Kvarøy Arctic’s International Scholarship Continues to Empower Women in Aquaculture For the Third Year in a Row

May 13, 2022 Kvarøy Arctic’

Recognized by FastCo as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022, Kvarøy Arctic is continuing for the third year its international scholarship program that aims to empower women in aquaculture.

Collaboration to Raise Profile of European Aquaculture

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) are joining forces to improve the aquaculture sector in Europe and ensure it is better recognised at a political level.

American Aquafarms’ Controversial Salmon Farm Permit is Killed

State officials have terminated American Aquafarms’ application for a massive fish farm in Frenchman Bay, dealing a major setback to the Norwegian-backed company that hoped to grow millions of pounds of Atlantic salmon in net pens.

ASC Broadens Reach of Program With Two New Updates

ASC has published a revised ASC Shrimp Standard, as well as new requirements specifically for Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) farms.

Nueva Pescanova Built the World’s First Intelligent Aquafarm to Better Feed the Fish and the World

April 18, 2022 Microsoft

Working with Microsoft, Omar Portugal and his team adopted new software, added more data-gathering sensors, and floated several automated feeding stations atop the shrimp pond at the Marfrisco Aquafarm. The facility is one of numerous farms operated around the world by Nueva Pescanova, a Spain-based company specializing in the fishing, farming, processing and sale of seafood products.