Fish Farmer: Norwegian exports defy coronavirus onslaught

Category: Business News

Remarkably, Norway saw its salmon exports increase last month despite the ravages to trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Its fish farmers exported 85,800 tonnes of salmon worth NOK 6.1 billion (£473 million) in March. This is an increase in volume of four per cent, while the value increased by NOK 103 million, or two per cent, on March last year. […]

Source: Fish Farmer

Published: March 4, 2020


Press Release: Aker BioMarine brings big data to Antarctic krill fishery

Category: Business News

In order to collect detailed data on the krill biomass, Aker BioMarine is launching an unmanned solar-powered ocean data drone (Sailbuoy) as part of its operations in the Antarctica to take a further step in a new data-driven era of sustainable fishery and fishery management. Equipped with echosounder and environmental sensors, the two meter long […]

Source: Aker BioMarine


Undercurrent News: Norway’s Leroy also part of US antitrust investigation


Category: Seafood

Leroy Seafood Group on Friday announced that it also has now been informed by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that it is part of an investigation into price fixing on salmon, and has received a subpoena for certain information… Read entire article HERE.

Source: Undercurrent News


Norwegian Seafood Council: Best ever first quarter for Norwegian seafood exports

Category: Business News

Norway exported 640,000 tonnes of seafood with an export value of NOK 25.6 billion in the first quarter of 2019. This represents is a decline in volume of 18 per cent but a growth in value of 7 per cent or NOK 1.8 billion measured against the first quarter of 2018. The volume decline was […]

Source: Norwegian Seafood Council

Published: April 3, 2019


The Norwegian American: Is farmed salmon safe and healthy?

Category: Business News

Fish is Norway’s most important export after oil. With the Norwegian fishing industry pioneering some of the world’s most advanced aquacultural practices, it is no surprise that a growing percentage of Norwegian salmon is farm raised. In fact, as of 2008, Norway and Chile are responsbile for two-thirds of the world’s supply of farm-raised salmon. […]

Source: The Norwegian American

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