NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The removal of an old, unused dam from a tributary of Vermont’s Dog River in Northfield has opened up 26 miles of stream habitat, creating better conditions for trout and other species of fish, officials say.
The crumbling 100-foot concrete structure was recently removed from the Bull Run.
Photo: Friends of the Winooski River ?
The dam posed safety hazards and caused property damage on a former summer camp that is now The Woods Lodge, a local inn and retreat center.
The Friends of the Winooski River began the project by in 2018. Fundraising and permitting continued throughout 2019.
More than 24,000 cubic yards of sediment that had built up behind the dam is being removed.
Inka’s new processing plant at near Bergen, Norway, will be fully operational within 2-3 weeks.
In May last year, SalmonBusiness wrote that Inka, in collaboration with Seaborn and Marel, announced they were building a new salmon and trout processing plant. Inka Project manager in Inka Kjetil Løvaas stated during the Brussels Seafood Expo last year that the project would become “Europe’s most advanced processing factory.”
The new 5,500m3 building is now ready. Investment in the site was around EUR 13 million. Tuesday was the first test run, ahead of two weeks of the fine-tuning of its production equipment and robots, reports Midtsiden.
Author: Stian Olsen / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Dr Carsten Krome, managing partner and co-founder of Hatch, is keen to ensure that people are able to distinguish between good, bad and indifferent forms of aquaculture.
Ahead of the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit on 14 September – when he will host a virtual roundtable discussion on ‘The role of aquaculture in a resilient and sustainable global food system’ – he tells The Fish Site why there are many misconceptions that need to be addressed.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere
Trawl door manufacturer, Morgère, has appointed Amaury Hervé as sales manager in a move to develop new business in both the French and international markets.
Amaury brings tremendous experience to Morgère, having trained at the Maritime School in Paimpol, after which he became a fisherman and then mechanic with the CMA-CGM company. Most recently he was an officer-mechanic with the same company, following training at the Ecole Nationale Supérieur Maritime in Saint-Malo, Brittany.
In his new sales role, Amaury will also participate in sea trials to aid the launch of new products developed by Morgère, as well as help develop new fishing techniques.
“We are working with strategic partners who would like to bring the company back to market, and the product back to market,” Co-Founder and CEO David Benzaquen told SeafoodSource, while declining to name the partners.
Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Without progress in fishing, threatens to alter the agreement on the Irish border
With pressure and unilateral decisions. This is how the British Government wants to break the blockade in which the negotiations with the EU are to define their future relationship after Brexit. At least this is the taste of the recent announcements and decisions of 10 Downing Street have left. While the criteria for fair competition and the distribution of fishing quotas in British waters remain at a standstill, London is now preparing a draft Law on the Internal Market with which it can annul part of the EU Exit Agreement, which it signed in October , after years of intense discussions.
Author: Juan Francisco Alonso / La Voz de Gaicia | Read the full articlehere
To mimic the health benefits of salmon, young entrepreneurs use products like pea protein, mushroom protein, and seaweed extract. In this way, they recreate the proteins, Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins that characterize salmon.
Create a salmon fillet using a 3D printer. This is the idea behind Austrian start-up Legendary Vish, founded by three PhD students, who hope to bring their “vegan salmon” to market in 2022.
The workers of Pesquera Friosur SpA (Chile) have joined as shareholders of 20% of what is one of the main companies in the Aysén region. The entry was made through the recently formed Cooperativa de Trabajadores de Friosur (COOTRAF), in a virtual ceremony held simultaneously in Santiago, Puerto Chacabuco (Aysén) and Reykjavik (Iceland).
The Minister of Labor and Social Security, María José Zaldívar; the mayor of Aysén, Geoconda Navarrete; the president of Friosur, José Luis del Río; the president of the Friosur Workers' Cooperative, Rubén Leal; the president of the Union of Crew Members of Friosur, Mariano Villa, regional authorities, leaders, executives and workers.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Sealab founder Milan Markovic said he believes he is a victim of a hostile takeover.
In August, it was announced that the holding company Bluegrove is buying up Norwegian aqua tech start-up Sealab. Sealab’s underwater light and camera technology will be merged with the acoustic sensory system developed by another Norwegian Bluegrove subsidiary CageEye, according to a press release on the 31st of August.
SalmonBusiness’ sister publication Ilaks already hinted in July that there could be talk of an acquisition of Sealab.
Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Frozen mackerel, 74% imported from Norway South Korea
In August 2020, frozen mackerel imports amounted to 1,908 tons, down 18 % from 2,336 tons a year earlier.
The cumulative import volume reached 29,304 tons in August, up 4 % from 28,227 tons a ye...
The countdown begins for the shrimp Argentina
The following is an excerpt from an article in Revista Puerto:
There are few open areas for fishing, many concentrated boats and bad weather. Yields have dropped in recent weeks and the seaso...