Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


With fish farming centre to be set up in Tierra del Fuego, Nova Austral will close salmon productive cycle in the region. (Photo: Nova Austral)

Green light for USD 32 million recirculation fish farming in Tierra del Fuego

Click on the flag for more information about Chile CHILE
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 01:10 (GMT + 9)

Magallanes Environmental Assessment Commission unanimously approved a recirculation fish farming project that Nova Austral had submitted to the Environmental Assessment Service (SEA) in November 2016.

The project will be developed on land at the former Estancia de Los Colorines, 45 kilometres north of Porvenir, and will make it possible to carry out in one of the greatest desires of the company Tierra del Fuego: to carry out salmon species farming from the egg incubation eye phase to smoltification state. In this way, the entire productive cycle in the region is achieved and fish from other regions will be stopped, which will generate more direct jobs based on Porvenir town.

The fish farming construction will take about 18 months and will require an investment of around USD 32 million.

The company plans to produce four lots of 3,125,000 smolts each, for a maximum projected production of 12 million fish per year.

The plant will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology in water recirculation, and will have a salmoduct that will make it possible to load the fish to the ad hoc ships and take them to the fattening centres after almost one year of growth.

The fattening process, which will last about 20 months, will take place in the area of ​​Arecena, the Cockburn channel and the future sector to be relocated.

Finally, the fish will return to Tierra del Fuego for processing at the plant in Porvenir, which will complete the salmon production cycle south of the Magellan Strait.

[email protected]
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
United States
Aug 23, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
Eclipse's high tides cause mass farmed Atlantic salmon escape
India
Aug 23, 02:40 (GMT + 9):
Technology developed to produce Indian pompano seeds
Norway
Aug 23, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Norway Royal Salmon increases operational revenue in Q2
United Kingdom
Aug 23, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Marine microplastics first time quantified in deep sea invertebrates
Mexico
Aug 23, 00:30 (GMT + 9):
Pargo-UNAM 'transcends borders'
Australia
Aug 23, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Calls for salmon farms to stop seal relocations to North-West Coast
United States
Aug 23, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Don Cuddy: Blue Harvest a major new presence among city fish houses
Laos
Aug 23, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - New facilities to develop aquaculture in Laos
United States
Aug 23, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - UWM researchers trying to put more perch on your table
Angola
Aug 22, 23:20 (GMT + 9):
Angola to resume canned fish exports after two canneries opening
Chile
Aug 22, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
Union denounces Norwegian shipping companies for 'monopolistic and protectionist' behaviour
United Kingdom
Aug 22, 22:20 (GMT + 9):
Benchmark renews strategic agreement with US artemia supplier
Peru
Aug 22, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
IMARPE begins anchovy stock assessment survey
Peru
Aug 22, 09:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - TASA announces Mr.Gonzalo de Romaña as new CEO
Norway
Aug 22, 04:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - New vessel design to bring hybrid propulsion to aquaculture industry



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Aquamar and LM Foods partner to create 'surimi platform'
United States Aquamar, Inc. and LM Foods, LLC have partnered to create a new platform in the surimi seafood market, producing and selling crab flavoured seafood to foodservice, food manufacturing, and retail channels primarily in North America.
North Korean seafood trucks get stuck on the border
China The government of a city in Northeast China is currently negotiating with North Korean authorities over the seafood trucks that are stuck between the two countries' customs ports of the countries.
Marine protected area creation worries the fishing sector
Argentina The plan promoted by the Ministry of Environment to create new marine protected areas in Argentine waters, where fishing activities are prohibited, has generated strong concerns in the fisheries sector, which is also shared by the Federal Fisheries Council.
Innovative technology and management measures improve ecological trawling efficiency
Spain Scientists from the Balearic Oceanographic Centre of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography, in collaboration with fishermen from the Balearic Islands and Cataluña, have evaluated different measures to reduce the direct and indirect impact of trawling in ecosystems.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2017 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER