Entries by Nicolas Castillo

Chile: World’s Largest Submersible Cage Built

Chile: The EcoSea Farming Spa consortium will begin the prototype stage at Invermar’s Traiguén 2 center, located in Achao, to develop ocean aquaculture in the country. By Jonathan Garcés (translation from original article: https://www.salmonexpert.cl/article/en-chile-construyen-jaula-sumergible-ms-grande-del-mundo/) Two technological consortiums presented yesterday the progress of their ocean aquaculture projects in the framework of the III Aquaculture Summit organized by […]

EcoSea Farming SpA and JA Mitsui Leasing Begin Operations in Chile

December 30, 2017 EcoSea Farming SpA’s (EcoSea) surfaced near shore containment systems for salmon in Chile were acquired by JA Mitsui Leasing (JAML) of Japan. EcoSea manages and maintains the pens previously owned by Innovaciones en Cobre S.A., a consolidated subsidiary of Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (CODELCO), a state-owned copper mining company in […]

Offshore Farming on the Edge of the Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert in Chile, long considered the oldest and driest desert with some areas akin to the planet Mars, is home to a unique experiment in marine aquaculture. Funded by the Chilean government under the auspices of Corfo (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción de Chile) and executed by EcoSea, two projects were carried out. […]