The team behind the Dutch Yellowtail
The founders of Kingfish Zeeland, Ohad Maiman, former VP of the Merhav Group, Kees Kloet of Silt Farm, and Hans den Bieman, Director of Sealand and former CEO of Marine Harvest, bring a unique and complimentary combination of hands-on Yellowtail farming, senior management in the Aquaculture field, and a diverse project development background.
Christo du Plessis
Technology & Engineering
With a large and well documented reference list and more than 27 years of experience in design, installations, operation and service of intensive re-circulation fish farms, Billund has consistently delivered successful systems. Billund has been chosen by management as the lead contractor for the design, build and commissioning of the Kingfish Zeeland farm.
Lab and R&D
As one of the leading Marine and Aquaculture Universities in Europe, WU’s extensive research into fish nutrition, livestock welfare and recirculation system water treatment supports the management of Kingfish Zeeland in ensuring optimal ongoing growth conditions and testing potentially better feed and hatchery solutions.
Van der Straaten
With over 110 years of operations, VdS is one of the most experienced contractors in southwest Netherlands and Belgian Flanders, specialising in the high performance, marine water resistant concrete and steel works (scaffolding, fenders, mooring devices, locks, bridges, embankments, pumping stations, water treatment plants, settling tanks, etc.) VCA ** 2008 / 5.1 and ISO 9001: 2008 certified.