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September 10, 2021

New contract in the fishery market

PE Bjørdal has signed a new contract for delivery of a complete factory for the new build Stødig at Karstensen Shipyard for the shipowner Asbjørn Selsbane.

Included in the contract is factory design, Bjørdal Automation System, equipment and installation services and delivery will take place in mid 2022.

The factory is designed to utilize an all year fishing season with a flexibility to produce and freeze:

  • White fish Head and Gutted
  • Industry shrimp
  • Calanus finmarchicus
  • Ophilio / Snow crab  - raw or boiled - ready to market products.

PE Bjørdal have during the years become renown for the design of lean and flexible factories - as well as having an in depth compethence in seafood processing. This contract is clearly a result of this experience.

The Bjørdal Automation System and Factory equipment will be made from the Bjørdal factory in Ørsta - Norway

Bjørn Meek, CEO of PE Bjørdal comments that:

"This is another important contract for PE Bjørdal for the northern Norwegian region, showcasing the modern and highly flexible fishing vessels beeing built now, where we are able to meet the requirements from the hands-on fishermen both in design, quality and price."

For further questions, please contact

Oddbjørn Følsvik

VP Marketing & Sales

P: +47 95 79 37 07

In the picture (from left)

Shipowners Erlend Hansen and Andreas Hansen - Senior Sales Manager Per Magne Gjerde

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