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New appointments to Cadman Capital shellfish hatchery and RAS business

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Cadman Capital Group appointed two new aquaculture experts as it continues to drive growth of its aquaculture portfolio, which is comprised of three businesses, Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, Ocean On Land Technology and BVI-based Caribbean Sustainable Fisheries.

Forrest Petersen joins the Orkney Shellfish Hatchery team as oyster hatchery consultant. A shellfish hatchery specialist with more than 14 years of experience in the operation and management of shellfish farms and hatcheries, Petersen has spent most of his career working within oyster hatchery facilities across the globe. Petersen will be responsible for scaling up the bio-secure production facility at Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, as it looks to move to commercial production of European native oyster spat.

Cristian Cox joins Ocean On Land Technology as RAS designer & engineer. An aquaculture engineer with more than 24 years of international experience in the biotechnology, bioprocess automation, biomedical instrumentation and industrial process automation fields, Cox has been involved in a number of aquaculture projects, both big and small, over the course of his career. Gaining knowledge and insight into aquaculture operations across a variety of countries including Norway, USA, Canada, Chile, The Netherlands, Malta and the United Arab Emirates, has allowed him to become a well-rounded in the world’s very best aquaculture systems. Cox will focus on enhancing and optimizing Ocean On Land Technology’s existing product range, including its flagship Aquahive product, as well as the creation of new products as the business continues to research and develop innovative aquaculture solutions, offering both new and existing clients a wider product range.  


Photo caption: Forrest Petersen (left) and Cristian Cox (right).

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