A complete processing plant has been ordered for one of the world’s largest krill trawlers and this represents a major breakthrough for Danish company Carsoe into the Chinese market for marine food processing.
There is little love lost between Norwegian krill catching companies Rimfrost and Aker BioMarine, which recently acquired Rimfrost’s fishing vessel at an auction.
Optimar has signed a contract with Aker BioMarine to supply a complete krill factory for Aker BioMarine's new krill vessel. The ship is being built by Vard and is scheduled for delivery by Vard Brattvåg in November of 2018.
Norwegian krill manufacturer Rimfrost is responding to the rising global demand for krill oil for human consumption by setting out plans for a new krill catching vessel.
What promised to be a protracted legal battle between Norway’s krill catchers has been partly averted as AkerBiomarine’s complaint at the International Trade Commission (ITC), has been withdrawn.
Aker BioMarine has commissioned a new environmentally-friendly krill fishing vessel. The vessel is to be built in Norway by VARD in a contract valued at NoK1 billion.
Antarctic krill are robust and can withstand capture and escape from a trawl, according to a new study by the Institute of Marine Research in Norway. Only a small percentage (4.40%) of krill escaping through the trawl meshes.
Norwegian vertically-integrated biotechnology company Rimfrost has seen its Rimfrost Pristine krill powder confirmed as stable with minimal degradation taking place.
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) released its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries for 2016, and for the second year in a row, Aker BioMarine was the only fishery to receive an A rating.
Norwegian company Rimfrost’s recent innovation, a 100% pure krill oil extract with 60% phospholipids, has now obtained a favourable opinion from the Finnish Novel Food Board based on substantial equivalence and is therefore ready for the European market.