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Maccaferri KikkoNet for the Engineered Aquaculture of the Future: Environmental solutions for the aquaculture and mariculture industry 

KikkoNet is the innovative net made of UV stabilized, extremely strong and lightweight Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) monofilaments, woven into a double twisted hexagonal mesh, with specific and unique characteristics. Net Pens made with Kikkonet, provide:

  • Optimum conditions for the growth of many fish species,
  • Reduction of the whole-life-costs,
  • Reduction of operational costs.

Key benefits

  • + 200% Durability – KikkoNet can remain in water for years, without removal for cleaning or servicing.
  • – 65% Mortality – It was observed a 65% reduction in the mortality of the fishes with the attack of predators.
  • – 75% Lower Installation Costs – It was observed a 75% reduction in the diving hours during installation. 

Success Stories

Ocean Farm 1 – Supply of KikkoNet Net and Net Structure

As a supplier of the new net pen in this project, Maccaferri is in charge of supplying the KikkoNet containment net and its built-in structural reinfo

Aker Yard – Verdal – Trøndelag county – Norway
Ocean Farm 1 – Supply of KikkoNet Net and Net Structure

What we can do with KikkoNet