New floating closed-containment fish farm Eco-Ark can produce up to 20 times more than coastal fish farms

(From left) Aquaculture Centre of Excellence chairman Ong Beng Ann, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry  Koh Poh Koon and Aquaculture Centre of Excellence CEO Leow Ban Tat at the Eco-Ark floating closed-containment fish farm on Nov 19, 20
(From left) Aquaculture Centre of Excellence chairman Ong Beng Ann, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon and Aquaculture Centre of Excellence CEO Leow Ban Tat at the Eco-Ark floating closed-containment fish farm on Nov 19, 2019.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - Some 5km from Changi Point Ferry Terminal, a floating structure that is the size of one-fifth of a football field is anchored 24/7 in the same spot out at sea.

The structure, measuring 48m by 28m, houses some 30 tonnes of fish of different varieties that are bred for food.

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