High seas fish farm set to sail under a French flag

Catamaran fish farm vessel on a blue sea

Plans for a fish farming “superyacht”, the Ocean Ark, have moved a step closer to reality, with an agreement between assurance and risk management provider DNV and the developers, aimed at securing registration as a French vessel. The Ocean Ark, a patented advanced self-cleaning trimaran superstructure incorporating fish pens into its design, was developed by…

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Mowi unveils plans for closed tanks in Scotland

Mowi is looking at four potential sites in Scotland for closed tanks to grow post-smolts, following the final harvest from its farm at Loch Ewe. The Neptune tank technology was developed by Aquafarm Equipment and has already been trialled successfully in Norway. The solid tank enables fish farmers to better control water inputs and outputs,…

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