Oslo formally accept Mitsubishi offer for Cermaq

Oslo formally accept Mitsubishi offer for Cermaq

THE Norwegian Government yesterday  formally  accepted an offer from Mitsubishi for  its majority  holding in the Norwegian fish farming business Cermaq ASA Oslo currently holds a 59  per cent stake in the company which is valued at  almost nine billion kroners (NOK). Mitsubishis has  made an offer of  NOK 96 per share. Monica Mæland, MinisterContinue Reading

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Gael Force delivers feed barge to Muck

Gael Force delivers feed barge to Muck

GAEL Force Marine of Inverness has delivered a Sea-Mate 400T Feed Barge to Marine Harvest Scotland’s Isle of Muck site. The barge was under tow on a four-day journey covering almost 300 nautical miles to the west coast and the Island of Muck. With a 400-tonne capacity, this is the largest and most sophisticated bargeContinue Reading

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Fishupdate briefing

Fishupdate briefing

FISH AND CHIPS ARE SIMPLY KOSHER! FISH and chips a great British dish? Well, after a fashion according to Paul Levy, co-author of the “Official Foodie Handbook” and chairman of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery. He says its origins are somewhat more exotic. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph last week Mr Levy saysContinue Reading

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£1m contract signed with Argyll based company

£1m contract signed with Argyll based company

Scottish Sea Farms invests in Scottish firm for new fish pens for Orkney Wyre site Aquaculture expansion fuels increased spend and recruitment drive A contract worth over £1 million has been awarded to Fusion Marine, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fish farming equipment, based near Oban, as part of an ongoing expansion andContinue Reading

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Landcatch signs international deal

Landcatch signs international deal

• Leading UK and US aquaculture companies complete landmark agreement • Landcatch, Troutlodge and Hendrix Genetics start integration process • Move will create new Chile venture, jobs and worldwide aquaculture advances NEW GLOBAL MULTI-SPECIES AQUACULTURE COMPANY FORMED Pioneering Scottish company Landcatch, which supplies Atlantic salmon eggs and smolts, as well as cutting-edge genetic services toContinue Reading