Posts tagged with ‘aquaculture’

  • Using genomics to enhance aquaculture in Canada

    Genomics — a combination of biology, genetics and computer science — will be used in two projects in Atlantic Canada to help improve the region’s aquaculture industry. The projects were among 12 industry-academic partnerships that received funding through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) announced by Ed Holder, the Minister of State for Science and Technology on Oct. 15. The aim […]
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  • Norway salmon farm may be purchased by Mitsubishi for $1.4 bn

    Norway’s Cermaq have recommended shareholders accept a $1.4 billion cash bid unveiled by Mitsubishi that would create the world’s second largest salmon farming companyNorway’s Cermaq have recommended shareholders accept a $1.4 billion cash bid unveiled by Mitsubishi that would create the world’s second largest salmon farming company. More info
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  • Norway Launches Captured CO2 Project to Assist Aquaculture Industry

    Funding in the amount of $1 million dollars has been granted by the Norwegian Parliament to a pilot plant that will use CO2 captured at CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) to produce algae for the country’s growing fish farming industry. Next to oil and gas, seafood is Norway’s second largest industry. In 2013, seafood exports totaled $10.2 billion, with 150 […]
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  • Skretting looks to insects and algae as fishmeal alternatives

    Nutreco’s fish feed division, Skretting, is ploughing a significant amount of its research funds into the development of alternative proteins to fishmeal for the aquaculture sector. More info
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  • BioMar to make major investment in Norway

    BioMar has resolved to invest more than EUR 50 million in a new production line that will expand the company’s capacity in Norway by 30%. The move consolidates BioMar’s prominent position in what is the world’s most advanced fish farming country. BioMar has resolved to expand the company’s output capacity in Norway by 140,000 tonnes of fish feed per year, […]
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  • OriginOil and Catalina Sea Ranch Agree to Collaborative Research Program

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation(TM) (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, recently announced that it recently agreed to a collaborative exchange of equipment and information with the Catalina Sea Ranch, the first offshore shellfish ranch in U.S. Federal waters. OriginOil will provide its demonstration-scale EWS Algae Model 12 system to […]
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  • Egyptian aquaculture sector plans for further growth

    Stakeholders from Egypt’s $1.5 billion aquaculture industry will come together in Cairo this week to discuss future development of the sector. Organized by WorldFish, an international research organization, the two-day Innovation Platform meeting, on 19 and 20 February is planned in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, and supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and […]
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  • Saudi Arabia leads investment in Gulf aquaculture sector

    Investment in the Gulf’s aquaculture industry is being lead by Saudi Arabia and Oman. Because of the regions increased fish consumption this gives investors a big opportunity to capitalize on the fastest growing seafood processing sector. In December 2013, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Agriculture said it would inject an additional US$10.6 (€7.773) billion into aquaculture projects to produce one million […]
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  • FUTURE FISH EURASIA 2014 – Izmir, Turkey – June 5-7, 2014

    Future Fish Eurasia, the 7th International Fair for Fish Imports/Exports, Processing, Aquaculture and Fisheries will be organised by Eurasia Trade Fairs at the Izmir International Fair Centre between 05 – 07 June 2014. Future Fish Eurasia 2014 will be organised in a hall of 11.000m², where over 300 local & international companies will display their products and services. The concept of Future Fish Eurasia is a combination […]
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  • Seaweed Energy Solutions (SES) Acquires Wild Seaweed Operation in Norway

    Seaweed Energy Solutions (SES) announced it has reached an agreement to buy all of Norway’s Biotrål AS in a deal that transforms SES’ position as one of Europe’s leading producers of seaweed. The combination of SES and Biotrål, a leading harvester of wild seaweed, opens up new business opportunities by immediately increasing volumes to supplement SES’ growing seaweed farming operations, improving logistics, boosting economies […]
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