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  • Gael Force Waves - Newsletters

    Read the latest internal news from Gael Force with the Gael Force Waves Newsletter.
  • Gael Force launches new integrated SeaSight HD Camera Technology range

    28/07/2020 - Their technology range has been substantially advanced with the development of a new SeaSight HD Camera which captures underwater video in crystal clear high definition. Combined with the new and intuitive SeaSight Control software, the full offering has been designed to provide salmon farmers with greater clarity and control, enhancing the task of monitoring feeding and fish activity inside pens.
  • New appointments to the board as Gael Force targets world class supplier status

    09/07/2020 - Aquaculture equipment and technology supply partner Gael Force Group has announced new appointments to its board of directors as it implements an ambitious new 5-year strategy to grow into a world-class supply partner in the global finfish aquaculture sector.
  • Inverness Megastore Re-Opens Wednesday 1st July

    29/06/20 - Our Inverness Marine Megastore is preparing to re-open its doors with a reduced service on Wednesday 1st July.
  • Gael Force employees break free from impact of Coronavirus Lockdown

    07/05/2020 - Like many businesses across the region, we have not been immune to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, with many of our colleagues either at home on furlough or adjusting to working from home. So, our team has been finding extra ways to keep our spirits up during challenging times with their spectacular rendition of Queen’s “I Want to Break Free”.
  • Coronavirus Updates

    Last updated 01/05/2020. Find out what we're doing to protect the health and wellbeing of our employees at this time. Added on 30th March. Updated on 10th April, 14th April and 1st May.
  • Adam Young - Product Development Manager

    29/04/2020 - "I only see another real human being approximately once every 10 days when I go out for my grocery shopping. I am used to being socially distant, many would say I have been so all my life, but this is to the extreme."
  • Peter Deigan - Warehouse Operative

    23/04/2020 - "This virus has had an enormous impact on daily life both in and out of work. You really have to be careful around people, your family, friends, and work colleagues. Between social distancing, cleaning, and washing your hands thoroughly, knowing that it can keep you and others around you safe."
  • Dave Gillies - Warehouse Operative and Delivery Driver

    20/04/2020 - Warehouse Operative and Delivery Driver, Dave Gillies describes the changes he has seen because of the coronavirus outbreak and how he continues to deliver the goods that help keep salmon producers operating day-to-day.
  • Matt Orton - Operations Engineer

    17/04/2020 - "Since coronavirus came about, my day-to-day role and routine have changed drastically. Normally, my role is primarily customer-focused, working with not only current customers but trying to bring in new customers and working on feed barge builds. Because of this new situation, my daily routine now involves more."
  • Zena Thomas – Commercial and Operations Manager

    14/04/2020 - We caught up with Zena Thomas our Commercial and Operations Manager for Gael Force Marine Technology. She gave us a frank insight into how the Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way she works, the challenges she has faced, and how she has overcome the initial worries that the current situation created.
  • Our message to you

    30/03/2020 - This is a worrying time for those staff who cannot work from home but by working safely and responsibly we can work collectively towards a common goal - to protect our health, welfare and livelihoods of all employees’ while continuing to support food producers so that they can safely grow the fish that makes its way to so many dinner tables and provides part of the nation’s food security - particularly vital at times like these.
  • As SeaMate 89 departs, we say thanks...

    27/03/2020 - Yesterday afternoon, the determination of our staff shone through as we said farewell to SeaMate 89 – our newly completed 400t concrete feed barge.  The delivery of a feeding barge like this is just one example of the exceptional output of our employees despite challenging circumstances.  The barge is journeying towards its new home at Loch Hourn where it will play a key part in supporting the welfare of Scottish salmon.
  • Some changes to our operations - Coronavirus Update

    25/03/2020 - These are clearly unsettling times for everyone and a rapidly changing situation, hour-by-hour. We wish to express our sincerest thanks to our hard-working staff and loyal customers for doing everything they can to keep themselves and others safe in recent days and weeks. Our number one priority remains the health and wellbeing of our valued workforce and customers. Read more about some changes to our operations.
  • An update on our response to coronavirus outbreak

    17/03/2020 - As a responsible employer and trusted supply partner, we want to ensure that our stakeholders are aware of the measures we are taking during what will be a difficult period for some. Our thoughts are with those directly and indirectly impacted by the spread of this coronavirus. We are taking a responsible approach to this issue, following Government and World Health Organisation (WHO) advice and closely monitoring the situation as it develops.
  • Gael Force Fusion Pen Assembly at Barcaldine

