Tagged with economics

Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014: Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short

Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014: Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short

Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short   Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014   Biological problems for Marine Harvest’s Scottish salmon farming operation are causing problems for processors in the run-up to Christmas, the busiest time of the year for the sector. Problems with sea lice and other biological issues means the UK … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

 Press Release: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment 17 Sept 2014   A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) reveals that measures to support development of aquaculture ‘were not well designed and implemented’, ‘failed to deliver value for money’’ and ‘contributed little to growth and employment’. The report … 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

An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014: At Swim, Two Salmons

An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014: At Swim, Two Salmons

At Swim, Two Salmons Robert Allen, An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014 It is 26 December 1796. Wolfe Tone laments his fate. ‘Notwithstanding all our blunders, it is the dreadful stormy weather and the easterly winds, which have been blowing furiously and without intermission since we made Bantry Bay, that have ruined us.’ Five days have … Continue reading

West Cork Times: Marine Harvest Irish third quarter loses of €4 million to “exceptional mortalities”

West Cork Times: Marine Harvest Irish third quarter loses of €4 million to “exceptional mortalities”

Marine Harvest Irish third quarter loses of €4 million to “exceptional mortalities” West Cork Times, 8 Nov 2013 Environmentalists claim losses show economic failure of open cage salmon farming. MARINE Harvest, the Norwegian company who produce 80% of Ireland’s farmed salmon, have reported production down by 36% with exceptional loses of €4 million for 2013 … Continue reading