New land-based salmon company Local Ocean has expressed interest in building a salmon farm in the French seafood processing hub of Boulogne-sur-Mer.

In a response to a call for expressions of interest from the company operating the development of the port, Société d’Exploitation des Ports du Détroit (SEPD), Local Ocean expressed interest in a 45,500 square meter plot of land for the purpose of building recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) salmon farms.