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

    2021-11-16T09:38:00+00:00

    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

    2020-04-08T07:30:00+01:00

    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

    2019-07-08T07:00:00+01:00

    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

    2019-05-20T11:00:00+01:00

    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

    2019-04-29T20:45:00+01:00

    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

    2018-11-19T07:00:00+00:00

    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

    2018-01-17T10:29:00+00:00

    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

    2016-08-30T15:09:00+01:00

    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

    2016-03-22T12:34:00+00:00

    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

    2016-03-03T15:51:00+00:00

    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

    2015-09-30T13:19:00+01:00

    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

    2015-09-15T10:51:00+01:00

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