- The shipyard is situated in Yantai, a city in the Shandong province of China. Although this area is quite some distance away from the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, extended Chinese holidays and self-quarantine regulations began affecting the project at an early stage. The situation in Yantai is now fairly normalized, but Chinese travel restrictions have recently been implemented to prevent new outbreaks, says Lars Fredrik Martinussen, Communications Chief in Nordlaks.
Havfarm 1 will arrive in Norway during the summer of this year. The exact time for launch of operations in Norway remains unclear.