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British Columbia announces next step in transitioning from open-net pen aquaculture

BC Salmon Farmers welcomes the proposal Fisheries and Oceans Canada is taking the next step to transition from open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia coastal waters. Consequently, to advance innovation and support the ecological sustainability of the aquaculture sector in the zone. To clarify, Joyce Murray, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard…

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Chilean government agrees with Cooke for its exit from the National Park

Two aquaculture concessions located in Laguna San Rafael National Park The Undersecretariat for Fisheries and Aquaculture (SUBPESCA) has approved the request for the merger and relocation of two aquaculture concessions located in the Laguna San Rafael National Park that belong to Cooke Aquaculture Chile. The company presented this request in 2010, through a technical aquaculture…

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SalMar’s planned acquisition of NTS, approved by the Norwegian Competition Authority

Still approval pending by European Commission The Norwegian Competition Authority has approved today SalMar's contemplated acquisition of all outstanding shares in NTS, a merger with NRS. Although, the merger and the offer remain still need approvals from competition authorities, including the European Commission. Also, other conditions as set out in the Merger Plan and Offer Document. According…

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“We recognize the urgent need for ecologically sustainable aquaculture technology,” says Canada’s Minister of Fisheries

The renewal of salmon farming licenses is a reality now The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joyce Murray, has acknowledged the importance of a sustainable aquaculture sector in Canada. During the announcement of the salmon farming licenses renewal. So, Murray said: "We recognize the urgent need for ecologically sustainable aquaculture technology.…

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Plan application approved for Andfjord Salmon fish farm at Breivik

By the Andøy municipality council Andfjord Salmon can start now to develop its land-based fish farming facility at Breivik, Andøya. As, the Andøy municipality council has approved the zoning plan application. This specifies the use, conservation, and design of land and physical surroundings. Therefore, the zoning plan for Andøy Industripark Breivik consists of a detailed…

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Aquapurna and Billund Aquaculture to promote a more sustainable shrimp industry

Aquapurna and Billund Aquaculture have partnered to promote a more sustainable and respectful shrimp industry. Through an automated production model driven by state-of-the-art technology. Both companies have worked together during two years. Billund Aquaculture is a global company that specializes in land-based aquaculture technology and recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). This partnership hopes to develop existing…

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