FACTAP funding for initiatives in British Columbia

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The Fisheries and Aquaculture Tremendous Applied sciences Adoption Program is a federal initiative encouraging the adoption of green technologies in the fishing and aquaculture trade. This plan offers $20 million over four years to assist corporations adopt tranquil, orderly technologies into their operations.

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Tremendous Applied sciences Adoption Program is a federal initiative encouraging the adoption of green technologies in the fishing and aquaculture trade. This plan offers $20 million over four years to assist corporations adopt tranquil, orderly technologies into their operations.

This latest funding of over $5.4 million represents a huge funding from the federal authorities, along with extra funding from the Province of British Columbia, in surroundings up a greener, more ecologically pleasant fisheries and aquaculture trade 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 tranquil sonar system for bottom mapping, resulting in gasoline financial savings and bycatch nick price.
  • $416,000 for Aero Trading Ltd. of Vancouver, BC to introduce a tranquil and innovative slurry ice manufacturing and distribution system to advertise vitality efficiency in their fish processing plant.
  • $40,154 for B&S Fishing Ltd. of Quathiaski Cove, BC to abet the remove and installation of a tranquil sonar system for improved operating efficiency resulting in much less gasoline consumption and bycatch of species of subject.
  • $1,139,891 for the BC Shellfish Growers Association of Comox, BC to substitute no longer much less than 235 rafts that at this time employ polystyrene (Styrofoam) flotation on shellfish farms with air-stuffed plastic billets (or real pipe flotation) to diminish pollution attributable to the breaking down of polystyrene in the marine atmosphere. 
  • $48,871 for Below Sea Level Oyster Co. of Manson’s Touchdown, BC to substitute 15-20 rafts the employ of older polystrene (Styrofoam) floatation at the proponent’s shellfish farm with a completely enclosed inflexible air stuffed polyethylene shell to diminish plastic pollution in the marine atmosphere.
  • $296,310 for Berezan Exiguous Co. Ltd. of Langley, BC to make investments in a tranquil water remedy and filtration system to diminish total suspended solids and nitrogen in the water thus lowering the amount of water exchanges required to abet water quality standards inner a Recirculating Aquaculture Machine.
  • $6,655 for D. Ritchie Holdings of Campbell River, BC to substitute 1600 exposed styrofoam floats from 800 floating oyster baskets with tranquil air-stuffed plastic floats to diminish plastic pollution in the marine atmosphere.
  • $384,000 for EWOS Canada of Surrey, BC to make investments in a tranquil slay water remedy and recycling system at their aquaculture facility that can decrease slay discharge and water consumption at their facility
  • $111,176 for F.A.S Seafood Producer Ltd. of Victoria, BC to install a system to their commercial fishing vessel that can decrease gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • $38,072 for Gladiator Enterprises Ltd of Madeira Park, BC to abet the installation of a tranquil sonar system for sure and efficient bottom mapping, resulting in gasoline financial savings and bycatch nick price.
  • $74,713 for Hub Metropolis Fisheries Ltd. of Nanaimo, BC to remove vitality efficient water pumps for his or her aquaculture facility.
  • $321,262 for Independent Seafood Canada Corp. of Victoria, BC to abet the remove and installation of a tranquil sonar system to a trawl vessel, enabling it to diminish bycatch and gasoline consumption.
  • $318,640 for Island Sea Farms Inc. of Courtenay, BC to make investments in tranquil phytoplankton manufacturing technologies, changing lights with more technologically stepped forward and vitality efficient photobioreactors.
  • $305,169 for Mowi Canada West of Campbell River, BC to abet the installation of an emissions-free solar vitality system at the Dalrymple Salmon Hatchery.
  • $75,155 for My Girl Jane Holdings Inc. of North Vancouver, BC to make investments in monitoring sensors to maximise gasoline financial savings and decrease carbon nick price emissions for his or her commercial trawling vessel.
