New Orkney salmon farm approval confirms aquaculture is planned sustainably

  Kirkwall, Scotland, UK – September 8, 2022 – Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Ltd. welcomes the Orkney Islands Council Planning Committee’s decision today approving the creation of a six cage salmon farming site located offshore of East Moclett, Papa Westray, in the North Sound. “We appreciate that the Planning Committee was guided by and accepted the thorough technical and scientific reviews …

Report shows Cooke salmon farming supports island life in Orkney and Northern Isles

Kirkwall, Scotland, UK – August 17, 2022 – As one of the largest employers in Orkney and Northern Isles, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has released an economic impact report showing that the company’s salmon farming operations are having a significant positive social impact on their employees and community viability of the remote islands. The report is titled Cooke Aquaculture Scotland and …

Trio of firsts as Cooke deploys new hybrid feed barge

A hybrid feed barge which slashes carbon emissions has been deployed on one of Scotland’s newest organic salmon farms. The hybrid barge has been deployed at Cooke Aquaculture Scotland’s Mill Bay organic site in Stronsay, Orkney by Inverness-based aquaculture supply company Gael Force Group, working in partnership with Norwegian sustainability leaders Fjord Maritime, who developed the hybrid technology. Under the …

Plans for Second Offshore Organic Salmon Farm for Orkney

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has applied for planning permission for its second fully offshore salmon farm following the success of constructing and managing Scotland’s first “high energy” offshore site at East Skelwick. The new farm, would be located approximately 3km east of the southern tip of Papa Westray, and more than 4km from the closest landfall on Westray. Known as East …

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Migrates to New Corporate Office

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has opened a new corporate office, as the country continues to emerge from the covid-19 pandemic. Our new corporate office is now located in Avondale House in Strathclyde Business Park in Bellshill, close to the main motorway serving Glasgow and Edinburgh – Scotland’s two largest cities. The main-door, ground floor office is in a prime location within …