Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd ("BCP") is based in Cape Town, the heart of South Africa's major fishing industries and the main port of the bulk of the country's fishing exports. Operations in Africa are present in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Walvis Bay. BCP processes and packages sea frozen and fresh hake products.
In South Africa, BCP harvests, processes and distributes in excess of 60% of the total South African Horse Mackerel Quota in partnership with various quota holders, BCP harvests the quotas with the use of its trawler mfv "Desert Diamond", a major first time initiative in the South African fishing industry.
The Namibian operations, Erongo Marine Enterprises (Pty) Ltd, are centred in Walvis Bay, a hub of the Southern African fishing industry. Here, selected joint ventures with key empowerment partners, afford us access to sustainable quotas plus a wealth of local expertise.
BCP procures, through its Oceana International office, midwater pelagic fish from the Pacific Ocean, South America, North Africa and the North Atlantic. Our long standing associations with established leaders in fishing and related industries provide us with a competitive international edge and ensure satisfied suppliers, customers and partners worldwide.
Tanner crab season canceled in Alaska United States
The Alaska Board of Fisheries finally decided not to open commercial tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi and C. opilio) fishery in the Bering Sea this season, after the last attempt to allow a limited catch failed.
Drugs discovered on board Greenlandic trawler Iceland
A fourth crew member of fishing vessel Polar Nanoq, which sails under the flag of Greenland, was arrested in the Icelandic port of Hafnarfjordur, after the police discovered a large quantity of hashish aboard.
Brussels validates Spanish fisheries control system Spain
The European Commission has notified Spain that it considers finalized the implementation of the action plan to remedy deficiencies in the Spanish fisheries control system, which was established by Decision of the EC on 30 July 2012.
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