Alfa Laval provides to aquaculture portfolio

Frugal has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian supplier of waste extraction techniques for fish farms.
Located exterior Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleansing gear for the removing of lifeless fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. The compressed waste is saved in tanks that are shipped to a biogas facility, where it is converted to renewable vitality and a high-grade fertilizer.
The LiftUP system enhances Alfa Laval Framo’s AquaStream pumping system which brings up fresh low temperature water with excessive oxygen levels (from around 25m depth) and creates an ideal sea current, providing conditions much like deep fjords.
LiftUP, which had revenues of NOK75 million in 2020, will now be a half of Alfa Laval’s Pumping Systems business unit inside the Marine Division.
“This acquisition is a valuable addition to our sustainable aquaculture portfolio, expanding our offering of fish farming options that will increase each the productiveness and economic attractiveness of fish farming solutions while lowering its impact on the setting,” stated Sameer Kalra, president of Alfa Laval’s Marine Division.
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