The owners of Norwegian fishing company Asbjørn Selsbane AS have placed an order with Karstensens for a 39.30 metre combination seine netter/trawler, expected to be delivered in June 2022.
The company is best known for its versatile pelagic/whitefish vessel Asbjørn Selsbane, also a Karstensen build, and has for some years also operated a smaller vessel, Stødig, now to be replaced by the newbuild.
The new Stødig is designed for whitefish and shrimp, as well as having capacity to fish for calanus, with live fish tanks and facilities to land whitefish in tubs and freezing capacity for shrimp and calanus.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full article here
The UN is developing a new joint project to help governments and businesses keep transportation networks and borders operational and facilitate the flow of goods and services, while containing the spread of the coronavirus.
The project launched this month will implement UN solutions, standards, guidelines, metrics, tools and methodologies to help developing countries build the resilience of transport, trade and logistics in the wake of COVID-19.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Salmon farmer Cooke Aquaculture has said that stricter rules which are being attached to its plans to grow rainbow trout in Washington state in the United States are workable and will allow for sustainable marine aquaculture.
Cooke changed tack to grow native trout, also known as steelhead, after state legislators banned the net pen farming of non-native Atlantic salmon following the escape of more than 100,000 fish from Cooke’s Cypress Island farm in Puget Sound in 2017.
Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full articlehere
Jealsa, Frinsa and Calvo have invoiced a total of 1,800 million, 20% more than in 2015. In principle, Corporación Empresarial Jesús Alonso, Jealsa, owner of brands such as Escurís or Rianxeira and, above all, responsible for the canned tuna of Mercadona expanded its advantage over its main competitors in 2019, its neighbors Calvo and Frinsa del Noroeste. Jealsa reached a sales figure of 667 million euros last year, a growth of 4.3% over the previous year. His net profit was 7.7 million, more than double and the highest since he formulated consolidated accounts, according to Cinco Días.
The pandemic has meant that people around the world are shopping from home and choosing healthier products, such as those from the sea.
The commercial directors of ProChile in South Korea, Taiwan and Canada participated this Tuesday, September 8, in the virtual discussion “Emerging Markets for the Aquaculture Industry”, organized by Editec, which is the publishing house of the AQUA Media. The conference was transmitted via streaming through our AQUA.cl portal and had more than 400 people connected.
Over the 2019-2020 quota year (1st Sept-31st Aug) the trawlers operated by Síldarvinnslan and its Bergur-Huginn subsidiary landed a total of 20,800 tonnes of groundfish.
It has been a tough year, with extended periods of bad weather during the autumn of 2019 and last winter was even worse, keeping the fleet tied up for long periods. The Bergur-Huginn vessels didn’t get to sea after the Christmas stopover until mid-January due to non-stop heavy weather.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
Nofima's 6th "Smolt Production in the Future" conference will now take place digitally on 21 October.
“This year we are hosting a webinar due to the Covid-19 situation, instead of our traditional conference. But we hope you are able to join us!,” says the webinar’s scientific coordinator Jelena Kolarevic.
Kolarevic and colleagues at Nofima in Sunndalsøra have extensive experience with research on production of salmon in closed-containment systems and have arranged conferences with this topic since 2008 in collaboration with local partner, SUNS.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere
Majority of the transaction was settled in CageEye shares when Lars Berg-Hansen (30) sold out of NorseAqua.
The annual report for Berg-Hansen’s holding company Grip Sjansen Invest shows a pre-tax profit of NOK 57.5 million (EUR 5.3 million) for 2019. The holding company had no other tasks other than owning Berg-Hansen’s shares in NorseAqua, the company he established at his home in Bindal, Northern Norway, shortly after he graduated in aquaculture at the University of Nordland in 2015.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Marel is pleased to announce it will open a new Progress Point demonstration and training center in Brazil in 2021, just five minutes from the Viracopos International Airport.
The new facility in Flex Viracopos near the Campinas city center is designed to house around 130 employees and accommodate 200 guests. Marel’s Brazil office, currently located in nearby Piracicaba, will move to the new building in Campinas. More than 80 of Marel’s Brazilian employees work from the office in Piracicaba, which has been home to the company in Brazil since 2002.
As part of its development plan in Placentia Bay (Newfoundland), Grieg Seafood has received five new cultivation licenses, thus reaching a total of eight licenses in the region, corresponding to a combined production capacity of up to 30,000 tons of annual harvest.
Grieg Seafood Newfoundland has exclusive long-term aquaculture rights in the Placentia Bay area. The project comprises 11 licenses. Previously, it had already received three licenses, in addition to these five; and the remaining three are in different stages of the application procedure.
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full article here
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...