Alfa Laval has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian provider of waste extraction techniques for fish farms.
Located outside Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleaning equipment for the removal of lifeless fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. The compressed waste is saved in tanks which are shipped to a biogas facility, where it’s converted to renewable vitality and a high-grade fertilizer.
The LiftUP system complements Alfa Laval Framo’s AquaStream pumping system which brings up fresh low temperature water with high oxygen ranges (from around 25m depth) and creates a perfect sea current, providing conditions much like deep fjords.
เพรสเชอร์เกจ4นิ้ว , which had revenues of NOK75 million in 2020, will now be part of Alfa Laval’s Pumping Systems business unit throughout the Marine Division.
“This acquisition is a useful addition to our sustainable aquaculture portfolio, expanding our providing of fish farming options that will increase each the productiveness and financial attractiveness of fish farming options while reducing its impact on the setting,” mentioned Sameer Kalra, president of Alfa Laval’s Marine Division.