Go-ahead at last for Grieg Newfoundland project

Go-ahead at last for Grieg Newfoundland project

GRIEG has finally received clearance to proceed  with its planned  $250-million aquaculture project in the  Placentia Bay area of Newfoundland. As part of the project, Grieg NL Nurseries, part of the Norwegian owned Grieg group, wants to farm salmon off the coast  near the town of Marysport. It had received approval, but following objections fromContinue Reading

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ISA outbreak hits NRS Q2 results

ISA outbreak hits NRS Q2 results

NORWAY Royal Salmon said today that costs involved in dealing with an outbreak of ISA (Infectious Salmon Anaemia) at one of its northern region sites has had a “significant impact” on its second quarter results. CEO Charles Høstlund also warned that that it  could also affect the estimated volumes for the whole of 2018. The companyContinue Reading

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FishUpdate Briefing Friday August 3rd

FishUpdate Briefing Friday August 3rd

ABERDEEN TAKEAWAY GIVEN BLUE LABEL AWARD THE Sea, Salt and Sole fish and chip takeaway in Aberdeen  has earned a coveted sustainable fish certificate from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The news means  the outlet  can now use the MSC blue fish label on its cod and haddock, assuring customers that the fish sold hasContinue Reading

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Norwegian seafood exports hit July record

Norwegian seafood exports hit July record

Norwegian seafood exports hit a new record last month, totalling  159,000 tonnes with a value of  7.1 billion kroners. The July volume was up by eight per cent and the value seven per cent higher. Once again salmon was king, earning  NOK 5.3 billion, more than two thirds of the total seafood revenue. So farContinue Reading

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Arctic Sea Farms in Iceland expansion

Arctic Sea Farms in Iceland expansion

ARCTIC Sea Farms, one of the largest aquaculture companies in Iceland, has confirmed plans for a significant expansion of its operations. According to Morgunbladid, Iceland’s main newspaper, it intends to increase salmon production in Dýrafjörður, a narrow but beautiful fjord near the town of Isafjordur in the north west of the country. Last year, the companyContinue Reading

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