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Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Gabriel Boric will be Chile’s next president. What does this mean for salmon farming in the country?

Monday, December 20, 2021

Former student activist pledges reform for the salmon industry in Chile: “There must be a limit on expansion.”

A left-wing legislator who rose to prominence during anti-government protests in Chile has been elected the country’s next president.

With almost 99 percent of polling stations reporting, Gabriel Boric has won 56 per cent of the votes, compared with 44 per cent for his opponent, Jose Antonio Kast.

Source: SalmonBusiness | read the full article here

Other Media | Fishfarmingexpert: £20m cost of fish deaths hits Bakkafrost’s bottom line

Monday, December 20, 2021

Scottish Salmon Company owner Bakkafrost incurred severe biological issues in its farming operation in Scotland in in the third quarter of this year, it said in a market update today.

The biological issues increased in late September and continued into the fourth quarter. Faroes-based Bakkafrost has accounted for exceptional mortality of DDK 174.6 million (£20m) in total in October and November

Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here

Other Media | FiskerForum: Spanish tuna fleet leads the way with biodegradeable FADs

Saturday, December 18, 2021

The Spanish tuna fleet is spearheading research and development work in biodegradable FADs on a worldwide scale. A pilot project was started this year in the Atlantic makes his fleet the only one with projects of this kind in all three of the oceans in which it operates.

Mirroring research being done in the Indian Ocean since 2017 and in the Pacific since 2019, through 2022 the project now in progress in the Atlantic will evaluate the feasibility of biodegradable FADs under real operating conditions and their contribution to reducing marine pollution. 

Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full article here

Other Media | The Fish Site: Encouraging results for submersible copper salmon farm

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Trials on the use of a submersible copper salmon pen, designed for deployment in offshore locations in Chile, have been encouraging, according to their maker.

EcoSea, which specialises in copper net pens, was chosen to lead the technological development programme for Ocean Aquaculture, Chile 2023 – a six year project backed by an investment of more than 6.3 billion pesos (US $7.4 million).

Source: The Fish Site | read the full article here

Other Media | Fishfarmingexpert: Master of grounded wellboat ‘had taken amphetamines, GHB and cocaine’

Thursday, December 16, 2021

A ship’s master in his late 20s is accused of being under the influence of amphetamines, the ‘date rape drug’ GHB and cocaine while piloting a wellboat in Norway.

Last year, a wellboat ran aground at Skardsøya in Aure municipality, southwest of Trondheim.

Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here

Other Media | IPac: Aquaculture companies, and more specifically salmon and Norwegian companies, at the top of the Coller FAIRR index

Thursday, December 16, 2021

For the fourth consecutive year, the Coller FAIRR index, which lists the most sustainable producers of proteins (aquatic and terrestrial) in the world, takes aquaculture to the top. Of the seven classified companies, four are aquaculture. And of those four, the Norwegian Seafood Council is satisfied, "three are Norwegian aquaculture companies"; thus becoming "the best in their class."

The Coller FAIRR index is an annual assessment of the world's protein producers on their performance against sustainability parameters such as greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation and biodiversity, water use and scarcity, waste and pollution, antibiotics

Source: Ipac | Read the full article here

Other Media | FiskerForum: Faroe Islands strike 2022 deals with Iceland and Norway

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Iceland and the Faroe Islands have agreed on reciprocal fishing opportunities for 2022 that are on the same lines as the terms of their 2021 agreement, under which the Faroes fleet has pelagic and demersal opportunities in Icelandic waters, while some fishing opportunities are available to Icelands’ pelagic fleet in Faroese waters.

The Faroese fleet gets 5600 tonnes of groundfish in Icelandic waters, of which up to 2400 tonnes is cod and 400 tonnes is tusk. 

Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Mexico implements a digital fishing license that 'will help eliminate acts of corruption against fishermen'

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Annick Girardin, Minister of the Sea of France, has expressed, after the agreement on TAC and Quotas of the Council of Ministers of the European Union for 2022, that, despite the circumstances, `` we have worked for a more sustainable fishing in France. For each quota, he sought a balance aimed at protecting our fishing companies and our maritime resources. '' For its part, the sector, meeting in the Committee National des Peches (CNPMEM), has shown its dissatisfaction with the agreement due to the fall in the TAC of sole in the Cantabrian Sea

Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Built in Shetland, AquaShip’s new harvest module is en route to Chile

Thursday, December 16, 2021

A pre-assembled harvest module is being shipped aboard the liner “Condor Bilbao” from Lerwick in Shetland via Antwerp and on to Puerto Montt in Chile where it is scheduled to arrive 14 January, in the new year.

The harvest plant was exported by AquaShip to Gripship Chile for use on 1800m3 wellboat, the “Grip Pacific”, which is on long-term charter to salmon farming company, Blumar Seafoods.

Author: Matthew Wilcox / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Supply-chain disruptions taking toll on US seafood sales

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Supply chain problems are causing issues for seafood sales in U.S. grocery stores.

Fresh seafood sales dropped 0.3 percent in November 2021 year-over-year, while ambient sales fell 3.5 percent, according to new data from IRI and 210 Analytics.

"Departments across the store are dealing with out-of-stocks and SKU reduction amid significant supply chain disruption and constraints,” 

Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

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