Aquaculture Industry Updates

Aquaculture industry updates worldwide

AKVA group to sell FLS Delousing system in the Nordic region

By AquacultureList | April 12, 2019
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…

AQUATRECK ANIMAL HEALTH S.L launches

By AquacultureList | April 4, 2019

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…

Aqua-Spark invests in 2 aquaculture tech startups

By AquacultureList | March 28, 2019
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
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
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…

SalmonChile and CSMC Commit to Antibiotic Reduction Program

By AquacultureList | March 21, 2019

New partnership between SalmonChile, the Chilean Salmon Marketing Council and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, known as the Chilean Salmon Antibiotic Reduction Program (CSARP) announce initiative to reduce antibiotic usage in Salmon farms by 50%. Mowi’s Chilean operations will also participate in the initiative according to SalmonChile CEO Arturo Clement. Members of the CSMC Chilean Salmon…

The next generation of RAS aquaculture

By AquacultureList | March 21, 2019
Advanced Indoor Aquaculture facility by Aqua Maof

In a recent article, Neder Snir, CTO of AquaMaof Aquaculture Technologies, explores the advanced RAS techniques and technologies that will be employed in the next generation of land-based aquaculture installations, discussing the company’s unique, multidisciplinary approach to indoor fish production. The increasing number of aquaculture facilities based on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) technology, both already…

SalMar offer to acquire remaining shares for Arnarlax

By AquacultureList | March 16, 2019
Arnarlax fresh salmon

SalMar agrees on share purchase that’ll give it a majority stake in Icelandic fish farmer Arnarlax. On February 14 this year, SalMar announced that it would buy out the rest of Iceland’s largest salmon farm, Arnarlax. In a financial statement posted on Wednesday morning, SalMar wrote that it had triggered a mandatory offer clause in…

Norwegian cod farming industry steps up

By AquacultureList | March 15, 2019

Øyvind J Hansen has been involved in farming cod since Nofima first spawned them in captivity in 2003 and believes that the fifth captive-grown generation is showing considerable promise. “At least the biology indicates that we are now ready to take a step further and increase the volume of farmed cod,” he says. Since 2003…

Scottish Sea Farms invest £3m to equip salmon site

By AquacultureList | March 14, 2019
Workboat at the Salmon Sea Farms site at Westerbister, Orkney.

Salmon farmer Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) has revealed that it is to spend more than £3 million with suppliers throughout Scotland as it prepares to open its forthcoming new salmon farm off Lober Rock in the Scapa Flow, Orkney. The investment includes a 200-tonne steel feed barge which will be the first to be built…