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Shetland,

former county, Scotland: see under Shetland IslandsShetland Islands
, island group and council area (1993 est. pop. 22,830), 551 sq mi (1,427 sq km), extreme N Scotland, NE of the Orkney Islands. Formerly the county of Shetland or Zetland
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shetland

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(textiles)
A fabric made of shetland wool with a raised finish and soft hand.

Shetland

a group of about 100 islands (fewer than 20 inhabited), off the N coast of Scotland, which constitute an island authority of Scotland: a Norse dependency from the 8th century until 1472; noted for the breeding of Shetland ponies, knitwear manufacturing, and fishing; oil-related industries. Administrative centre: Lerwick. Pop.: 21 870 (2003 est.). Area: 1426 sq. km (550 sq. miles)
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Scottish Sea Farms was responsible for 54 seal deaths in 2011 and the first half of 2012, while Hjaltland shot 65 over the same period.
The Hjaltland, carrying 166 passengers, retraced its route to help with the search but it has since docked at Aberdeen.
The latest acquisition will improve our bio security further as we have been become the only salmon farming operator within this area," commented Michael Stark, managing director of Grieg Seafood Hjaltland.
Implementing agency : Hjaltland Housing Association Ltd,
The acquisition makes Grieg Seafood Hjaltland the world's largest producer of organic salmon.
The acquisition will increase Hjaltland Seafarms' farm site production to over 15.
Contract Award Notice: Hjaltland Housing Association is a Registered Social Landlord located in Shetland.
Hjaltland Seafarms has further expanded its Scottish operation with the purchase of Shetland salmon farming business Collarfirth Salmon.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-4 June 2007-Grieg Seafood ASA signs final agreement to acquire Hjaltland Seafarms AS in NOK480m deal(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Contract Notice: Hjaltland Housing Association is a Registered Social Landlord located in Shetland.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-24 April 2007-Sjotroll Havbruk AS divests stake on Hjaltland Seafarms(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.