Statement from Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO) and Shetland Aquaculture
Posted on: 27 August, 2010
The Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO) and Shetland Aquaculture are aware that investigations are currently underway by a number of statutory agencies in connection with Hoganess Salmon in Shetland.
NAFC STAFF RETURN FROM NORWEGIAN FACT FINDING MISSION
Posted on: 17 September, 2009
A team from the NAFC Marine Centre’s Marine Science and Technology department has just returned from a fact finding mission to Norway where some salmon farming companies are using Ballan wrasse as ‘cleaner fish’ to control sea lice levels on salmon farms in a natural and sustainable way.
Successful Aquaculture Safety and Health Awareness Day
Posted on: 9 July, 2009
Over 80 fish and shellfish farmers attended a health and safety awareness seminar in Scalloway on Tuesday 7th July.
COMMENT ON REPORTS OF INFECTIOUS SALMON ANAEMIA VIRUS FOUND IN SHETLAND
Posted on: 5 January, 2009
Fisheries Research Services (FRS) Inspectors have found evidence of the Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus in a salmon farm in Shetland, with no clinical outbreak.
As a result of the finding, FRS are now operating control procedures set out in the Code of Practice to Avoid and Minimise the Impact of ISA, which was written jointly by Scottish Government officials and the salmon farming industry in 2000.
FUNDRAISING EVENT TOPS £1,000
Posted on: 22 October, 2008
Staff of Shetland Aquaculture and Seafood Shetland hosted a ‘Soup and Sandwiches’ event in Stewart Building on Friday 5th September 2008, as a fundraiser for the CLAN 123 Appeal, which aims to raise funds for a purpose built new Cancer Support Centre in Aberdeen.
Scott Landsburgh, SSPO Chief Executive, visits Shetland
Posted on: 21 October, 2008
The new Chief Executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation had his first taste of Shetland recently where he met representatives from the major salmon farming companies.
Hot topics for discussion at seminar programme for Aquaculture UK 2008
Posted on: 7 May, 2008
Some of the leading names in the fish farming industry will speak at the seminar programme of the Aquaculture UK 2008 exhibition in Aviemore on 21-22 May.
Major fish farming exhibition returns to its roots in the Scottish Highlands
Posted on: 8 April, 2008
The Scottish aquaculture industry is set to come under the spotlight next month at a major showcase exhibition and conference in Aviemore.
North Atlantic Seafood Forum, Norway
Posted on: 5 March, 2008
Scottish seafood and the fishing industry will be featured during today's North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Oslo.
New Workboats arrive in Shetland
Posted on: 8 January, 2008
The workboat being lowered on to the pier at SBS on Christmas Eve was one of three transported from the Risnes & Sonner shipyard in Sagvaag, Norway by reefer for the aquaculture industry in Shetland