The world’s first semi-submersible aquaculture support vessel, which was built by the Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co, has been put into operation in the Norwegian Sea area of Frohavet. Ocean Farm 1, the world’s first deep-sea fish farm, incorporating the most advanced and sustainable technology in fish breeding, was delivered in June, according to the
Drinking upmarket bottled water has become chic for China’s sophisticated shoppers. The thirst for the right brands is growing despite rising prices as consumers go for the healthy option and leave fizzy, sugary soft drinks on the shelves…Full Article: China Daily Sept 2017 Key Points In July 2017, Reignwood Group (see Red Bull) began distributing
A Chinese shipping firm on Saturday [3 June 2017] delivered the world’s first automated offshore fishery to Norwegian fish farming company SalMar ASA. Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation delivered the vessel to SalMar ASA at its dock in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, the Xinhua News Agency reported…Full Article: ECNS.cn
Norway has come up with an ambitious plan to dramatically increase its seafood exports to China, and expects the trade to be worth 10 billion yuan ($1.45 billion) by 2025, the Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday at a news conference in Beijing. “The plan is based on Chinese consumers’ preference for Norwegian seafood, coupled
A major investor from the land of the vikings said China would be the next big fish market to be conquered by Norwegian salmon. “China is too big to ignore,” Hogne I. Tyssoy, portfolio manager of the Holberg Triton fund, said in an interview in Oslo. “Now when it’s opening again, Norwegian seafood has an
China has announced it will halt imports of whole salmon from northern Norway from next week due to its worries that viruses carried by the products could threaten the Asian country’s fish farming industry, an official document showed Thursday. Starting on March 23, imports of whole salmon with heads or viscera from Norway’s northern counties
China has banned the import of whole Norwegian salmon from September 10 until importers can certify that the fish are free from infectious salmon anaemia as well as variants of the virus, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority said on Monday [8 September 2014]…Full Article: The Global Times Sept 2014 Key Point Norwegian processed salmon (i.e.
The Scottish salmon farming industry is struggling to meet a controversial target to rapidly increase production to help feed China’s growing appetite for fresh and smoked salmon. Scottish salmon producers have fallen way behind their goal of increasing production by 60,000 tons, or 50 per cent, by 2020 to help meet surging demand for the