Economy

Cost Factors

The investment cost for a Neptun Cage is somewhat higher than that of a conventional system. However the benefits of the closed cage will soon come to light and reveal many advantages.
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  • The design life for the Neptun Cage is 25 years – strong and durable materials are selected to keep the maintenance cost as low as possible.
  • Total production cost per kg is lower than in open cages.
  • Low investment cost compared to land based (2000 – 2400 NOK/m3).
  • The Neptun Cage can be located close to shore saving transport cost for both personnel and equipment.
  • High quality and very efficient pumps ensures low power consumption.
  • Expenses due to escapes and change of nets are no longer a factor.
  • Cost of delousing is reduced to a minimum – if any at all.
  • The mortality rates are well below the rates in conventional cages. During several test phases we have proven a rate below 1% for Post-Smolt production.
  • The waste is collected in a separate system and have many potential uses:
  • Soil improvement
    Biogas
    Reuse
    Additive in concrete
    Extract phosphorus
  • The growth factor has proven to be excellent in the Neptun Cage – saving a lot on feed.

All in all the Neptun closed cage will prove to be a better investment after a short period of time.
For more details and quotations please contact us.

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