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FACTAP funding for initiatives in British Columbia

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Smooth Technologies Adoption Program is a federal initiative encouraging the adoption of inexperienced technologies within the fishing and aquaculture commerce. This draw supplies $20 million over four years to abet companies adopt contemporary, aesthetic technologies into their operations.

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Smooth Technologies Adoption Program is a federal initiative encouraging the adoption of inexperienced technologies within the fishing and aquaculture commerce. This draw supplies $20 million over four years to abet companies adopt contemporary, aesthetic technologies into their operations.

This most up-to-date funding of over $5.4 million represents a necessary funding from the federal authorities, alongside with extra funding from the Province of British Columbia, in surroundings up a greener, extra ecologically friendly fisheries and aquaculture commerce in British Columbia.

The initiatives receiving funding from FACTAP are:

  • $28,195 for 607237 BC Ltd. of Quathiaski Cove, BC to make investments in a brand contemporary sonar machine for bottom mapping, leading to fuel financial savings and bycatch prick value.
  • $416,000 for Aero Trading Ltd. of Vancouver, BC to introduce a brand contemporary and innovative slurry ice manufacturing and distribution machine to promote vitality effectivity of their fish processing plant.
  • $40,154 for B&S Fishing Ltd. of Quathiaski Cove, BC to beef up the acquisition and set up of a brand contemporary sonar machine for improved running effectivity leading to less fuel consumption and bycatch of species of reveal.
  • $1,139,891 for the BC Shellfish Growers Association of Comox, BC to replace as a minimum 235 rafts that at the 2d exhaust polystyrene (Styrofoam) flotation on shellfish farms with air-filled plastic billets (or staunch pipe flotation) to diminish pollution precipitated by the breaking down of polystyrene within the marine atmosphere. 
  • $48,871 for Below Sea Level Oyster Co. of Manson’s Landing, BC to replace 15-20 rafts the utilization of older polystrene (Styrofoam) floatation at the proponent’s shellfish farm with a fully enclosed inflexible air filled polyethylene shell to diminish plastic pollution within the marine atmosphere.
  • $296,310 for Berezan Runt Co. Ltd. of Langley, BC to make investments in a brand contemporary water therapy and filtration machine to diminish full suspended solids and nitrogen within the water thus reducing the amount of water exchanges required to serve water quality requirements within a Recirculating Aquaculture Arrangement.
  • $6,655 for D. Ritchie Holdings of Campbell River, BC to replace 1600 uncovered styrofoam floats from 800 floating oyster baskets with contemporary air-filled plastic floats to diminish plastic pollution within the marine atmosphere.
  • $384,000 for EWOS Canada of Surrey, BC to make investments in a brand contemporary damage water therapy and recycling machine at their aquaculture facility that will decrease damage discharge and water consumption at their facility
  • $111,176 for F.A.S Seafood Producer Ltd. of Victoria, BC to set up a machine to their commercial fishing vessel that will decrease fuel consumption and greenhouse fuel emissions.
  • $38,072 for Gladiator Enterprises Ltd of Madeira Park, BC to beef up the set up of a brand contemporary sonar machine surely and efficient bottom mapping, leading to fuel financial savings and bycatch prick value.
  • $74,713 for Hub City Fisheries Ltd. of Nanaimo, BC to desire vitality efficient water pumps for his or her aquaculture facility.
  • $321,262 for Unbiased Seafood Canada Corp. of Victoria, BC to beef up the acquisition and set up of a brand contemporary sonar machine to a trawl vessel, enabling it to diminish bycatch and fuel consumption.
  • $318,640 for Island Sea Farms Inc. of Courtenay, BC to make investments in contemporary phytoplankton manufacturing technologies, changing lights with extra technologically stepped forward and vitality efficient photobioreactors.
  • $305,169 for Mowi Canada West of Campbell River, BC to beef up the set up of an emissions-free photograph voltaic energy machine at the Dalrymple Salmon Hatchery.
  • $75,155 for My Lady Jane Holdings Inc. of North Vancouver, BC to make investments in monitoring sensors to maximise fuel financial savings and decrease carbon prick value emissions for his or her commercial trawling vessel.
