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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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Pre-pressing Station

Pre-pressing Station

  • Simplify the transport of blockframes/catering trays from the packingtable to the horizontal freezers
  • The frames are easily pushed into the horizontal freezer
  • Accumulates frames, equal to 1 freezer
  • Pre-pressing of fishblock before freezing
  • Reduces the unloading/loading time to 10 min. per freezer
  • Increases productivity, 11 sycles per freezer per day
  • 2 units cover 4 horizontal platefreezers. Each unit can service
  • 3 freezers. It can be pulled on rails, by means of a hydraulic winch

Additional products from Optimar, to make a system is Packing table, Lifting table, Blockejector and Auto ejecting system.


Technical spesifications

The unit is opened/pressed with hydraulic cylinders/control valves. The pressure is regulated with pressure regulating valve. Hydr. winch can be operated by separate control valve.


Size: To be adapted to the horizontal freezers

Plate size: 1250, 1550, 1750, 1950, 2150, and 2350

Materials: Stainless steel profiles

Plates: Extruded aluminium, welded waterproof

Hydr. cylinders: Seawater resistant brass, SS rod/piston

Hydr. motor/gear: Metallized steel

Oil pressure: Min. 100 bar

Wire: 12mm Stainless steel

Valves: Metallized steel / Stainless steel