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NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES

Aker BioMarine is a company in constant development. Here is the latest news and press releases.

Aker BioMarine’s Krill Fishery Receives an ‘A’ Rating For the Sixth Year in a Row

 

AWR surpasses 1 million USD to support Antarctic science

 

AWR is launching its 7th call for proposal and presents the three new research projects that have received grants in 2020 with a total investment of USD 187,000. With this funding AWR has surpassed the milestone of USD 1 million devoted to Antarctic science projects since the launch of the organization in 2015.  

Aker BioMarine’s sustainable harvesting operations re-certified by MSC

 
Aker BioMarine receives its third consecutive certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for its sustainable Antarctic krill fishery following an independent assessment. The company was initially certified in 2010, being the first krill company ever to carry the MSC label.

Aker BioMarine opens new warehouse in India

Aker BioMarine continues to invest in India by establishing a new distribution hub in Chennai, to keep the region well-stocked with its QRILL Aqua products.

Aker BioMarine launches Antarctic Provider

 

Aker BioMarine celebrates the launch of its new, state-of-the-art support vessel at the ceremony at CIMC Raffles’ Yantai yard, as the vessel is ready for commissioning and final outfitting, just in time for the 2021 krill harvesting season.

New Field Study Demonstrates that Krill Oil Targets Choline Depletion During Physical Activity

Choline is an essential nutrient that has been implicated in athletic performance due to its role in maintaining normal muscle function. Levels of circulating free choline may decrease during high-intensity exercise, yet few nutritional strategies to counteract this potentially performance-depleting loss in choline have been investigated outside the laboratory.

New study reveals krill-sourced omega-3s most effective in Alaskan Husky diet

There’s no dispute that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are beneficial to canine diets, but the source of the omega-3s can impact absorption in the body. In a new study from Aker BioMarine, a team of scientists sought to uncover the dietary effects of omega-3s delivered by Antarctic krill meal versus fish oil.

Contemplated private placement and listing on Merkur Market

Aker ASA and Aker Capital AS (jointly “Aker”) announces that its subsidiary Aker BioMarine AS ("Aker BioMarine" or the “Company”), has engaged Arctic Securities AS, DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ.) (Oslo branch), (the “Joint Bookrunners”), to assist the Company in a contemplated private placement (the “Private Placement”) of new shares in the Company followed by a listing of its shares on Merkur Market (the “Listing”).

New study confirms growth effect of astaxanthin krill oil on Pacific white shrimp

Shrimp farmers seek growth and feed efficiency for their crops, but this can be challenging when water salinity concentration in commercial ponds is high.

Krill meal improves salmon health and fillet quality, according to new study

 

The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Nofima), in collaboration with Aker BioMarine, recently released a study looking into the health and fillet quality of Atlantic salmon after a period of dietary krill supplementation.

Our Products

From oil to gummies, krill from Aker BioMarine is finding its way into a lot of delivery formats.

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

QRILL Aqua
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

QRILL Pet
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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