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Thursday, November 28, 2013

28/11/13: Rolls-Royce designs fish carrier; marine algae spot treatment; Kenya's 20 tonne fish factory

Manufacturing firm Rolls-Royce is designing a boat that will allow the transportation of salmon.
 
The 250-foot vessel, built for Danish salmon producer Bakkafrost, will transport live fish from open-ocean fish farms direct to factories. The largest of its kind, the vessel will include three holds with the capcity to hold 3,000 cubic meters of water.  
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Scientists from the University of Stirling, Scotland, UK have discovered an unlikely treatment for acne – marine algae.
 
Research conducted at the University’s internationally renowned Institute of Aquaculture revealed that the cleansing qualities of certain fatty acids found in algae can help prevent the growth of Propionibacterium acnes, a bacterium which causes the common skin condition.
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According to news aggregator allAfrica, a new fish processing factory has been set up in Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya.
 
With a capacity to handle over 20,000 kilograms of fish per day, the Mt Kenya Fish Company is targeting tilapia, catfish and trout farmers throughout the region.
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Flag of Kenya (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
 
 

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