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Cermaq researcher defends his PhD on intracellular bacteria – important for improved mitigation of fish diseases
In his doctorate theses, Øyvind Brevik has developed genotyping tools for identifying bacteria causing disease in fish. This knowledge is important for developing tools for disease mitigation in aquaculture.
UN GC Action Planform for Sustainable Ocean Business moves forward
The Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business, launched in June, has made a three year plan for its work on the role of the ocean in achieving the 17 sustainability goals, and with particular focus on SDG 14, Life below Water.
Production start at Cermaq’s new closed containment system in Horsvågen
Cermaq aims to be leading in technology development that contributes to sustainable food production. This weekend, Cermaq transferred smolt into its new closed containment system in Horsvågen.
Global leaders in seafood step up its actions for ocean sustainability
Cermaq and nine other of the world’s largest seafood companies will increase their efforts to strengthen sustainable practices in the seafood industry.
Norway’s most efficient and modern processing factory for salmon opened by Cermaq in Steigen
Cermaq’s new and modern processing factory for salmon was officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik today.
Cermaq introduces fish welfare policy
Cermaq has implemented a new fish welfare policy based on the framework and recommendations in the FishWell report. While Cermaq already reports on a broad set of fish health and welfare indicators, this is the first step towards developing KPIs for measuring fish welfare as defined in FishWell.
Stable performance - sea lice challenges in Tofino area towards normal levels
Cermaq presents another quarter of strong performance on social indicators, whereas the fish health in Canada was impacted by sea lice challenges in Clayoquot Sound region.
Replacing meat with farmed salmon reduces pressure on farmland and protects the planet
Without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use could be reduced by more than 75%. What about farmed salmon, where a large part of feed comes from agriculture, e.g. soy. Should we all become vegans?
Cermaq welcomes the launch of UN Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business
As the first business partner and a founding patron to the action platform, Cermaq has been active in the formation of the UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. The action platform is launched today, on the World Oceans Day, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.