It has been suggested that a 70% increase in food production is required in the next 30 years to sustain the need for a growing population.
Global aquaculture on an industrial scale with worldwide distribution will be critical to shrink this ‘food gap’ and future-proof food production, fighting lifestyle disease and better resource utilization, will require whole new ways of thinking about food and health.
The first mega-size offshore salmon installation was delivered to Norway in October 2017. What will these super farms offshore and onshore require in terms of vessels and logistic solutions? How can equipment suppliers and shipyards create the required industrial equipment? When will the first offshore algae production site be built? How and who will transport the food that is being produced? How can economies of scale be created by the existence of an integrated aquaculture, marine ingredients and shipping business?