Irish investment to “bring home” pelagic processing to Donegal

    An €8.9 million investment will create 30 new jobs at Donegal Fish’s facility in Killybegs, Ireland, part of EU post-Brexit seafood funding.

    A new bill in Maine against aquaculture mega-farms

    On Thursday, a legislative committee in Maine, U.S., gave the green light to a proposal to stop large-scale aquaculture projects. The proposal seeks to exclude such projects from the purview of state regulators.

    Seaweed will be part of the Fish Export Act in Norway

    The Norwegian Parliament has unanimously agreed to extend the Fish Export Act to cover seaweed. This would mean that seaweed would be officially classified in Norway as seafood.

    Fish residues will have a new purpose thanks to a collaboration Norwegian companies

    Holmøy Maritime, Eidsfjord Sjøfarm, and BioMar have initiated a circular raw material collaboration in the production of food for short-distance voyages, in which they will use the residues generated from the fishing activity to become part of the salmon food.

    Lower harvested volume and higher feed prices weigh down Måsøval’s results in Q1 2023

    The company records a loss after tax of NOK 31 million due to the reduction in the fair value adjustment of biomass and extraordinary restructuring-related costs incurred.

    Snow crab season finally begins in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Over six weeks of a dispute regarding the CAD 2.20 per pound panel price for snow crab, harvesters and processors in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, have finally reached an agreement.

    Blue Food Innovation Summit takes place next week in London

    Two action-packed days of discussions on aquaculture, sustainability and innovation are ahead. Follow WeAreAquaculture for updates!

    A Canadian factory idled with 120 workers as a result of the snow crab price dispute

    The confrontation between the Fish, Food & Allied Workers Union and the Seafood Producers' Association in Newfoundland and Labrador...

    Innovasea incorporates Aquanetix company and moves to Greece

    Innovasea has acquired Aquanetix, an aquaculture software company based in the UK. Terms of the deal were not disclosed; however, the company explained that it was moving to Greece.

    Lerøy not entirely satisfied, despite 26% increase in revenues in Q1 2023

    In addition to seafood price inflation, the challenging situation in Lerøy's farming segment in the second half of 2022 resulted in a lower-than-expected harvest in Q1.

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