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Bumper start to Norwegian seafood exports for 2018

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Category: Seafood

Norway exported 198,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 7.7 billion in January. An increase in volume of 23,000 tonnes or 13 per cent and a NOK 143 million or 2 per cent rise in value compared with January last year. «The growth in value seen in Norwegian seafood exports in January is due to whitefish […]

Source: Norwegian Seafood


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Nordic Aquafarms Plans Salmon Hatchery in Belfast, Maine

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Category: Seafood

Norway-based Nordic Aquafarms will develop one of the largest land-based salmon farms, 39 miles southwest of Bangor, on 40 acres near Belfast, Maine. The area has abundant access to sea- and freshwater resources that provide a good match with land-based aquaculture requirements, company officials said. Maine was chosen for its pristine location, cold water conditions, its […]

Source: Area Development


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Ambassador’s Blog: Norway to Take Lead on Sustainable Ocean Economy

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Category: Government

By Kåre R. Aas, Ambassador of Norway to the United States. “What would we have done without the sea – should we have carried the boats?” This old joke among fishermen in northern Norway tells us something about the importance of the oceans — for the fishermen themselves, obviously, but also for the rest of us. At the World Economic Forum in Davos last […]

Source: Norway.no


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Pharmaq opens high-tech viral antigen production facility in Norway

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Category: Food & Beverage

On 1 November 2017, the Norwegian Medicines Agency granted Pharmaq authorisation to produce viral antigens at their new facility in Kløfta. The site has the capacity to produce several hundred million vaccine doses per annum to be used in Pharmaq’s fish vaccines and will ensure that they have the delivery capacity for the international aquaculture […]

Source: The Fish Site


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Regler for nytt oppdrettssystem er klare

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Category: Food & Beverage

Nærings- og fiskeridepartementet har i dag fastsatt endringer i regelverket som skal implementere det nye systemet for kapasitetsjusteringer i norsk lakse- og ørretoppdrett. – Regelverket som skal implementere det nye vekstsystemet er nå klart. Det betyr at vi er i rute og forventer å kunne beslutte de første kapasitetsjusteringene etter det nye systemet til høsten, sier fiskeriminister […]

Source: Regjeringen


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