Search results for: aquaculture

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  • 20 April 2017
    Research & Development

    Seafish has in its new report confirmed the potential for aquaculture in the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (TLSB), which could be used to farm a range of marine species. The report found that the sheltered lagoon has strong potential for aquaculture, including farming mussels, oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and seaweed; all of which have […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian based BMT Oceanica (BMT), marine and coastal environment specialists and a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., has formed a partnership with global aquaculture advisory group SmartAqua.   This move will see these specialist organisations working together to manage the evolution of the rapidly expanding aquaculture industry. “With the industry forecast set to grow by an […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, welcomed six British Columbia-made vessels into the departmental fleet yesterday. The Minister was in Campbell River Jan. 9 to welcome six new aquaculture management vessels, including the Max Bay, into DFO’s fleet, and to mark the first year anniversary of DFO’s regulation and management of aquaculture […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Collaborative Initiative for Aquaculture Robotic Systems – CIARS has been concluded, WavEC Offshore Renewables informed. CIARS is a bilateral  €13.000 EEA grant funded project that gathered WavEC, as coordinator, and partner Sintef Ocean with the aim to bring together the main players in development of robotics and sensing system focused on aquaculture and other offshore […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Solstad Farstad has announced five new long-term contracts and fleet growth within the aquaculture segment through its 50% owned company DESS Aquaculture. DESS Aquaculture and Marine Harvest have entered into seven-year term charter contracts for additional two wellboats. The new vessels will have a capacity of 3.500 m3 and will be sister vessels of the […]

  • 5 July 2017

    DESS Aquaculture Shipping and Marine Harvest Norge have entered into agreements for long term charter of two new wellboats. Both vessels will be delivered as newbuildings in 2019 and will immediately upon delivery start five year charter contracts with Marine Harvest. DESS Aquaculture have awarded the yard Sefine Denizcilik Tersanecilik Turizm Sanayi Ve Ticaret (Sefine […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    New report from industry body Seafish has confirmed that the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon scheme could be used to farm a range of marine species.

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prompted by a sluggish offshore oil and gas industry, the Oslo-listed ship owner Deep Sea Supply PLC has decided to look for profits elsewhere as it entered into an agreement with Norwegian seafood company Marine Harvest to establish a 50/50 owned aquaculture shipping joint venture. According to the companies, the JV would build, own and operate aquaculture vessels, as “there is significant room […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    DNV GL has teamed up with EXPOSED Aquaculture Operations Centre, with aim to make fish farming safer and more sustainable. EXPOSED is a centre for research-based innovation with the main objective to “develop knowledge and technologies for exposed aquaculture operations, enabling a sustainable expansion of the fish farming industry”. Developing aquaculture for the future brings together […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has announced a £720,000 partnership expected to demonstrate wave energy converters as a means of powering offshore aquaculture installations. According to WES, Albatern has teamed up with Marine Harvest, a seafood company, for the project that could power remote island communities in addition […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has announced a £720,000 partnership, which will demonstrate wave energy converters as a means of powering offshore aquaculture installations and potentially, remote island communities. Wave energy technology developer, Albatern, is behind the commercial demonstration and has teamed up with one of the world’s […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Specific types of fish farming can be accomplished with minimal or no harm to the coastal ocean environment as long as proper planning and safeguards are in place, according to a new report from researchers at NOAA’s National Ocean Service. The study, led by scientists at National Ocean Service’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Research & Development

    Sustainable Marine Energy, the tidal energy technology specialist, the University of Dundee, marine equipment supplier, Gael Force Group and the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) are exploring the development of a ‘groutless’ anchoring approach, derived from techniques currently used in highly energetic marine energy sites. The technology could significantly support the aquaculture industry in finding […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Sustainable Marine Energy, the tidal energy technology specialist, the University of Dundee, marine equipment supplier, Gael Force Group and the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) are exploring the development of a ‘groutless’ anchoring approach, derived from techniques currently used in highly energetic marine energy sites. The technology could significantly support the aquaculture industry in finding […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development

    College of the North Atlantic’s Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC) was one of the research projects presented to federal ministers and dignitaries at the Parliament of Canada. The event was organized by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Senior researchers from across Canada were invited by NSERC and Senator Kelvin K. […]

  • 2 August 2019

    Crown Estate Scotland has informed that a comprehensive ‘root and branch’ review of how Scotland’s seabed is leased for aquaculture will aim to promote sustainable development and wider value. As the body responsible for the leasing of Scotland’s seabed and around half the foreshore, Crown Estate Scotland currently leases around 750 sites for finish and […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NOAA has recently announced 32 research grants totaling $9.3 million for projects around the U.S. to further develop the nation’s marine and coastal aquaculture industry. “This country, with its abundant coastline, should not have to import billions of pounds of seafood each year,” said secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross. “These grants will promote aquaculture projects […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Equipment

    Huon Aquaculture, based in Australia, has doubled its fleet of Saab Seaeye Falcons to four vehicles. The two new Falcons will join the fleet to inspect nets, rigging and moorings at Huon’s aquaculture pens. The pens are positioned in areas of strong current and rough water favored for salmon farming as it mimics their natural […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The OPEC project has found that it is technically feasible, but economic viability challenging, to combine certain marine energy devices with other activities such as aquaculture to reduce the costs of multi-use platforms at sea. OPEC (Offshore Platform for Energy Competitiveness) identified a number of deployment cases that would be most suitable for future investment, such […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to Snohomish County’s shoreline master program that will clarify future aquaculture along the county’s 33 miles of marine shoreline. The proposal is part of a settlement agreement between The Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association, Snohomish County and Ecology, as directed by the Central […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Techano has received order for equipment for Norway Royal Salmon’s (NRS) newly-developed aquaculture facility, Arctic Offshore Farming. (AOF). “In strong competition with leading players, Techano received orders for winches for net handling, chain jacks and a boat slip for the fish food barge,” says Øystein Bondevik, sales director at Techano. “With this, Techano confirms its […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Equipment

    KB Dykk and AQS have taken delivery of the Saab Seaeye Falcon robotic vehicle (ROV), following a merger of the two aquaculture support companies. With 23 service vessels and over 60 divers, the new enlarged grouping becomes the second biggest aquaculture support organisation in Norway, Saab noted. Ola Krylstad, managing director of KB Dykk, said he […]