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J. H. KELMAN
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD
TORRY ADVISORY NOTE No. 73
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Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of stowage in chilled sea water compared with stowage in ice, in the context of pelagic fish caught in large quantities within a short time. Considers two cooling systems, addition of ice (CSW) and mechanical refrigeration (RSW), and two tank types, fixed and portable. Outlines layout, operation and cleaning of CSW and RSW systems, and the design, construction and insulation of the tanks. Provides information on the estimation of heat leakage and ice meltage according to tank capacity and degree of insulation. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of fixed and portable tanks.
(FAO in partnership with Support unit for International Fisheries and Aquatic Research, SIFAR, 2001).
Design of fixed tanks
Portable tank system
Portable or fixed tanks?