28 04, 2021

Rethinking On-board Processing and Packing

2021-04-28T13:03:32+10:00April 28th, 2021|ACPF, On Board Processing|

Finding efficient ways to sort bycatch and grade on smaller vessels and on-board machinery that will pack into small carton sizes is high on vessel owner’s radars. Below are two of the angles in prototype design phase. A call for Expression of Interest to install a prototype will be made soon. 1. Automated [...]

27 04, 2021

Better than Meta

2021-04-28T10:43:32+10:00April 27th, 2021|ACPF, On Board Processing, Research|

Finding a replacement to the commonly used metabisulphite preservative is high on the ACPF’s investment list. Trials indicate that species differences in melanosis development occur with all treatments. A number of small scale controlled on-board trials have shown PrawnFresh is effective but has different effectiveness between the species, including optimal concentration and dipping times. [...]

1 11, 2019

On-board design for faster processing

2019-11-01T11:57:22+11:00November 1st, 2019|ACPF, Bycatch Innovation, On Board Processing|

On-board processing efficiency - Part 2 As part of the Fight Food Waste CRC/ACPF/FRDC project, Kaj Christensen from KM Machinery, Denmark has completed a first visit to Australia to look at on-board processing systems and met with owners and/or skippers from Gulf St Vincent, Spencer Gulf and Shark Bay heard to [...]

2 07, 2019

On-board processing efficiency

2019-07-03T00:57:41+10:00July 2nd, 2019|On Board Processing|

Kaj Christensen, Managing Director & Partner of KM Fish Machinery, Denmark will be visiting Australian fisheries in October and advising of onboard processing efficiency options. A three year long project aiming to help fishers to improve on-board processing and packaging efficiency is set to begin. Using a range of different vessel sizes and [...]

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