3 doctoral degrees in Cermaq in 1 month

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 14:45 CET

With two new doctoral degrees in Cermaq's fish health group in Bergen, the research group of five has completed three doctoral degrees in only one month. Cermaq has made use of the Norwegian Research Council's scheme for “industrial PhD”.

Young salmon benefit from exercise

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 08:30 CET

We have always known that exercise is good for you, but now we know the optimal level of exercise for our young fish. It is the speed of the water flow that determines the exercise or the speed of swimming. The optimal speed of the water keeps the salmon smolt strong and healthy. This is not only good for fish health and welfare, also the water quality is improved.

11th quarter of transparent reporting on sustainability performance

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 11:33 CET

Each quarter we publish our key performance indicators for OHS, fish health and welfare, environmental impacts, and compliance. We believe that our consistent transparency builds trust. The performance for the quarter July-September 2018 can be found on www.cermaq.com

Cermaq researcher defends his PhD on intracellular bacteria – important for improved mitigation of fish diseases

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 16:45 CET

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.

UN GC Action Planform for Sustainable Ocean Business moves forward

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2018 17:00 CEST

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.

Production start at Cermaq’s new closed containment system in Horsvågen

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2018 15:26 CEST

​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

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2018 08:49 CEST

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.

Norway’s most efficient and modern processing factory for salmon opened by Cermaq in Steigen

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2018 18:51 CEST

Cermaq’s new and modern processing factory for salmon was officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik today.

Cermaq introduces fish welfare policy

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 14:30 CEST

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.

Why we screen our brood stock fish against pathogens

News   •   Aug 24, 2018 14:20 CEST

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.

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About Cermaq

Sustainable aquaculture

Cermaq is a world leading producer of sustainable salmon and trout with operations in Chile, Canada and Norway. Cermaq supplies salmon to customers in more than 70 countries. Cermaq is an integrated farming company with operations from broodstock/egg to retailer/consumer market.
In 2014, Cermaq sold 130,000 tonnes salmon with revenue of NOK 5.6 bn. Cermaq has approximately 4000 employees. Cermaq is a fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation with head office in Oslo, Norway.


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