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Grieg Seafood BC adds delousing vessel to its fleet

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. has committed an additional $11 million annually in its efforts to reduce sea lice populations, while also reducing overall medication and chemical use. The Campbell River, BC-based company has entered into a three-year contract with Njord Marine Service Ltd. for the service of a vessel equipped with a mechanical delousing system.

GSA CEO Wally Stevens retires, Brian Perkins steps into role

Stevens is retiring as the head of the non-profit organization after 14 years of service. Though he steps away from his day-to-day responsibilities, Stevens will remain a member of the GSA board of directors and executive committee.

Alaska seafood veteran joins Alliance board

The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance announced that Jeff Hetrick has joined its board of directors. Hetrick previously conducted salmon enhancement projects for private non-profits and the Alaska Department of Fish and Fame. He is also a founding member of the Alaska Shellfish Growers Association.
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Slowly does it: Maine's scallop aquaculture growing slowly but steadily

Today, there are 32 active leases that are approved for scallops in the state (with three more pending approval), up from 17 leases five years ago. Though few of those leases are in commercial production, there is a growing interest. A factor behind the scallop sector’s measured growth may be its relative newness in the state and farmers are still trying to find their footing. » Read more

Aquaculture winning hearts in Newfoundland

Enthusiasm for Newfoundland and Labrador’s aquaculture industry appears unstoppable as latest insights show community support is on the uptick and the salmon sector is on a better footing to recapture growth. » Read more

Reshaping Nova Scotia’s aquaculture

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture for Nova Scotia Steve Craig lays out his vision for making aquaculture a part of the solution for rebuilding the province’s economy. This includes implementing a licensing process that ‘places much weight on environmental considerations,’ mapping out the province’s coastal areas, and engaging with the community regarding open-net pen aquaculture. » Read more
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