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27 March 2015
Norwegian Report Shows Increased Resistance to Sea Lice Drugs
NORWAY - A new report from the Norwegian National Veterinary Institute shows a serious situation in regards to sealice as they are showing more resistance to sealice...
11 March 2015
New Tool Documents Sustainability in Cod and Haddock Fishing
NORWAY - A three-year WhiteFish project, involving industry organisations and 15 researchers from all over Europe, has led to the development of a new method and...
14 January 2015
FSA Recommends AGD Not be Listed on National Disease List
NORWAY - The Food Safety Authority (FSA) has recommended to the industry and Fisheries Ministry that infection with amoebic gill disease (AGD) not be listed in...
28 November 2014
Norway ISA Outbreak Reported in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported in Troms, Norway....
06 October 2014
Pancreas Disease Confirmed on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A case of pancreas disease (PD) has been confirmed in locality 10256 Bondøya in Vikna municipality, Norway....
24 September 2014
Norway Sees Potential in Fish Exports to India
NORWAY - With over one billion people and an economy in expansion, the Norwegian Seafood Council sees an increased opportunity for selling fish to India....
05 September 2014
New Gyrodactylus Salaris Outbreak Detected in Norway
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infection with Gyrodactylus salaris has been reported in Rana river, Nordland....
19 August 2014
Norwegian Seafood Council Boosts Activities Following Russian Import Ban
NORWAY - The Norwegian Seafood Council is boosting its marketing activities in other important markets for Norwegian seafood after the Russian import ban....
12 August 2014
Russia's Import Ban Unreasonable, says Norway
NORWAY - Following the announcement that Russia will block imports of fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and dairy products from Norway, the Norwegian government has...
07 August 2014
Farmed Fish Losses Tracked in New Survey
NORWAY - The extent and causes of loss of salmon and rainbow trout in fish farms are now being mapped into a nationwide project by the Food safety Authority (FSA)....
13 May 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a salmon farm in Bø, Nordland....
Suspected Pancreas Disease on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is strong suspicion of Pancreas Disease (PD) at a site in Nærøy municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
06 May 2014
Suspicion of ISA on Nordland Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is suspected at in Bø municipality of Nordland. The site is owned by Egil Kristoffersen & Sons AS....
Will Norway Develop its Own Sustainable Seafood Certification?
NORWAY - An increased focus on sustainable seafood has created a market for third-party sustainability certification. However, many people believe that it would...
20 March 2014
More Information Released on New Trout Disease
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has released an update on the new trout disease that has been detected in Norwegian hatcheries. ...
06 March 2014
New Offshore Cage Design to Lead Growth of Sustainable Aquaculture
NORWAY - SalMar is to proceed with its pioneering project "offshore aquaculture" which is hoped will lead sustainable growth in aquaculture....
19 February 2014
Norway to Begin Bluefin Tuna Fishing Trial
NORWAY - The Norwegian Fisheries Ministry has decided to open up a bluefin tuna fishing trial in 2014, after the International Commission for the Conservation of...
18 February 2014
Possible ISA Outbreak on Marine Harvest Fish Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a salmon farm owned by Marine Harvest located in Lille Åsvær (10990), Dønna municipality,...
05 February 2014
Ready for Virgin Herring?
NORWAY - The North Sea herring reinvented. In close cooperation with the herring industry, Nofima has developed new, exciting products from the traditional fish....
04 February 2014
More Norwegian Dried and Salted Fish to Angola?
NORWAY - Angola is the largest market for Norwegian dried and salted fish in Africa. The market could expand if Norwegian companies can compete with Portuguese companies...
03 February 2014
New Aquaculture Technology Must Demonstrate Good Fish Welfare
NORWAY - The aquaculture industry is undergoing a period of development for new industrial methods and technology which must take place in accordance with the Animal...
30 January 2014
Industry Invited to Help Establish Lobster Conservation Areas
NORWAY - Interested coastal municipalities are being invited to take part in the process of establishing new conservation areas for lobster....
27 January 2014
Marine Harvest Group to Begin US Listing
NORWAY and US - Marine Harvest is to list and commence trading of its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) represented by American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) through...
23 January 2014
Two New Areas Receive ISA Free Status
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has sent a proposal to amend the list of areas with disease-free status for Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA)....
16 January 2014
Innovation and Market Focus Creates Future for Norwegian Seafood Exports
NORWAY - Innovation and product development are important for increasing seafood consumption. Terje E. Martinussen, CEO, Norwegian Seafood Council believes that...
10 January 2014
Russia Closes Door to More Norwegian Fish
NORWAY - The Norwegian ambassador is meeting with Russian veterinary authorities to discuss the fish export situation after Russia halted imports of Norwegian white...
07 January 2014
Sharp Increase in Seafood Exports for Norway
NORWAY - After two years of decline, seafood exports have made a sharp jump upwards, setting a new record in 2013. Last year, Norway exported NOK 61 billion worth...
11 November 2013
More Dynamic Subsidies Needed to Meet Variations in Fishing
NORWAY - Scientists evaluating the system of routing subsidies in the Norwegian fisheries sector have called for more dynamic subsidies that better meet variations...
Seafood Export Record for Norway in October
NORWAY - The value of Norwegian seafood exports in October totaled NOK 7.3 billion, according to the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council. Never before...
16 October 2013
Increasing Efforts in the Norwegian Cod Industry
NORWAY - The food research institute Nofima has for several years carried out research on catch handling and capture-based aquaculture of cod. The draft national...
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