Cermaq and nine other of the world’s largest seafood companies will increase their efforts to strengthen sustainable practices in the seafood industry.
New research has examined the benefits of farmed salmon in reducing pressure on global farmland and helping reduce environmental impact.
Canadian salmon farm company Cermaq Canada has contracted Neptune Marine to build an environmentally friendly salmon delousing barge to combat the problem of lice infestation of salmon stocks.
Vard has secured contracts for the design and construction of two offshore fish farming operation platforms for Cermaq Norway.
Cermaq has released its latest fish survival rates which indicate better levels than last year, especially for Atlantic salmon.
Cermaq has applied for 13 development licenses for FlexiFarm, its closed containment system which treats water to prevent infection.
Technology that will improve fish welfare and reduce disease in farming could soon be in use.
Salmon company Cermaq says it is taking the long-term approach to meet consumer requirements for more emphasis on health and convenience.
Cermaq has made a huge stride towards individual-based farming with the launch of its iFarm.
The IHN virus has been confirmed at Mainstream Canada's Millar Channel farm, and the company has received an official order from CFIA to remove all fish from the site.
Last week the IHN virus was detected after routine monitoring at one of Mainstream Canada's Tofino-area farms.
During routine fish health tests on 14 May, Mainstream Canada's Dixon Bay farm tested positive for the IHN (Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis) virus.
The Mainstream Canada trial against anti-salmon farming activist Don Staniford began yesterday.
Mainstream Canada's Brent Island farm in B.C. is the first salmon farm in the world to be certified to the Global Aquaculture Alliance's Best Aquaculture Practices new standards for farmed salmon.
A $1.1m upgrade to Mainstream Canada's Pacific National Processing facility has improved ocean water quality for residents of Tofino and for the West Coast of Vancouver Island, according to the company.
Friends of the Earth Norway, Forum for Environment and Development (ForUM) and Cermaq ASA have agreed on a Joint Statement on the foundation for sustainable aquaculture.
Mainstream Canada has been recognised as one of the best companies in BC when it comes to employee health and safety.
Geir Isaksen, CEO of Cermaq ASA, has accepted the position as CEO of NSB Group, Norway's largest transport group, and will leave his position at Cermaq on 30 September.
Mainstream Canada is the first salmon farming company in Canada to be certified under a new standard which ensures that sustainable management of aquaculture includes First Nations values and interests.
Cermaq has presented its sustainability results for 2010.
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