In its third year, scientists, farmers and technology suppliers at the CtrlAQUA Centre have researched and acquired new knowledge about farming in closed-containment aquaculture systems. Such knowledge will contribute to the Centre's . 2018/09/25 - Cermaq has transferred smolt to its new closed containment system in Horsvågen, Norway. 2019/01/15 - OSLO, Norway - Three months after Atlantic salmon were stocked in a new closed containment system, testing shows that the fish are adapting well, Cerm. 2012/11/01 - Closed containment aquaculture systems are systems for fish production that create a controlled interface between the fish and the natural environment, either on or off shore. Closed containment aquaculture systems are . Closed containment is a proven, viable technology, and is currently used to raise species such as tilapia, trout and salmon in Canada, the US and China. Whether sited on water or land, closed containment systems can: eliminate or . [ctrlaqua_section columns=1] [ctrlaqua_column] In-sea floating semi-closed containment system (S-CCS) technologies are also emerging, making it possible to control and reduce the interactions between farmed fish and the external . 2017/11/20 - The last-minute rush for development licences submissions in Norway includes a 13-licence application by Cermaq for a closed-containment salmon farming system called the FlexiFarm. Applications for 42 new designs were . Most of the local fish supply is produced by farms using the open net cage systems, made of net cages submerged in the sea to house fish. These fish stocks are exposed to environmental changes which farmers have no control over. In recent .