Alfa Laval provides to aquaculture portfolio

Savings has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian provider of waste extraction techniques for fish farms.
Located exterior Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleaning gear for the elimination of lifeless fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. The compressed waste is stored in tanks which are shipped to a biogas facility, the place it is converted to renewable power and a high-grade fertilizer.
The LiftUP system enhances Alfa Laval Framo’s AquaStream pumping system which brings up recent low temperature water with high oxygen ranges (from round 25m depth) and creates an ideal sea current, providing conditions just like deep fjords.
LiftUP, which had revenues of NOK75 million in 2020, will now be part of Alfa Laval’s Pumping Systems business unit within the Marine Division.
“This acquisition is a priceless addition to our sustainable aquaculture portfolio, increasing our offering of fish farming options that increases each the productivity and financial attractiveness of fish farming solutions whereas decreasing its impression on the setting,” mentioned Sameer Kalra, president of Alfa Laval’s Marine Division.

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