Izar Fene Shipyard and Itsazi Develop Offshore Unit
Wednesday, April 30, 2003
Izar Fene Shipyard in collaboration with Itsazi Aquaculture has developed an OffShore
unit for the breeding, fattening and transport of the bluefin tuna (Thunnus Thynuus). This unit sails at 8 knots, and is able to transport living tunas from the Mediterranean to Japan.
The proposed concept, combines a unique fish farming facility with a modern marine design to produce
an offshore unit capable of purchasing young Tuna Fish in the selling centres, fattening of 1200 t of
Tuna fish in nine months in hot water areas improving the efficiency of the growing process and travel
to the fish markets delivering the fish at best prices.