Arctic Sea Farm gets extra 4,000 tonnes of biomass
Iceland salmon farmer Arctic Sea Farm today announced that it has received a permit for 4,000 tonnes of maximum allowed biomass (MAB) in Arnarfjordur. This is a new licence and will be a new site in a new fjord.
The licence increases the company’s MAB to 27,100 tonnes, split between 21,800 tonnes for Atlantic salmon and 5,300 MAB for trout. The trout licences are in the process of being converted to salmon licences.
Arctic Sea Farm is a 100%-owned subsidiary of Arctic Fish Holdings AS, which is majority owned by Norway Royal Salmon (NRS). NRS is in turn majority owned by Norwegian aquaculture, wellboats, shipping and service vessels company NTS ASA.