Subjects: Professional fishing
“Nowhere to land, nowhere to sell” - closing ports and supply chains to illegal fishing
"Nowhere to land, nowhere to sell" - five of the most influential industry and multi-stakeholder platforms in the seafood sector calling for action to combat the scourge of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Cermaq supports the Ocean Panel – we give it 100%
The Ocean Panel has lancjed its report confirming the great potential for increased food production through aquaculture. Cermaq having engaged with the panel directly as Cermaq and also through SeaBOS and the Global Compact Ocean Platform, applauds the Ocean Panel. Cermaq is ready to deliver, supporting the achievement of the goals for sustainable development.
Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm
Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm. The five-year project is the first of its kind and will allow for an individualized fish approach to salmon farming. Now, the first fish have been transferred in Cermaq's iFarm.
Cermaq and many other business leaders from more than 100 countries pledge support for multilateralism as the United Nations turns 75
UN is critical to achieve global transformation needed to achieve the SDGs. That is why Cermaq engages in the UN and in particular the GC action platform for ocean industries, says CEO Geir Molvik, .https://www.unglobalcompact.org/news/4589-09-21-2020
Cermaq expands its management team and appoints new CFO
Mr. Ole Martin Grimsrud is appointed new CFO, and Mr. Erlend Reiten will take up a new position as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). The changes apply from 1 September.Ole Martin Grimsrud (43) is appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and takes up the position from 1 September. He comes from the position as CFO in Aker Solutions where he has had various leader positions since 2012. Ole M
Cermaq’s activities to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals
In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, biodiversity, reducing the footprint of food production and creating shared value.In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, bi
Thomas Palm leaves Cermaq
After nearly 10 years in Cermaq, our CFO Thomas Palm is seeking new opportunities.
Cermaq launches iFarm project in January
The iFarm project has been scaled to the approval for four development licenses, and will be launched in Steigen, Nordland county, in January. The first transfer of fish to the sea is planned for autumn 2020. Cermaq's strategy is to strengthen fish farming in coastal areas in order to utilize the natural advantages for production of sustainable food in the ocean.
Cermaq welcomes the UN launch of Sustainable Ocean Principles
Building on the mapping of existing governance and regulations of the ocean and identifying sustainable ocean opportunities, the UN GC Action Platform now invites companies to join the Sustainable Ocean Principles for shared commitments and actions to scale impact.
UN report states the need to replace meat with seafood to limit temperature rise to 1.5° C
Increasing food production in the ocean is one of the clear calls to action from the high-level panel for a sustainable ocean economy to reach the climate goal set in the Paris agreement. Aggressive health campaigns and carbon tax on beef are recommended means.
10-year anniversary for Cermaq’s sustainability report
This year marks Cermaq’s ten years anniversary for its award winning sustainability reports. Since 2010, Cermaq’s sustainability report has been externally assured. Cermaq has led the way in contributing to an increasing transparency in the salmon industry.
Cermaq will use new tool in Chile to combat sea lice
The new tool is a mechanical system that is based on flushing with clean sea water with ambient temperature to remove the sea lice, thus safeguarding animal welfare. The system will be deployed in Chile from July.
Steven Rafferty appointed new MD for Cermaq Chile
Steven Rafferty brings broad global industry experience to Cermaq Chile, the second largest farming company in Chile. He also knows Chilean culture and business well. Steven Rafferty knows Cermaq from before, being CFO and COO farming in 2008-2010.
Cermaq launches brand platform: "True Arctic - slow raised salmon"
Cermaq's farming in Norway takes place north of the Arctic Circle, where the water is cold and the salmon grows slower, resulting in specific product qualities. As consumers increasingly pay more attention to the origin of the food, the Arctic effect represents market value.
3 doctoral degrees in Cermaq in 1 month
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
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
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
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
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.