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Undercurrent News, 16 Jan 2015: Experts advise free, unlimited licenses for Norway’s onshore aquaculture

 Experts advise free, unlimited licenses for Norway’s onshore aquaculture January 16, 2015 Undercurrent News A Norwegian working group tasked with assessing the feasibility of onshore aquaculture has recommended that the sector be given licenses for free, reported Sysla.no. The permits should be separate from those for sea-based aquaculture, and their numbers should not be limited, Jens … Continue reading

Undercurrent News January 7, 2015: Norwegian Entrepreneur To Invest In Orkla Backed Land Based Salmon Project

Norwegian Entrepreneur To Invest In Orkla Backed Land Based Salmon Project January 7, 2015, 9:41 am Undercurrent News Norwegian entrepreneur Bard Eker has joined a pool of investors backing a new land based salmon farming project in southeastern Norway, reported Norwegian media. The 53-year-old, who is best known for his involvement in the boat and car … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 24 Oct 2014: Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture

Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture Undercurrent News 24 Oct 2014   Norway’s industry and fisheries ministry has set up an expert committee to assess what regulations should apply for land-based aquaculture. Technology for land-based salmon production is evolving, both in Norway and abroad, noted the fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker. “How we manage closed facilities … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 6 Oct 2014: Norway salmon farms told to urgently find solutions to rising sealice levels

Norway salmon farms told to urgently find solutions to rising sealice levels October 6, 2014, 6:18 pm Undercurrent News Salmon farm. Photo: Norwegian Seafood Council. Rising sealice pressure has increased costs for Norwegian salmon farms in the summer, and the Norwegian  Food Safety Authority is urging the industry to develop alternative solutions to the problem, or … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, July 24 2014: Stricter sealice rules in Norway, tight supply could see salmon prices spike in 2015, say analysts

Undercurrent News, July 24 2014: Stricter sealice rules in Norway, tight supply could see salmon prices spike in 2015, say analysts

Stricter sealice rules in Norway, tight supply could see salmon prices spike in 2015, say analysts Undercurrent News, July 24 2014 Stricter sea lice rules in Norway combined with a tight supply could lead to a new salmon price spike in 2015, argued analysts from the investment bank Norne Securities. In a report in which they warn that … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 10 July 2014: Grieg manager given prison sentence over misleading lice reports

Grieg manager given prison sentence over misleading lice reports   Undercurrent News, 10 July 2014   A production manager at Grieg Seafood who filed misleading sea lice reports has been given a 30 day prison sentence, after Norwegian authorities reviewed an earlier court ruling to only fine the culprit, reports iLaks.no.   The female manager, who still is … Continue reading