The “salmon tax” proposal in detail
This morning the Norwegian government will present a proposal for a resource rent tax on aquaculture (known as the “salmon tax”). This plan imposes...
SpiroFri against spironucleosis
The project has received NOK 7 million in research funding support from the fisheries and aquaculture industry and has a total budget of NOK 8.9 million
Spain’s new fisheries act more inclusive, ambitious and sustainable
Spain has approved a new fisheries law, the Act 5/2023 on "Sustainable Fisheries and Fisheries Research". This legislation combines economic, social, and environmental concerns to improve the fishery industry.
EFCA and EEA signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote a sustainable industry
The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and the European Environment Agency (EEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of improving and exchanging knowledge and information between them.
Salmon Scotland protests new Highly Protected Marine Areas
Up to 10% of Scotland's coastal waters will be protected, with aquaculture and fishing banned in designated areas.
Iceland joins Aqualoop’s offshore fish farming project
Aqualoop, the offshore fish farming company known for its Aqualoop Big Dipper design, has new major investors, the Icelandic seafood consultancy, Markó Partners. This union would mark the beginning of offshore salmon farming in Iceland.
A bad deal for Norway: a US investor’s view of the proposed ground rent tax
WeAreAquaculture spoke to David Hodges, the US global investor determined to warn politicians and the public about the "hidden penalties of Norway's proposed new tax.
Vindheim, the CEO of Mowi, outlines why the industry is against “salmon tax”
This Wednesday, Ivan Vindheim, CEO of Mowi, was interviewed by Reporter Eleni Giokos on US news network CNN and showed his dissatisfaction with the “salmon taxes” imposed by Norwegian government's plans.
Anolytech and Redox team up for biosecure aquaculture and fisheries
“This strategic cooperation agreement underlines our continuous efforts to offer the fishery and aquaculture industries the best possible solutions for improved biosecurity and fish welfare” said Bergman.
“We lead the way in the work for sustainable cod farming”
So says Hilde R. Storhaug, Sustainability Manager at Norcod. The company trusts the latest difficulties will not affect its long term.