Austevoll-based Osterfjord, whose upcoming newbuild autoliner is poised to be the largest of its kind in the world, inked a deal with refrigeration group Oyangen for advanced refrigeration systems for the vessel.

Osterfjord inked a NOK 8 million (€870,000/$787,000) order with the refrigeration supplier. the deal will include installation of freezing tunnels, RSW systems and cold storage.

The equipment will be delivered in November 2020.

The new vessel, also called Osterfjord, will have freezing capacity of up to 100 metric tons of fish per day, primarily for headed and gutted (H&G) production, though fillet production is possible, the company told IntraFish sister site Tekfisk.