DESS Aquaculture Shipping AS, a joint venture between Solstad Farstad ASA (SOFF) and Marine Harvest ASA, took delivery of the harvest vessel “Aqua Merdø” on May 24th 2018.
The vessel will commence its 10-year charter contract with Marine Harvest upon delivery at location within few days.
“Aqua Merdø” is developed in close collaboration between the owners and Salt Ship Design and has been built by Myklebust Verft, Norway. Long term financing of “Aqua Merdø” is arranged by ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
“Aqua Merdø” is a harvest vessel with a capacity of handling up to 20,000 fish per hour, and transport up to 400 tons of fish to the processing plant.
DESS Aquaculture Shipping was established in June 2016 as a joint venture between Marine Harvest and Deep Sea Supply.