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22 April 2013
Increase in Net Losses for AquaBounty in 2012
US - It has been a positive year for GM Salmon company, AquaBounty. Despite its preliminary financial results for 2012 showing that net loss has increased to US$4.4...
19 April 2013
Exports of Label Rouge Scottish Salmon Rise
UK - Production of the Scottish farmed “Label Rouge” salmon increased by seven per cent between 2011 and 2012. ...
18 April 2013
Life Saving Device on Display at Aberdeen Fishing Expo
SCOTLAND, UK - An innovative new life-saving device developed by a former Gardenstown fisherman will be on display for the first time at the Skipper Expo Aberdeen...
10 April 2013
Fusion Marine Delivers New Pens to The Scottish Salmon Company
SCOTLAND, UK - Argyll-based aquaculture equipment manufacturer Fusion Marine Ltd has successfully completed the seaborne delivery of 16 fish farm pens for The Scottish...
New Seafish Resource shows UK Fleet Fuel Costs Rising
UK - Seafish has launched a new Excel-based dataset containing estimates of the financial and business performance of the UK fishing fleet and fleet segments. Seafish...
08 April 2013
UK's Marine Aquaculture Industry Growth Expected to Continue
UK - The UK marine aquaculture industry is dominated by Scottish-farmed salmon which generates more than 90 per cent of industry revenue. The industry is expected...
05 April 2013
Scottish Fishermen’s Federation to Sponsor Skipper Expo 2013
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is to sponsor this year’s Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2013 in a move that underlines the show’s position...
02 April 2013
Over 50 Million Salmon Protected By Compact PD in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - A significant milestone in protecting Scottish salmon against pancreas disease has been reached with the number of doses of Norvax Compact PD vaccine...
21 March 2013
Early Bookings Success for Aquaculture UK 2014
UK - Bookings opened for trade stands at Aquaculture UK 2014 at the beginning of March this year and within two weeks, more than two thirds of the space had been...
13 March 2013
New Chairman for Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group
SCOTLAND, UK - Michael Tait of Shetland Mussels Ltd has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) and has pledged to continue...
01 March 2013
Scottish Salmon Company Q4 Results Provide Financial Boost for a Challenging Year
SCOTLAND, UK - Revenues achieved in the final quarter of 2012, boosted annual figures for The Scottish Salmon Company to £79.5m (2011, £90m), in what has been...
28 February 2013
Boat Displays Will be a Star Attraction at Skipper Expo
SCOTLAND, UK - Displays of multi-purpose under 10m vessels ideal for potting, lining and netting look set to be a major attraction for visitors at this year’s...
22 February 2013
SFF Supports Marine Protected Areas but Only when Science Supports
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is underlining its support for the concept of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) but says their designation...
Fish Fight Charter is Simplistic, Indiscriminate, Lacking Science, says Seafish
UK - Seafish has published a ten point response to the Fish Fight Charter, which it describes as "simplistic, indiscriminate and lacking in scientific evidence in...
20 February 2013
Waitrose Canned Tuna to Carry MSC label
UK - Waitrose has announced an industry-leading pledge to carry the MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) logo on its range of canned tuna. ...
19 February 2013
Welfare Assurance Scheme to be Reviewed
UK - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has commissioned an independent, expert review of its farmed animal welfare assurance scheme,...
18 February 2013
Morrisons Commits to Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - Morrisons is announcing a series of new commitments developed in partnership with Seafish's Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) as part of its seafood policy....
15 February 2013
Young’s Welcomes Fish Fight’s Impact on Dynamite and Discards
UK - Young’s Seafood Limited welcomes the scrutiny that Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s latest Fish Fight TV show, has brought to the unacceptable use of dynamite...
14 February 2013
Marine Harvest to Attend Queen's 60th Anniversary Celebration
UK - Marine Harvest Scotland is to take part in celebrations this summer for the 60th anniversary of The Queen's Coronation. The Gardens at Buckingham Palace will...
Introductory Sustainable Aquaculture Course starts April 2013
SCOTLAND - The next online introductory certificate course in Sustainable Aquaculture from the University of St Andrews is due to start on 29th April 2013....
12 February 2013
Marine Harvest Buys Scottish Company Lewis Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest is expanding its reach again as it announces its purchase of Lewis Salmon, a Scottish based salmon farm. ...
08 February 2013
Switch the Fish Campaign a Big Success for Scottish Mussels
UK - Rope grown mussels from the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group enjoyed a great reception from consumers during Sainsbury’s recent ‘Switch the Fish’ campaign....
05 February 2013
Fishing and Renewable Energy Industries Work Together
SCOTLAND, UK - The Crown Estate is launching plans to conduct a new research study that will explore how the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters wave and tidal projects...
31 January 2013
Withdrawal of Confirmed Designations for Koi Herpesvirus
UK - Confirmed Designations for the control of KHV disease have been lifted from all of the sites listed in the table below following successful completion of a...
28 January 2013
Misleading Comments Made by European Officer for Scottish Parliament Criticised
SCOTLAND, UK - The contention made by Dr Ian Duncan, European Officer for the Scottish Parliament, that fish processing jobs in Scotland are dependent upon imports...
15 January 2013
Fishing Industry Throws its Support Behind Galway, Aberdeen Expos
SCOTLAND, UK - Mara Media, the organiser of the Skipper Expo International fisheries exhibitions in Galway and Aberdeen, says it is delighted with the high level...
14 January 2013
Artisanal Hastings Herring Fishery Wins Top Sustainability Award
UK - The Hastings Fisherman's Protection Society artisanal herring fishery, which has Marine Stewardship Council accreditation, has won the Billingsgate Seafood...
09 January 2013
Proccessing Job Cuts Epected for Scottish Salmon Company
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has announced that it is reviewing its harvesting and processing requirements in Stornoway and expects to have to...
31 December 2012
Fantastic First Year for Anglesey Sea Bass
WALES, UK - Anglesey Aquaculture Ltd, the only producer of sea bass in the United Kingdom, has hailed its first year of business as an overwhelming success. ...
28 December 2012
Cefas' World-Class Science Praised in Independent Review
UK - A recent independent Science Review of Cefas found that its general level of science is "excellent and in several areas is leading at the European and global...
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