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Shellfish production is amongst the fastest growing segments in the global aquaculture industry

 
Shellfish is often bred in more remote parts of the world. Transport of live shellfish has been limited to environmentally unsustainable airfreight – since shellfish has to be kept alive until hours before preparing.

Worldwide the fresh fish segment has a growth of 8.8 percent against the industry’s total of 3.3 percent growth.

The Aqualife system can make a globalisation of the fresh fish industry by bringing an environmentally sustainable solution. Total export and import from the fishing industry in 2007 was US $75 billion, of which shellfish, representing 25 percent of the total volume has a value of US $30 billion and a continuing growth,” says CEO Lars Nannerup, AQUALIFE.

The price for our ocean freight of live shellfish is often 50 percent of the price by air freight which until now has been the only alternative.

Further to this, measuring the CO2 emissions show that the CO2 impact per ton living shellfish is 120 kilograms for ocean freight against 3,600 kilo per ton cargo for air freight.

A variety of environmental problems have been overcome by our freight solution. Besides the radically reduced CO2 impact in the big picture, one can detect more local benefits, such as less noise and traffic around airports and dense populated areas,” Lars Nannerup says.

We are very conscientious about the environment impact such as being selective in the breed of shellfish, the impact of freight, and the amount of waste produced.”

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