Subjects: Agriculture, fishing
Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) launches progress report 2017-2022
Cermaq is one of the ten seafood companies in the global partnership Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) and has the honor to present SeaBOS’ press release on the launch of the Progress report for the first five years of operation and the invitation to the live steam of the launch.
Industry settlement in US civil anti-trust litigation
Reference is made to the previously disclosed class-action complaints in the US against Cermaq and five other producers and/or sellers of Norwegian salmon (together with certain of their subsidiaries) (collectively referred to as the Defendants), over claims concerning anti-competitive behaviour. While all Defendants reject that there is any basis for the claims and consider the complaints to be e
Strong fish health results and environmental performance results in Cermaq
Survival rate for Atlantic salmon last year was 95% with variances between areas showing the potential for further improvement. Scoring fish welfare on three levels; environmental, population and individual is an important tool to increase survival rate.
Bendik Fyhn Terjesen appointed Professor II in aquaculture technology at Nord University in Bodø.
Bendik Fyhn Terjesen will combine his work in Cermaq Group as Head of Landbased Innovation & development with a professor II position at the Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture at North University in Bodø.
iFarm: for the first time, swimming fish have been sorted in a net pen
For the first time, swimming fish have been sorted in a net pen. This is a big step forward for improved fish health and increased survival in salmon farming.
How does IPCC support salmon farming?
by Lars Galtung
Director Communication and Sustainability
Our planet faces multiple and urgent problems, and the recent report from UN panel IPCC affects us all; as consumers, and local citizens, and it brings clear messages to our politicians.
Climate changes are already here
The climate changes impact us, and they impact the earth's ability to produce food in the future. We must re
Has Covid permanently lifted salmon demand?
Consumers seem to have embraced salmon as a convenient and healthy food for home preparation. The strong rise in home consumption of salmon was a response to the restrictions or close-down of restaurant and outdoor dining. Now as society opens up the retail sales remains high.
The first iFarm fish on the way to market
The results from the harvest show high quality of the iFarm fish, which confirms that the health and welfare of the fish has been good in the iFarm net pens. The very first iFarm fish was stocked in Martnesvika sea site in the autumn of 2020.
Cermaq Chile announces new Managing Director
With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Pedro Courard, current Production Director of the company, becomes the new Managing Director of Cermaq Chile. He replaces Steven Rafferty who becomes the new CEO of Cermaq Group, based in Oslo, Norway, starting 1 March 2022.
Pedro is an industrial civil engineer from the University of Chile and has an MBA from the University of Tulane, USA
Cermaq will not attend Seafood Expo North America in Boston in March
Cermaq regrets to announce that it has decided to not participate in the Seafood Expo North America in Boston in March due to the Covid situation.
During this challenging period, our focus has been our customers, managing uncertainty and being a reliable supplier. In the current situation we cannot risk that participation in Boston may have negative impact on our contingency and availability to
Benchmark Animal Health and Cermaq receive funding from the Research Council of Norway for the development of Tenacibaculum vaccines for salmon
Mouth rot and tenacibaculosis represent a major issue for the health and welfare in farmed Atlantic salmon
Benchmark Animal Health, a leading aquaculture biotechnology company, and Cermaq Group AS, a world leading salmon farming company, announced receipt of NOK 4.2 million in funding from the Research Council of Norway, to support a collaborative research project to develop a vaccine against
The iFarm project aims to improve fish welfare with AI and machine learning – Now an entire sea site is equipped with iFarm setup for the first time
The iFarm project, which has been ongoing since January last year, is in its second phase. An entire sea site in Vesterålen, Norway is now equipped with an iFarm setup in all the net pens, after the fish was stocked there this autumn. The goal is to increase fish health and welfare with artificial intelligence and machine learning.
An aquaculture pioneer steps down in Cermaq
Mr. Geir Molvik hands over the baton as CEO of Cermaq Group as he wishes Cermaq well and seeks to prioritize his time differently going forward. New CEO from March 2022 will be Steven Rafferty, current MD of Cermaq Chile.
Climate action and biodiversity at stake at COP 26
In the run up to COP 26, Cermaq joins UNs Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in engaging the private sector in climate proofing aquatic food systems. Blue Food is climate action and is needed both for human and planetary health.
Global Compact report strengthens the role of seafood for successful ocean stewardship
When UN Global Compact is taking stock on the 5 tipping points for ocean stewardship, Cermaq highlight that the sustainable seafood is needed for human and planetary health. Today, Global Compact gathered private sector, academia, Governments and NGOS in an Ocean Stewardship Coalition to take stock on these tipping points.
Cermaq awarded for its work to improve fish welfare
Cermaq awarded for its work to improve fish welfare. Close follow-up and simple measures has improved the quality and survival of the fry.
Cermaq cooperates with Norwegian start-up kelp producer
Cermaq and Folla Alger enter into an agreement on integrated salmon and kelp farming in collaboration with leading research environments in Norway. The companies will utilize nutrients from the salmon cages for farming kelp but will also develop kelp into a new feed raw material for salmon.
GSI sustainability report launched today.
Cermaq, being an active partner in the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), proudly shares the GSI press release on the launch of the sustainability report. The report includes data 14 sustainability metrics across 40% of global farmed salmon industry.
Lars Galtung appointed Global Director of Communication and Sustainability at Cermaq
Sustainability is more important than ever, and Cermaq is now strengthening its organization to raise the bar and drive this work with even greater impact. Lars Galtung will take on the responsibility when communication and sustainability are combined in one department.
The camera sensor for fish recognition in iFarm has been put into sea. The goal is to improve fish health and welfare by using artificial intelligence
Cermaq aims to use artificial intelligence and machine learning for facial recognition of each fish in a farming site. Providing each fish with a health certificate and being able to give each fish adapted follow-up, will secure fish health and welfare. Now, the first version of the iFarm sensor that will identify and recognize each fish has been put into sea.