    10/03/2020 - As a responsible local business, we wholeheartedly wish to minimise any impact we have on the environment we work in while maximising socio-economic benefits to the community that our business brings. We employ 40 people in this business, and we thank those hard-working people who continue to support our business in the area, and the many livelihoods dependent on it.
  • Statement regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Supply Chain Planning

    06/03/2020 - The World Health Organisation has declared that the outbreak of 2019-nCoV – commonly known as Coronavirus – constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. Our thoughts are with those directly and indirectly impacted by the spread of the virus. As a trusted supply partner, we want to ensure you are provided with all the information you need from us to understand any impact on the supply of goods and to enable you to plan your operations accordingly.
  • Community Update - Barcaldine

    After taking feedback on-board, we engaged in a transparent dialogue with SEPA and put a framework of robust measures into place that would ensure we raised our standards significantly and meet our responsibility to appropriately capture any residual process waste and control the risk of any future deposits resultant of our production work in the area.
  • Secure new anchoring system takes hold at Kishorn Dry Dock

    14/11/2019 - Highland marine equipment firm Gael Force Group was awarded the £1m contract by Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) to manage the specification, sourcing and delivery of mooring equipment for the dry dock facility. The moorings were designed to allow the gates to be safely secured whilst the dry dock is open.
  • Pleased to announce our new product catalogue is now here!

    15/08/2019 - Earlier this week our new aquaculture catalogue arrived in the office. This stylish, 92 page full colour, publication showcases and provides detailed information on our established range of equipment, technology and services.
  • Aqua Nor set to be a game changer for Gael Force Group

    14/08/2019 - As final preparations are being completed and ahead of our biggest show to date – Aqua Nor 2019 holds all the promise of becoming a gamechanger for Gael Force. The show, which is the largest aquaculture technology exhibition in the world, takes place Tuesday 20th to Friday 23rd August in Trondheim, Norway.
  • Gael Force Family Fun Day

    07/08/19 - We had a fantastic turnout at our recent family day for Inverness based colleagues and their families. It was a chance for all our staff to kick back, relax and enjoy an afternoon out, with colleagues and their families, in a casual environment.
  • Gael Force Group signs Supply Partner Deal with Scotland's Newest Salmon Farmer

    06/08/2019 - Trusted aquaculture equipment supplier Gael Force Group has agreed an exclusive deal with Scotland’s newest salmon farmer, Organic Sea Harvest, to become their supply partner for two new site installations in 2020. Gael Force will supply complete turnkey solutions for two exposed sites at Invertote and Culnacnoc, off the coast of Skye, with a full range of established marine equipment, technology and supporting services.
  • Gael Force establish Canadian base

    25/07/2019 - Gael Force Group have established a base in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador, to serve aquaculture producers in the province and across Atlantic Canada with their high quality and robust range of marine equipment, technology and services.
  • Gael Force Group revs up for global launch of innovative new product at Aqua Nor

    20/06/2019 - Only two months from today Aqua Nor, the world’s largest aquaculture equipment and technology exhibition, will be opening its doors and Gael Force Group can’t wait to be part of the greatest show. The Group’s 84 square metre exhibition space will be featured inside Hall D on Stand D-355 – here the stage will be set for an exciting global launch of a newly developed and highly innovative product to the market, alongside current products and services.
  • Gael Force Fusion acquires the site of former Sea Life Centre near Oban

    14/05/2019 - Gael Force Fusion, part of the Gael Force Group, has been successful in its bid to acquire the former premises of the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary at Barcaldine. Land and estate agents Galbraith, who managed the sale on behalf of the seller, says, “this was an extremely sought after site resulting in us setting a closing date and we are delighted with the outcome for our client and that a local business has benefitted. Clearly, there is a need for premises like these in this area”.
  • Jobs boost as Gael Force secures order to supply equipment for new Orkney salmon farm

    14/03/2019 - Scottish Sea Farms have today announced a £3m windfall for Scottish businesses, including aquaculture equipment supply from Gael Force Group for a new fish farm off the coast of Orkney.
  • Gael Force Group announces new company names, logos and jobs for Fusion and Corpach

