GAEL FORCE LANDS SCOTTISH SALMON COMPANY CONTRACT

GAEL FORCE LANDS SCOTTISH SALMON COMPANY CONTRACT

More than 20 new jobs are being created by leading marine equipment and engineering services supplier, Gael Force Group, which has secured a multi-million pound order for new feed barges from the Scottish Salmon Company. Gael Force will build an initial three feed barges for SSC’s operations in the Outer Hebrides in a deal worthContinue Reading

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Fusion Marine secures new orders from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland

Fusion Marine secures new orders from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland

Fusion Marine has won major salmon pen orders worth in excess of £1.25m from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland for farm sites in Orkney and Shetland. These latest orders are part of Cooke Aquaculture’s rolling programme of fish farm upgrades that will help sustain the economic development of the Northern Isles and support local jobs. The ordersContinue Reading

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WORLD SEAFOOD CONGRESS ANNOUNCES SIR RANULPH FIENNES AS GUEST SPEAKER

WORLD SEAFOOD CONGRESS ANNOUNCES SIR RANULPH FIENNES AS GUEST SPEAKER

The World Seafood Congress (WSC) has today confirmed ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, as a guest speaker at the event. The WSC is a bi-annual gathering of experts from across the global fishing industry, who come together to discuss sustainability, innovation and global export and trade.  The last event, in 2013, wasContinue Reading

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Global alliance to streamline certification

Global alliance to streamline certification

GLOBALG.A.P. and GMP+ International have entered into a worldwide strategic partnership that they hope will strengthen their operations as certification scheme providers. Both organisations, while keeping their independence, are looking to harmonise governance and system rules in order to provide greater uniformity and transparency for the feed industry, which is also in the best interestsContinue Reading

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Orkney man a champ in M&S food chain

Orkney man a champ in M&S food chain

AN Orkney based fish farm manager has won a prestigious international farming award for his work in establishing a new salmon farm. Richard Darbyshire, from Scottish Sea Farms, will go to Cranfield University School of Management in February as part of his ‘Champion of Champions’ prize from the annual Marks & Spencer Farming for theContinue Reading