Corfu Sea Farm is sustainably certified
Farmed sea bass and sea bream from Corfu Sea Farm S.A. has been confirmed as Friend of the Sea (FoS) certified and compliant with its standard for seafood from sustainable aquaculture.
 Sustainability tool package launched
Skretting Ecuador has launched a package of precision-based tools, incorporating nutrition, farm management practices and proactive technical support designed to offer full control of the total farm cycle and boost farm profitability.
 Neptune delousing barge for Cermaq Canada
Canadian salmon farm company Cermaq Canada has contracted Neptune Marine to build an environmentally friendly salmon delousing barge to combat the problem of lice infestation of salmon stocks.
 Havyard 587 build for Norsk Fisketransport
Havyard Group has signed a contract with Norsk Fisketransport (NFT) for the June 2020 delivery of a live fish carrier of Havyard 587 design.
 Krill fishing companies back call to protect Antarctic Ocean
A Greenpeace campaign to protect the Antarctic Ocean, backed by 1.7 million people globally, has received the unprecedented support of the vast majority of krill fishing companies operating in Antarctic waters. The companies making the commitment, Aker BioMarine, CNFC, Insung, Pescachile and Rimfrost, represent 85% of the krill fishing industry in the Antarctic and are all members of the Association of Responsible Krill harvesting companies (ARK).
 Optimarin BWMS for DESS Aquaculture wellboats
DESS Aquaculture will install Optimarin ballast water management systems (BWMS) on four of its newbuild 3,500m3 capacity wellboats.
 AKVA acquires Egersund Net
AKVA will acquire 100% of the shares in Egersund Net from Egersund Group with the deal expected to be completed around 31 August.
 Hybrid concept for IPS system
Volvo Penta has revealed it is developing a hybrid-powered Inboard Performance System (IPS) concept.
 Moana New Zealand appoints CEO
Moana New Zealand’s new CEO has been named as Steve Tarrant, who has nine years’ experience within the company and more than 25 years’ experience in the industry in various companies across New Zealand.
 Call for ID tagged fishing nets
World Animal Protection has called on the member states of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to ensure all fishing nets are ID tagged by 2025 to reduce the numbers of marine animals being killed by lost fishing nets.