Shrimp processing line on board

High capacity, immediate processing from receiving to end-product packing in boxes. PERUZA Shrimp processing line can process 1000 kg/h.


PERUZA Shrimp processing line on ship is designed to ensure high quality products without unloading them for processing on shore. All important processes after catching shrimps are done directly on board. When fishing vessel comes to shore for unloading, products are ready to be delivered right on store shelves.

Receiving system delivers raw shrimp to manual inspection unit where only good shrimps are allowed to move further the conveyor system to washing and rinsing. Then shrimps are moved to the grading process and distribution between cooking and buffer. Accordingly shrimps gets either on conveyor to buffer or cooking. Last process is cooling of the shrimp and IQF freezing, afterwords shrimps are delivered right to box weight packing station and further to storage.

Main benefits:

Awards received:

“PERUZA proved to be a reliable and professional partner, and helped us improve our shipment processing speed and internal process automation when adjusting to the rapidly increasing volume of shipments."

- Jānis Grants, CEO OF DPD LATVIA -

Technical information

Technical characteristics:


Raw shrimp (Pandalus borealis)


1000 kg/h

Size of processed product

Depends on client product

Processing line dimensions (LxWxH)

30000 x 12000 x 2400 (mm)

Number of operators on the machine

Number of operators on the machine

Key features

Continuous processing, retained freshness of raw product

All features & benefits

Extensive module system

Faster production time

Up to 120 products can be processed within a minute with only four operators involved, thanks to the extensive module system.

compact and clever design

Compact size

The unique design allows for the equipment size to be one of the most compact in the market – the machine takes only 6100 x 1750 mm of floorspace! Beyond the dimensions, the thoughtful design allows for highly efficient use of space in smaller factories and various production lines with previously limited capacity.

3D RECOGNITION & weight calculation unit

Reduced giveaway

Precise calculators in our 3D dimension recognition and weight calculation unit reduce the giveaway of the product and increase the line capacity. The final weight range in packaging and current line setup can be adjusted in a smart, easy-to-use interface. 

Adaptable functionality

Fit for various products

The easy-to-use, intuitive user interface allows for the weight range to be adjusted, and this machine can be adapted for various products ranging from fresh or frozen meat and fish to vegetables and fruit.

How it works

Step #1

Arrival on product conveyor

Firstly, the products arrive onto the main product conveyor one by one in 1, 2 or more lanes.

Step #2

Passing through 3D recognition unit

Then the product is passed through 3D dimension recognition and weight calculation unit.

Step #3

Product placement into a tray or box

The program sends a signal to the robot with appropriate gripper to pick up and place the product into a tray or box to reach a set final weight range in packaging that can be adjusted in the user interface.

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