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New “Freezing Hotel” Opens in Grundarfjördur

Snaefrost, a new “hotel” for storing frozen goods, has begun operations in Grundarfjördur on the Snaefellsnes peninsula, west Iceland. The building has a 1,000-square-meter freezer with the potential to double its capacity later on.

The harbor in Grundarfjördur is often used for unloading fish and other frozen goods, so the new facility is expected to become popular. Snaefrost’s freezer can store up to 3,000 tons of frozen seafood, reports.

Snaefrost’s entire setup is automated and the “freezing hotel” is, according to Kristján Gudmundsson, the chairman of the company’s board, the most technically advanced facility of its kind in the world.

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