Austevoll Seafood ASA (Public, OSL:AUSS) is a Norwegian holding company primarily engaged in fishing and food processing sectors. The Company’s activities include the production of fishmeal, oil and high-concentrate omega-3 fish oil, as well as the processing of pelagic fish into canned and frozen products for the direct human consumption.
In addition, through Leroy Seafood Group ASA, the Company is active in the salmon production and operates more than 100 salmon farming licenses in Norway.
The Company's subsidiaries are the Norway-based Austevoll Eiendom AS, Austevoll Fisk AS, Sea Star International AS, A-Fish AS, Laco IV AS, Aumur AS Epax Holding AS and Welcon AS; the Chile-base FoodCorp SA, and the Peru-based Austral Group SAA, among others.
Tanner crab season canceled in Alaska United States
The Alaska Board of Fisheries finally decided not to open commercial tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi and C. opilio) fishery in the Bering Sea this season, after the last attempt to allow a limited catch failed.
Drugs discovered on board Greenlandic trawler Iceland
A fourth crew member of fishing vessel Polar Nanoq, which sails under the flag of Greenland, was arrested in the Icelandic port of Hafnarfjordur, after the police discovered a large quantity of hashish aboard.
Brussels validates Spanish fisheries control system Spain
The European Commission has notified Spain that it considers finalized the implementation of the action plan to remedy deficiencies in the Spanish fisheries control system, which was established by Decision of the EC on 30 July 2012.
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