Rosh Haayin, Israel-primarily based AquaMaof Aquaculture Technologies, has closed greater than USD 230 million (EUR 206.5 million) in offers related to work on more than a dozen global facilities, the organization stated in a news release on 29 May. AquaMaof focuses on indoor aquaculture generation, and turn-key tasks mainly focused on recirculating aquaculture structures (RAS). Its ongoing projects include work on the world’s biggest indoor salmon aquaculture facility, located in Newfoundland, Canada – a USD 70 million (EUR 62.9 million) improvement being built via Grieg NL; three projects in Russia, inclusive of a trout facility.
An upcoming USD 28 million (EUR 25.1 million) facility to produce 2,500 heaps of Atlantic salmon, and a previously undisclosed agreement signed for a salmon facility to be built soon; RAS initiatives for developing Atlantic salmon being constructed in Japan with a mixed potential of 15,000 metric lots; a catfish facility in Slovakia that has been operating because 2015, a grouper facility in Southeast Asia, and “greater centers consisting of Germany and Norway in the layout stage,” consistent with the agency.
“With more than USD 230 million in closed deals, we’re thrilled to be leading the arena’s quickest-growing meals zone whilst assembly the global demand for fish and its wholesome intake,” AquaMaof CEO and Co-Founder David Hazut stated in the release.” Until now, human beings residing in regions far away from fishing areas or seafood manufacturing have been only capable of consuming imported chilled or frozen merchandise. The contemporary facilities that we design, plan, and construct for our clients are positioned near main cities, which dramatically reduces transportation expenses and convey clean, herbal, and wonderful fish at competitive expenses.”
The enterprise continues to be led via its authentic founders, who consist of David Hazut, Yoav Dagan, Neder Snir, Leonid Goldshtein, Gary Myers, and Nitay Goldman. At Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium, on nine May, AquaMaof Vice President of Marketing and Sales Shai Silbermann informed SeafoodSource the enterprise believes the future of the seafood enterprise lies within the wider adoption and deployment of RAS technology.
“Fish intake among our growing population surpasses the fee at which it may be replaced thru natural replica, ensuing inside the want for an alternative, sustainable, inexperienced option. Aquaman’s … RAS-based facilities offer an answer for responsibly-farmed and harvested aquaculture practices for nearly any kind of fish. Strategically placed no greater than hours out of doors of massive cities, AquaMaof can develop fresh and herbal fish for clients in landlocked regions who are presently used to ingesting chilled or frozen imported products,” the enterprise said in its launch.
“Fueled with the aid of ongoing demanding situations in conventional fish farming, which include ocean pollution, and overfishing, AquaMaof promotes sustainable practices that consist of proprietary water-recycling strategies. There are not any antibiotics or chemicals used inside the farming method, the simplest herbal products. Moreover, green strength intake is assured, utilizing approximately one-third of the electricity consumed through different gadget designs. RAS facilities permit harvest all yr-round, and fish grow to industrial size quicker, in comparison to different strategies.”