Partnership to grow mussels at offshore wind farm in Dutch North Sea

Rendering of OOS SMF's semi-submersible mussel farm

Netherlands-based engineering firm OOS International, through its OOS SMF division, has entered into an agreement with local mussel harvesting company Aquamossel-Triton to collaborate on a pilot project that entails growing mussels at the Borssele offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Through the...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/partnership-to-grow-mussels-at-offshore-wind-farm-in-dutch-north-sea/

Norway’s Lovundlaks selects local builder for new feed barge

Rendering of an AKVA feed barge ordered by Norwegian fish farm company Lovundlaks

Norwegian aquaculture technology company the AKVA Group has been selected to build a new feed barge to compatriot fish farm operator Lovundlaks. The barge will fulfill the customer’s requirement for a platform that will also feature facilities for the safe handling of dead fish, silage, and acid at...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/norways-lovundlaks-selects-local-builder-for-new-feed-barge/

Construction starts on DP-capable fish farming vessel for Chinese offshore waters

Rendering of a new DP-capable fish farming vessel to be built by China's Jiangsu Dajin Heavy Industry

Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Dajin Heavy Industry has commenced construction on a new type of semi-submersible offshore fish farming vessel to be fitted with a dynamic positioning (DP) system. Zhangjiang Wan Yi Hao (“Zhangjiang Bay No 1”) was designed by Zhanjiang Bay Laboratory in compliance to...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/construction-starts-on-dp-capable-fish-farming-vessel-for-chinese-offshore-waters/

AWARDS 2023 | Best Feed Barge – 485-tonne feed barge – GroAqua

Best Feed Barge – 485-tonne feed barge – GroAqua Fish farm support vessels are, of necessity, becoming larger as they have to operate ever further offshore. Faroe Islands based designer/builder GroAqua has considerable experience with such vessels. This 485-tonne feed barge illustrates its talents...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/awards-2023-best-feed-barge-485-tonne-feed-barge-groaqua/

New submersible salmon pen deployed in Chinese offshore waters

Chinese company Shandong Caijin Wanzefeng Marine Technology has completed construction of a submersible fish pen for harvesting salmon in offshore waters. Caijin Haishang Liangcang Yi Hao-1 (“Caijin Offshore Granary No 1-1”) is the first of a planned series of six offshore salmon pens, all of which...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/new-submersible-salmon-pen-deployed-in-chinese-offshore-waters/

OBITUARY | Gifford Cooke, co-founder of Cooke Aquaculture

Canadian fish harvesting company Cooke Aquaculture has confirmed the passing of co-founder Gifford Cooke on March 3. Born in the New Brunswick community of L’etete in 1938, Gifford Cooke co-founded Cooke Aquaculture in 1985 with his sons Glenn and Michael. Prior to that, he was a marine mechanic in...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/aquaculture-world/obituary-gifford-cooke-co-founder-of-cooke-aquaculture/

VESSEL REVIEW | AQS Trym – Hybrid catamaran workboat for Norwegian aquaculture support company

Norwegian aquaculture services company AQS has taken delivery of a new hybrid catamaran workboat optimised for supporting fish farm operations. AQS Trym was designed and built by Norway’s Skagen Ship Consulting in cooperation with UK naval architecture firm Macduff Ship Design and Turkish shipbuilder TRX Marine, though construction took place entirely at TRX Marine’s Yalova […]

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AWARDS 2023 | Best Aquaculture Landing Craft – Turas a ‘Bhradain – Macduff Ship Design

Best Aquaculture Landing Craft – Turas a ‘Bhradain – Macduff Ship Design As with all Macduff Ship Design vessels, this compact but ultra-versatile aquaculture work boat is impressively innovative and beautifully detailed. Practical, simple, economical and rugged, it will serve very well in the remote, cold Scottish lochs where the nation’s economically important salmon farming […]

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Funding earmarked for electric propulsion installations on Norwegian vessels

Norwegian state-owned financing agency Enova will be allocating NOK76.6 million (US$7.27 million) for the installation of electric propulsion systems on both new and existing vessels that will operate in Norwegian waters. The vessels selected to benefit from the funding include a tour boat newbuilding for operator Rødne Trafikk, two feed transport vessel newbuildings for aquaculture […]

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