Processing & Refrigeration – Page 10

  • Accurate bulk weighing on a moving ship? This is how it’s done...

    Accurate bulk weighing on a moving ship? This is how it’s done...


    Weighing fish on board a trawler that is constantly moving is a serious challenge – yet PENKO Engineering has found a way to solve the problem and when 121 metre factory trawler Navigator, owned by Icelandic company Úthafsskip was having its factory deck refitted by Afak Techniek, based at Katwijk ...

  • At the forefront of smarter processing

    At the forefront of smarter processing


    Marel will be speaking at the 13th North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) aquaculture and salmon seminar 7 March to address how technological advances are rapidly elevating levels of automation in the seafood processing industry.

  • Russian Fishery Company expands at-sea processing

    Russian Fishery Company expands at-sea processing


    The Russian Fishery Company (RFC) expects to increase further the proportion of its pollock fillets frozen at sea. At the end of last year the company’s board approved additional expenditure through 2018, with the aim of 60% of pollock produced as sea-frozen fillets.

  • Russian fish producers invest and expand

    Russian fish producers invest and expand


    Leading Russian fish producers are continuing to invest heavily in the expansion of domestic production capacities, which is part of state plans for the increase of production of high-value added fish products in Russia, reports Eugene Gerden.

  • Seafood industry wants standard certification

    Seafood industry voices need for common standard certification


    Stakeholders of the Indian seafood industry have voiced the need for a common standard certification to allay the burden of costs and effort in acquiring multiple certifications to remain credible in the business.

  • Vísir takes next step in automation

    Vísir takes next step in automation


    Fishing and processing company Vísir, based at Grindavík in the south of Iceland, has installed a Marel FleXitrim system.

  • Baader adds to processing range

    Baader adds to processing range


    Baader has released a number of new additions to its range of fish processing equipment, including the new Baader 75 hand-held pinbone remover, the Baader 240 skinning machine optimised for fresh or smoked salmon that can handle up to 50 fillets per minute in its twin-lane configuration, and the Baader ...

  • The automatic freezing line from will mean that the vessel will be able to freeze 100 tonnes of krill a day Photo: Carsoe

    Carsoe breaks into the Chinese market


    Carsoe has broken into the Chinese market with the order of a complete processing plant for a one of the world’s largest newbuild krill trawlers.

  • Hvide Sande Skibssmedie

    Plaice gutting machine from Kroma


    A plaice gutting machine developed by Kroma and handled in Denmark by Hvide Sande Skibssmedie promises to make production faster and easier.

  • Alison Handling

    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.

  • Havfront Loppa

    Taking the backache out of gutting


    Three years of development have taken Norwegian company Havfront to having the most compact gutting machine on the market, with four Loppa gutting machines so far supplied to customer vessels, from a 10m inshore boat to a 60m trawler.

  • Marel

    Marel close to hands-free processing for whitefish fillet production line


    World leading fish processing equipment manufacturer Marel demonstrated a virtually hands-free fish fillet production line at its Whitefish ShowHow exhibition and conference held at the end of September in Copenhagen. It is based on the Icelandic company’s FleXicut pinboning and portioning line shown at the Seafood Processing Global expo in ...

  • Conceptual drawing of the new processing facility by John Hearn Architect

    Fish plant construction begins


    Work has begun on the new Quinlan Brothers Processing Facility, following the fire that destroyed the company’s fish plant in Bay de Verde in Newfoundland, Canada, on 11 April.

  • Grupo Consorcio is implementing an eco-plan which focuses on reducing the water consumption used in albacore and tuna canning

    Eco-plan reduces water consumption in fish canning


    Researchers from the AZTI technology centre have designed and implemented an Eco-Efficient Production Plan for canning company, Grupo Consorcio, which focuses on reducing the water consumption used in albacore and tuna canning.

  • News

    Research into polymer coatings for food processing surfaces


    Researchers are investigating special new coatings that are more resistant to bacteria and other microbes than the food contact surfaces that are used now.

  • News

    High Liner to sell scallop business


    High Liner Foods has reached an agreement with Blue Harvest Fisheries to sell its processing facility and scallop business in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.

  • News

    New Washington distribution and processing centre


    Preferred Freezer Services (PFS) has announced that a new 314,424 square-foot, state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution, and processing centre will be developed in Federal Way, Washington, USA.

  • RPC Sæplast is introducing a new 750 litre container to its PE range

    New size PE container


    RPC Sæplast is introducing a third size into one of its top-selling PE reusable plastic container ranges for food processing.

  • News

    Ziegra introduces new onboard ice machine


    Ziegra has also recently launched its new single phase ice machine for use on board smaller fishing vessels, due to the demand from skippers and owners of smaller boats for an onboard machine that runs on single phase power.

  • 'Tridens'

    Recom ice machine for research vessel


    Recom Ice Systems has been chosen as the supplier for a vessel flake ice machine for the ''Tridens'', a multi-role fisheries research vessel of the Dutch Rijksrederij.