Aquaculture Direct undertakes a wide range of projects within the aquaculture and marine farming industry for private clients as well as local, national and international organisations.

Here are some of our recently completed or ongoing projects:

  • Application for salmon farm site in Marlborough Sounds - Client: Private
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the expansion of salmon farming enterprise in the Marlborough Sounds - Client: Private
  • Offsite validation of six resource consents in the Hauraki Gulf & Firth of Thames - Client: Private
  • Establishment of Regional Aquaculture Organisation in the Bay of Plenty - Client: EBOP Regional Council
  • Review of National Marine Biosecurity Strategy and development of Marine Biosecurity Strategy - Client: Aquaculture NZ Limited
  • Review of the management of mussel farming venture in Marlborough - Client: Private
  • Advice on acquisition of mussel farming businesses in the Marlborough Sounds - Client: Private
  • Management services for offshore marine farming and mussel spat catching sites (4), Golden Bay & Tasman Bay - Client: Private
  • Management Services for Coromandel marine farms - Client: Private
  • Review options for adding value to the SME mussel farming operations in Marlborough - Client: Marlborough District Council
  • Risk analysis for an Australian pearl farm re insurance application - Client: JHL Insurance Brokers, Lloyds of London
  • Review of FinFish Farming opportunities in Golden Bay - Client: Aquaculture NZ Ltd
  • Review Proposed FinFish legislation for Firth of Thames - Client: Ministry of Fisheries
  • Review of WWF Global Salmon Farming Standards - Client: Aquaculture NZ Ltd
  • Audit of Aquaculture Assets in Bay of Plenty - Client: Bay of Plenty Regional Aquaculture Group
  • Expert Advice (due diligence) Clean Seas Tuna Ltd, Australia - Client: Private
  • Advice on Taiapure Application, Ninety Mile Beach, Northland - Client: Marine Farming Association
  • Review of Government/Industry Agreements (GIA) for marine farm biosecurity - Client: Aquaculture NZ Ltd
  • Develop Aquaculture/Tourism Strategy - Client: Private
  • Renewal of Marine Farm consents -Marlborough - Client: Private
  • Preparation and submitting of PGP funding applications - Client: Various clients and consortiums
  • Preparation of marine farms for sale. Development of information pack and marketing material - Client: Private
  • Scoping report on feasibility of Paua Hatchery - Client: Private
  • Advice on Aquaculture Industry in New Zealand - Client: Private
  • Assessment of the New Zealand Mussel Farmers against the New Zealand Mussel Industry Environmental Code of Practice - Client: Aquaculture New Zealand Ltd
  • Advice on marine farm valuation, fish stock insurance and economic model - Client: Private

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