Longliner Vessel Processing Factories

Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators, Ltd. is the industry leader in the design, fabrication and installation of longliner vessel processing factories.  This includes vessels from 78’ long to over 150’ long.  These factories are typically tight on space and require working with the customer to develop the layout flow that is efficient for their particular vessel.  SOMF works closely with the other vend...
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NOAA Vessel FSV Pisces Fish Handling System

After competitive bidding, Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators, Ltd. was selected to provide the Fish Handling System to NOAA for the vessel FSV Pisces.  This contract was particularly challenging as the specifications required handling items as small as 5mm (3/16”) diameter through all transfer points and conveyors.  After fabrication, and before shipping, the complete line was erected at the SOMF ...
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North Coast Fisheries Hand Fillet Line

Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators, Ltd. was selected by North Coast Fisheries, Santa Rosa, CA, to design, fabricate and install a new state of the art hand fillet line to handle many different species of fish.  The line incorporated receiving fish in totes, hand fillet, skin, treat with ozone and vacuum pack in trays. The complete line was assembled at the SOMF manufacturing facility and then shipp...
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