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“As most countries do not have a regulatory framework speci? cally for the offshore farming unit, we teamed up with ABS to ensure the unit would be fully approved and certi? ed.” – Philip Schreven, co-founder, De Maas (pictured above left with co-founder Mark van Leeuwen, right) ci? cally for the offshore farming unit, we teamed up with Fujian Province in China by the EPCI contractor, and for
ABS to ensure the unit would be fully approved and certi- this project we provided a range of services based on our ? ed. As at the time there were no speci? c ABS standards for patented technology. this type of unit so we used the standards for offshore oil and Technical and commercial research and development for fur- gas units and ? oating renewable units. At the same time we ther units continued since the ? rst unit was under construc- have been working with ABS to develop a separate guideline tion. We are presently preparing for series of units in Europe, and certi? cation for offshore aquaculture units. the Americas and Oceania for a range of species including salmon. Essentially the market is being developed alongside
Please give us a ‘by the numbers’ look at upgrades in technology. As in the oil and gas industry, each your organization today.
offshore farming unit requires tailoring for local environmen-
The ? rst unit, the SSFF150, was recently installed offshore tal conditions, farming practices that relate to the various spe- www.marinetechnologynews.com 43
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