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    AquaBounty’s Chairman of the Board retires

    After 17 years in the position, the land-based aquaculture company announced the retirement of Richard J. Clothier from the Board of Directors.

    Grieg Seafood’s annual report for a “historic” 2022

    The highest ever volume harvested in our current farming regions, a total of 84 697 tonnes, the record high Operational EBIT of NOK 1 739 million and a net profit after tax of NOK 1 154 million, and earnings per share equal to NOK 10.3 among others.

    Upward Farms closes after more than 10 years working in aquaponics

    Upward Farms announced yesterday that they were closing their Brooklyn headquarters and will no longer operate in the vertical farming sector. "We want to express our deepest gratitude to everyone who has been a part of this journey," they said.

    Maine aquaculture bill voted down by lawmakers

    The bill, which called for stricter regulations in Maine on land-based aquaculture, was rejected by the state's Marine Resources Committee.

    Olaisen Blue adds three start-ups to its portfolio

    Olaisen Blue announces the addition of three innovative startups from South Africa, Canada, and Thailand to their program to accelerate the practice of sustainable aquaculture.

    First Nations raise their voice against Discovery Island licensing decision

    “Rejecting this proposal is rejecting our right to decide for ourselves" stated Chief Roberts,the elected Chief Councillor of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation.

    Cermaq Canada “disappointed” to have to go through the courts

    “Our industry’s future appears increasingly dictated by out of touch Ottawa political priorities” stated Cermaq Canada in their communiqué.

    Katahdin Salmon, a new chapter in US aquaculture

    "The industry is looking for a good proof of concept and also players that are able to meet these targets", says Marianne Naess, Katahdin Salmon CEO.

    Bumble Bee will no longer be a “fair and safe supply chain”

    The agreement outlaws some of the claims that defined Bumble Bee's products. These include "fair and safe supply chain" and "fair and responsible working conditions"

    The generational handover, the 2023 edition of the BC Young Fishermen’s Network Gathering

    About 80 fishermen and industry representatives came together to promote learning, networking and growth opportunities for those starting out in fishing.

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