The future of a $50-million (€50 million) investment from Norway is in jeopardy after the local water authority declared the potential site as prone to floods and therefore not suitable for the installation of a salmon farm.
The operation was to include a fattening farm, a processing plant and an R&D center in the town of Llanes in northern Spain.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
The Maritech Eye quality measurement technology has been developed by Nofima in collaboration with Maritech and Norsk Elektro Optikk (NEO). Recently, the solution was tested at the MareDeus fish farmer in Portugal. They wanted to see if the technology could also detect parasites in white fish. MareDeus makes lightly salted products from frozen cod from Norway and Iceland.
“The tests were carried out under industrial conditions in terms of speed, temperature and humidity in the production environment.
Specialist personnel have been engaged by salmon farmer Bakkafrost to vent potentially deadly gas from a feed barge that sank last year outside Portree harbor off the coast of Skye.
The 400-tonne SeaMate barge, which was delivered in 2019, sank at Bakkafrost Scotland's Portree site following Storm Arwen last November, and it has since been discovered that the deterioration of feed in the barge has generated hydrogen sulphide (H2S).
Author: Gareth Moore / Fishfarmingexpert | Read the full articlehere
Brussels' response to the energy crisis, derived in turn from the war in Ukraine, is to accelerate the processes and dynamics already underway, which is particularly reflected in the EC's interest in offshore wind energy. This was made clear by the president of the EC, Ursula von der Leyen, at the opening of the Baltic Sea Energy Security Summit, held in Denmark and which has ended with a historic agreement to multiply installed capacity in the region by seven by 2030 .
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The day after the EU referendum vote in June 2016, a Humber fish merchant, who had campaigned vigorously for Brexit, was spotted outside his factory sporting a long face.
The value of sterling on international currency exchanges had slumped to a 30-year low following the result, making the fish he was buying from Iceland – not an EU member – immediately 10% more expensive.
Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full article here
Disappointed environmentalists, some politicians satisfied and convinced of a forthcoming pact and worried fishermen. After the fifth round of negotiations on the High Seas Biodiversity Treaty, which proposes to preserve 30% of the oceans by 2030, was suspended without agreement, the optimism of Virginijus Sinkevicius, Eurocommissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, contrasts with disappointment of the NGO Greenpeace.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full article here
The demand for fishery products in Germany fell by more than 14%. However, salmon is still the favorite fish species of the Germans. "We are not surprised that, after the excessive demand of the first two years of the pandemic, consumer purchasing behavior is more cautious," said René Stahlhofen, president of the Fish Information Center (FIZ), in a recent press conference organized by the FIZ.
The Chair of the UK Fisheries Advisory Board, Sir Barney White-Spunner has said that in his view there is one easy choice for the next prime minister of Great Britain.
Writing on the UK Fisheries Limited website today, Monday 29 August 2022, the Chairman said that there will be a huge number of current issues before the next PM when they take office at No. 10 Downing Street, but he has asked him/her to also consider issues facing the UK’s distant waters fishing fleet, namely the loss of whitefish quota.
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full articlehere
Norway’s fisheries department has issued new requirements for escape-proof design and operation of fish farming facilities.
The new rules, which come into force next year, give farmers greater opportunity to develop and adopt new and sustainable technology that also safeguards escape safety, the department said in a press release.
Author: Gareth Moore / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here