The first public company in the Falkland Islands, Seafish Falklands is owned by over 260 local shareholders.
Seafish operates in the following sectors of the Falkland Islands economy:
Retail and wholesale
Commercial property leasing
Seafish (Falklands) Ltd was registered in 1986. In 1988, it became the Falklands’ first public company and currently owns or has a stake in five separate companies (See company structure) We currently have over 260 Falkland Islands resident shareholders and act as an efficient vehicle for Falkland Islanders wishing to invest in the Falkland Islands economy.
Seafish Directors are aware of the unique position in which this places the company, and are committed to ensuring that every opportunity is created to enable residents to participate and invest in the company’s future.
Seafish has become the first choice partner for many overseas companies wishing to do business in the Falkland Islands and is constantly developing new business opportunities to the benefit of its shareholders, partners, and the community as a whole.
Seafish operate in a number of fisheries within the Falkland Interim Conservation Zone (FICZ) and Falklands Outer Conservation Zone (FOCZ) under a 25-year Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) rights-based system. We hold ITQ in several Falklands fisheries, including:
4.4% of Loligo ITQ
14.14% of Illex and Restricted Finfish ITQ
19.95% of the Restricted Finfish ITQ
29.2% of Skate and Ray Quota
This ITQ is fished by means of a series of joint ventures and trading agreements.
Seafish House - The Chandlery Estate, Airport Road
Hoki stock has fully recovered New Zealand
The Ministry for Primary Industries has unveiled the latest thorough scientific assessment of the status of New Zealand’s fisheries with hoki as the “star performer,” having now fully recovered.