Just after the stock exchange closed on Wednesday afternoon, Norwegian salmon farmer Måsøval announced plans to raise up to NOK 400 million (€40 million) in a share issue.
It was done quickly.
Late Wednesday night, Måsøval confirmed that it had made a private placement of 9.828 million shares at a price of NOK 40.7 and thus brought in a gross proceeds of around NOK 400 million (€40 million).
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here
A hard blow to the criminal gangs dedicated to the theft of salmon from the farming centers was given by the Maritime Police of the Puerto Montt Harbor Master's Office, when in the early hours of Tuesday, November 23, they surprised nine individuals on board of a boat, carrying out the theft of salmon from a farming center located in Ilque Bay, belonging to the company Salmón Austral SA
The operation was carried out with the support of two Maritime Units, which managed to intercept the motorboat “Valeria”, which was being used to commit the crime of robbery in an uninhabited place, found on its deck and warehouses around 2,800 Coho salmon
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There are trawlers who want to throw in the towel. In addition to the common problems that the entire fishing fleet has (shortage of quotas in target species, lack of profitability, high cost of fuel, difficulties in obtaining crew members and, above all, controls ...), this segment also adds that of bad image. A negative vision encouraged by a misunderstanding that comes even from the highest levels. Commissioner Sinkevicius, without going any further, who in a reply to a Spanish MEP went so far as to say that trawling was "the most damaging activity for the seabed."
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The vessel classification society RINA (Italian Navale Registry), has announced an Approval Principle (AiP) for a new concept of vessel for offshore fish farming.
The oceanic aquaculture vessel “Ocean Ark”, developed by Ocean Arks Tech of Chile (OATECH) in accordance with the RINA Rules and the Marpol, SOLAS and IMO regulations, as highlighted by RINA “offers a new approach to fish farming and is ready to revolutionize the industry by significantly improving fish health, crew comfort and the image of the industry. "
“We are proud to announce that we are partnering with Kames Fish Farming. Kames is a Scottish family-owned company founded by Stuart Cannon that produces world class steelhead trout.
“We are the exclusive processor and distributor of Kames steelhead in northern Europe. Our speed focused supply chain combined with our modern processing facilities assure the optimal freshness a product like this deserves.
Fishing industry bodies are looking to rule out social-washing as they emphasise the importance of the ILO Work in Fishing Convention C188 as the standard for human and labour rights among fishing people, which can not be replaced or substituted by private schemes.
During the plenary session of the European social dialogue committee for sea fisheries, ETF and Europêche adopted a joint resolution establishing benchmark principles aimed at better regulating the proliferation of sustainability labels certifying social conditions on board fishing vessels.
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Jala Tech*, the Indonesian startup which uses proprietary hardware and data platforms to improve the sustainability of the shrimp farming sector, has raised US$6 million.
“We are delighted to receive this new funding, which will be instrumental in helping us achieve our goals of developing new ways to improve the industry and its impact on our society," said Liris Maduningtyas, co-founder and CEO of Jala, in a press release.
Visscher Seafood is proud to announce that they are partnering with Kames Fish Farming. Kames is a Scottish family-owned company founded by Stuart Cannon that produces world class steelhead trout.
"We are the exclusive processor and distributor of Kames steelhead in northern Europe. Our speed focused supply chain combined with our modern processing facilities assure the optimal freshness a product like this deserves.
Kames’ Steelhead Trout is a fantastic fish that looks like salmon but has the firm texture you would expect form tuna. The firm flesh in combination with its slightly sweet, delicate flavor make steelhead a delicious fish that complements our salmon range perfectly."
Zamakona Yards and Fiskebas Fishing Co Ltd (Shetland, UK) have agreed the construction of one 69,60 m Midwater Pelagic Trawler. The vessel will replace the present M/V ANTARCTIC II (LK145) built in 2004 and based in Lerwick.
The new trawler will be built entirely at the facilities of Zamakona in Bilbao, based on a design from Skipsteknisk (Alesund, Norway). This will be the second vessel designed by Skipsteknisk for Fiskebas Fishing Co Ltd following present M/V ANTARCTIC II, and the first occasion for one of the ST designs to be built at Zamakona Yards.
With accommodation for up to 14 persons, high focus has been given to efficiency in water circulation within the cargo tanks. Reliability of the complete trawling and fish handling systems has been also considered as crucial.
The Stirling-based Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has launched a new call for proposals for innovation projects that will help to increase the economic impact and reduce the environmental footprint of aquaculture.
Projects must focus on an area of key priority for the aquaculture sector: innovations for continued improvement in fish biology, regeneration and environmental practices.
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'The pirates have arrived' Argentina
When the jiggers arrive at the fishing zone on January 7, hundreds of boats will already be catching squid: "There are already more than a hundred foreign fishing boats that have settled on the e...