Engineering heavyweight Rolls-Royce has sold its Norwegian marine engine manufacturing arm Bergen to British group Langley Holdings for a 63 million euro (53 million pound) deal.
The completion of the sale, which was announced in August, marks a further step towards Rolls' goal of raising at least £ 2bn from the asset sale, as Chief Executive Officer Warren East seeks to bolster the group's balance sheet.
The tool used by Camanchaca records aspects such as the online stock of salmon, cage characteristics, water temperature, phytoplankton status, prices, destination markets, productive KPIs, risks, among others.
Long gone are the days when obtaining information related to production processes took several hours and even days, thanks to the SalmonData management platform developed by DataQu, the Camanchaca company has managed to consolidate and centralize its information to make it available to the entire company.
An announcement from Tysnes municipality states that Alsaker Fjordbruk is applying for a license to establish a new land-based facility for farming harvestable and juvenile fish at Nedrevåge, some 70km south of Bergen.
The giant facility, which could become one of the world’s largest land-based fish farms, is planned to be built on a developed industrial area on the site.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here
Iceland has been hit hard by Covid-19 over recent weeks, and fishing and processing company Samherji was taking no chances – starting 2022 by screening the entire workforce ashore and crews of trawlers about to sail for the first trips of the year.
The roughly two hundred staff of the processing plants in Akureyri and Dalvík were all tested for Covid at the beginning of the week, as production started up after the New Year break, as were the crews of eight fishing vessels heading for sea to start their first trips of 2022.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere
Young’s Seafoodis launching its Master of Fish campaign for the third year in succession.
Following similar on-screen drives in 2020 and 2021, the initiative is designed to inspire people to cook and enjoy fish more often.
The campaign features ordinary people who demonstrate how Young’s expertise helps them master different meal occasions, ranging from a midweek family dinner, a date night and a post-workout pick me up.
Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full articlehere
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) has received a $500,000 grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to establish a comprehensive aquaculture workforce training system to support the state’s growing blue economy.
"Maine's aquaculture industry is vital to Maine’s economy but needs a skilled workforce to continue to grow and innovate. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute has developed a forward-thinking solution.
U.S. Navy ships seized 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition from a stateless fishing vessel during a flag verification boarding on Dec. 20, the Navy said in a statement.
The seizure by the Navy’s 5th Fleet was “in accordance with customary international law in the North Arabian Sea,” the Navy said.
The United States announced sanctions in June 2021 against a smuggling network that it alleges “works with Iran’s Quds Force, the elite arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, to generate tens of millions of dollars in revenue from the sale of commodities, like Iranian petroleum,” a U.S. Treasury statement said.
The Navy said that the stateless vessel’s five crew members identified themselves as Yemeni nationals. The Navy said they will be returned to Yemen.