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“Pandemic triggers ‘widespread upheaval’ in global aquaculture and fisheries”, says United Nations

February 19, 2021
COVID-19 has caused “widespread upheaval” for the whole fishing and aquaculture industry around the world, the UN deputy agriculture chief said recently, launching a new report that assesses the toll the pandemic has taken on the sector. Written by: United...
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Orkney shellfish hatchery located in Scotland sees first lobster hatchings

February 19, 2021
Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, which forms part of the Cadman Capital Group’s Aquaculture portfolio, has announced the successful hatching of its first run of European clawed lobsters for 2021, a progression that has been achieved almost three months earlier than initially expected. Information source: Orkney Shellfish Hatchery/press release The hatchery,...
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XpertSea taps financial services trailblazer Katie Sokalsky to expand its fast-growing shrimp marketplace and financial products

February 18, 2021
Sokalsky brings banking and digital transformation experience to Canadian company changing the way seafood is grown and traded. Information source: XpertSea / press release XpertSea, a Canadian company transforming how seafood is farmed and traded, announced the expansion of its...
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Benchmark Genetics appoints new General Manager of its tilapia business

February 18, 2021
Hideyoshi Segovia-Uno has been promoted to General Manager at Spring Genetics, Benchmark Genetics USA’s tilapia business, with effect from 12.02.21 Information source: Benchmark Genetics / press release With more than 15 years of experience in tilapia production, processing, and commercialization...
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Earth Ocean Farms, located in La Paz, Mexico, receives the BAP certification

February 15, 2021
Earth Ocean Farms is pleased to announce that they have achieved the comprehensive BAP Processing Plant standard for their modern plant in La Paz Mexico. This internationally recognized standard covers the full scope of seafood processing including food safety and...
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Skretting and Proteon Pharmaceuticals to introduce novel phage technology for aquaculture

February 7, 2021
Skretting has recently announced a collaboration with Proteon Pharmaceuticals aimed at providing functional solutions to tackle health challenges in the aquaculture industry. The companies will co-develop products using bacteriophage technology to support farmers as part of a holistic health strategy....
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“Nanobubble tech could revolutionize aquaculture, aquaponics” says University of Hawai’i

February 7, 2021
The burgeoning fields of aquaculture and aquaponics hold vast potential for growing food. Yet, the efficacy of these microbial-mediated processes is governed by the availability of dissolved oxygen in water. Generally, oxygen has poor solubility in water, which has a...
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Ocean On Land Technology products to be used in Norwegian University crayfish trial

February 7, 2021
Ocean On Land Technology® has announced that its state-of-the-art Aquahive® and hatchery products are to be used in a ground-breaking Red Claw Crayfish trial in Norway. Information source: Ocean On Land Technology / press release The trial has been organised through a partnership between the University of Bergen and Pure Lobster, a Norwegian company dedicated to researching the...
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OTAQ announces £2 Million Funding Facility

February 7, 2021
OTAQ, the marine technology products and solutions group for the global aquaculture and offshore oil and gas industries, announces that it has a signed a five-year £2 million Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Term Loan Facility with BOOST&Co. Information...
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