• Innovation in aquaculture

    The preferred provider of business strategy advisory services to the seafood industry

Innovation in Aquaculture

We generate competitiveness, growth and profitability for our clients, based on extensive knowledge, thorough analyses and documented methodology.

INAQ’s team of advisors represents more than 35 years of experience where the main focus has been consulting services for stakeholders in the value chain of the domestic and international seafood industry.

All members of INAQ’s team of consultants have formal qualifications at Master or PhD levels. The company also entertains several expert advisors and subcontractors.

We experience an increasing demand for our services internationally. Among our international engagements, we have assisted in mergers and acquisition processes, business development after acquisition.

INAQ has experienced profitable growth for over 10 years in an international seafood market driven by innovation, knowledge and technology.

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW

We experience an increasing demand for our services internationally. Among our international engagements, we have assisted in mergers and acquisition processes, business development after acquisition.

Production value chain

  • Genetics/Broodstock
  • Fry/Smolt
  • On-Growing
  • VAP
  • Sales/Distribution
  • Market

Inputs value chain

  • Equipment
  • Feed
  • Pharma-/Vaccines
  • Genetical programmes
  • Manpower/Competence
  • Financing
  • Licences

Latest News

INAQ was selected by Philosofish and Andromeda Seafood to perform the biomass audit in connection with the transaction. The project was done in cooperation with Akvaplan-niva.

2021 ANOTHER GOOD YEAR FOR INAQ AS

The annual accounts of INAQ AS for 2021 show a turnover of 35.6 MNOK. This is on a par with 2020, while the profit margin improves from 9.5% in 2020 to 16.6% and 5.9 MNOK in 2021. Chairman of the board Frode Blakstad is very pleased with this.

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2021 BLE NOK ET GODT ÅR FOR INAQ AS

Årsregnskapet til INAQ AS for 2021 viser at man klarer å opprettholde en omsetning på 35,6 MNOK, som er på nivå med 2020, mens resultatmarginen forbedrer seg fra 9,5 % i 2020 til 16,6 % og 5,9 MNOK i 2021. Det sier styreleder Frode Blakstad seg meget godt fornøyd med. 2021 2020 2019 2018 Driftsinntekter… Read more »

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Roger Oddebug hired as Senior Consultant at INAQ AS

Roger Oddebug (42) is hired as new senior consultant at INAQ AS and will start on the 1st of June. Roger comes from the position as Chief Financial Officer at the RAS supplier Nofitech.

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ADVICE TO THE SEAFOOD INDUSTRY

We have long experience working for large and small companies in Norway and internationally. INAQ assists its customers in solving challenges and realizing opportunities. Using INAQ's services should make a clear positive difference.

Our business is
founded on some core values

Knowledge of best practices

Knowledge of key decision makers and networks in the seafood industry

Wisdom and wisdom in putting together well-functioning teams, consisting of own and external expertise

Creativity to create good solutions for our customers

Power to carry out assignments in accordance with both customers' and their own expectations

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

Denmark - Canada - Greece - Spain - USA - Iceland - Faroe Islands - United Kingdom - Australia - UAE (Dubai)

References

Some of our clients in Norway and abroad

AQS AS

Activity:
Service vessels for aquaculture
Year:
2019 -
Role:
Chairman of the board

Bjørøya AS

Activity:
Improvement processes
Year:
2012 -
Role:
Chairman of the board / project manager

Customers (Middle East, Mediter- ranean, North America, Australia)

Activity:
Operational DD
Year:
2015 - 2019
Role:
Service for the buyer/seller

HavLine Gruppen AS

Activity:
Start-up of harvest vessel, Norwegian Gannet
Year:
2014 - 2018
Role:
Board member

Israel Corp.

Activity:
Technical DD (AKVA group)
Year:
2021
Role:
Service for the buyer

Kverva Industrier AS

Activity:
Industry analysis
Year:
2018-2021
Role:
Project manager

Måsøval AS

Activity:
Salmon farming
Year:
2019-2021
Role:
Project manager

MOWI Scotland

Activity:
Salmon farming
Year:
2021
Role:
Project manager

Namdal Rensefisk AS

Activity:
Production of lumpfish
Year:
2015 - 2017
Role:
Chairman of the board

Norwegian Fishermen’s Asscoiation

Activity:
Industry analysis
Year:
2015-2021
Role:
Project manager

Peter Hepsø Rederi

Activity:
Pelagic fisheries
Year:
2021
Role:
Chairman of the board

Premium Brands

Activity:
Technical DD
Year:
2021
Role:
Service for the buyer

SalMar ASA

Activity:
Salmon farming
Year:
2018-2021
Role:
Project support

Sekkingstad AS

Activity:
Value chain improvements
Year:
2005 -
Role:
Chairman of the board / project manager

Skagerak Salmon A/S (DK)

Activity:
VAP, salmon
Year:
2015
Role:
Service for the buyer

Vigner Olaisen

Activity:
Industry analysis
Year:
2021
Role:
Project manager

HavLine Gruppen AS

Activity:
Start-up of harvest vessel, Norwegian Gannet
Year:
2014 - 2018
Role:
Board member

Namdal Rensefisk AS

Activity:
Production of lumpfish
Year:
2015 - 2017
Role:
Chairman of the board

Bjørøya AS

Activity:
Improvement processes
Year:
2012 -
Role:
Chairman of the board / project manager

Måsøval AS

Activity:
Salmon farming
Year:
2019-2021
Role:
Project manager

MOWI Scotland

Activity:
Salmon farming
Year:
2021
Role:
Project manager

SalMar ASA

Activity:
Salmon farming
Year:
2018-2021
Role:
Project support

Sekkingstad AS

Activity:
Value chain improvements
Year:
2005 -
Role:
Chairman of the board / project manager

AQS AS

Activity:
Service vessels for aquaculture
Year:
2019 -
Role:
Chairman of the board

Bjørøya AS

Activity:
Improvement processes
Year:
2012 -
Role:
Chairman of the board / project manager

Peter Hepsø Rederi

Activity:
Pelagic fisheries
Year:
2021
Role:
Chairman of the board

Sekkingstad AS

Activity:
Value chain improvements
Year:
2005 -
Role:
Chairman of the board / project manager

Customers (Middle East, Mediter- ranean, North America, Australia)

Activity:
Operational DD
Year:
2015 - 2019
Role:
Service for the buyer/seller

Israel Corp.

Activity:
Technical DD (AKVA group)
Year:
2021
Role:
Service for the buyer

Premium Brands

Activity:
Technical DD
Year:
2021
Role:
Service for the buyer

Skagerak Salmon A/S (DK)

Activity:
VAP, salmon
Year:
2015
Role:
Service for the buyer

Kverva Industrier AS

Activity:
Industry analysis
Year:
2018-2021
Role:
Project manager

Norwegian Fishermen’s Asscoiation

Activity:
Industry analysis
Year:
2015-2021
Role:
Project manager

Vigner Olaisen

Activity:
Industry analysis
Year:
2021
Role:
Project manager