Tag Archive: Deep Blue Aqua

Oct 01

Deep Blue Aqua on show at AgriMega Week

Deep Blue Aqua were out on show at the AgriMega Week agricultural show in Bredasdorp from the 18th to 21st September. The AgriMega Week is the second biggest agricultural show in South Africa. Hennie and Willie from Agribusiness Development Corporation arranged a shared plot. We were fortunate to  share the plot with Agriplas, Senter360, Power …

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Sep 27

Container Fish Farm one of 23 finalists in Siemens Foundation “empowering people. Award”

There is a nice article on the News 24 website on Alan Flemings entry to the Siemens Stiftung’s “empowering people. Award” last week 19th September. This is a fish farm in a container which built for Alan who is targeting healthy protein production in the townships and rural areas. Alan is one of 23 finalists …

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Sep 13

AASA Conference a resounding success

Following on from my last comments, day three of the conference was full of interesting talks. You can’t attend them all, but I made the most of the time I had. Perhaps the most interesting for me was the talk by Frederic Gaumet from Kruger Kaldnes giving some perspective on what we can expect the …

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Sep 03

Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa – 11th Conference

Next week we will see the 11th AASA conference (Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa) held in Stellenbosch, twenty minutes up the road from our offices in Gordon’s Bay! The conferences runs from the 9th to 12th September. There is an exciting week planned with various international and local aquaculture experts on the conference program. These …

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Aug 30

Deep Blue Aqua receives oxygen solution for DAFF aquaculture research facility

Kerry and Craig Motherwell of Foxolution oversaw the delivery of the new oxygen generator for the Marine and Coastal Management Research facility we have been upgrading in Sea Point, Cape Town. The oxygen generator will provide oxygen for use in ozone sterilisation systems (supplied by Terry Erasmus of Olgear) as well as for addition of …

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Aug 16

Spotted Grunter brood stock fish moved to revamped conditioning system

Finfish brood stock systems

We have been working on the revamping of the old fish brood stock systems at the Marine and Coast Management (MCM) research facility in Sea Point (Cape Town) over the past few months. Its a contract that includes revamping the brood stock systems, hatchery and grow out systems for their marine finfish. Dr Chris Fouche, …

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Aug 16

Blue Revolution Article in Engineering News

Take a look at the Blue Revolution article in the Engineering News (26 July to 1 August 2013). Its a nice summary of the developments going on in the industry with respect to Government’s drive for aquaculture growth and the shortcomings that need to be addressed to really get things going. I think the end …

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