Scotland’s largest salmon farming operator, Marine Harvest, has submitted an application to Highland Council to increase production at its site off the isle of Muck, in the Inner Hebrides.
Thousands of fish have died following an outbreak of disease at two fish farms on Lewis.
Councillors have reluctantly approved plans by Marine Harvest to install bigger pens at a west Highland salmon farm.
A strong performance by its operations in Scotland has helped lift second-quarter profits at international fish farming giant Marine Harvest to a record high.
A new fish farm feed plant will give a £2million boost to the economy of Skye and Lochalsh, the company behind the development has said.
Well-known chefs have joined the line-up for the upcoming Salmon Festival in Inverness.
The loss of a key contract which threatened a processing factory in Fraserburgh took a large bite out of profits and turnover at Young’s Seafood in its last trading year.
The Highlands enjoyed some good news yesterday in the shape of a planning bonanza with five major projects given the green light by the council in a single meeting.
Plans for an £80million fish food processing plant on Skye could be approved next week.
Innovative technology used to combat the scourge of sea-lice on Scottish salmon farms has been blamed for the deaths of nearly 6,000 fish at a site in Shetland.
Scottish scientists have launched a new project to build an artificial salmon gut to improve understanding of fish nutrition.
A major fish farm company has been fined £5,000 after a safety error led to an employee losing the tops of four of her fingers.
Prince Charles visited a leading salmon farm in the Highlands yesterday to observe work on its "cleaner fish" project.
Plans to create 55 jobs by building an £80million fish feed plant on Skye have been lodged with the local authority.
Fort William Coastguard Rescue Team was called out to assist six kayakers who capsized in the middle of Loch Lochy last night.
Ten new jobs could be created on Rum if Marine Harvest is granted permission for a proposed salmon farm off the Hebridean island.
People living in the area around a planned £80million fish feed plant on Skye are being given the opportunity to comment on the proposal at drop-in sessions next month.
Challenges in Scotland and Chile failed to prevent Norwegian fish farm giant Marine Harvest reporting an increase in first quarter profits.
A major fish farm company has announced plans for an £80million feed plant on Skye that will create 55 jobs.
A salmon farming catastrophe in Chile has highlighted the potential for disaster to strike the industry anywhere in the world, producers in Scotland warned yesterday.
Salmon farming giant Marine Harvest is on the hunt for a suitable site for an £80million west coast fish feed plant.
Almost 300 jobs will be lost at Young's Seafood in Fraserburgh - despite the company that beat them to a major contract outsourcing their work to Poland.
Fish escapes and a deadly disease cost salmon farmer Marine Harvest Scotland (MHS) nearly £240,000 during the second quarter of 2015, new figures confirm.
A Highland town has been dealt its second major economic blow within weeks with news that a local factory could close.
Thousands of salmon worth about £240,000 have escaped from an Argyll fish farm, raising fears that they will breed with wild fish stocks and dilute the purity of the stock.
Scottish aquaculture successes were celebrated at awards highlighting the industry’s growing contribution to the country’s economy.
A new £750,000 fish farm boat was named during a special ceremony at Mallaig in Lochaber this morning.
Scottish salmon farmer Marine Harvest has been fined nearly £16million by the European Commission (EC) for an alleged breach of merger rules.