Aquaculture Service boats

There are more Aquaculture Service boats in operation and they are getting more sophisticated as the industry develops around the world.
Here is a new one that just crossed the Atlantic to work in B.C, Canada:


I believe there was a class of 4 or 5 of these but this was the only one that came across the pond to BC

The Aqua Tromøy is a mid-size Live Fish Carrier that can also be used to remove lice and other parasites from the fish, using fresh water.
Having Diesel/Electric propulsion allow the 4 generators to be used to power Reversed Osmosis (RO) to produce up to 6000 Cbm./day of fresh water when not steaming:

The Coastal Server use a Skarmik 1.5 mechanical de-licing system and cover a wide range of other tasks around fish farms.

PS> The design has already proven it’s seaworthiness:

Mowi MAY reduce their fleet of chartered vessels operating in B.C. soon:

Two new Aquaculture vessel on order in Turkey:

These will not only carry live fish from the fish farm to processing plant, but slaughter and bleed the fish while doing so:

The Norwegian flagged fish carrier AQUA VIKING spotted Aug 14 at Lochinver in the North West of Scotland. Based in Kristiansund, she is 1409 tons dwt with an IMO of 9777254. She has recently called at Scalloway, Lerwick and the Kyle of Lochalsh
Photo: Simon Wergan, Milton Point Pictures.(c)