  • $69,227 for Northern Divine Aquafarms Ltd. of Sechelt, BC to beef up the set up of a photograph voltaic-powered composting machine to route of fish damage, removing groundwater pollution, reducing damage and the possess to transport damage offsite.
  • $95,000 to Nova Harvest Ltd. of Bamfield, BC to make investments in contemporary phytoplankton manufacturing technologies reducing vitality reliance for the manufacturing of marine algae at their shellfish hatchery.
  • $13,123 to the Pacific Prawn Fishermen’s Association of Nanaimo, BC to desire rockfish descenders, bettering survival price of rockfish encountered as bycatch within the commercial prawn fishery.
  • $57,749 for Piscine Energetics Inc. of Vernon, BC to beef up the acquisition and set up of most up-to-date and improved high effectivity trawl nets for catching and taking out invasive mysis little from Okanagan Lake, BC.
  • $44,527 to RK Fishing Inc. of Madeira Park, BC to beef up the set up of a brand contemporary, less carbon intensive keeping machine for stay space prawns.  A photograph voltaic panel array will additionally be installed to offset energy consumption of the keeping tank.
  • $51,855 to Sustainable Seas Fishing Inc. of Madeira Park, BC to beef up the set up of a brand contemporary sonar sounder that will help in figuring out sensitive areas on the ocean ground, and areas that might well maybe perhaps perhaps additionally fair assign off tools loss for the crab and prawn traps.
  • $13,594 to Valdes Fishing Corp. of Vancouver, BC to beef up the set up of a sea mattress mapping machine to establish areas liable to tools loss. This can additionally decrease time and distance traveled, fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
  • $52,470 to Vancouver Island College of Nanaimo, BC to beef up the acquisition of an algae photobioreactor, reducing the amount of electricity worn to develop algae and decrease amount of plastic damage associated with the most up-to-date machine.
  • $48,000 to Viking Storm Holdings Inc. of North Vancouver, BC to beef up the acquisition contemporary trawl doors to extend effectivity, allowing the expend target to be accomplished in less towing time and reducing energy wished to tow.
  • $56,060 to Chief Fishing of Fresh Westminster, BC to set up an stepped forward gain sensor technology to diminish towing time and fuel consumption.
  • $40,889 to 690386 BC Ltd. of Prince Rupert, BC for the set up of an efficient engine in an offshore fishing vessel which will decrease emissions.
  • $13,186 to Highline Fishing of Campbell River, BC for the acquisition of a sonar mapping machine which will decrease fuel consumption and establish buildings on the ocean bottom thus reducing tools loss and facilitate improved expend of target species. 
  • $68,580 to Miracle Springs Inc. of North Vancouver, BC to desire a composting machine to route of fish damage, reducing damage and the possess to transport damage offsite.
  • $81,405 to B & S Fishing Ltd. of Quathiaski Cove to replace their present freezer machine with a extra efficient machine that additionally reduces refrigerant loss.
  • $64,193 to Robert Hughess of Lax Kqw’Alaams, BC to desire and set up a commercial grade diesel marine engine to replace a 30 one year worn engine.
  • $752,247 to Cermaq Canada Ltd of Campbell River, BC for a semi-closed containment aquaculture machine installed in Clayoquot Sound.
  • $11,333 to VX Tree Island Shellfish Ltd. of Comox, BC to replace and effectively cast off two rafts the utilization of polystyrene floatation. The rafts will most likely be replaced with air-filled polyethylene floatation that are extra environmentally-friendly than polystyrene.
  • $91,781 to Russel Lloyd Fishing of Qualicum Seaside, BC to set up a little detection machine that will decrease the sequence of tows required while additionally allowing the captain to higher distinguish expend between little and varied fish species, thereby reducing accidental by-expend.
  • $51,000 to McEachern Murray & Co. Ltd. of Maple Ridge, BC to replace the engines on two of their fishing vessels with contemporary extra environmentally-friendly engines.
  • $63,495 to Seed Science of Nanaimo, BC to desire and set up algae bioreactors which will decrease vitality exhaust, while increasing effectivity of phytoplankton manufacturing on space. 
  • $68,598 to Shadowy Horse Fishing of Gibsons, BC to extend freezing ability and decrease refrigerant leaks that are contaminated to the atmosphere. The elevated ability will decrease the sequence of fishing journeys for the operator while bettering the usual of the product supplied to market. 

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