Offshore Aquaculture News

  • Mowi plans to farm in the depths

    NORWEGIAN salmon farmer Mowi plans to lower its fish farms far below the surface of the sea, combining technology from the Norwegian aquaculture, subsea and offshore industries. ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Salmon farmers a good bet, says bank

    A LEADING Nordic financial institution has said it expects salmon farming companies to continue to show an increase in earnings this year. Danske Banke, which is Danish owned and has operations in at least 16 countries, believes prices are expected to rise or at least remain stable this year and this means salmon stocks constituted a good investment buy. ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Gael Force Group announces new company names, logos and jobs for Fusion and Corpach

    Oban-based Fusion Marine becomes Gael Force Fusion and Corpach Boatbuilding Company is renamed to Gael Force Boatbuilding, positioning both businesses under the Gael Force brand. ...


    By Fusion Marine Limited

  • Norway Royal Salmon Q1 earnings down

    NORWAY Royal Salmon (NRS) has become the third major aquaculture company in recent days, after Bakkafrost and Lerøy, to report a drop in 2018 first quarter earnings and profits resulting from lower salmon prices. The company announced an operational EBIT (operating profit) of NOK 193 million against NOK 205 million for Q1 2017. The EBIT per kg this period was NOK 18.78 against ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Nordzee Marine Aquaculture Skid Intensive Ras

    NOORDZEE PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK Installation of intensive RAS equipment for the Sea Bass and Sea Beam growing tanks. Noordzee is one of the leading aquaculture companies in Turkey that specializes in the production and export of Sea Bream, Sea Bass, and Stone Bass. With 100 % of the fish farms located offshore and an annual production capacity of approximately 8,000 ...

  • USSEC Plans New Location For Fy16 Offshore Marine Fish Cage Culture Study Tour:Malta And Italy

    In May, USSEC visited and investigated the offshore marine fish cage aquaculture industry in Malta to evaluate whether it would be a suitable replacement for the recently cancelled (due to ongoing security concerns) team tour to the offshore industry in Izmir, Turkey. USSEC Aquaculture Program Lead Technical Consultant – SEA Lukas Manomaitis worked with a local expert, Dr. Carmelo Agius, to ...

  • StormSafe in Seafood Source Magazine

    On April 14th, 2016, Seafood Source published an article featuring methods of offshore aquaculture, including the StormSafe System. The article, Offshore Aquaculture Becoming an Economic Reality, discussing the growing potential in offshore aquaculture and the new, innovative technologies that make this possible. ...


    By Storm Safe

  • First-ever federal rules for offshore fish farming issued

    The first-ever federal regulations for large-scale fish farming in the ocean were issued Monday, opening a new frontier in the harvesting of popular seafood species such as red drum, tuna and red snapper. The new rules allow the farming of fish in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The rules - in the making for years - were announced in New ...


    By Associated Press

  • Things to know about marine aquaculture

    Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported, yet the Obama administration's push to expand U.S. marine aquaculture into federal waters has failed to see one offshore farm in operation, nearly two years after the first permit was issued. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is pushing for marine aquaculture production in the U.S. to jump by 50 percent by 2020. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • Gulf Offshore Aquaculture Rule Finally Released for Comment

    A long-awited notice of proposed rulemaking on the Gulf Fisheries Management Plan was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 28, 2014. The rule will set up a permitting process for offshore aquaculture operations in the Gulf of Mexico and has been widely anticipated by ASA and offshore aquaculture stakeholders. A link to the proposed rule is  ...

  • World’s Second Largest Wind Farm to be Financed by EDC

    Export Development Canada (EDC) today announced financing of EUR 125 million for Toronto-based clean energy company Northland Power (Northland), the largest loan EDC has ever provided in the wind power sector. EDC is Canada’s leading provider of financing, insurance and bonding for Canadian companies of all sizes that do business outside of Canada. Clean technology is an area of corporate ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Commission welcomes Parliament`s adoption of Maritime Spatial Planning legislation

    The European Parliament today endorsed a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. In coastal and maritime areas, many activities compete for the same space and resources: fishing grounds, aquaculture farms, marine protected ...

  • Deepwater Wind to Propose Offshore Wind Farm and Inter-State Transmission System to New York Power Authority

    Deepwater Wind hailed today’s announcement by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to jumpstart the process for developing a large offshore wind farm to serve downstate New York. NYPA has filed an application with the United States Department of the Interior to lease an offshore site at least 13 miles south of New York City and the western end of Long Island. NYPA ...


    By Deepwater Wind LLC

  • Deepwater Wind Energy Center to be Nation’s First Regional Offshore Wind Farm to Supply Multiple East Coast States

    DWEC would be nation’s largest offshore wind farm, bolstering the East Coast offshore-wind industry and job creation potential. Deepwater Wind today announced its plans to construct the Deepwater Wind Energy Center (DWEC), the first of the “second generation” of offshore wind farms in the United States. At a capacity of approximately 1,000 megawatts (MW) and with the ability to ...


    By Deepwater Wind LLC

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