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KINGFISH MAINE APPROVED FOR CONSTRUCTION ADVANCEMENTS

KINGFISH MAINE APPROVED FOR CONSTRUCTION

Kingfish Maine approved for construction advancements. The Kingfish Company’s second recirculating aquaculture facility for Dutch yellowtail fish has obtained final state level approvals, keeping the Maine facility in the USA on schedule to break ground by end of 2021.

The Kingfish Company N.V.’s U.S. facility received final state level permits last week; documentation that enables the project to begin construction on schedule.

These permits indicate compliance with substantial checks, certifications and inspections by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP), and were granted with the approval of Kingfish Maine’s SLODA (Site Location of Development Act) and NRPA (Natural Resources Protection Act) applications.

These are the last state-level permits needed to prepare the site for construction. Both critical water-side permits were obtained earlier during 2021.

Kingfish Maine’s recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility is projected to produce up to 8,500 metric tons of Yellowtail annually upon completion.

About the Kingfish Company

When capacity constraints force an established industry to go through a Paradigm Shift, the Sea Change can be significant- challenging traditional production methods, while providing unparalleled opportunity for innovative newcomers.

The Kingfish Company’s mission is to be a first-mover in technology driven aquaculture, and establish themselves as a market leader in the sustainable production of high value Marine Seafood.

With an optimally located site on the shores of the Oosterschelde marine nature reserve in the Netherlands servicing the EU market daily, full cycle hatchery, an on site R&D facility, and an advanced grow-out system; and a 2nd site in development in Jonesport Maine for the US market, The Kingfish Company is a first mover operating at the cutting edge of sustainable, land based, high value marine aquaculture in the EU and the US.

 

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