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AKVA group to sell FLS Delousing system in the Nordic region

By AquacultureList | April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Flatsetsund Engineering Delousing System

“In AKVA group we believe in supplying technology that promotes good biology. This is why we are very pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Flatsetsund Engineering to sell their FLS Delousing system in the Nordic region. This is a delousing method that has made fish welfare top priority, where both…

New ROV powered by BRIDGE technology from Deep Trekker

By AquacultureList | April 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Canadian manufacturer of ROV’s Deep Trekker announces the official launch of the DTG3 and the introduction of BRIDGE technology. BRIDGE technology is comprised of custom hardware, software and integration, developed in response to a growing market demand. Utilizing the latest in technology, this platform will become the base for future products, new and advanced features and third-party integrations…

AQUATRECK ANIMAL HEALTH S.L launches

By AquacultureList | April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

CZ VACCINES S.A, Spain and MARINNOVAC Limited, Ireland announced the launch of the new Aqua pharmaceutical AQUATRECK ANIMAL HEALTH S.L. Prof. Patrick Smith MARINNOVAC chairman said: “The mission of AQUATRECK is to fast track innovative fish & shrimp disease prevention strategies by building effective open collaboration alliances of top talented teams to serve the global…

The Scottish Salmon Company launches new feed barge

By AquacultureList | March 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Scottish Salmon Company SeaMate 400 tonne feedbarge built by Gael Force

The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has launched a new state-of-the-art SeaMate feed barge and office at Portree, following an increase in capacity of 2,000 tonnes earlier this year. SSC is the leading producer of Scottish Salmon, employing nearly 600 people across 60 sites on the West Coast of Scotland and the Hebrides. The newly finished…

Ecuadorian initiative for sustainable shrimp production

By AquacultureList | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A year ago, a proposal was presented for the sustainable production of “Made in Ecuador” shrimp. Many ideas have emerged for sustainable production and consumption. These have been reflected in initiatives such as the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), focused on offering a healthy and sustainable source of protein for the population’s diet, minimising the impacts…

Aqua-Spark invests in 2 aquaculture tech startups

By AquacultureList | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
Aqua-Spark: salmon egg production

Aqua-Spark Invests in 2 Aquaculture Tech Startups: BioFishency’s $2.4m Series A and Molofeed AS. Additionally Aqua-Spark investment recently announced, and corrected Aqua-Spark’s assets under management to €72.5m. BioFishency, an aquaculture filtration technology startup, has raised $2.4 million in funding from global seafood tech investor Aqua-Spark, The Trendlines Group and a private Chinese investor. Aquaculture, the…

Salmon Evolution buys development site

By AquacultureList | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments
Indre Haroy, Norway. Credit: Vasco Pinhol

Salmon Evolution AS has exercised its right to acquire the property at Indre Harøy in Fræna local authority in order to develop a land-based salmon farm. The industrial site is owned today by Fræna local authority and is partly a quarry and undeveloped land zoned for commercial development. In a media release, the company stated…

Norway’s FishGLOBE chooses Steinsvik

By AquacultureList | March 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
FishGLOBE closed containment system for salmon farming

In a press release on Friday, Steinsvik has been chosen as the feeding and integration platform provider for FishGLOBE’s closed cage system for salmon. In August this year, FishGLOBE will be delivering the first of their closed farming systems to a customer in Norway. The V5 globe, certified to produce 250 tons of post smolt, will…

Nireus partnership, Med farms on track for ASC

By AquacultureList | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
Nireus Aquaculture sea bass fish and logo

Partnership between Nireus Aquaculture, the Greek retailer ΑB Vassilopoulos and WWF Greece will see three of Nireus’ Aquaculture farms become the first to gain the new Mediterranean farmed species certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) first launched in launched in September 20, 2018) The collaboration will work together to improve management practices at three…

CtrlAQUA research the future of salmon production

By AquacultureList | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
Senterleder for CtrlAQUA, Åsa Espmark i Nofimas resirkuleringsanlegg på Sunndalsøra.

With traditional, inshore net-pens likely to be phased out over time, the development of a combination of closed-containment and offshore aquaculture systems is required to ensure the salmon farming sector remains viable in the long-term. Nofima’s Åsa Espmark, who is director of CtrlAQUA, a centre for research-driven innovation in closed-containment farming systems, and Sintef’s Hans…