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UAE engineering firm, RAS supplier partner in aquaculture push

August 3, 2021 2 Comments

United Arab Emirates-based ALEC Engineering and Contracting LLC and Norwegian recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) supplier MAT Filtration Technologies and MAT-KULING are joining forces to grab a piece of the actions in UAE and Saudi Arabia growing land-based aquaculture sector. The exclusive strategic partnership formed by the companies is meant enable them to provide turnkey solution for several of the region’s upcoming …

Salinities in intensive biofloc, compared with an industrial scale for white shrimp.

June 21, 2021 4 Comments

As you are reading this, over half the seafood we eat globally is coming from farmed sources. As the fastest growing food producing sector globally, aquaculture is a key contributor to food security and provides jobs for millions. Yet despite its importance, aquaculture continues to be marred in controversy relating to the sustainability performance of …

Let’s talk about RAS

January 13, 2021 5 Comments

What are Biological filters? Biological filters are devices to culture microorganisms that will perform a given task for us. Different types of organisms will perform different tasks. Part of the art of designing and using bio-filters is to create an environment that will promote the growth of the organisms that are needed. Why do we …