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Gael Force Group and Fusion Marine To Join Forces

Gael Force Group and Fusion Marine are jointly announcing today that they have agreed and signed Heads of Terms which will result in Gael Force’s acquisition of 75% of the outstanding share capital of the fish farm pen manufacturer.

The Life Line: Commemorating the Iolaire Disaster with a New Centenary Sculpture

An Lanntair has announced plans for the installation of a new Centenary Sculpture at Holm at the approach to Stornoway Harbour. It overlooks the site of one of the most devastating peacetime tragedies in British maritime history when HMY Iolaire foundered on the Beasts of Holm in the early hours of New Year’s Day 1919 with the loss of 201 lives.

Gael Force embarks on £1m expansion and innovation programme

Gael Force is embarking on a £1m investment programme to increase capacity and develop new products and services for these producers, helping to ensure that its technologies continue to meet the need for innovation within the sector.

Gael Force commissioned by SSC to build new flagship feed barge

The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has commissioned Gael Force Group to build a new state-of-the-art SeaMate feed barge for its Portree site with delivery expected later this year.

Gael Force prepare for recruitment drive in 2018

After a historic 2017 at Gael Force Group with the successful creation of almost 50 new positions for new employees, the company are gearing up for a large programme of work planned for 2018.

Blowing a Gael

It would be fair to say that parallels can be drawn between the growth of Scottish Aquaculture and the evolution of Gael Force Group in recent years. As the industry has grown, and the needs and challenges of fish farmers have advanced significantly, the team at Gael Force has had its collective ear continuously on the ground, developing its products and services in response to what farm operators are saying, and always with the focus of ensuring that farmers feel enabled to give as much of their attention to fish welfare and husbandry as possible.

Gael Force Group named winner of Outstanding Performing Business Award

Gael Force Group has been awarded the accolade of Outstanding Performing Business (25+ employees) at an awards ceremony attended by the Highlands and Islands’ most influential and important business leaders.

Gael Force Group reports 2016 financial results

Statement on Gael Force Group's posting of 2016 financial results.

Gael Force becomes UK's only producer of Concrete Breakwaters

This month has seen the launch of Gael Force Engineering’s first floating concrete breakwater; an enormous achievement for the UK based pontoon manufacturer, and a logical step, combining over 20 years of experience in marina design, manufacture, and installation; with an equally renowned proficiency in complex concrete fabrication.

Gael Force Group Finalists of the Highland Business Awards 2017

The Highland Business Awards recognises and celebrates achievements of businesses and individuals throughout the region and Gael Force Group is delighted to announce itself as a finalist for the category of “Outstanding Performing Business” of more than 25 employees.

Cabinet Secretary congratulates Gael Force on recent feed barge order

Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy in Scotland, Fergus Ewing, has visited Gael Force Group’s engineering facility in Inverness following the Highland firm’s announcement earlier this month that they had received their single largest ever order, to build and supply Marine Harvest Scotland with a series of SeaMate 400T concrete feed barges complete with state-of-the-art SeaFeed Offshore Feeding System.

Gael Force secure prestigious order to supply Marine Harvest Scotland with Feed Barges

The deal marks a milestone moment for the Group, making it their largest ever single order and further endorses the company’s strong position as a leading Scottish manufacturer and supplier to the aquaculture industry.

SeaFeed all set for the limelight at Aqua Nor

This new offshore feeding system is set to revitalise the way in which fish farm managers carry out the task of feeding. It's low in noise, energy efficient, and has a small blower footprint in comparison to other offerings on the market. The name? SeaFeed.

Gael Force Engineering stalwart retires as new generation takes the helm

After some 17 years of intense work and dedication, Managing Director of Gael Force Engineering John Offord officially retires today.

Gael Force announce attendance at Aqua nor 2017

This is a major milestone for the company as it continues to enhance its profile as a serious and credible alternative to the well-known big names of the finfish aquaculture supply chain.

Statement on the driving of vehicles in public highways around Gael Force Group premises

Statement on driving of vehicles in public highways around Gael Force Group premises.

“Grow Together”: Gael Force MD’s message to Aquaculture UK Conference

Stewart Graham's keynote speech kicks off two full days of presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities in Stirling this Wednesday 14th June.

