Why electrification of feed barges pays off

Posted by Tore Obrestad on 6/5/19 8:00 AM

Today, most fish farms are powered by diesel generators. Generators have provided stable operation for several years and the technology is familiar to most of us. Why change a winning team?

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Topics: feed barge, energy efficiency

Gentle feeding:11 tips to minimise dust and breakage in a central feeding system with air transport

Posted by Christian Hammernes/Trond Severinsen on 5/28/19 8:02 AM

The feed quality itself, the logistics from the factory to the barge, and the use and maintenance of the feeding system all play important roles for how much wastage you get as a result of dust and breakage. The importance of reducing wastage is obvious. Wastage leads to a higher feed factor and, in practice, significant losses. Dust and breakage can also cause downtime and result in shorter or longer stoppages in output, which could potentially be even more costly than the breakage formation itself.

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Topics: feeding system, high-pressure pumps

Welcome to the Aquaculture blog

Posted by Akvakulturbloggen on 5/28/19 8:00 AM

Here we share useful articles and content that engage, create discussion, and enable us to learn from each other. Our goal is to highlight the topics in the interface between technology and biology and do our best to clarify them based on our own experiences. With this content, we hope to make valuable input to your professional life.

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