Category Archives: Redundancies & Closures

“UNSUSTAINABLE market conditions in the UK”: Skretting plans to reduce feed overcapacity by ceasing production in the UK

Continue reading “UNSUSTAINABLE market conditions in the UK”: Skretting plans to reduce feed overcapacity by ceasing production in the UK

COOPERATION within the industry & with authorities, suppliers etc. needed for realizing Chilean salmon farming’s full potential – Cermaq CEO

Continue reading COOPERATION within the industry & with authorities, suppliers etc. needed for realizing Chilean salmon farming’s full potential – Cermaq CEO

MARINE Harvest registers in Q1 “one of its strongest quarters ever”: 10% growth year-over-year, USD 16 million write-down of fixed assets in MH Chile

Continue reading MARINE Harvest registers in Q1 “one of its strongest quarters ever”: 10% growth year-over-year, USD 16 million write-down of fixed assets in MH Chile

MARINE Harvest to lay off “up to 500 employees due to the recent algal bloom” and poor results

Continue reading MARINE Harvest to lay off “up to 500 employees due to the recent algal bloom” and poor results

GRIEG Seafood Q4: Algal bloom & sea lice challenges; Production cycle being changed from 24 to 18 months in Shetlands… “strategic review” decided for Hjatland Seafarms…

Continue reading GRIEG Seafood Q4: Algal bloom & sea lice challenges; Production cycle being changed from 24 to 18 months in Shetlands… “strategic review” decided for Hjatland Seafarms…

“UP TO 100” Jobs to go in restructuring at Marine Harvest Scotland; “We have to ensure the business is sustainable” – MD; No effect on 2016e volumes

Continue reading “UP TO 100” Jobs to go in restructuring at Marine Harvest Scotland; “We have to ensure the business is sustainable” – MD; No effect on 2016e volumes

SCOTTISH governement convenes to support Young’s workers and mitigate impacts of hundreds of job losses; Plants will not close, but workforce reduced by 650

Continue reading SCOTTISH governement convenes to support Young’s workers and mitigate impacts of hundreds of job losses; Plants will not close, but workforce reduced by 650

YOUNG’s update on consultation re. Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites; Details of ‘alternative option under consideration’

Continue reading YOUNG’s update on consultation re. Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites; Details of ‘alternative option under consideration’

YOUNG’s Seafood crisis in Fraserburgh and Spey Valley; Ministers, Unions & other stakeholders meet tomorrow to look at ways of protecting ~900 at-risk jobs

Scottish Business Minister Fergus Ewing and Food Secretary Richard Lochhead will tomorrow [July 23, 2015) chair a new Group to look at ways of protecting at-risk jobs in Young’s Seafood sites at Fraserburgh and Spey Valley. Continue reading YOUNG’s Seafood crisis in Fraserburgh and Spey Valley; Ministers, Unions & other stakeholders meet tomorrow to look at ways of protecting ~900 at-risk jobs

YOUNG’s considers options & will start consultation with staff & trade unions following loss of Sainsbury’s salmon contract; Of closure & 900+ job losses…

Continue reading YOUNG’s considers options & will start consultation with staff & trade unions following loss of Sainsbury’s salmon contract; Of closure & 900+ job losses…

SANFORD proposes to close its Christchurch mussel processing facility in response to spat supply shortage; 200+ jobs on the line

Consultations with Sanford’s Christchurch employees have begun Thursday (April 9, 2015) afternoon to discuss the potential closure of the company’s Christchurch mussel processing facility. Sanford Chief Executive Volker Kuntzsch is in Christchurch meeting with staff and says that recent weather patterns have impacted on natural spat (offspring) supply for successive seasons to a point where the company needs to look at its mussel processing capacity. The news come exactly a week after the first and new industry/government-funded Greenshell mussel hatchery has been opened, though tt will still take years for the latter to start alleviating the Kiwi shellfish industry’s reliance on wild caught spat. Continue reading SANFORD proposes to close its Christchurch mussel processing facility in response to spat supply shortage; 200+ jobs on the line

NEWFOUNDLAND socio-economic backgrounder: “The sustainability of most costal municipalities is strongly linked to the viability of the inshore fishery”

Continue reading NEWFOUNDLAND socio-economic backgrounder: “The sustainability of most costal municipalities is strongly linked to the viability of the inshore fishery”

HIGH Liner Foods to cease operations in Malden (MA) manufacturing facility to consolidate its U.S. manufacturing operations: Recognizes “this is a difficult day for the employees”

Continue reading HIGH Liner Foods to cease operations in Malden (MA) manufacturing facility to consolidate its U.S. manufacturing operations: Recognizes “this is a difficult day for the employees”