Stewart Graham to deliver keynote speech at Aquaculture UK Conference 2017

The Managing Director of Gael Force Group is chosen to give the opening speech at this year's conference in Stirling this Summer.

Gael Force announced as Sponsors of Fishing News Awards

We're sponsoring Shellfish Fisherman of the Year Award at this years Fishing News Awards in Aberdeen.

Oban set to become Marine Tourism Hub – Gael Force Engineering Awarded Contract to Build New Berthing Facility

The berthing facility, designed by Gael Force will see the creation of 36 finger-berth pontoons and a concrete floating breakwater, providing flexible short-stay capacity for vessels of various sizes. Gael Force will also supply all the mooring requirements.

Fundraising Success for Project Build Appeal!

Today we are delighted to reveal that the total amount raised for the Highland Hospice Project Build Appeal is £10,688.55!

Gael Force and The Scottish Salmon Company sign Consumables Supply Agreement

Gael Force Group are pleased to announce that they have signed a contract with The Scottish Salmon Company, Scotland’s leading independent producer of salmon, as the preferred supplier of consumables to both farms and processing sites.

SeaQureHold Begins Journey to Andromeda in Spain

The first production of SeaQureHold is beginning its journey to Andromeda in Spain following the securing of an order to supply the fish farming Group with the SeaQureMoor System.

SeaQureMoor Steals the Show

Last weeks Aquaculture UK exhibition in Aviemore was both a busy and successful one for the Gael Force Group. Showcasing their new SeaQureMoor system, the eye catching stand saw a constant stream of traffic with the 500kg SeaQureHold anchor turning heads.

Gael Force Group vision on track with acquisition of Mohn Aqua

Gael Force Group continues with their planned growth after acquiring control of Mohn Aqua. The acquisition of Forres-based underwater technology specialists, Mohn Aqua strengthens Gael Force`s existing capabilities.

Gael Force Group proud to announce Highland Hospice as our chosen charity for 2016

This year Gael Force Group are committed to raising £9000 towards the charity's Project Build Appeal through a range of organised events.

Dunstaffnage Marina expansion gets underway

Gael Force Engineering launch the first breakwater section as the expansion to Dunstaffnage Marina gets underway.

Gael Force Secure Dunstaffnage Marina Contract

Gael Force Engineering of Forres have secured a significant project to expand Dunstaffnage Marina near Oban.

Gael Force announce introduction of a full range of marine Aids to Navigation

GFME has teamed up with Sabik UK to distribute and sell the popular Carmanah range of self-contained navigation lights.

Gael Force preparing to attend Skipper Expo International at Aberdeen

Gael Force Marine Equipment will be attending Skipper Expo International at Aberdeen AECC this weekend, 29th and 30th May.

Aquaculture Award Nominations for Gael Force

There were two nominations announced for Gael Force for the upcoming Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards, due to be held in June.

Gael Force lands Scottish Salmon Contract

Multi-million pound deal creates more than 20 new jobs, workforce set to rise to highest ever level.

Future Stars of Aquaculture visit Gael Force HQ

Future Stars of Aquaculture visit Gael Force HQ

Latest Sea-Mate Feed Barge embarks on four day journey to new Marine Harvest Site

With a 400 tonne capacity, the largest and most sophisticated feed barge Gael Force has produced to date embarks on a four day journey under tow from Inverness to Isle of Muck.

Findhorn Youngster Crowned Honda RYA Youth RIB national champion

10-year-old Jamie Paterson clinches the title in a blistering time to win title of Honda RYA Youth RIB national champion and a Honwave Boat Engine package for Findhorn Marina.

Gael Force Engineering pontoons given the full pipe band treatment

The official opening of the new marina extension at Stornoway Harbour took place last weekend with Gael Force Engineering’s pontoons being greeted by crowds of spectators.

Timelapse: A day in the life of Gael Force Engineering

Watch timelapse footage of Gael Force Engineering in the early stages of building a 400T Seamate Feed Barge.

Gael Force Group acquires FPM Henderson

Gael Force Group has acquired FPM Henderson, one of the UK’s foremost providers of specialist mooring systems and navigation aids.



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