SalMar achieves good results but continues dealing with sealice
SalMar salmon products. (Photo: SalMar)
SalMar generated the highest operational EBIT per kg in its history, a record result the firm attributes to "continued high salmon prices, lower production costs for the harvested biomass and a higher average price on the overall contract portfolio."
The group recorded gross operating revenues of just over NOK 2.4 billion (USD 277 million) in the first three months 2017, representing an increase from around NOK 2.0 billion (USD 230 million) that it reported in the corresponding period last year.
As it was indicated by the firm’s CEO Trond Williksen the segments delivered satisfactory results, and the firm continued its systematic efforts to strengthen its preparedness for and capacity to deal with the salmon lice situation.
"SalMar's combined non-medicinal delousing capacity has been enhanced, and the company is working continuously to impr...
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