The race for the open ocean


Inspired by the early trials of the world’s largest operational salmon farming pen, SalMar is now determined to head even further offshore, with plans to build a system that can withstand wave heights of up to 15m.

SalMar’s Q1 report, reveals that – partially inspired by the early promise of Ocean Farm 1 – they now plan to head even further offshore and, having acquired 51 per cent of the shares in MariCulture AS they are now looking to develop offshore aquaculture facilities capable of operating in the open ocean.

Consequently the company has applied for 16 development licences for the development of the ‘Smart Fish Farm’ – a concept that......................................

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