NINA Ims, Gene bank

New gene bank for conservation of the salmon and trout stock in Hardanger.

Fact file

  • Construction Client: Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA)
  • Design and Build Contractor: Artec Aqua AS
  • Construction Start: May 2019
  • Facility Hand-over: 22nd May 2020
  • Production Capacity: Gene bank
  • Area, New Construction: 1950 m2
  • Total Tank Volume: 755 m3
  • Technologies: Flow-through
  • Water Qualities: Fresh Water
  • Contract Value: NOK 86,300,000
  • Location: Ims, Ryfylkeveien 980, 4308 Sandnes

Artec Aqua is the general contractor and has delivered a turnkey facility to the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA). The new facility is built next to the the construction client's existing research station.