Ocean Challenge

Project details

In 2019, KER Group were awarded the contract to supply fish hold refrigeration, ice machines and a fish hopper refrigeration circuit as well as other components to this new vessel.

Works completed

Equipment installed

  • 2 x 2.5T BUUS Ice Machines c/w Bitzer compressors and condensers
  • 1 x Complete fish hold refrigeration system c/w Bitzer compressor and condenser
  • 1 x Fish Hopper Refrigeration circuit

Project Description

The fish hold evaporator consisted of 700mtrs of stainless steel pipe specially designed with close radius bends to achieve maximum surface area coverage. The system is fitted with a temperature control system.

The ice machines were fitted over each other on a S/S framework. A chute to carry the ice to the locker was manufactured from PE plastic and completed with inspection hatches. All electrical panels for the refrigeration and ice machines were manufactured, installed and terminated by KER Group.

KER Ice Machine Product Offering

KER Marine Refrigeration Product Offering



Client: Leslie Hughson (RIP) & Family
Location: Shetlands, Scotland