Photo: Steinar Johansen/MNH

April 2017
Receiving development licenses
Aquatraz merdkonsept

Midt-Norsk Havbruk received four development licenses to develop four generations of the semi closed fish cage Aquatraz owned by Seafarming Systems

Aug 2018
First Aquatraz G1 launched
Aquatraz G1 semi-lukket merd.

The first Aquatraz fish cage was launched in Aug 2018 and placed in Eiterfjorden where it was stocked with salmon in Oct 2018.   –“So far, the experiences are good, both in terms of technology and biology. The project has given us a lot of knowledge that we bring with us in the further development of Aquatraz,” said Steingrim Holm, PM for the Aquatraz project to

May 2020
Aquatraz G3 with 18m lice skirts launched
Aquatraz G3, semi-lukket merd

“So far, the operation of the Aquatraz cage in Årsetfjorden has worked very well. Both temperature and salinity measurements show that we’re taking in water from a depth of about 20 metres, which is good with regard to lice pressure,” Holm explained to

Aquatraz pilot

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