Smir strikes deal with Norwegian producer to supply feeding systems

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Editorial Staff

The system will be integrated into a new feed barge, equipped to serve up to 14 net-pens. 

Aquaculture equipment supplier Smir has signed a contract with Norwegian salmon producer Lingalaks for the supply of its waterborne feeding system.

The agreement involves the implementation of Smir’s system, called the Smirfeeder, at Lingalaks’ exhibition site Toska South in Norway’s production area 4.

Production zones 1-13 along the Norwegian coast.

Talks between the two companies have been ongoing for some time, according to a release from Smir. Expected to be operational by this summer, the system will be integrated into a new feed barge, equipped to serve up to 14 net-pens.

Frode Rygh, Sales Manager at Smir, expressed his satisfaction with the partnership, commending Lingalaks for their progressive approach to salmon farming. “We see Lingalaks as a very innovative and future-oriented salmon farming company who are not afraid to adapt new solutions to ensure sustainable production of salmon. We see the fact that they choose Smirfeeder for one of their exhibition fish farming sites as a great vote of confidence, and we look forward to the collaboration.”

Established in 2015, Smir has carved a niche in the aquaculture industry with its focus on developing environmentally sustainable and cost-effective farming solutions. Specializing in systems for delousing, semi-closed fish farming, and waterborne feeding, the company has positioned itself as a leader in innovative aquaculture technologies.

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