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
  • Management services for offshore marine farming and mussel spat catching sites (4), Golden Bay & Tasman Bay - 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
  • Renewals of Marine Farm consents in Marlborough - Clients: 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
  • Advice on marine farm valuation, fish stock insurance and economic model - Client: Private
  • Preparation of documentation & sale of marine farms in Marlborough and Golden Bay -Client: Private
  • Advice on marine farming business models - Client: Private
  • Assessment of aquaculture activities in NZ – all aquaculture regions                - Client: Private
  • Review/advice on aquaculture opportunities in NZ – Client: Private
  • Pre-feasibility study for aquaculture feed production – Client: Private
  • Preparation of a business plan to develop an offshore marine farm – Client: Private
  • Advice/information on the aquaculture industry in New Zealand – Client: Private
  • Provide advice on marine farming business models including productivity data – Client: Private
  • Assistance in respect of pre-establishment of an aquaculture feed production facility – Client: Private
  • An assessment of land-based aquaculture opportunities in New Zealand - Client: Private
  • Provide advice regarding re-commissioning and remodelling a salmon farm – Client: Private
  • Valuation of farm assets and other work required – Client: Private
  • Assistance in identifying mussel farming space and increasing mussel supply – Client: Private
  • Business management and Governance services - Client: Marine Farming Association
  • Renewal of a resource consent for a land based Paua farm – Client: Private
  • Advice on aquaculture development in East Timor – Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Applications for the extension of a mussel farms in Marlborough, Golden Bay & Tasman Bay – Clients: Private
  • Application for re alignment of a mussel farm, Coromandel – Client: Private
  • Management of 3 aquaculture research projects, nutraceutical, bio-security and spat fall – Client: Bay of Plenty Regional Council
  • Advice on marine farm valuation methodology – Client:                Private
  • Report on “How the BOP could achieve $250m aquaculture exports by 2025” – Client: Bay of Plenty Regional Council
  • Investigating finfish opportunities in New Zealand – Client: Ministry for Primary Industries
  • Marine farm site rating criteria – Client: Private
  • Risk analysis for Tasmanian Salmon farms re insurance cover – Client: Global Aquaculture Insurance Consortium
  • Pacific Aquaculture Technical Advice –Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Providing Greenshell mussel industry information - Client: Private
  • Report on the cost of re-consenting marine farms – Client: AQNZ/MPI
  • Resource consent advice – Clients: Multiple Private
  • Co-ordinate and advance the research and development of potential GSM product supply in NZ – Client: Private
  • Ground truth of resource consent costs – Client: MPI
  • Advice on interim Aquaculture Management Areas, Golden Bay & Tasman Bay – Client: TOKM Advice in regards to a fin fish farming tender response Coromandel – PHK

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