Fish Handling

Taking fish from raw material to what appears on a consumer’s plate can be a remarkable journey that relies on some of the most sophisticated food processing technology available.

  • New Sæplast tubs stacked on the quay at Dalvík. Photo: Sæplast

    Tub manufacturer faces challenges and opportunities


    Sæplast has been producing a range of tubs, boxes and other products in Dalvík and was a pioneer in such storage systems for fish. But much has changed over the years and attitudes have also changed.

  • Focus on freight

    Focus on freight


    Based at the heart of Boulogne’s Capécure seafood district, freight forwarder Geofret was set up in 2013 by Grégory Grare to specialise in transporting seafood as efficiently as possible.

  • Container upgrade ensures quality

    Container upgrade ensures quality


    RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its container and lid for the harvesting and transport of fish.

  • Going orange with Sæplast

    Going orange with Sæplast


    Icelandic fishing company Síldarvinnslan and its subsidiary Bergur-Huginn have placed an order for 3500 fish tubs from Sæplast, opting for a striking orange colour for the tubs.

  • Samskip offers shortsea fish export options

    Samskip offers shortsea fish export options


    Flexibility in shortsea containerised, reefer and multipurpose service offerings are persuading fish exporters to choose shortsea over other options, according to Samskip Norway’s managing director Are Grathen.

  • IT system ensures delivery to 6000+ customers

    IT system ensures efficient delivery to over 6000 customers


    One of Austria’s leading fish processors is managing the complicated logistical process of supplying regular orders to more than 6000 customers using an industry-specific IT solution from CSB-System.

  • New range of Saeplast boxes

    New range of Saeplast boxes


    Alison Handling, Europe’s largest independent stockist of plastic containers, continues to support the fishing industry with its new range of Sæplast boxes following its recent acquisition of GW Containers.

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    US factory deck order


    Optimar Stette has signed one of the biggest contracts in its 80-year history, adding to its orderbook a factory deck system for an 80m US fishing vessel.

  • New fish handling boxes from Dolav

    New fish handling boxes at SPG


    New from Dolav at this year’s Seafood Processing Global is the 540mm high Dolav box on a 1200 x 1000mm base.

  • Girteka orders 1,000 new trucks to strengthen fleet


    Lithuanian logistics company Girteka Logistics has ordered 1,000 state-of-the-art tractor units with Euro VI engines from Mercedes-Benz – the largest purchase from Eastern Europe for Mercedes-Benz Trucks in its history.

  • The Dolav Ace plastic pallet boxes and winchable Ace

    New Dolav Ace plastic pallet box


    Dolav is launching the new winchable Dolav Ace plastic pallet box at DanFish 2015 in Aalborg, Denmark, on 7-9 October.

  • At 68,000sqft the new premises are significantly larger than PPS’s former site

    PPS opens new site


    PPS has opened a new, larger wash site in Grimsby, UK.