The Aker BioMarine blog

Read more about krill, research and sustainability.

Texting with Hege Eltoft, Fish Mate on Saga Sea

By Aker BioMarine, March 08, 2021

Aker BioMarine has texted with our first female Fish Mate working onboard Saga Sea, Hege Eltoft. She is one of our though women working at sea. Read more in our text messages to get to know her better:

Texting with Preben Alexander onboard Antarctic Endurance

By Aker BioMarine, September 02, 2020

Aker BioMarine has texted Preben Alexander Jensen, crew member onboard Antarctic Endurance. They are currently harvesting krill outside the coast of South Georgia. Read more in our text message conversion:

What are the Benefits of Omega-3s from Krill Oil?

There is no question that omega-3s play an important role in our health, but most of the world’s population doesn’t get enough. Since many of us do not eat enough of fatty fish, dietary supplementation may be necessary to help bridge the nutritional gap. Fortunately, in today’s market, there is no shortage of options, and that is where krill oil comes in. Krill oil, a marine phospholipid complex of choline and omega-3s, comes with a multitude of benefits.

The interview

By Aker BioMarine, August 04, 2020

Aker BioMarine Named Biotechnology Innovator of the Year in 2020 Business Excellence Award Category

By Aker BioMarine, May 05, 2020

Meet our people: The Fisherman

By Aker BioMarine, May 04, 2020

Bringing together experienced personnel and young staffers, fishermen and millennials, generates innovative and sustainable solutions. 

Aker BioMarine Renews its Friend of the Sea (FoS) Sustainability Certification for Three More Years

Aker BioMarine is excited to announce that Friend of the Sea (FoS) has renewed the company’s sustainability certification for its krill products for three more years. Owning and controlling its entire supply chain, Aker BioMarine’s certification renewal is a result of an audit in 2019 with successful site visits to the company’s headquarters in Oslo, Houston based manufacturing facility, and vessel inspections of the Antarctic Endurance and Saga Sea.

Thomas Wærner wins Iditarod 2020

By Aker BioMarine, March 18, 2020


Norwegian Thomas Wærner (47) today won the legendary Iditarod. The dog race that runs from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska was won by Thomas after fighting for over 9 days in the majestic nature in Alaska, along with his 14 dogs. Thomas is the third Norwegian in history, after Robert Sørlie and Joar Ulsom, to win the world's largest dog race.   

A tough woman with a tough job

By Aker BioMarine, March 08, 2020
Whether at sea, or onshore, in Oslo, Houston, or somewhere in the Southern Ocean, our people define who we are. Their skills and dedication continue to drive us ever forward. 

Meet Christina Denberg, Quality Controller for Aker BioMarine. She is currently on board the Antarctic Endurance, our revolutionary krill vessel that pushes technological boundaries and enables more sustainable operations. Christina gives us a taste of what life is like at sea.

The Aker BioMarine products

For People

Superba Krill oil
Aker BioMarine’s Superba Krill Oil is a natural source of essential omega-3s, phospholipids, choline and astaxanthin. The phospholipid-bound EPA and DHA fatty acids found in krill are documented to be a readily absorbable source of important long-chain omega-3s. Superba Krill Oil contributes to a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, supporting heart, brain, and joint health.

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For Aqua - Culture

Aker BioMarine produces nutrient-rich feed ingredients made from Antarctic krill, that help improve aquaculture efficiency. QRILL Aqua is rich in phospholipid-bound omega-3 fatty acids, the antioxidant astaxanthin, proteins and minerals. Previously, QRILL Aqua was known to promote faster growth in fish and shrimp. As we have learned more about the fundamental functions of krill nutrients, krill is also used in feed to improve stress tolerance, health and quality of both fish and shrimp.

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For Pets

Made of whole dried Antarctic krill, QRILL Pet is a functional ingredient for pet food. Products enriched with QRILL Pet provide a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin. QRILL Pet offers a number of benefits for pets, including healthy organs, joints and fur.

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