Jason Holland

Jason Holland

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

London-based seafood writer and communications consultant Jason Holland has been a contributing editor to SeafoodSource.com since January 2010. Jason has more than 25 years of experience as a B2B journalist and editor – a career that has taken him all over the world. He believes he found his true professional calling in 2004 when he started documenting the many facets of the international seafood industry and he’s particularly proud of the strong, collaborative relationships he has formed at all stages of the supply chain.

Published on
February 25, 2021

To underpin its endeavours in the field of offshore fish farming, SalMar has confirmed the appointment of Trine Sæther Romuld as chief financial officer and director of strategy at its subsidiary SalMar Ocean ... 

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Published on
February 25, 2021

Iceland’s fishing fleet landed a total 58,872 metric tons (MT) of fish and seafood last month, some 65 percent more than in January 2020 …

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Published on
February 25, 2021

Kverva, Norway-headquartered salmon farmer SalMar ASA saw declines stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, but still managed to have a solid year financially.

SalMar delivered total operational earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of NOK 413.8 million (USD 49.6 million, EUR 40.5 million) in the fourth quarter of last year, down from NOK 658.1 million (USD 78.9 million, EUR 64.5 million) in Q4 2019.

Operational EBIT for the full-year 2020

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Published on
February 24, 2021

Seafood and aquaculture businesses previously omitted from the United Kingdom’s Seafood Disruption Support Scheme are now able to apply for some of the GBP 23 (USD 32.4 million, EUR 26.7 million) financial aid after the government extended the scheme.

The country-wide fund, initially announced on 19 January, is intended to provide financial assistance to businesses that suffered a financial loss because of delays related to the export

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Published on
February 24, 2021

Arctic Fish Holding AS has begun trading on Euronext Growth Oslo following a successful private placement totaling NOK 600 million (USD 71.1 million, EUR 58.4 million) through the allocation of more than 9.8 million shares

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Published on
February 23, 2021

Faroe Islands-headquartered Bakkafrost Group saw decreased earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) in the fourth quarter, due in large part to the depressed global market for salmon. 

Bakkafrost Group delivered total operational earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of DKK 88.5 million (USD 14.5 million, EUR 11.9 million) in the fourth quarter of 2020, down from DKK 415.3 million (USD 67.9 million, EUR 55.8 million) in the

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Published on
February 22, 2021

Norwegian aquaculture and fishing producer Lerøy Seafood Group (LSG) has confirmed its intention to expand its recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) capabilities with a potential new facility in the region of Vestland, in western Norway

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Published on
February 22, 2021

Pump manufacturer Framo has confirmed that it has become a joint partner with fellow Norwegian company Lingalaks AS in the company StadionLaks, and will collaborate on the development of the Stadion Basin innovation project, a new closed, floating production system for Atlantic salmon …

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Published on
February 19, 2021

Lerøy Seafood Group (LSG) reported operating profit before fair value adjustments of NOK 441 million (USD 52.3 million, EUR 43.1 million) for the fourth quarter of last year, down 43 percent from the NOK 769 million (USD 91.2 million, EUR 75.1 million) achieved in the corresponding period of 2019 ... 

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Published on
February 19, 2021

Scottish salmon farmer Loch Duart plans to introduce a new steel cage system to its production in the northwest of the country this year as it seeks to improve safety, improve fish care and handling, and reduce operational costs ... 

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