Weekly Press Review – 26 June 2015

The Lucky Star fishmeal factory in Hout Bay is causing a stink this week.  The press reported that a meeting scheduled to discuss the smell of rotting fish emanating from the factory was cancelled at the last moment. Lucky Star is a subsidiary of the Oceana group and the meeting between the company and the … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 26 June 2015

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Weekly Press Review – 19 June 2015

Sea Harvest has made headlines this week with the launch of their new share scheme which will see the company issuing more than 4 million shares to its employees. The company, which is owned by Brimstone Investment Corporation and Kagiso Tiso Holdings, regards the 4.3 million shares as an extension of it empowerment and shareholding … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 19 June 2015

Weekly Press Review – 12 June 2015

After extremely slim pickings over the last two years the Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board is hopeful that there will be a marked improvement in sardine catches along the Durban coast, the press reports this week. Good catches have been reported near Umgababa which will increase the likelihood of more shoals off Durban soon. An aerial monitoring … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 June 2015

Weekly Press Review – 5 June 2015

It is good news for South Africa’s hake trawl industry this week as the press reports that the industry has been given the stamp of approval by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). This is the third five-year period that the local hake industry has been certified and will ensure that thousands of industry jobs will … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 5 June 2015