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Pension plan buys Atlantic Aqua Farms mussel producer

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 02:20 (GMT + 9)

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) has acquired shellfish producer Atlantic Aqua Farms from San Francisco-based Encore Consumer Capital, which is its first venture into the realm of aquaculture. The initiative falls under OTPP natural resources mandate to invest in the global food basket, with an eye on sustainable sources of food production. "Demand for protein is increasing, and in the context of land constraints and environmental considerations, aquaculture is among the most sustainable sources to meet this demand," said Andrew Claerhout, Senior Managing Director, Infrastructure and Natural Resources. PEI-based Atlantic Aqua Farms has been supplying North American consumers with its Canadian Cove brand mussels for over 25 years. Headquartered in Orwell Cove, Prince Edward Island, the company is the largest grower and processor of the widely-recognized,... FULL STORY

Shrimp sector electrification to improve competitiveness
Nov 17, 03:10
The search for efficient and sustainable aquaculture through the Electrification Plan for the Shrimp Sector is... FULL STORY
Programs to encourage fresh cod fish market work, according to Nofima
Nov 17, 01:50
More fresh cod has been delivered outside the main season thanks to Norway’s fresh fish scheme and live ... FULL STORY
Blumar saw its sales fall until September, but EBITDA doubled
Nov 17, 01:30
Blumar's financial results accumulated at the end of the third quarter of 2017 show that its net profit was US... FULL STORY
Supreme Court orders protesters out of Marine Harvest’s farm
Nov 16, 23:10
British Columbia Supreme Court has authorised an adjournment of Marine Harvest Canada's application for a... FULL STORY

Egypt to house Middle East largest fish farm
Nov 18, 00:20
The largest fish farm in the Middle East is being set up on the international coastal road in the Berket Ghalioun area in the Metoubas locality, in Ka... FULL STORY

Sino Agro Food obtains lower sale revenue
Nov 17, 23:30
Agricultural technology company Sino Agro Food, Inc. (SIAF) reported a 48.5 per cent decline in revenue from the sale of goods, to USD 45.4 million fo... FULL STORY

United States
Washington legislators propose banning Atlantic salmon farming in pet nets
Nov 17, 22:40
After Cooke Aquaculture’s farm massive Atlantic salmon escape last summer, the species net-pen farming would be banned in Washington under legis... FULL STORY
Viet Nam
Nov 16, 22:00 (GMT + 9):
Norwegian and Vietnamese aquaculture entrepreneurs share experiences
United States
Nov 15, 22:30 (GMT + 9):
Environmentalists file suit against Cooke over salmon escape
Nov 15, 21:30 (GMT + 9):
Salmon price status at week 45
Nov 15, 02:20 (GMT + 9):
Cermaq achieves higher Atlantic salmon survival in all its operations
Nov 15, 02:20 (GMT + 9):
Kılıç performs second living fish shipment to Oman by air
Nov 15, 01:10 (GMT + 9):
ISA suspicions analysed at Norway Royal Salmon site
Faroe Islands
Nov 14, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Bakkafrost obtained lower profit in third quarter due to salmon price impact
Nov 14, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
Cowell oyster producer receives state grant to boost biosecutiry
Nov 14, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
Australis Seafoods ended third quarter with 'satisfactory results'
European Union
Nov 14, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
European project to boost multi-trophic aquaculture environment
Nov 14, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
Tassal withdraws aquaculture cage fish waste dumping scheme
Nov 14, 00:30 (GMT + 9):
Fishing exports experience strong growth

Over 700,000 smolt die at Marine Harvest’s farm
Norway Between October 13 and October 14, over 700,000 smolt died at the Marine Harvest Steinsvik fish farm outside Volda, in Møre og Romsdal county.
Port strike hits Bio Bio fishing sector
Chile It is estimated that some USD 243 million has been lost by the Bio Bío Region due to the national strike that since November 7 has been carried out by port workers.
50-80pct of fish in Pacific Islands could disappear due to climate change
Canada Many Pacific Island nations will lose from 50 to 80 per cent of marine species in their waters by the end of the 21st century if climate change continues unchecked, warn the authors of a new Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study.
Galicia and Wales will sign an agreement to minimize 'Brexit' impact
Spain Galicia and Wales intend to sign their own bilateral agreement to try to minimize the impact that Brexit will have and avoid damage to the fishing sector.
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

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