Scottish salmon producer Cooke’s office staff were today getting their first taste of the company’s new, more spacious premises after 20 months working from home because of Covid-19.
Cooke remains in Strathclyde Business Park but has moved buildings to Avondale House, which the company believes will provide a more welcoming environment for more than 30 staff making up Cooke’s UK sales, supply chain, communications, finance, IT and sustainability teams.
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The first of a pair of new factory trawlers for Russian Far East fishing company Okeanrybflot is on its way home from its Turkish builder.
The 108.20 metre LOA, 20 metre beam Georgiy Meshcheryakov is designed by Skipsteknisk and is intended to fish for pollock in the Sea of Okhotsk and for herring, mackerel and squid in the Pacific, with production processed on board. The factory deck has a 450 tonne/day capacity for frozen products, fishmeal and fish oil, and there are 3800 and 900 cubic metre refrigerated fishrooms.
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Every Christmas Eve – before the pandemic struck – Australians would descend on big city seafood markets in their tens of thousands buying up salmon, prawns and almost every type of edible fish traders had to offer.
The traditional roast turkey dinner, once so beloved of 1950s British migrants, disappeared long ago in a country that swelters under temperatures of 35O°C or more in December.
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There is no official information on how many of the 122,700 Janssen vaccines administered in Galicia were received by sailors. Six months have passed since the Sergas began to inject this preparation to the crew, first to those of high-altitude and high-altitude fishing boats and merchant ships, and then to those of inshore. The authorities opted for this single dose because taking advantage of the calls of the ships in port it did not interfere in the work schedules of professionals who can remain on board from 10 to more than 150 days in a row.
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Exports are in high gear. With a month and a half left until Christmas, there are plenty of fish to move out. But it can still be difficult to get the fish to the customer.
“A lot of logistics problems. It’s not getting better. There we have huge challenges. We have to buy the fish with the proviso that we have logistics. And we need to let customers know that we can be delayed. So there are challenges. It applies to everything. Air cargo. Trains are overturned in Sweden.
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The Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2022 conference (a partnership of the Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC), World Aquaculture Society (WAS) and the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA)) will be an in-person event, August 15 - 18, 2022, at the St. John’s Convention Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
With eight conference rooms, the three day conference program will include all aspects of Aquaculture. There is still time to submit your abstract online – go to www.was.org and click the event logo. The various session topics are listed.
The trade show has a few booths left – over 90% of the exhibition space has been sold. All exhibitors will get the opportunity to host their staff, customers, and conference delegates at the trade show.
NOAA Sea Grant and the Ocean Acidification Program awarded more than $2.4 million to support four projects that will address the impacts of multiple stressors on and increase resilience in shellfish aquaculture through research and industry partnerships.
Shellfish aquaculture is among the fastest-growing sectors of food production. However, the vulnerability of shellfish to multiple stressors acts as a constraint on the growth of the aquaculture industry.
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