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IN BRIEF - Is New Brunswick-based Cooke Seafoods considering taking over Pescanova?

Saturday, March 04, 2023

Abanca negotiates with the Canadian Cooke as a new "industrial partner" for Nueva Pescanova |  The talks are “very advanced” | The operation would strengthen the margins of the Galician firm with more volume

With subsidiaries in the United States, Spain, Chile, Scotland, Australia, Honduras, Nicaragua, Argentina and Uruguay, the Cooke Group is one of the world's leading companies dedicated to the cultivation, processing and marketing of salmon and also to the fishing activity.

Company reportedly buying majority stake in multinational fishing enterprise Nueva Pescanova employs 11,000 people in 18 countries but has a net debt of about $450 million default.

Cooke Seafoods is not saying anything, but reports of the Atlantic Canadian company’s quest for a majority stake in a Spanish fishing company are making headlines around the world.

According to the company's latest annual report on March 31, 2022, Nueva Pescanova's fishing fleet has more than 60 vessels, operating in the Southern Hemisphere, fishing for red shrimp and hake in South America, and prawns, hake and kingklip in Africa.

Source: SaltWire

IN BRIEF - Weekly Catch Updates (loligo, illex squid, hake,more...)

Friday, March 03, 2023

IN BRIEF - Companies of the FOR group joined the ASF

Friday, March 03, 2023

Companies of the FOR Group joined the Fishery Shipowners Association (ASF)  is talking about uniting on the principles of approaches to the renewal of fishing vessels.

The FOR® Group operates in the Northern Fisheries Basin and in the conventional areas of the world's oceans, fishes in the Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea, annually providing about 170 thousand tons of WBR. For the FOR® Group, under the investment quota program, a series of three processor trawlers with a length of over 80 meters is being built, the first of which was handed over to the customer in early February of this year. With the commissioning of the new vessel, the current fleet is 14 large and medium-sized vessels.

According to a Fishnews correspondent, the list of participants in the ASRF now includes LKT Company, Starfish, NPO Antlantrybflot, and Fishery Company Rybflot-FOR.

Initially, the association included the structures of the RRPK, in January 2022 companies of the Norebo group joined the merger.

Source: Federal Agency for Fishery

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Norway’s seafood exports up in value, down in volume

Friday, March 03, 2023

The impressive start to the New Year for Norway’s seafood exports continued during February, the latest figures show, with values rising despite a fall in volume.

In value terms, seafood exports rose by 14% to NOK 12.8bn (just over £1bn) with salmon again the main driver. But overall volumes were down by 17% to 207,000 tonnes, and the rise in value has been attributed to foreign exchange factors.

Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full article here

Other Media | FishFocus: Our Ocean Conference opens in Panama

Friday, March 03, 2023

Our Ocean Conference opens in Panama, governments to announce historic actions to address global ocean crisis. The Republic of Panama opened the eighth annual Our Ocean Conference (OOC) yesterday with the theme, ‘Our Ocean, Our Connection,’ inspired by its unique history, geography, and the inextricable bonds between the ocean and humankind. Panama is the first Central American nation to host the event—underscoring Latin America’s invaluable contributions to marine conservation and global ocean leadership in recent years.

Source: FishFocus | read the full article here

Other Media | Aqua: Alltech and Finnforel team up for sustainable production of aquaculture nutrition

Friday, March 03, 2023

Alltech, a company specializing in agriculture and animal nutrition, and the Finnish circular economy company Finnforel join forces to acquire the Raisioaqua fish feed production plant from the Finnish company Raisio. Raisioaqua manufactures organic feed for aquaculture and specializes in functional feed solutions that are suitable for northern conditions. The acquisition will complete Finnforel's sustainable circular economy fish farming chain while improving aquaculture farmers' access to Alltech's nutritional technologies.

Source: Aqua | Read the full article here

Other media | Fishfarmingexpert: Tailor-made feed barge for Icelandic salmon farmer Háafell

Friday, March 03, 2023

Northern Iceland salmon farmer Háafell has signed a contract with Faroese company JT electric to deliver a feed barge designed for optimal fuel economy and suitable for use in a remote and exposed area.

A hybrid supply will power all systems onboard, with generators running only two to four hours per day, improving power efficiency, reducing fuel usage and lowering carbon emissions and noise pollution.

Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Maruha Nichiro reports record sales, profit even as chairman resigns

Friday, March 03, 2023

Maruha Nichiro, the world's largest seafood company, reported its highest-ever sales and operating profit for the nine month period from April through December.

In its 6 February filing, the Tokyo-based company said that it grew net sales by 18 percent, from JPY 661.2 billion (USD 4.8 billion, EUR 4.5 billion) in the same period of 2021 to JPY 781 billion (USD 5.7 billion, EUR 5.4 billion) in 2022

Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: The UN Ocean Decade Conference will be held in Barcelona in April 2024

Friday, March 03, 2023

Barcelona will host the UN Ocean Decade Conference in 2024. The event, framed within the United Nations Decade of Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), will bring together the community and partners of the Ocean Decade to analyze the achievements made and establish joint priorities for the future of the decade.

The appointment will be from April 10 to 12, 2024 and is organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Source: IndustriasPesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | Mundo Acuicola: Sale process of salmon farm Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A. stopped

Friday, March 03, 2023

The Schörghuber Group is a value and impact-oriented business conglomerate owned by the Schörghuber family, operating in the real estate, hotel, food and brewing sectors. The family has been doing business in Chile for almost half a century, primarily through what was its majority stake in the beverage conglomerate of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (CCU), in conjunction with the Chilean Luksic family. Bayerische Hausbau, the real estate division of the Schörghuber Group, is also recognized for two emblematic buildings in Santiago, Torre Las Condes and Torre las Verbenas.

Source: MundoAcuicola | Read the full article here

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