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After 41 years, salmon farming pioneer to retire from Marine Harvest

After 41 years’ service to Scottish salmon farming, one if its pioneers has announced retirement. Steve Bracken, Business Support Manager at Marine Harvest Scotland, will retire at the end of July 2018. Beginning his career as Fish Farm Assistant at Lochailort on May 23, 1977, Steve is the longest serving employee at Marine Harvest. Steve

Clarification on Salmon Mortality

We wish to clarify the position in response to a recent article “Poached alive – fish die as farm overheats water” which appeared in The Telegraph (19th November) and subsequently in the Mail on Line. The Telegraph article was based on a story in The Sunday Herald the week before based on a Freedom of

New wellboat for Marine Harvest is a first for Scotland

A new wellboat for Marine Harvest has been launched at Corpach pier, in a first for Scotland. For it uses natural methods to eradicate sea lice and prevent a range of potential fish diseases by utilising reverse osmosis technology The vessel, 70m long, with a 2,000 cubic metre capacity was officially named Inter Caledonia by

Marine Harvest announce £80m fish feed plant plans

Quarry at Kyleakin the preferred site for feed plant A quarry at Kyleakin is the preferred site for a new £80m fish feed plant which will create 55 full time, permanent jobs. The announcement was made by Marine Harvest Scotland after consideration of a number of different sites on the west coast. The site, known

Scotland’s Life Science Annual Awards

Marine Harvest Scotland in group award The collaborative group comprising the Institute of Stirling, Marine Harvest Scotland, Scottish Sea Farms and Biomar received the Innovative Collaboration Award last night at Scotland’s Life Science Awards in Edinburgh. The award was for the work being carried out on the development of wrasse as a cleaner fish in

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