What promises to be the largest and most highly automated pelagic processing factory anywhere in the world is taking shape in the Faroe Islands, and for supplier Skaginn 3X this represents the company’s largest single contract – and possibly the largest for any Icelandic equipment supplier.
C.Vale has opened the largest and most modern fish processing facility in Brazil, supplied with Marel processing equipment and systems.
Danish company Carsoe has acquired a 43% stake in its Norwegian supplier Holmek Palletering AS, with which it has collaborated over an extended period.
Member companies of the Norwegian co-operation cluster Måløy Maritime Group (MMG) are preparing for DanFish in Aalborg where they will be showcasing an innovative gutting machine designed for smaller vessels.
Icelandic fish producer Ný-Fiskur has announced its investment in a second FleXicut system from Marel for its processing facility in Sandgerði. This is the tenth FleXicut to be sold within Iceland.
The sale of Icelandic Group subsidiary Gadus has been concluded, with the company now in the hands of new owners Steinsalir ehf.
Danish company Carsoe specialises in fish processing systems and has seen its share of the market expand significantly, having tendered successfully for six out of seven contracts for shrimp trawlers since 2015.
Icelandic operator Samherji and Dutch fishing company Parlevliet van der Plas (P&P) are preparing to install Marel FleXicut systems on their freezer trawlers.
The new pelagic trawler to be built by Havyard for France Pélagique is to be fitted out with a catch handling system supplied by Icelandic company Skaginn 3X.
It has been a busy few months for Icelandic company Skaginn 3X, having been presented with a series of awards, the most recent to which was the 2017 President of Iceland’s Export Award that recognises contributions to boosting Icelandic exports, and the award was presented yesterday at the President’s official residence at Bessastaðir.