News

  1. Mort removal made easy - Following 12 months of design, engineering and trials, Underwater Contracting Limited (UCO) will for the first time be exhibiting its mort recovery system, the Foover, at Aquaculture UK this week.
  2. Sustainable sourcing initiative launched - An initiative that aims to enhance the sustainable sourcing of marine ingredients by industries such as the aquafeed production sector has been launched today.
  3. Aquaculture made easy for seafood buyers - Profiles of the most popular aquaculture species on the UK seafood market have been drawn up by Seafish to create an easy-to-use online tool to inform seafood buyers.
  4. Getting caught up in your FX decisions? - Both importers and exporters of aquaculture in the UK continue to contribute a significant portion to the country’s GDP. Over the 10 years through 2022-2023, industry value added is forecast to grow a…
  5. Salmon farming: setting the record straight - A new booklet which aims to debunk some of the myths surrounding Scotland's salmon farming sector has been distributed to key decision makers today.
  6. Bracken scoops welfare award - Steve Bracken, who will soon be retiring from Marine Harvest, has been presented with a special award by the RSPCA for his contribution to the welfare of farmed salmon.
  7. Novel protein set for salmon feed trials - Nofima and Calysta have agreed to launch a series of trials in which salmon are fed diets containing a novel protein made from single celled organisms rather than fishmeal.
  8. HS Marine teams up with the Scotts in Scotland - HS.Marine, the Italian marine cranes specialist, is currently quadrupling their production facilities.
  9. AKVA nets Egersund in £68 million deal - AKVA group has today entered into an agreement to acquire Egersund Net, in a deal worth NOK 750 million (£68 million).
  10. Supplier reports £130 million order backlog - AKVA group ended the quarter with an order backlog of NOK 1.43 billion (£130 million) and, looking ahead, expects market conditions to remain favourable – particularly in Chile, Eastern Canada, Icelan…

Articles and Market Reports

  1. Women in aquaculture: Marie-Clare Russell - Marie-Clare Russell, who has been involved in fish health since the mid-80s, is relishing the challenge of developing new ways to tackle sea lice in her current role as managing director of FAI Aquacu…
  2. Women in aquaculture: Isabel Represas - Isabel Represas, regional sales director at INVE Aquaculture, discusses the opportunities and challenges facing fish farming in the Mediterranean, and what it takes to keep pace with a rapidly evolvin…
  3. Battling gill disease the Halamid way - For decades Halamid has been used to keep the gills of salmonids clean, making it essential to the aquaculture industry.
  4. A beginners' guide to aquaponics - With a rapidly increasing global population, there is growing need for food. But, as there is a tremendous decline in the area of fertile land, one possible solution is aquaponics – growing fish and v…
  5. An organic approach to dodging salmon health challenges - Organic Sea Harvest (OSH), which has just been granted permission to establish two new salmon farms off north-east Skye, believe that a less intensive approach to production should help them avoid a n…
  6. Women in aquaculture: Catherine Greengrass Smith - Catherine Greengrass Smith, director of aquaculture and environmental consultancy Gaia, talks about her ambitions to help the growth of South Africa’s aquaculture industry
  7. Chilean salmon profits rival Norway's - After several years of poor performance the profitability of the Chile’s salmon sector is now catching up with its conterpart in Norway, according to a new analysis by Rabobank.
  8. Women in aquaculture: Victoria Chomo - Victoria Chomo, secretary of the FAO's European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC) and the Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission (CACFish)…
  9. No strains, no gains: are Ghana’s bio-restrictions harming its aquaculture? - Aquaculture is growing in Ghana – at both the large and small scales. But producers are concerned that government plans to introduce a new aquatic-animal policy might prevent them from sourcing better…
  10. An American approach to sharing science - Sea lice, co-infections, research with zebrafish and some novel diseases in esoteric species all featured at this year’s Eastern Fish Health Workshop (EFHW).