Salmon Farming on Ships Revs Up
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
While the Trump Administration and some of the nation’s biggest food producers move towards farming fish off the coasts of the U.S., others are taking the technology inside.
A German engineering company called Next Generation Cargo is planning to farm Atlantic salmon aboard the world’s largest sailboats by the year 2023. Each of five, 540 foot sailboats will be able to produce 5.5 million pounds of salmon per year.
Undercurrent News reports that the first vessel – called the 'Quadriga' – is already being built at a...
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