Bluegrove, with its subsidiary CageEye, has acquired fellow aquatech company SEALAB to combine their sensor technologies and create an open platform for integration with other suppliers.
“By bringing together two of the world leaders in aquaculture sensor technology, we will deliver solutions that improve the welfare of farmed fish and raise productivity levels in the salmon farming industry,” said Bendik S. Søvegjarto, CEO, Bluegrove.
Experts from the two companies will combine their insight and knowledge to improve how fish are being observed and how behavior is being analyzed.
Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here
In July, Gael Force Group celebrated the launch of a new integrated range of HD camera technology products under their SeaSight brand.
Their technology range has been substantially advanced with the development of a new SeaSight HD Camera which captures underwater video in crystal clear high definition. Combined with the new and intuitive SeaSight Control software, the full offering has been designed to provide salmon farmers with greater clarity and control, enhancing the task of monitoring feeding and fish activity inside pens.
Author: Janice Johnston / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here
The first trawler in a series being built at the Vyborg Shipyard for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet, part of the NorthWest Fishing Consortium, has begun its first sea trials.
Barents Sea was launched for outfitting in late 2018, followed by other vessels in the same class which are at varying stages of completion.
The construction of this series of trawlers is taking place under the Russian government’s investment quotas programme, and the Vyborg yard has a total of eight large fishing vessels under construction.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
Earlier this month Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) presented its first Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) report, which has, among its main objectives, to measure the impacts and changes that the implementation of the standards ASCs have on the environment, aquaculture workers and local communities
This report presents facts, studies and trends. But broadly speaking, as the ASC itself collects, there are five highlights.
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full articlehere
Mowi Scotland has revealed that 48,834 salmon with an average weight of 4.2 kilos escaped when its farm at Carradale North broke free from its moorings during Storm Ellen and strong tides at Kilbrannan Sound last Thursday, August 20.
Out of 10 pens that had contained 550,700 salmon, six were found to be structurally sound with fish in good condition and are now secured back in their original position.
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Three Russian fishing companies and one trade association have signed an agreement to voluntarily reduce the use of bottom trawls in three zones of the Barents Sea.
The signatories to the agreement are Norebo Group, Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF), F.E.S.T. Group, and The Fishing Industry Union of the North, a non-government organization uniting a few dozen fisheries. The agreement, which is open for signing by other parties, is aimed at the protection of vulnerable bottom biotopes. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – one of the drivers of the initiative – identified the vulnerable species in question as corals, sea feathers, and sponges.
Author: Ivan Stupachenko / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
eceive a cordial greeting from the National Fisheries Society (SNP), hoping that everything goes well. This time we want to invite you to the webinar "India - Peru Synergies in the fishery sector", organized by the SNP together with the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Peru (INCHAM) and FICCI, and which will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, August 26 from 8:00 am (Peru time).
Anfaco-Cecopesca has announced that it is working on the “Musselect” project, the objective of which is to develop techniques that allow the production of mussel seed optimizing operating costs. The University of Vigo collaborates in the same, through the Station of Marine Sciences of Toralla (ECIMAT).
"Mussel cultivation is based on the collection of seed from the natural environment, both in rocks and in ropes placed in the trays to capture post larvae," they recall from the canning employers. At the moment, the availability of natural seed "is sufficient to cover the demand of producers", but the progressive increase in ocean temperature, as well as its acidification due to climate change, "may threaten mussel production in the Galician estuaries ”, asserts the organization.
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Tropical storm, hurricane approach the Southeastern states simultaneously, and agencies warn animal feed and livestock producers to be ready
As storms Marco and Laura approach the Southeastern U.S., theU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are reminding livestock and animal feed producers of available preparation and recovery resources.
Author: Ann Reus / FeedStrategy | Read the full articlehere
Salmon giant announcing plans to cash in shipping assets.
In 2016 Mowi entered into an aquaculture shipping joint venture named DESS Aquaculture Shipping, of which Mowi owns 50 per-cent.
“Mowi’s reason for entering into aquaculture shipping was a response to the growing demand for well boat capacity and to reduce cost. DESS Aquaculture Shipping has developed into a highly competitive wellboat company having ten vessels in operations, two under construction and another two to be contracted shortly.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
Malvinas-Falkland and the owners of the truth Argentina
Since President Alberto Fernandez took office, different events have taken place regarding the Malvinas issue and the strategy to be executed by the current government in the future, for a claim that ...
Fishcor told to divorce 'parasitic' partner Namibia
The following is an excerpt from The Namibian
MINISTER of public enterprises Leon Jooste has instructed the state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) to terminate its partnership ...