AquaCon gets first permits for salmon RAS in Maryland

Published on
August 5, 2022
AquaCon board members Christian Selmer, Marit Solberg, and Henrik Tangen

Oslo, Norway-based aquaculture firm AquaCon has received a key permit for its planned salmon recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility in Federalsburg, Maryland, U.S.A.

AquaCon is planning multiple RAS facilities along Maryland's Eastern Shore, with an initial production volume target of 50,000 metric tons to be “phased in over six years,” according to the company. AquaCon has received investments from AKVA, Nutreco, and Israel Corp, and according to AquaCon Executive Chair Henrik Tangen the company has been working on a business plan for the facilities since late 2019 …

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