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Onboard fish handling

Onboard fish handling


Succeed in extreme conditions

If we can make it here, we can help you make it anywhere! We always have a plan, and even a backup plan too...

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More efficient factories

We design and deliver factory solutions designed for cost reduction and less manual handling

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Exceptional good quality

Our factories on board are a big part of preserving the high quality all the way from the ocean to the consumers.

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Succeed in extreme conditions

We know that it's vital for our customers to have equipment that is reliable and a processing facility that saves time, energy and money. We have proven that Optimar's automated systems are so robust we can meet these needs in the most extreme conditions on earth where every minute counts and downtime is not an option.

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Palleting Unit

Palleting Unit

  • Developed to pallet pelagic fish cartons
  • Cartons are gently transferred from freezing racks to standard pallets
  • Fully automatic, and available for several freezing rack standards
  • Capacity 36-57 tons/hour depending on no.of shelfs in rack and no. of layers on pallet
  • Can be adapted to fit most existing factories
  • Reduces the manning in factory by 10-12 operators

Together with Optimar batch weight, aut. plastic feeder, aut. lid applicator and automatic stacking unit the packing and round freezing of pelagic fish will be efficiently executed.


  • Chain conveyor for freezing racks
  • 2 pcs accumulator stations
  • Carton stacker arrangement
  • Pallet magazine/stacker
  • Exit conveyor system
  • Plastic wrapping machine
  • Hydraulic power pack
  • PLC system
  • Man-machine communication via operator`s panel
  • Roller conveyor for empty racks
  • Roller conveyor for completed pallets

Technical spesifications

  • Capacity, depending on rack size: 36-57 tons/hour
  • Carton size: Max 600x400x120 mm + 10kg 300x400x100
  • Pallet dim: US 1000x1200 mm + Europall 800x1200 mm
  • El. power required: Approx 35kW
  • Material: Stainless steel and Al.
  • Control system: PLC
  • Press air: 7 bar
  • Air consumption: 200 Nl/min