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Cermaq site in Region XII, Chile is suspected of having ISA virus

Cermaq site in Region XII, Chile is suspected of having ISA virus

News   •   Nov 18, 2019 15:18 CET

During a routine sampling at our seawater site Ensenada Rys located in XII Region, a ISA virus was detected on one of the pens at the site. There has been no signs of disease or elevated mortality.

Why we screen our brood stock fish against pathogens

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.

Replacing meat with farmed salmon reduces pressure on farmland and protects the planet

Replacing meat with farmed salmon reduces pressure on farmland and protects the planet

News   •   Aug 10, 2018 11:19 CEST

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?

Summer temps clean beaches for plastic pollution

Summer temps clean beaches for plastic pollution

News   •   Sep 19, 2017 15:44 CEST

Cermaq Norway's summer campaign removed 200 cubic meters or 200,000 litres of plastic, from our beaches in the region. "The plastic campaign was a great success. We want to provide youth with working opportunities and cleaning beaches is important task. This is a win-win situation and we are definitely going to repeat this next summer" says HSE coordinator Torbjørn Hjerto.

Fernando Villarroel leaves Cermaq

Fernando Villarroel leaves Cermaq

News   •   Jan 16, 2017 09:15 CET

Villarroel, COO Canada, has decided to return to Chile after working abroad for 10 years.

More ASC-certified sites

More ASC-certified sites

News   •   Nov 14, 2016 16:15 CET

Cermaq aims at certifying all its sites to the ambitious ASC standard. Today, two sites in Norway received the certification. The two sites, Veggfjell and Oksøya are both located in Nordland, North of the Arctic Circle.

Livet under vann

Livet under vann

News   •   Nov 03, 2016 10:08 CET

Bærekraftig havbruk er ikke bare en viktig bidragsyter for å nå klimamål, det kan bidra med løsninger på flere av FNs bærekraftmål. Norge har en unik mulighet til å gjøre en forskjell dersom politikere og næring spiller på lag

THE GLOBAL SALMON INITIATIVE (GSI) members have reached 100 ASC certified farms

THE GLOBAL SALMON INITIATIVE (GSI) members have reached 100 ASC certified farms

News   •   Oct 27, 2016 12:23 CEST

Cermaq has ASC certified farming sites in Chile, Canada and Norway

Fiskeoppdrett er del av løsningen for å nå FNs bærekraftmål

Fiskeoppdrett er del av løsningen for å nå FNs bærekraftmål

News   •   Oct 25, 2016 14:16 CEST

Livet under vann er avgjørende for havbruk, og illustrerer hvordan bærekraftmålene definert av FN representerer utfordringer og muligheter for alle.

Axel Ranang Gustavsen appointed Chief Legal Officer in Cermaq

Axel Ranang Gustavsen appointed Chief Legal Officer in Cermaq

News   •   Aug 17, 2016 14:09 CEST

The new CLO has broad experience from law firms as well as international engineering and energy industry. In Cermaq, he will be heading Legal, HR and Sustainability functions.

Fighting SRS - Pincoy project in Chile

Fighting SRS - Pincoy project in Chile

News   •   Aug 15, 2016 16:24 CEST

Cermaq is engaged in managing SRS, the largest sanitary, economic and environmental sustainability challenge in Chilean aquaculture.

Maintaining biodiversity at every farming site

Maintaining biodiversity at every farming site

News   •   Jul 14, 2016 13:42 CEST

The ASC certification requires in depth knowledge of red listed species to ensure that our operations does not negatively impact the wealth of species we all depend on.