• 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.

INAQ gratulerer Akvafuture AS med konvertering av utviklingstillatelser

Etter gjennomføring av et utviklingsprosjekt med semilukkede merdsystem, fikk Akvafuture i desember 2020 konvertert to utviklingstillatelser til vanlig tillatelser. Akvafuture er da det andre selskapet etter SalMar med sin havmerd, som har gjennomført utviklingsprosjekt basert på ordningen med utviklingstillatelser.

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Hva er beste praksis ved bruk av rensefisk mot lakselus? Gode innspill ønskes!

Det er et økende fokus og diskusjon rundt både effekt, og etiske momenter rundt bruk av rensefisk. Dette er et viktig tema og det er behov for en gjennomgang og oppdatering av beste praksis rensefisk, både for å sikre god effekt og ivareta god velferd for rensefisk.

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Pelagisk landindustri – hvorfor er det mer lønnsomt i utlandet?

Det er slående tall når norske pelagiske selskaper settes opp mot konkurrentene ute. De utenlandske selskapene har en gjennomsnittlig driftsmargin på 9,1 prosent, mens de norske bare oppnår 4,4 prosent. Frode Blakstad har i en artikkel i Norsk Fiskerinæring redegjort for denne ulikheten og fått tilsvar fra fem sentrale aktører.

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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

Emilsen Fisk AS

Activity:
Fish farming
Year:
2017 - 2018
Role:
Coordinating strategy process

Flatsetsund Engineering AS

Activity:
Fish welfare
Year:
2017 - 2019
Role:
Project manager

HavLine Gruppen AS

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

Hepsø Notservice AS

Activity:
Fish net-service
Year:
2019
Role:
Service for the seller

Kverva Industrier AS

Activity:
Analysis service boats
Year:
2018
Role:
Project manager

Namdal Rensefisk AS

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

Norges Sildesalgslag

Activity:
Credit rating customers
Year:
2016
Role:
Project manager

Norwegian Seafood Research Fund

Activity:
Sea Lice Research
Year:
2017 - 2018
Role:
Project coordinator

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

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

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

Emilsen Fisk AS

Activity:
Fish farming
Year:
2017 - 2018
Role:
Coordinating strategy process

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

Hepsø Notservice AS

Activity:
Fish net-service
Year:
2019
Role:
Service for the seller

Skagerak Salmon A/S (DK)

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

Flatsetsund Engineering AS

Activity:
Fish welfare
Year:
2017 - 2019
Role:
Project manager

Kverva Industrier AS

Activity:
Analysis service boats
Year:
2018
Role:
Project manager

Norges Sildesalgslag

Activity:
Credit rating customers
Year:
2016
Role:
Project manager

Norwegian Seafood Research Fund

Activity:
Sea Lice Research
Year:
2017 - 2018
Role:
Project coordinator