A factory on the quay, snow-capped mountains in the background

Eskja pelagic freezing plant


EFLA was responsible for the building design of Eskja new freezing plant, including the main/structural diagrams for the pelagic freezing plant.

  • Eskja hf
Time span
  • 2016
Service components

The project's objective

Eskja hf. launched a new high-tech pelagic freezing plant at Eskifjörður in Iceland. The plant is 7000 m2 in size and all production processes are automated. Graphic analysis of the catch with touchless freezers ensures maximum product quality.

EFLA was responsible for all construction design, together with main drawings, initial engineering and review of the steel frame design, as well as coordination and counselling to contractors and affiliates. EFLA also supplied all general electrical design, such as for lighting, low-voltage and fire systems, PLC and SCADA for systems in conjunction with the main processes.

  • Service Components
  • Buildings
  • Construction management
  • Electrical and technical systems
  • Fish industry
  • Structural engineering, analysis and design

EFLA's role

  • Comprehensive building design
  • PLC and SCADA systems in conjunction with the main processes
  • Consultation to contractors during construction
  • Procurement procedure during construction