SalMar receives first automated off-shore aquaculture structure from China
The new 'smart' offshore farm belonging to SalMar. (Image: SalMar)
China state-owned shipbuilder China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) has delivered the first of six automated offshore fish farms to SalMar ASA, intended to help to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of Norway's aquaculture industry.
Such facility is Ocean Farm 1, which CSIC chairperson Hu Wenming defined as the world's first offshore salmon farming equipment built on the same principle as semisubmersible installations used in the offshore oil and gas drilling sector.
Wenming also explained that unlike traditional fish farming facilities, the ocean farm embodies advanced technologies including automatic fishing, hydrological monitoring, deep-sea positioning and biological light adjustment systems.
Ocean Farm 1 comprises a slack-anchored, semisubmersible and rigid structure with a high degree of stability. It is intended for offshore installation in ...
Chinese fishing firm fined for tuna fishing illegally New Zealand
Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately USD 596,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna catches and fishing without a licence adjacent to the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone.
ICES recommends cod quota cut for 2018 Norway
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea recommends a 20 per cent drop in next year’s cod quota in the Barents Sea, which should not exceed 712,000 tonnes
Chile to support Latin American countries to eradicate illegal fishing Chile
Representatives from Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic are participating this week in the first international workshop to strengthen capacities and measures to prevent, discourage and eliminate IUU Fishing.
Copyright 1995 - 2017 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved. DISCLAIMER