rivals Cermaq.
The news that the EU Commission has formally notified the Faroes that it intends to start proceedings that could lead to the imposition of sanctions with regard to herring, has been welcomed by the fisheries ministers at Westminister and in Scotland.
ICES and PICES experts have gathered this week in St Petersburg, Russia, to study the spatial distribution of fish stocks and fisheries and projected responses to climate changes.
The publication of a scientific article by Marine Scotland on the environmental factors affecting a key fishery in the North Sea for prawns (langoustines) highlights the dynamic nature of the marine environment and the need for greater understanding of such natural fluxes, says the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF).
How do you tell how old a fish is, or how many prawns there are in the Irish Sea? What lives under the waves around the coasts?
A mussel ready-meal dish produced by the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) has been selected as a finalist in this year’s SuperMeat & Fish Awards.
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law House Bill (HB) 1200, which begins to tackle seafood fraud in the state.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has said that seven major Northeastern/Mid Atlantic fisheries will not jeopardize Atlantic sturgeon or listed marine mammals, sea turtles and Atlantic salmon.
While Norwegian-based acquaulture giant Cermaq failed to achieve the two-thirds shareholders’ vote in favour of purchasing Peruvian fish feed company Copeinca at its AGM yesterday, it appears that the board of the state majority-owned company may not have given up on the acquisition proposal.
A scientific article published by Marine Scotland today, May 22, outlines the environmental factors contributing to the issue on the key Fladens fishery which includes weather patterns causing colder than usual water temperature.
Scottish fishermen have welcomed the announcement by European Commissioner Maria Damanaki that the EU has notified the Faroe Islands that it intends to impose sanctions in response to their over-fishing of the Atlanto-Scandian herring stock.
· Scottish Sea Farms invests over £2 million in new site plus an additional £5 million working capital investment every two years, spent with Scottish suppliers
· Four new jobs created, bringing the team to 16 skilled roles
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