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Ronja Storm will have a 5000 cubic metre fresh water capacity for its role as a salmon hospital.

Getting graduates into aquaculture careers
Graduates seeking a career in aquaculture now have a direct route into the sector, with the launch of a new collaboration between the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) and its industry partners. 14 Jun 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
BioMar acquires Alimentsa
BioMar Group has taken its next step into the shrimp feed market by acquiring 70% of the Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer Alimentsa. 12 Jun 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish mussel hatchery project receives international boost
A 1.7m project conceived to get Scottish mussels to spawn in a hatchery environment has been visited by its Australian partner, Spring Bay Seafoods – operators of a commercial-scale mussel hatchery. 09 Jun 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Calysta commits to UN sustainable ocean goal
Calysta has pledged to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14: to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.” 08 Jun 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Europharma host fish health training
Europharma has developed a training course to address fish health & welfare in Scotland’s aquaculture industry. 01 Jun 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Multilateral aquaculture research project
A new €7 million EC-funded research project will focus on developing innovative approaches to help ensure European sea bream and sea bass aquaculture businesses are sustainable and competitive. 31 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Skretting brand expands in central America
The global feed producer and supplier Skretting is launching its brand in Honduras and Nicaragua to support the growing need for sustainable shrimp feeds in both these important aquaculture markets in Central America. 30 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Huon Aquaculture’s new Delilah
Tasmanian company Huon Aquaculture has launched a new workboat built at the company’s Port Huon engineering workshops. 29 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Chilean salmon sustainability focus
Chilean salmon farmer Ventisqueros has started using sustainable salmon feed in order to boost its sustainability credentials. 25 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture supply chain £1m innovation fund opens
Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands can now apply to a £1 million innovation fund, which has opened for applications. 23 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Artificial nesting rafts to aid rare duck
One of Scotland’s rarest breeding ducks is set to benefit from two specially constructed floating nesting rafts manufactured by a recycled plastics company. 19 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Bakkafrost builds world’s largest smolt farm
Faroese salmon company Bakkafrost is currently constructing the world’s largest smolt farm, which is expected to be completed by in the second half of next year. 17 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Indoor environments best for healthy shrimp
Disease and market prices are the two main problems in shrimp farming, experts have declared at the Aqua Aquaria India (AAI) 2017 show. 16 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
AKVAconnect boosts integrated feeding
An integrated feeding software solution released late last year has seen a strong market response according to its Norwegian manufacturers. 11 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First Cleaner Fish Summit takes place
The first ever International Cleaner Fish Summit saw attendees focus on efficient use of biological control against sea lice and the benefits that cleaner fish will bring to the salmon farming industry. 11 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
World’s largest live fish carrier
The world’s largest live fish carrying vessel has been ordered by Norwegian company Sølvtrans and will immediately on delivery start a ten-year contract with fish faming company Huon in Tasmania. 08 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Feed plant construction begins
Construction has begun on a 37-acre feed production plant in Memphis, Tennessee, which will house the world’s largest gas fermentation operation. 02 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
China’s salmon imports booming
China’s growing demand for salmon has been happening across the last decade – even after a clash with Norway that resulted in the Scandinavian country’s produce banned from Chinese export. 01 May 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
FAO trains on sustainable aquaculture
20 young people from 13 countries around the world recently undertook a two-week module on responsible aquaculture development, taught by an expert from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 28 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
ASC completes standards review
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has completed its review on its salmon, tilapia and pangasius standard, which has revealed some improvements need to be made. 26 Apr 2017 - World Fishing & Aquaculture