A hungry world needs feeding and aquaculture is rapidly stepping up as one of the fastest growing food-producing industries, as the whole process from feed and fry to the consumer’s plate becomes increasingly sophisticated.

  • Mowi Steinsvik

    Salmon farmer brings in Denmark’s Blue Unit to help with water quality


    To help uphold Mowi’s production capability and market position, the Norwegian-headquartered salmon farming company has started working with Blue Unit Solutions, a Danish company that produces data and visualisation technologies to improve water quality controls in farms.

  • Dr Alexandra Leeper

    New head of research and development arrives at Iceland Ocean Cluster


    Dr Alexandra Leeper has joined the Iceland Ocean Cluster team as its new head of research and innovation. In the role, she will be seeking out innovative projects and opportunities both domestically and internationally that can support sustainable food security and 100% utilisation of valuable aquatic resources.

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    Arctic Seafarm gets government green light, Kvarøy CEO joins the board

    2021-12-22T11:09:00+00:00By Jason Holland

    The Norwegian land-based production project has received an official governmental permit for its flow through system, confirming the plans to produce up to 15,000 tonnes of fish annually and to employ 50 people.

  • IFAD

    Norway commits millions to lift aquaculture communities out of poverty, lower malnutrition


    NOK 45 million (US$ 5 million) has been committed to the International Fund for Agricultural Fund (IFAD) by the Norwegian Agency of Development Cooperation (Norad) to increase the incomes and build the resilience of small aquaculture farmers in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania.

  • Wally Stevens

    Global Seafood Alliance CEO Wally Stevens retires, Brian Perkins takes up position

    2021-12-21T08:43:00+00:00By Jason Holland

    Wally Stevens, who has held various leadership roles with the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) for the past 14 years and is currently chief executive officer (CEO), is retiring at the end of December 2021, the non-profit organisation has announced. 

  • Ice Fish Farm

    Ice Fish Farm edges closer to owning Laxar

    2021-12-20T13:12:00+00:00By Jason Holland

    The majority shareholders at Ice Fish Farm AS and Laxar Fiskeldi ehf have agreed to the former’s acquisition of Laxar and its subsidiaries and the merger of the two Icelandic salmon farming companies.