Thursday, January 6, 2011

Your chance to chill in Petersburg

Here's a cool opportunity from Alaska Sea Grant:

Sea Grant offers vessel refrigeration workshop for fishermen

PETERSBURG — Top quality Alaska seafood products begins with properly chilling the catch aboard vessels at sea. To help commercial fishermen improve their operation and maintenance of onboard marine refrigeration systems, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program is partnering with Integrated Marine Systems Inc. to offer a one-day workshop Feb. 1 in Petersburg.

The workshop will focus on how to maintain, operate and troubleshoot onboard refrigeration equipment. Additional topics include refrigeration theory, system winterization, controller programming, refrigeration safety and system sizing. Participants will use a marine refrigeration training unit for hands-on activities.

The workshop will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Petersburg's PFI Cookhouse.

The workshop fee is $150 and includes a course manual. Space is limited and preregistration is required by Jan. 26. Register here.

For questions, contact Sunny Rice at the Petersburg office of the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program: or (907) 772-3381 or (888) 788-6333.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hope they do this in other parts of the state, such as Kodiak. I'd definitly attend.