Marel has reached an agreement on the sale of its Scanvaegt Norfo sawing system division in Bornholm Denmark to Nienstedt G.m.b.H. The transaction price is at the request of Nienstedt G.m.b.H. kept confidential. While the sale will have an insignificant effect on the turnover and profit of Marel Food Systems in 2008, it is nevertheless important in terms of sharpening the focus on the company’s core activities. Under the agreement, Nienstedt G.m.b.H will be offering customer support to the Norfo sawing system equipment already in service.
Commercial disasters declared for nine West Coast fisheries United Nations
The Commerce Secretariat determined that nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington experienced commercial failures, which will enable fishing communities to seek disaster relief assistance from Congress.
ICES identifies 'substantial' species distribution shifts Denmark
A total of 16 out of 21 species examined by experts of the Workshop on Fish Distribution Shifts in response to a request from the EC have shown changes in their distributions across the northeast Atlantic since 1985, with hake and mackerel shifting the most.