The Oceana Group Limited (Public, JNB:OCE) is the holding company of some 23 operating subsidiaries in the fishing and allied services sector. The key divisions within the Group include:
Oceana Brands is engaged in fishing for various species and in the production, marketing and distribution of canned fish products and fishmeal.
Blue Continent Products: specialises in the fishing, processing, marketing, distribution and trading of local and foreign caught marine products.
Commercial Cold Storage: Subsidiaries in this division own and operate seven commercial cold stores in South Africa and Namibia - all offering top of the range facilities.
Lobster, Squid & French Fries: The division catches, produces and exports quality live and frozen Lobster and frozen Squid products and is engaged in the production and marketing of value added potato products
Blue Atlantic Trading: BAT is involved in the sales and trading of local and imported marine products to the South African and neighbouring countries wholesale market.
Glenrick Foods: Oceana's Lucky Star canned fish brand is marketed under the Glenryck label in the United Kingdom, retaining its excellent brand values.
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Shark fin trade experiences sharp drop Hong Kong
The volume of shark fin products imported into Hong Kong in 2013 dropped from 8,285.1 tonnes to 5,412.2 tonnes, representing 34.7 per cent, according to the latest figures from the Census and Statistics Department.
Ocean acidification proves to have domino effect Australia
Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science are currently studying the shallow volcanic CO2 seeps in eastern Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province to observe how ocean acidification is affecting the oceans.
Easter recess Japan
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