The 5th Offshore Mariculture Conference, an international two-day conference focused on the offshore fish farming business, was held in Naples, Italy on 9-11 April 2014.

The conference was beneficial to fish farmers growing their offshore fish farming business or it proved to be beneficial to those looking to move their businesses offshore.

The programme explored the progress and prospects for offshore aquaculture in both European and international waters and included a technical visit to a fish farm allowing delegates a comprehensive insight in to how offshore fish farms are operating today.

This was a must attend event for anyone looking to benefit from learning about latest legislation, technical advances and investment opportunities which effect the day to day running and profitability of an offshore fish farming business.

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Conference 2014 day two

More than 55 papers and presentations available to download now, including detailed research papers, data and case studies, all in addition to biographies of speakers from key companies in the industry.

Conference 2014 day one

The key theme emerging from the Offshore Mariculture Conference 2014 confirmed that aquaculture is still the future. Conference chairman, Alessandro Lovatelli, aquaculture officer at the FAO, states ‘the maximum sustainable potential from wild capture fisheries has been reached, but aquaculture is growing'.

Conference room

View footage of the Chairman's Welcome and Keynote Addresses, which opened the 5th Offshore Mariculture Conference in Naples, Italy on Wednesday, 9 April 2014.