Oslo-listed Norway Royal Salmon (NRS)'s massive offshore salmon farming operations "Arctic Offshore Farming" will be delayed as Covid-19 limits availability of workers at the construction site.

The project consists of two cages and one feed barge to be built by Akva.

The company is still intending to kick off the first phase of the project this autumn with one cages, but the second cage will see a delay, NRS CEO Charles Hostlund told IntraFish.

In December, the company was granted a green loan worth NOK 400 million (€39.4