Welcome   Sponsored By
Subscribe | Register | Advertise | Newsletter | About us | Contact us
   


Image: InnovaSea / FIS

Innovasea Helps Petros Secure Approval for Aruba’s First Ocean-based Fish Farm

Click on the flag for more information about United States UNITED STATES
Friday, May 26, 2023, 07:00 (GMT + 9)

3,000 tonne farm will produce Red Snapper for the Caribbean and U.S.

Innovasea, a global leader in technologically advanced aquatic solutions for aquaculture and fish tracking, announced today that it has successfully helped Petros secure government approval for a 3,000 tonne open ocean fish farm 8 kilometers off the southwest coast of Aruba.

Source: Wiki / Google / FIS

Innovasea performed extensive consulting and site selection work for Petros, which plans to use Innovasea’s submersible SeaStations and other technologies to raise Northern Red Snapper.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Petros to create Aruba’s first ocean-based fish farm,” said Langley Gace, Innovasea’s senior vice president of business development. “This is an important project for the country and the region and we’re confident that our open ocean expertise and our proven egg-to-harvest approach to fish farming will help ensure its success.”

Built over three phases, the farm will produce its fish in a sustainable, secure and traceable manner. Once complete, it will feature 16 SeaStations and a land-based hatchery and employ close to 100 local team members. Future growth will target 9,000 metric tons of biomass with goals to diversify species and expand into seaweed cultivation.

“We are fortunate to have a strong partner in Innovasea, an industry leader in open ocean farming with proven experience with warm water species such as Red Snapper” said Gunnar Bracelly, Petros’ founder and president. “Being able to rely on Innovasea’s full-service capabilities enables our team to focus on implementing the bold vision of diversifying the Aruban economy and becoming the catalyst for an aquaculture revolution throughout the Caribbean region.

Northern Red Snapper is a high value species with strong demand in the United States – but a limited and seasonal supply that comes entirely from the fishing industry.

Creating a vibrant aquaculture industry will help Aruba diversify its economy, which relies heavily on tourism, and strengthen its food security profile. The submersible SeaStation is ideal because it is invisible to tourists when submerged.

“SeaStations spend most of their time fully submerged, so they’re a great fit for a place like Aruba where it’s important to preserve beautiful views for vacationers,” said Gace.

 

SeaStation Harvest from Team Innovasea on Vimeo.

Petros will also market its fish to the many cruise ships that dock in Aruba. This will support the cruise industry’s effort to reduce its carbon footprint by sourcing fresh seafood from local sources.

The company is looking for additional investors for the project and is open to both equity and debt financing for the initial stage.

Source: Innovasea

[email protected]
www.seafood.media


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
India
Feb 29, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Mukka Proteins IPO opens today: 4 things to know before subscribing to the issue
Japan
Feb 28, 10:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Japan Eyes Tighter Bluefin Tuna Catch Management
United States
Feb 28, 07:20 (GMT + 9):
NaturalShrimp, Inc. Files International Patent Applications
United Kingdom
Feb 28, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Salmon Scotland ask electronic system for UK exporters
Worldwide
Feb 28, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
MSC Price Announcement – From India & Pakistan To Europe
Russian Federation
Feb 28, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Fishing Catches in the Okhotsk and Bering Seas
Viet Nam
Feb 28, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Brazil Bans Import of Vietnamese Tilapia: Impact on Businesses
United Kingdom
Feb 28, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
IMO agrees new guidance on key environmental issues
United States
Feb 28, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Marine Protected Areas must be flexible and responsive – not absolute: study
Japan
Feb 28, 06:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Domestic supply of farmed yellowtail decreased by 15% to 85,000 tons
Viet Nam
Feb 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - VASEP Infographic: Vietnam's seafood exports in January 2024
Russian Federation
Feb 28, 05:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Putin signed a law accelerating the receipt of tax deductions for fishermen
South Korea
Feb 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Octopus import amount in January decreased by 37%
United States
Feb 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
Seafood Expo North America Announces 2024 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists
Sri Lanka
Feb 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
FAO sets target of 35% growth in aquaculture production by 2030



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Statistics │ Export │Salmon fillets │ USA, Canada, Germany, France, Netherlands and Japan │ 2022-23
China Source: FIS by SeafoodMediaGroup  | Click to enlarge it    [email protected] www.seafood.media...
Japan diversifying seafood export destinations after China ban
Japan Faced with China's ban on Japanese marine product imports, sparked by the release of treated water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japan's fisheries industry has been casting a wider net, s...
The Chinese fleet in South American waters, a challenge for sustainability and sovereignty
Argentina The following is an excerpt from an article published by Infobae: Redacción América - The invasive fishing methods of the powerful Chinese fleet that fishes in international waters...
Russia to Subsidize Rail Transport for Salmon and Sardines
Russia Fed. Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Government of the Russian Federation to make a decision by April 15 on providing subsidies from the federal budget for rail transportation of salmon spe...
 

Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation - Headquarters
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. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
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
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.
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
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Grupo Pereira Headquarters
Costa Meeresspezialitäten GmbH & Co. KG
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly 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
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) - Headquarters
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
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
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2024 Seafood Media Group Ltd.| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER