Manufacturer nets £900,000 contract as salmon pens destined for Orkney farm

Salmon farming company Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) has announced a £900,000 order for fish pens from Argyll-based Fusion Marine.

Picture: Trevor Martin
Picture: Trevor Martin

The 16 pens are destined for SSF’s new Westerbister site in Orkney, and continues the close working relationship between SSF and Fusion Marine which stretches back more than 20 years.

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Richard Darbyshire, Orkney regional production manager for SSF, said: “As we strive to try and further expand our farming activity in Orkney we will continue to invest with local suppliers. This latest order brings almost £1 million of spend to the Scottish economy, supporting jobs and enhancing local economic benefits during the construction phase.”