Recent news from Cermaq
In our news archive you will find press releases and news published by Cermaq Group AS.
Øyvind Brevik is the first of three Cermaq researchers who will be defending a doctoral degree this fall. 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.
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. Cermaq was the first company to join this Platform.
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.
SeaBOS is one of the partnerships where Cermaq engages to strengthen sustainability and meet the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This week the SeaBOS Companies met and agreed to increase their efforts to strengthen sustainable practices in the seafood industry.
Cermaq’s new and modern processing factory for salmon was officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik today.
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.
Pathogens causing disease come from the wild and impact wild and farmed fish. In Cermaq we screen our brood-stock to ensure that the eggs put into our fresh-water facilities are free from pathogens. Read about our screening programs.
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.
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?
Oppdrettsselskapet Cermaq anker Fiskeridirektoratets beslutning om å tildele bare fire konsesjoner til utvikling av det nyskapende oppdrettssystemet iFarm, inn for departementet.