Grieg Seafood Set to Begin First Salmon Harvest in Marystown
Grieg Seafood Newfoundland has announced its intention to harvest 5,000 tonnes of farmed salmon from its Burin Peninsula aquaculture facilities this fall, which will be processed at the Quinlan Brothers fish plant in Bay de Verde.
The payoff for the Norwegian aquaculture firm, according to Grieg’s Director of Human Resources and Communications Perry Power, has been a long time coming.
According to Power, setting up a facility of the scale that they have, with recirculating aquaculture ...
Grieg Outlines Ongoing Development of N.L. Operations
Plans are on track for the first three million smolt from the Grieg Seafood N.L. salmon hatchery and nursery in the Marystown Industrial Park to be transferred to marine grow-out sites in Placentia Bay next spring.
One of the world’s largest indoor hatchery and nursery facilities, Grieg’s operation incorporates recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) technology designed by AquaMaof, Israel.
“Their design is a total recirculation of water to retain as much water as we possible ...