Nordnorsk Stamfisk AS (AquaGen Steigen)

New broodstock plant on the site of a disused smolt facility.

Fact file

  • Construction Client: Nordnorsk Stamfisk AS
  • Design and Build Contractor: Artec Aqua AS
  • Construction Start: November 2013
  • Facility Hand-over: May 2015
  • Production Capacity: 105 million salmon spawn
  • Area, New Construction: 3760 m2
  • Total Tank Volume: 760 m3
  • Technologies: FTS, FTS-R
  • Water Qualities: Fresh Water
  • Contract Value: NOK 135 million
  • Location: Leines, Municipality of Steigen, Nordland County.

This was the first broodstock plant built in Northern Norway, and it is operated by AquaGen, Steigen Department.

When running at full capacity, the facility can produce a minimum of 150 million roe per year, based on the landing of broodstock from the Nova Sea, Nordlaks and Cermaq plants in the region.