- IT'S ABOUT managing your own working day, says Eirik Østerhaug and looks at his colleagues for many years, Kjell-Torodd Bremskau and Geir Ingolf Strand.

- Even though it is a lot to get acquainted with, and despite the fact that we have worked very hard the last year, it has been good to start for ourselves.

The trio sits in their office premises in Verket on Stord.

- We decided early on to work very sharp with the subjects we have the most weight in. We complement each other and after working together for ten years, we work very well as a team. It has been crucial in the start-up, says Bremskau.

THE BLUE ENTREPRENEURAL ADVENTURE will start on 1 September last year, somewhat on schedule due to the coronary situation.

- In retrospect, it was probably positive. We had better time to plan and map, so that we could be operational as a company from day one. It probably has a contributing reason why things have closed, Bremskau thinks. He is actually an Australian, but has roots in Fitjar. His grandfather was at one time involved in starting Fitjar Laks.

The customer segments embrace RAS suppliers, investors, contractors and fish farming companies.

For the past eight months, Alde Akva has been involved in everything from 3D modeling, preliminary projects, client deliveries, production plans and more. They have also managed to get a strong podium place in VIS and Sparebanken Vest's entrepreneur competition «Western Norway's best idea 2020».

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