Category Archives: Press release

Oceanology International 2018: Diverse Programme of Technical Tracks

Alex Whitebrook/ January 9, 2018/ Press release/ 0 comments

The Technical Tracks conference programme for Oceanology International 2018 at ExCel, London (13-15 March 2018) has now been finalised, constituting the most extensive and cogent analysis of advances in ocean science and technology available under one roof. The conference programme gets under way on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 with a Hydrography, Geophysics & Geotechnics track,chaired by Andy Hill, marine geohazard technical authority

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Russian aquaculture anounces intention to conduct secondary public offering of shares

Alex Whitebrook/ November 10, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Moscow, 9 November 2017. Russian Aquaculture (“Russian Aquaculture” or “the Company”), Russia’s largest aquaculture company, announces its intention to conduct a secondary public Offering (the “Offering”) of new ordinary shares of the Company (the “Shares”) DETAILS OF THE OFFERING Shares will be placed on Moscow Exchange The Company has already registered the issue of 32,769,223 new shares with the Central

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CIFT to host aquaculture forum

Alex Whitebrook/ November 2, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), in collaboration with Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch (AFSIB), will host the 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (IFAF) here for four days from November 21. Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu would inaugurate the event at Hotel Le Meridien at 4 p.m., said a press release here. The AFSIB, since its inception in 1986,

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Aquaculture high on MASTS agenda

Alex Whitebrook/ October 12, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

A study that could aid the search for the development of a vaccine against sea lice in salmon, how environmental enrichment can impact cleanerfish welfare, and plans to further the scientific assessment of Scotland’s wrasse fishery were among the highlights of the aquaculture-related content at the recent MASTS Annual Science Meeting. The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland’s

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GOAL welcomes more than 400 aquaculture industry professionals to Dublin

Alex Whitebrook/ October 3, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

After a stop in China’s Guangzhou Province in 2016, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has decided to take its premier aquaculture event, GOAL, to the seaport capital of Dublin, Ireland, to discuss the current state of global seafood farming with the industry’s leaders, movers, and shakers. More than 60 speakers and experts will present at this year’s pre-competitive GOAL 2017

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Province rolls out The Way Forward on Aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ September 29, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Surrounded by department ministers and industry representatives, Premier Dwight Ball took to the podium in Gander this morning to roll out the province’s plan to support sustainable growth of the aquaculture industry. Having contributed $276-million to the economy last year, it was announced at the summit, the plan is to triple commercial salmon production to 50,000 metric tonnes, increase commercial

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Nutriad sponsored fish parasites talks at TARS 2017

Alex Whitebrook/ September 8, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Once more, multinational feed additives producer Nutriad sponsored The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS), which was held August 16-17 in Bali, Indonesia. This year’s theme was Finfish Aquaculture: Strategy and growth. A pioneer in additives that support health and nutrition in fish and shrimp, Nutriad continuously strives to interact with industry professionals and scientist from all over the world. Parasite control

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Kentucky State University: Extension to host second indoor aquaculture program

Alex Whitebrook/ August 30, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Due to the popularity of its spring indoor aquaculture program, the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a second event for individuals interested in learning more about the production of indoor marine shrimp, tilapia and aquaponics. The program is Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Kentucky State University (KSU) Aquaculture Research Center in Frankfort. Indoor aquaculture systems are growing in popularity,

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Dicalcium Phosphate Market 2017

Alex Whitebrook/ August 29, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The Global Dicalcium Phosphate Market has seen a positive growth over the past few years and it has been experienced that the demand for Dicalcium Phosphate will escalate during the forecast period. Dicalcium Phosphate is majorly used in food supplement as a source of calcium and is very much helpful in keeping the food items fresh for a longer period

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Veggie power? Cargill develops fermented feed to battle disease in aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ August 25, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Cargill has developed a fermented vegetable feed said to be rich in organic acid for shrimp that it claims can reduce the spread of early mortality syndrome (EMS). EMS, also known as acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), is a disease affecting shrimp believed to be caused by bacterial infection. “EMS can quickly spread among farmed shrimp populations, causing mortality rates

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