Battery packs can handle full operation on hybrid feed barges

Posted by Aksel Kverneland (N) on 10/18/19 2:20 PM

Imagine having a feed barge on which the diesel generator is used only 1–4 times a day. This is already a reality at several sites thanks to modern battery packs. Their performance is so good that the battery packs are capable of powering all functions on the barge simultaneously and only need one hour of charging until they are ready for operation again.

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Topics: feed barge, hybrid

Back to waterborne feeding

Posted by Tore Obrestad (N) on 9/19/19 9:30 AM

Increased feeding capacity, a significant cut in energy consumption and minimal wear of feed pipes. These are just some of the reasons why AKVA group is now reintroducing waterborne feeding.

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Topics: Flexible feeding, feed barge, Waterborne feeding

How do you prepare a solid specification for a feed barge?

Posted by Tore Obrestad (N) on 7/3/19 8:00 AM

So, you have decided to invest in a new feed barge, but do you know precisely what kind of barge are you looking for? In this post, we will share our experiences and thoughts on the process of purchasing a feed barge tailored to suit your needs.

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Topics: feed barge

Why electrification of feed barges pays off

Posted by Tore Obrestad (N) 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

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