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World's first hybrid propulsion for aquaculture vessel
A hybrid propulsion system supported by batteries is believed to be the first built for a fish farming vessel. 18 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Electric aquaculture vessel saves costs and emissions
A forward-thinking Norwegian aquaculture company has opted for battery technology for its vessels to save costs and preserve the environment. 17 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Feed barge order to boost Scottish salmon production
A Scottish salmon producer aims to boost business with three new 400t concrete feed barges and an offshore feeding system. 16 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cryogenically preserved plankton feed reduces fish mortality
A plankton supplier is breaking new ground with its cryogenically preserved plankton feed which it says reduces mortality rates at fish farms. 15 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Energy efficient feed system help manage operations
Fish farm managers may be able to better manage the way they operate with a new energy efficient feed system. 15 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Closing the power gap
Advances in fishing practices and technologies have improved the aquaculture industry overall, but many of those advances are still out of reach for fisheries that operate in power-challenged areas of the globe, report Trey Jarrard and Eric Domescik. 12 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Gael Force Engineering MD retires
John Offord, managing director of Gael Force Engineering, has retired after 17 years with the company. 10 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
US imported shrimp to be monitored for traceability
The US will include shrimp in its Seafood Import Monitoring Program in future so it can better account for its traceability. 09 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Baader supplying new Cermaq plant
Baader’s managing director Robert Focke is delighted that the company was chosen by Cermaq as the supplier for its new state-of-the-art salmon processing plant in Norway. 09 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Powerful low weight fish farm cleaning vessel launched
Aquaculture workers will be aided by the launch of a 15m high-pressure cleaning boat for fish farm operations in Norway. 08 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Humane electric fish stunner improves catch quality
Aquaculture workers can process quality catch more efficiently with a new electric stunner which renders fish unconscious at speed. 07 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Salmon growth measuring tool targets profits
Salmon industry professionals are set to boost accuracy, profits and sustainability with a camera and laser based salmon measuring tool. 03 Aug 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Duncan Perrin new Sunderland Marine aquaculture manager
Sunderland Marine has appointed Duncan Perrin as aquaculture manager, responsible for its aquaculture division and customer service delivery. 27 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Live fish carriers for DESS Aquaculture
Norway’s DESS Aquaculture Shipping has ordered two new live fish carriers, which when completed will be assigned to long-term contracts with Marine Harvest. 26 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
BAP certification nears 1,700
170 facilities were certified by Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) in the first half of 2017, bringing the total number of certifications in the programme to 1,674 worldwide. 26 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
US trout incubation facility opened
A renovated trout egg incubation facility has opened in Washington, US, with the ability to incubate as many as 100m trout eggs at one time. 24 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
ROV net cleaning boat launched
Denmark-based Tuco Marine has launched a boat which carries out high pressure net cleaning of remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), to be used for fish farm operations in Norway. 21 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cross-border collaboration on microalgal research
A new cross-border Spanish and Portuguese collaboration aims to optimise the production and exploitation of microalgae across different sectors, including aquaculture. 20 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Jemar Norpower builds fish farm workboat
Norwegian boatbuilder Jemar Norpower has developed a GRP-hulled workboat designed to meet the needs of fish farm staff, combining speed and power to cope with a variety of roles. 17 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vietnam feed plant first for Skretting
Skretting has opened a new state-of-the-art shrimp feed plant in Vietnam as part of its drive to develop aquaculture across the country and the broader Southeast Asia region. 12 Jul 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture