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SINGAPORE


Marine Fisheries Research Department

Address:

No.2, Perahu Road, Singapore 718915

Tel.:

(65) 7907973

Fax:

(65) 861-3196

E-mail:

mfrdlibr@pacific.net.sg

Website:

http://www.seafdec.org/mfrd/Default.htm



Head of Organization

Chief, Mr Sen Min Tan

Type of Organization

Research Institute; Regional Authority

Responsible Authority

Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) Council Directors through Secretary General, SEAFDEC



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 16

Others: 8

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onshore.


Processing:

Salting/Drying; Smoking; Freezing; Icing; Chilling; Minced Products; Surimi and Surimi Products; Retorting.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Teleosts; Elasmobranchs.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; New Packaging; Traditional and New Processes.


Quality:

Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Consultation; Training; Extension; Seafood Safety; Fish Oils.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Processing; Microbiology; Product Development.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Fish Processing and Packaging

yearly

2 weeks

English

Fish Quality Assessment Methods -Seafood Safety

yearly

2 weeks

English

Fish Quality Assurance-HACCP

yearly

5 days

English


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