Thursday, August 26, 2021
norway fish farm

Norwegian Billionaire Pushes Salmon Production Into New Offshore Waters

By Stephen Treloar (Bloomberg) — Billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke’s Aker ASA and SalMar ASA will create an offshore fish farming company to open new waters for producing salmon. Aker will contribute...

August 26, 2021
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
norway fish farm
Maritime News

Norway Rejects Plan for Fish Farm on ‘World’s Largest Ship’

OSLO, May 22 (Reuters) – Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries has rejected Pure Atlantic’s application for 45 salmon farming development licenses, arguing that the plan did not bring significant innovation to...

May 22, 2018
Total Views: 30

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Floating Farm on Shipping Barge

Public Foraging Farms Are Sprouting Up On Barges Along The Coast

by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) If you always thought Central Park needed more edible plants, you’re in luck. Come April, a farm full of fruit trees and other crops will float to...

April 1, 2017
Total Views: 25

Friday, December 2, 2016

Farstad AHTS’ Land Offshore Fish Farm Contract

Norwegian offshore company Farstad Shipping announced it has picked up an aquaculture contract for its AHTS vessels. The company said Friday it was awarded a contract from Ocean Farming AS,...

December 2, 2016
Total Views: 50

Friday, October 28, 2016
Velella Floating Fish Farm, Hawaii

Gulf Of Mexico Fish Farms: NOAA’s $100 Million Mistake

by Deena Shanker (Bloomberg) If someone offered you a chance to invest millions of dollars in a business nobody wants, would you take it? If you’re the U.S. government, the answer is a resounding yes. Since...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 67

Monday, October 17, 2016
Maritime News

Havila Shipping Sells Platform Supply Vessel to Fish Farmer

Norwegian offshore shipowner Havila Shipping has agreed to sell its platform supply vessel Havila Princess to fish farmer Bakkafrost for use in the aquafarming industry. Faroe Islands-based Bakkafrost plans to...

October 17, 2016
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Up to 80,000 Trout Escape After Cargo Ship Crashes Into Fish Farm in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Danish anglers could be in for the fishing trip of their lives in a few days’ time, after a ship crashed into a fish farm...

October 11, 2016
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Chilean salmon fish farm

With Record Antibiotic Use Are Salmon Farms Brewing Superbugs?

By Allison Guy (Oceana) In a bid to combat an epidemic fish disease, last year Chile’s aquaculture industry doused its salmon with 557 metric tons of antibiotics — a record...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Maritime News

World’s Biggest Salmon Producer Wants to Farm Fish Inside a Cargo Ship

By Whitney McFerron (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest Atlantic salmon producer wants to start farming fish inside a ship rather than the sea. Building traditional fish farms on the open...

July 5, 2016
Total Views: 89

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Maritime News

World’s First Offshore Fish Farm Rig to be Moored Off Norway

One of the world’s largest salmon producers is looking to the offshore oil and gas industry for inspiration with the development of a semi-submersible fish farm rig designed to move...

June 22, 2016
Total Views: 153

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Maritime News

Billionaire Shipping Magnate Has Other Fish to Fry in Oil Rout

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — When the price of a 10-pound (4.5-kilogram) Atlantic salmon jumped above the cost of a barrel of crude last month, nobody in the oil industry...

February 24, 2016
Total Views: 12