Shetland Junior Netball Group Sponsorship

Vicki Smith, our Environmental Officer from Shetland was delighted to issue the Shetland Junior Netball Group with their Jumpers, donated by Cooke Aquaculture. In total, there are 66 members from all over Shetland making up three squads who represent Shetland nationally. Vicki, is pictured below with the Under 13’s. Good luck girls!

Norwegian Aquaculture Students visit Shetland Sites

A group of Norwegian Aquaculture students visited Shetland recently to look at the aquaculture industry and it’s similarities and differences within the industry. Skretting Fish Feeds Sales Manager, Gordon Reid, had planned a very interesting schedule for the group, which included a visit to Unst. The group visited one of our seawater sites and our Quoy’s hatchery, meeting our very …

Highland Fling

Congratulations go to Chris Webb, our Environmental and Development Manager who recently completed a “Highland Fling”. This one isn’t a vigororous Scottish Traditional Dance but an 85 Kilometre Ultra Marathon which takes in the first half of the West Highland Way. As if running this distance isn’t enough, it also takes in Conic Hill and a total ascent of 2500 …

Orkney Ceilidh Weekend 2018

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland were pleased to be able to support the Orkney traditional dance association at their annual Ceilidh weekend in April. The association aims to promote, revive, and preserve traditional dance throughout Orkney. Every year, a programme of events is held on Orkney over three days and is attended by locals and dancers from all over the world. Local …

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Launches its new Catamaran

Cooke’s brand new catamaran, the VAILA MARIE was launched recently at Scalloway, Shetland. The 14m x 7m vessel was built at Malakoff’s new boatbuilding facility in Lerwick, with a “sister” vessel currently under construction. The Vaila Marie will be operating on our Walls and Aith sites and will be used for general farm duties, along with heavier mooring work. David …