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Milestone deal for AKVA group land based Norway AS. SinkabergHansen AS and AKVA group Land Based Norway AS has signed a deal for the delivery of processing equipment worth 280 MNOK + options to the production facilities at Svaberget Smolt.

This milestone deal for AKVA was signed Monday, May 6th and is one of the single largest deals ever at both SinkabergHansen and AKVA group.

“It is a milestone to finally settle the deal. The process started 4-5 years ago, with more intensive, detailed work the last year. The deal means a lot for us,” says Managing Director Sten Roald Lorentzen of AKVA group Land Based Norway AS.

Both AKVA group Land Based AS and AKVA group Land Based Norway AS is involved in the project that will provide significant work for the branches in Norway and Denmark.

SinkabergHansen AS will build a smolt facility at Svaberget in Nærøy, through the company Svaberget Smolt AS. Construction is estimated to start in September 2019. The construction period is planned for two-and-a-half years

“It is a complete turnkey processing facility including tank and water systems, RAS facility that is able to recycle 99.9 per cent of the water, hatchery, smolt plants and more. We are proud of what we are able to achieve, and the collaboration with SinkabergHansen has been good over time,” says Lorentzen.

The environmentally friendly RAS facility will also be used as a display centre.


AKVA group is present in all markets with offices in Norway, Chile, Denmark, Scotland, Spain, Greece, Iran, Iceland, Canada, Australia and Turkey. AKVA group is a unique partner with the capability to offer both pen farming and land based aquaculture operations with complete technical solutions and service.
Today, the company is the world´s largest supplier, from single components to large, advanced and tailor made pen based aquaculture projects.
AKVA group is a global technology and service partner that deliver technology and services that helps solve biological challenges within the aquaculture industry. Good operational performance and fish welfare ensures sustainability and profitability for the customer. This is the premise for everything they deliver, from single components to services and complete installations. In-depth aquaculture knowledge, extensive experience and a high capacity for innovation characterizes and enables them to deliver the best solutions for both land based and pen based fish farming.


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