  • $69,227 for Northern Divine Aquafarms Ltd. of Sechelt, BC to abet the installation of a solar-powered composting system to job fish slay, eradicating groundwater pollution, lowering slay and the must transport slay offsite.
  • $95,000 to Nova Harvest Ltd. of Bamfield, BC to make investments in tranquil phytoplankton manufacturing technologies lowering 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 remove rockfish descenders, bettering survival price of rockfish encountered as bycatch in the commercial prawn fishery.
  • $57,749 for Piscine Energetics Inc. of Vernon, BC to abet the remove and installation of latest and improved excessive efficiency trawl nets for catching and removing invasive mysis slight from Okanagan Lake, BC.
  • $44,527 to RK Fishing Inc. of Madeira Park, BC to abet the installation of a tranquil, much less carbon intensive maintaining system for are residing set apart prawns.  A solar panel array would possibly also be place in to offset vitality consumption of the maintaining tank.
  • $51,855 to Sustainable Seas Fishing Inc. of Madeira Park, BC to abet the installation of a tranquil sonar sounder that can assist in figuring out aloof areas on the ocean ground, and areas that can trigger equipment loss for the crab and prawn traps.
  • $13,594 to Valdes Fishing Corp. of Vancouver, BC to abet the installation of a sea bed mapping system to name areas prone to equipment loss. This would also decrease time and distance traveled, gasoline consumption and carbon emissions.
  • $52,470 to Vancouver Island University of Nanaimo, BC to abet the remove of an algae photobioreactor, lowering the amount of electrical energy extinct to grow algae and decrease amount of plastic slay related with the present system.
  • $48,000 to Viking Storm Holdings Inc. of North Vancouver, BC to abet the remove tranquil trawl doors to lengthen efficiency, allowing the remove target to be executed in much less towing time and lowering vitality essential to tow.
  • $56,060 to Leader Fishing of Recent Westminster, BC to install an stepped forward receive sensor expertise to diminish towing time and gasoline consumption.
  • $40,889 to 690386 BC Ltd. of Prince Rupert, BC for the installation of an efficient engine in an offshore fishing vessel that can decrease emissions.
  • $13,186 to Highline Fishing of Campbell River, BC for the remove of a sonar mapping system that can decrease gasoline consumption and name structures on the ocean bottom thus lowering equipment loss and facilitate improved remove of target species. 
  • $68,580 to Miracle Springs Inc. of North Vancouver, BC to remove a composting system to job fish slay, lowering slay and the must transport slay offsite.
  • $81,405 to B & S Fishing Ltd. of Quathiaski Cove to substitute their existing freezer system with a more efficient system that also reduces refrigerant loss.
  • $64,193 to Robert Hughess of Lax Kqw’Alaams, BC to remove and install a commercial grade diesel marine engine to substitute a 30 365 days veteran engine.
  • $752,247 to Cermaq Canada Ltd of Campbell River, BC for a semi-closed containment aquaculture system place in in Clayoquot Sound.
  • $11,333 to VX Tree Island Shellfish Ltd. of Comox, BC to substitute and properly put off two rafts the employ of polystyrene floatation. The rafts will likely be replaced with air-stuffed polyethylene floatation that are more environmentally-pleasant than polystyrene.
  • $91,781 to Russel Lloyd Fishing of Qualicum Seaside, BC to install a slight detection system that can decrease the different of tows required whereas also allowing the captain to better distinguish remove between slight and different fish species, thereby lowering unintended by-remove.
  • $51,000 to McEachern Murray & Co. Ltd. of Maple Ridge, BC to substitute the engines on two of their fishing vessels with tranquil more environmentally-pleasant engines.
  • $63,495 to Seed Science of Nanaimo, BC to remove and install algae bioreactors that can decrease vitality employ, whereas rising efficiency of phytoplankton manufacturing on draw. 
  • $68,598 to Darkish Horse Fishing of Gibsons, BC to lengthen freezing capacity and decrease refrigerant leaks that are depraved to the atmosphere. The elevated capacity will decrease the different of fishing trips for the operator whereas bettering the quality of the product sold to market.