    25/01/19 - Trusted supplier of aquaculture equipment, technology and services Gael Force Group has announced new company names, logos and jobs for its fish farm pen and boatbuilding businesses.
  • Iolaire Commemorative Sculpture Unveiled

    03/01/19 - HRH Prince Charles, unveiled the new Iolaire sculpture to commemorate the centenary of the disaster at a special service on the morning of the 1st January. Commissioned by An Lanntair, the sculpture was created by artists, Will Maclean, Marian Leven and Arthur Watson. Gael Force Group is honoured to have been in a position to support the creation of the sculpture which will serve to commemorate the fateful day on 1919 for many years to come.
  • Iolaire Visitor Centre to move to detailed planning stage

    21/12/18 - The building of a world class visitor centre in the Hebrides, which will tell the story of the Iolaire tragedy has taken a step forward after unanimous agreement within a working group of stakeholders to move the project to detailed planning and funding stage.
  • Innovation Project to enhance Aquaculture Industry

    07/12/18 - Scotland’s aquaculture sector could expand beyond inshore waters in the next few years, in a move that could boost the sector’s economic value by around £3.7m, creating more jobs. Leading aquaculture equipment supply firm, Gael Force Group, has secured a £457,000 contribution from the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), more than half of which is from the agency’s Accelerating Aquaculture Innovation (AAI) fund.
  • Gael Force ambitious about latest investment in Corpach Boatbuilding Company

    01/11/18 - Corpach Boatbuilding Company has joined Gael Force Group Ltd, in a strategically significant move which could strengthen the West of Scotland’s boat building industry and see the introduction of steel feed barge building on the West coast.
  • Gael Force Group announce membership with Inverness Chamber of Commerce

    11/10/18 - Marketing Manager, Marc Wilson said, “We are delighted to have been accepted into the Chamber and are excited about the opportunities our new membership will bring to Gael Force as we strive towards our strategic objectives. We can expect the outcomes of our membership to have a very positive effect on the continual improvement of the products and services we offer to our customers.”
  • Gael Force celebrate Outstanding Award win for second year running

    01/10/18 - Gael Force Group has scooped the honour of Outstanding Performing Business (25+ employees) at the annual Highland Business Awards in Inverness - the second year running that the aquaculture equipment, technology and services supplier has picked up the prestigious award.
  • Gael Force reveal plans for International Expansion

    25/09/18 - Gael Force Group has revealed its plans to expand its business overseas with the supply of a full established range of marine equipment, technology and services to Atlantic Canada’s aquaculture market.
  • Fusion Marine announces up to 12 jobs in Recruitment Drive

    06/09/18 - Gael Force Group’s Fusion Marine, is today announcing it is actively increasing its workforce with the recruitment of up to 12 positions as it gears up for a large programme of work and sustained period of growth. The jobs span across a range of highly skilled roles including Technical Sales, Fabrication, Product Development and Administration.
  • Gael Force Group Celebrates Shortlisting for Three Awards

    14/08/18 - Gael Force Group is celebrating the announcement that the company has been shortlisted for three honours at the annual Highland Business Awards.
  • Gael Force Group declares Aquaculture UK an overwhelming success

    01/06/18 - In what was dubbed as our “biggest ever presence” at the Aviemore exhibition, Gael Force Group has declared Aquaculture UK as hugely successful, with an excellent number of customer enquiries into our newly launched products to follow up on, a range of intriguing ideas shared via our innovation station to explore further, and a new Scottish Marine Aquaculture Award to celebrate.
  • New investment in Aquaculture Supply Chain catches attention of Cabinet Secretary

    04/05/18 - The investment to create a Scottish company of scale within the aquaculture supply chain has caught the attention of Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity in Scotland, Fergus Ewing MSP, who praised the ambition of Gael Force Group and Fusion Marine.
  • Gael Force Group to showcase new products at Aquaculture UK

    17/04/18 - With less than five weeks to go until the most important Aquaculture exhibition and conference in Britain, Gael Force Group is gearing up for its biggest exhibition presence yet. Their attendance at Aquaculture UK will see the Group reside across more than 120 square metres of exhibiting space with two stands focusing on exciting new product launches and innovation, as well as the introduction of Fusion Marine as part of the Gael Force Group.
  • Gael Force Group and Fusion Marine To Join Forces

    23/03/18 - 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

    14/02/18 - 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

    05/02/18 - 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

    12/01/18 - 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

    20/12/17 - 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.