The estimated value of the contract is EUR 11.9 million and, subject to financing and regulatory approvals in Russia, the project will be completed in the second quarter of 2020, with production starting in 2021.
AKVA group Denmark is a wholly owned subsidiary of Norwegian AKVA group, which has recently expanded its land based division.
The company announced earlier this month that it was opening a new RAS (recirculating aquaculture systems) office in Trondheim.
BRUSSELS - Almost a third of branded food products sold in the European Union have the same or similar packaging, but different contents, according to a report published by the European Commission on Monday.
However, the report did not find that there was a noticeable split between the east and west of the bloc, despite complaints from former communist countries that multinationals sell lower quality food in their markets.
The study into nearly 1,400 samples of 128 different food products in 19 EU countries found that 9% of products had identical and 22% similar package fronts, but different compositions.
AKVA group Denmark A/S, a wholly owned subsidiary of AKVA group ASA, has won a tender for delivery of a new smolt facility in Murmansk, Russia, to Russian Aquaculture Llc. The estimated value is EUR 11,9 million. The final contract is not yet concluded and are amongst others subject to financing and regulatory approvals in Russia.
Last week, this newspaper reported about two studies that have warned that fish populations along Maharashtra’s coast could collapse because of overfishing and killing of juvenile fish.
Research by the Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation of Maharashtra says that illegal fishing methods — such as using banned nets — are killing juveniles that have not had a chance to breed. Many of these species are listed as threatened in the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s list.
Farmers in Sam Son city, the north-central province of Thanh Hoa, have become rich by developing traditional fish sauce production and business.
The trade in Sam Son dates back over a century ago, first produced in coastal villages of Quang Cu, Quang Tien, Trun Son and Truong Son. However, it is now popular in the whole city, creating jobs and good income for hundreds of locals.
The result of studies conducted last year by scientists on a Norwegian research vessel will be released within the next couple of months, the Department of Fisheries has announced.
The research vessel RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen was in Myanmar from August to September 2018. The ship – named after a famous Norwegian explorer, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate – conducted a month-long study of fish resources and the marine ecosystem off Rakhine, Tanintharyi and Ayeyarwady.
Dongwon launches new tuna fishing vessel 'Jubilee' South Korea
Dongwon Industries, the country's largest deep-sea fishing company, has launched today its latest purse seiner, Jubilee, to modernize its increasingly aging fleet.
The 2,200-ton vessel, launched to c...